Systematic review of the quality of randomized controlled trials for patellofemoral pain syndrome.

@article{Bizzini2003SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of the quality of randomized controlled trials for patellofemoral pain syndrome.},
  author={Mario Pietro Bizzini and John D. Childs and Sara Regina Piva and Anthony M Delitto},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={2003},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          4-20
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN Systematic review of the literature. OBJECTIVES To develop a grading scale to judge the quality of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) and conduct a systematic review of the published RCTs that assess nonoperative treatments for patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). BACKGROUND Systematic reviews of the quality and usefulness of clinical trials allow for efficient synthesis and dissemination of the literature, which should facilitate clinicians' efforts to incorporate principles of… CONTINUE READING

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