Evaluation of the scope and quality of systematic reviews on nonpharmacological conservative treatment for patellofemoral pain syndrome.

@article{Barton2008EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the scope and quality of systematic reviews on nonpharmacological conservative treatment for patellofemoral pain syndrome.},
  author={Christian John Barton and Kate E. Webster and Hylton B. Menz},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={38 9},
  pages={
          529-41
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN Systematic literature review. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the quality and scope of recently published systematic reviews on the topic of patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and to provide an overview of their findings. BACKGROUND PFPS is a commonly treated condition. There is a large body of literature on conservative nonpharmacological interventions for PFPS, including multiple systematic reviews, which require critiquing and summarizing. METHODS AND MEASURES A systematic review… CONTINUE READING

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