Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests of the hip: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

@article{Reiman2013DiagnosticAO,
  title={Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests of the hip: a systematic review with meta-analysis.},
  author={Michael P. Reiman and Adam Goode and Eric J. Hegedus and Chad E. Cook and Alexis A. Wright},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 14},
  pages={893-902}
}
BACKGROUND Hip Physical Examination (HPE) tests have long been used to diagnose a myriad of intra-and extra-articular pathologies of the hip joint. Useful clinical utility is necessary to support diagnostic imaging and subsequent surgical decision making. OBJECTIVE Summarise and evaluate the current research and utility on the diagnostic accuracy of HPE tests for the hip joint germane to sports related injuries and pathology. METHODS A computer-assisted literature search of MEDLINE, CINHAL… CONTINUE READING
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