The TIDieR checklist will benefit the physiotherapy profession

Tie P. Yamato, Chris G. Maher, Bruno T. Saragiotto, Anne M. Moseley, Tammy C. Hoffmann, Mark R. Elkins*

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Abstract

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Evidence-based practice involves physiotherapists incorporating high-quality clinical research on treatment efficacy into their clinical decision-making. However, if clinical interventions are not adequately reported in the literature, physiotherapists face an important barrier to using effective interventions for their patients. Previous studies have reported that incomplete description of interventions is a problem in reports of randomised, controlled trials in many health areas.One of these studies examined 133 trials of non-pharmacological interventions; the experimental intervention was inadequately described in over 60% of the trials and descriptions of the control interventions were even worse.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-58
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Physiotherapy
Volume62
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2016

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    Yamato, T. P., Maher, C. G., Saragiotto, B. T., Moseley, A. M., Hoffmann, T. C., & Elkins, M. R. (2016). The TIDieR checklist will benefit the physiotherapy profession. Journal of Physiotherapy, 62(2), 57-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2016.02.015