What’s new

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

  1. PEDro update on Monday 1 June 2015
  2. Links to latest updates
  3. PEDro how to ask a clinical question video now available in English, simplified Chinese, Portuguese and French
  4. PEDro how to access full text video now available in traditional Chinese
  5. PEDro web-site now available in Turkish
  6. How to stay informed about PEDro updates
  7. Next update of PEDro and “What’s new”

1. PEDro update on Monday 1 June 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 1 June 2015.

PEDro contains 30,485 records. In the 1 June 2015 update you will find:

  • 24,460 reports of randomised controlled trials (23,775 of these trials have confirmed ratings of methodological quality using the PEDro scale)
  • 5,493 reports of systematic reviews, and
  • 532 reports of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

The next update is scheduled for Friday 3 July 2015 (this is 3 days earlier than usual because of staff leave).

2. Links to latest updates

Updates for the 1 June 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. PEDro how to ask a clinical question video now available in English, simplified Chinese, Portuguese and French

We are pleased to announce that the PEDro “how to ask a clinical question in PICO format” is now available in English, simplified Chinese, Portuguese and French.

We acknowledge the contributions of former PEDro employee Gustavo Machado (who wrote the script plus translated and recorded the Portuguese version of the video), PEDro employee Mandy Lau (who translated and recorded the simplified Chinese version of the video), and PEDro volunteer Nolwenn Poquet (who translated and recorded the French version of the video). We are also grateful to Marilyn Moffat (Past-President, WCPT) who launched the video at WCPT Congress 2015.

4. PEDro how to access full text video now available in traditional Chinese

We are pleased to announce that the “PEDro access to full text” video is now available in traditional Chinese.

We acknowledge the contributions of PEDro employee Mandy Lau (who translated and recorded the video) and PEDro volunteer Hua-Fang (Lily) Liao (who assisted with the translation process).

5. PEDro web-site now available in Turkish

The PEDro web-site is now available in Turkish.

We acknowledge the contributions of PEDro employee Emre Ilhan and PEDro volunteer Ilkim Karakaya for doing such a great job on the translations. We are also grateful to Bülent Elbasan (President, Türkiye Fizyoterapistler Derneği) who launched the Turkish PEDro web-site at WCPT Congress 2015.

6. How to stay informed about PEDro updates

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

  1. following PEDro on Twitter
  2. following PEDro on Facebook
  3. subscribing to PEDro on Google+
  4. subscribing to the PEDro email list – please contact us if you would like to be added to this list

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

The next update of PEDro and “What’s new” is scheduled for Friday 3 July 2015.