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Quality of randomized controlled trials on pediatric physical therapy increasing over time

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Randomized controlled trial quality in pediatric physical therapy.

Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2014 Aug;34(3):260-70

Contributing Authors: M Paci N Landi M Marchettini M Baccini

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1367 RCTs were analyzed from the PEDro database to determine the quality of reports published on the topic of pediatric physical therapy (PPT). Results from the analysis indicated that only 29% of the studies analyzed obtained a “high quality” PEDro score of 6 or greater, while 56% obtained a score of 5 or greater. The number of RCTs and quality of reports (as measured by the PEDro scale) increase...

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