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The attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of GPs regarding exercise for chronic knee pain: a systematic review

Elizabeth Cottrell*, Edward Roddy and Nadine E Foster

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Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK

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BMC Family Practice 2010, 11:4  doi:10.1186/1471-2296-11-4

Published: 18 January 2010

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Summary of studies investigating the attitudes and beliefs of GPs towards exercise for KOA. Table detailing the studies that were included in the literature review that investigated the attitudes and beliefs of GPs towards exercise for knee osteoarthritis including information on the study population, study method, type of exercise under investigation, a summary of the findings and limitations to the quality of the paper and further comments on the paper

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Summary of studies investigating the behaviours of GPs towards exercise for CKP/KOA. Table detailing the studies that were included in the literature review that investigated the behaviours of GPs towards exercise for CKP/KOA including information on the study population, study method, type of exercise under investigation, a summary of the findings and limitations to the quality of the paper and further comments on the paper.

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Quality appraisal of papers found using The NCAW. Table summarising the points of The Newcastle Critical Appraisal Worksheet that each study met or did not meet during quality assessment following assessment by two independent assessors with resolution of any disagreements occurring through the use of a third independent assessor.

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