Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Pediatric Conditions: A Systematic Review

@article{Posadzki2013OsteopathicMT,
  title={Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Pediatric Conditions: A Systematic Review},
  author={P. Posadzki and M. Lee and E. Ernst},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={132},
  pages={140 - 152}
}
  • P. Posadzki, M. Lee, E. Ernst
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Most osteopaths are trained in pediatric care, and osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is available for many pediatric conditions. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Eleven databases were searched from their respective inceptions to November 2012. Only randomized clinical trials (RCTs) were included, if they tested OMT against any type of control in pediatric patients. Study quality was critically appraised by using the Cochrane criteria. RESULTS Seventeen trials met the inclusion criteria…Expand Abstract
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