Evidence for physiotherapy practice: a survey of the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro).

  title={Evidence for physiotherapy practice: a survey of the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro).},
  author={Anne M. Moseley and Robert D. Herbert and Catherine Sherrington and Christopher G. Maher},
  journal={The Australian journal of physiotherapy},
  volume={48 1},
Evidence-based practice involves the use of evidence from systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials, but the extent of this evidence in physiotherapy has not previously been surveyed. The aim of this survey is to describe the quantity and quality of randomised controlled trials and the quantity of systematic reviews relevant to physiotherapy. The Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) was searched. The quality of trials was assessed with the PEDro scale. The search identified a total… CONTINUE READING
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