Table 13.1study inclusion, exclusion and design

PapersCommentsStudy
N=23 evaluated for inclusion
N= 18 excludedReasons for exclusion are reported in Appendix G.
N= 1 identified in update searchesCochrane review identified and updatedLonergen 2009;
N= 5 includedStudy designs
 2 RCTs
Hu 2006; Lee 2005
1 quasi randomisedSkrobik 2004
Non randomisedLiu 2004; Miyaji 2007
1 additional Cochrane review was identified and updated within this reviewOvershott 2008

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