PT Inquest Episode 107: Minimum Information for Studies Evaluating Biologics in Orthopaedics

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WE ARE BACK FROM BREAK and bringing with us some biologics! When talking biologics like PRP and “stem cells” sloppy research abounds. This reality isn’t really fair to anyone trying to find a deeper understanding of what may or may not be going on here. Can we do better with this process? Can physical therapists apply some of these same reporting guidelines to their on research to provide a better “fair test”? Do you find this episode…Bohrium?

Minimum Information for Studies Evaluating Biologics in Orthopaedics (MIBO): Platelet-Rich Plasma and Mesenchymal Stem Cells.
Murray IR, Geeslin AG, Goudie EB, Petrigliano FA, LaPrade RF.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 May 17;99(10):809-819. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.00793.

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“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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