The fall meeting of ESPRM and the UEMS PRM Section took place on September 5-7, in the historical city of Plovdiv (Bulgaria), hosted by Elena Ilieva, co-chair of Cochrane Rehabilitation Education Committee, and Chair of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine at the Medical Faculty of the University of Plovdiv, where she is also Vice Dean. Read More..
The World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation
Cochrane Rehabilitation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation(WFNR) in July 2018. WFNR, is a multidisciplinary organisation of professionals who work in neurological rehabilitation and in related fields, that brings together national and regional societies. WFNR promotes the development and the improvement of the quality of neurological rehabilitation across the world, stimulating the exchange of knowledge and scientific research between clinicians and others with an interest in neurological rehabilitation, including cooperation among National Scientific Societies addressing neuro-rehabilitation. Read More..
The Turkish Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Turkish Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (TSPMR), founded in 1958, is currently the largest Society of physical and rehabilitation medicine (PRM) in Turkey, covering almost 90% of PRM physicians as well as residents. One of the purposes of the society is to follow new developments, studies, innovations and publications in the field of PRM, and to hold various scientific activities which contribute to the training and education. Read More..
These Cochrane Rehabilitation papers were published in the last 6 months:
Find all Cochrane Rehabilitation publications here.
Recently a special issue of the European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine was dedicated to Cochrane Rehabilitation. The articles vary from philosophical discussions of bias in rehabilitation evidence to empirical studies of the application of methods in specific parts of Cochrane reviews. A number of common themes have emerged across these papers. Rehabilitation reviews deal with a large amount of complexity, data, and clinical heterogeneity. The need for rehabilitation intervention to be person-centered often conflicts with the need for interventions and participants in reviews to be homogenous and standardized.