Level of evidence in Spine compared to other orthopedic journals.

  title={Level of evidence in Spine compared to other orthopedic journals.},
  author={Richard M Wupperman and Rick Davis and William Todd Obremskey},
  volume={32 3},
STUDY DESIGN Two reviewers rated the 112 clinical articles, from January through June 2003, published in Spine using a level-of-evidence grading system. The ratings were compared to previously published ratings of 2 orthopedic journals with similar impact factors. OBJECTIVE To compare Spine to other orthopedic journals using a level-of-evidence rating system. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA A previous study evaluating the levels of evidence in 9 orthopedic journals found a correlation between… CONTINUE READING

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