Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Comparative Effectiveness of the Deqi Sensation and Non-Deqi by Moxibustion Stimulation: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

Table 1

List of GPCRND-KOA.

ItemGrade/classificationScore

Pain or discomfort in night when lying in bedNo0
Pain in activity or some position1
Pain in nonactivity2

Morning stiffness or pain worse when getting out of bedNo0
<30 minutes 1
≥30 minutes2

Pain or discomfort in walkNo0
After walking in some distance 1
Pain at beginning of walk or worse2

Arise from seatIndependent0
Need assistance 1

The maximum walk distance (accompanied with pain)Unrestricted0
Restricted, >1 km1
300 m~1 km2
<300 m3

Daily activitiesBoard standard airstairs
 Independent0
 Difficulty1
 Unable2
Step down standard airstairs
 Independent0
 Difficulty1
 Unable2
Squat or bend knees
 Independent0
 Difficulty1
 Unable2
Walk over rough terrain
 Independent0
 Difficulty1
 Unable2

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