Is Research Quality in Orthopedic Manual Therapy Trials Stagnating? Reflections and Pathways for Improving Research Quality and Advance Our Profession
It has been recognized that inadequate reporting of essential elements in research studies hinders the systematic review process, often leaving reviewers unable to make definitive conclusions. Incomplete reporting of the basic aspects of the research design may be killing the systematic review process and be the reason for the universal conclusions of meta-analyses.
Riley, S. P., Swanson, B. T., Sawyer, S. F., & Brismée, J. M. (2016). Is research quality in orthopedic manual therapy trials stagnating? Reflections and pathways for improving research quality and advance our profession. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, 24(5), 239-240. Doi:10.1080/10669817.2016.1253561
Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy
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