AA

References

  • Downs SH and Black N. The feasibility of creating a checklist for the assessment of the methodological quality both of randomised and non-randomised studies of health care interventions. J Epidemiol Community Health (1998); 52:377-384.
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group (1992): A new approach to teaching the practice of medicine. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 268: 2420-2425.
  • Fitzpatrick R, Davey C, Buxton MJ, Jones DR. Evaluation of patient-based outcome measures for use in clinical trials. Health Technology Assessment 1998;2:1 – 74.
  • Foley NC, Bhogal SK, Teasell RW, Bureau Y, Speechley MR. Estimates of quality and reliability with the physiotherapy evidence-based database scale to assess the methodology of randomized controlled trials of pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions. Phys Ther. 2006;86:817-24. 
  • Hopewell S, Clarke M, Lefebvre C, Scherer R. Handsearching versus electronic searching to identify reports of randomized trials. The Cochrane Database of Methodology Reviews 2002, Issue 4. Art. No. MR000001.
  • Maher CG, Sherrington C, Herbert RD, Moseley AM, Elkins M.  Reliability of the PEDro scale for rating quality of randomized controlled trials. Phys Ther. 2003;83:713-21. 
  • PEDro: http://www.pedro.fhs.usyd.edu.au/scale_item.html
  • Sackett DL, Straus SE, Richardson WS, Rosenberg W, Haynes RB. Evidence-based medicine: how to practice and teach EBM. Toronto, Ontario: Churchill Livingstone, 2000.
  • Sackett DL. Rules of evidence and clinical recommendations on the use of antithrombotic agents. Chest 1989;95:2S-3S.
  • Sackett DL, Rosenberg WM, et al. Evidence based medicine: what it is and what it isn't. BMJ 1996;312:71-72. 52.