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What makes a great clinical trial? Study exploring physiotherapy trials published in 2014-2019 offers some insights

Some trials are ground-breaking and grab a great deal of attention. Others fail to excite. What makes them different? A recent descriptive study published in Physiotherapy Theory and Practice offers some insights. The study aimed …

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What makes a great clinical trial? Editorial about PEDro’s Top 5 Trials in 2014-2019 provides some insights

Some trials are ground-breaking and grab a great deal of attention. Others fail to excite. What makes them different? A recent editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine featured the PEDro Top 5 …

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Review highlights the need to improve the quality and applicability of trials of physiotherapy interventions for low back pain

Low back pain is a global health problem. Most international clinical practice guidelines recommend that first-line care for low back pain should involve non-pharmacological interventions, including those delivered by a physiotherapist. A recent review aimed …

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A recent paper provides an overview of how to use PEDro to guide physiotherapy practice

PEDro is a free, preeminent, global resource to support evidence-based practice. It provides rapid access to articles reporting the results of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews, and clinical practice guidelines evaluating physiotherapy interventions. This paper …

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Tackling the language barrier to implementing research into practice: a survey of usage of the PEDro

We know that language can be a barrier to implementing research evidence into practice. Whilst the majority of the world’s population speak languages other than English, English has become the dominant language of publication for …

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Confidence intervals give the reader critical information about the precision of an effect estimate reported in a trial

The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy publish a regular feature called “evidence in practice”. The latest evidence in practice article provides a great overview of confidence intervals. Confidence intervals span a range of …

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