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Table 4 Log of rejected trials

From: Chiropractic care for paediatric and adolescent Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A systematic review

Citation Inclusion Criteria Met Inclusion Criteria Not Met
Goff et al 2000 [75] Level III-3 evidence
Uncontrolled, Non-random, experimental trial
N = 41
Adult study population
Criteria not stated for a diagnosis
No formal diagnosis
No validated psychometric measures used according to AACAP
Giesen et al 1989 [76] Level III-3 evidence
Uncontrolled, Non-random,
Single-Subject Design
Children 7-13 years
N = 7
Diagnosed by Paediatrician
Used a psychometric outcome measure
Criteria not stated for a diagnosis
Did not use validated psychometric measures according to AACAP
Brzozowske and Walton 1980 [77] Level III-3 evidence
Uncontrolled, Non-random, experimental trial
Children 9-17 years
N = 13
No AD/HD diagnosis stated
Did not use validated psychometric measures according to AACAP
Brzozowske and Walton 1977 [78] Level III evidence
Controlled Non-Random
Clinical Trial
Children 9-17 years
N = 24
1 child diagnosed with Minimal Brain Damage (1950's and 1960's terminology for AD/HD)
1 child on Ritalin-implied AD/HD diagnosis
Criteria not stated for a diagnosis
Most of the study population did not have a specified diagnosis
Did not use validated psychometric measures according to AACAP
  1. Note: AACAP: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry