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Mountains of Evidence

Mountains of Evidence EDITOR’S MESSAGE Mary Insana Fisher, PT, PhD Board-certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Certified Lymphedema Therapist; Editor-in-Chief, Rehabilitation Oncology; and Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH A recent bibliographic analysis reported that reha- icians, faced with ever-decreasing time outside of direct bilitation research grew by 56% comparing the period of patient care and increasing productivity expectations, use 2008-2017 with an earlier period of 1964-1973, and phys- systematic reviews as a means to quickly learn about a clin- ical therapy modalities research grew by 39% for that same ical topic and make clinical judgments for the individuals period. In totality, between 2008 and 2017, more than they treat. Yet, the information contained in systematic re- 367 000 research articles in both rehabilitation and physi- views is only as good as the original studies included in cal therapy modalities were published. the review. Systematic reviews, too, are being published at These numbers are overwhelming. When seeking an unprecedented rate. One source evaluating a sample of the best rehabilitative strategy for treating arm morbid- published articles in PubMed between 2000 and 2019 esti- ity among women treated for breast cancer, how is a stu- mated http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Rehabilitation Oncology Wolters Kluwer Health

Mountains of Evidence

Rehabilitation Oncology , Volume 40 (2) – Apr 15, 2022

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Wolters Kluwer Health
Copyright
© 2022 Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy, APTA.
ISSN
2168-3808
eISSN
2381-2427
DOI
10.1097/01.reo.0000000000000304
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Abstract

EDITOR’S MESSAGE Mary Insana Fisher, PT, PhD Board-certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Certified Lymphedema Therapist; Editor-in-Chief, Rehabilitation Oncology; and Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH A recent bibliographic analysis reported that reha- icians, faced with ever-decreasing time outside of direct bilitation research grew by 56% comparing the period of patient care and increasing productivity expectations, use 2008-2017 with an earlier period of 1964-1973, and phys- systematic reviews as a means to quickly learn about a clin- ical therapy modalities research grew by 39% for that same ical topic and make clinical judgments for the individuals period. In totality, between 2008 and 2017, more than they treat. Yet, the information contained in systematic re- 367 000 research articles in both rehabilitation and physi- views is only as good as the original studies included in cal therapy modalities were published. the review. Systematic reviews, too, are being published at These numbers are overwhelming. When seeking an unprecedented rate. One source evaluating a sample of the best rehabilitative strategy for treating arm morbid- published articles in PubMed between 2000 and 2019 esti- ity among women treated for breast cancer, how is a stu- mated

Journal

Rehabilitation OncologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Apr 15, 2022

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