BMC Oral Health recently published results from a study aimed at identifying systematic reviews that compared temporomandibular joint disorder surgical and non-surgical treatment. The study, conducted by Bessa-Nogueira et. al, evaluated the quality and evidence grade of these reviews.
The authors conclude that little attention has been given to systematically implementing clinical trial methodology that would improve validity and reliability of outcome measures.
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