What’s new

This page lists the changes made to PEDro in the last internet update.

  1. PEDro update on Monday 2 March 2015
  2. Links to latest updates
  3. Two new PEDro systematic review updates published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine
  4. Call for help for physiotherapists who can speak Persian or Turkish
  5. How to stay informed about PEDro updates
  6. Next update of PEDro and “What’s new”

1. PEDro update on Monday 2 March 2015

PEDro is updated once per month, usually on the first Monday of the calendar month. The most recent update of PEDro occurred on Monday 2 March 2015.

PEDro contains 29,648 records. In the 2 March 2015 update you will find:

  • 23,823 reports of randomised controlled trials (23,177 of these trials have confirmed ratings of methodological quality using the PEDro scale)
  • 5,308 reports of systematic reviews, and
  • 517 reports of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

The next update is scheduled for Tuesday 7 April 2015 (one day later than usual because of the Easter holidays).

2. Links to latest updates

Updates for the 2 March 2015 version of PEDro are now available. You can access them simply by visiting the Updates page of the PEDro web-site. Alternatively, you can use one of the links below:

3. Two new PEDro systematic review updates published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine

Since 2011 the British Journal of Sports Medicine has featured a section entitled “PEDro systematic review update” in most issues. This section is a summary of a systematic review indexed on PEDro. 2 new PEDro systematic review updates were published in February 2015:

For more information please visit the PEDro British Journal of Sports Medicine page.

4. Call for help for physiotherapists who can speak Persian or Turkish

PEDro currently indexes 103 Turkish and 94 Persian articles. We are looking for bilingual physiotherapists who can speak Persian or Turkish (plus English) to help us with evaluating these articles. Please please contact us if you are interested in volunteering.

5. How to stay informed about PEDro updates

There are four ways to be notified when PEDro updates occur:

  1. following PEDro on Twitter – the link is now in the footer of all pages in the PEDro home-page
  2. following PEDro on Facebook – the link is now in the footer of all pages in the PEDro home-page
  3. subscribing to PEDro on Google+ – the link is now in the footer of all pages in the PEDro home-page
  4. subscribing to the PEDro email list – please contact us if you would like to be added to this list

6. Next update of PEDro and “What’s new”

The next update of PEDro and “What’s new” is scheduled for Tuesday 7 April 2015.