Which treatment is most effective for patients with patellofemoral pain? A protocol for a living systematic review including network meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Winters2018WhichTI,
  title={Which treatment is most effective for patients with patellofemoral pain? A protocol for a living systematic review including network meta-analysis},
  author={Marinus Winters and Sinead Holden and Bill T Vicenzino and Nicky J Welton and Deborah M. Caldwell and Carolina Bryne Lura and A. G. Weir and Michael Skovdal Rathleff},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2018}
}
INTRODUCTION Patellofemoral pain (PFP) affects 1 in every 14 adults. Many treatments for PFP have been evaluated, but the comparative effectiveness of all available treatments has never been examined. Network meta-analysis is the only design to study the comparative effectiveness of all available treatments in one synthesis. This protocol describes the methods for a systematic review including network meta-analysis to assess which treatment is most likely to be effective for patients with PFP… CONTINUE READING
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