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Table 1 Table showing whether studies used an appropriate or potentially appropriate study design to investigate effect or benefit of treatment

From: Unravelling Functional Neurology: an overview of all published documents by FR Carrick, including a critical review of research articles on its effect or benefit

First author
Journal
Year of publication
Reference number
Condition studiedWas design appropriate to investigate effect or benefit of intervention?If design was not appropriate, major methodological considerations
Carrick FR, et al.
Fontiers in Neurology 2018
[31]
Autism Spectrum Disorders in childrenYes 
Carrick FR, et al.
Frontiers in Neurology
2017
[22]
Chronic post concussionNoNo control group
Noone P, et al.
Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation
2017
[28]
Posture Not appropriate for this review.
This was in fact a pilot study to investigate a method to measure posture was robust enough to use in different data collection settings and to allow polling of data
Carrick FR, et al.
Frontiers in Neurology
2016
[30]
StrokeYes 
Carrick FR, et al.
Frontiers in Public Health
2015
[24]
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans (PTSD)NoNo control group
Carrick FR, et al.
Frontiers in Public Health
2015
[25]
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in VeteransNoNo control group
Pagnacco G, et al.
Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation
2015
[29]
Balance performanceYes, probably 
Carrick FR, et al.
Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation
2015
[23]
Vestibular problemsNoNo control group
Carrick FR, et al.
Functional Neurology Rehabilitation and Ergonomics.
2011
[26]
Postural balanceNoNo control group
Carrick FR, et al.
Functional Neurology Rehabilitation and Ergonomics 2013
[20]
Balance stabilityYes, probably 
Daubeny N, et al.
International Journal on Disability and Human Development
2010
[21]
Brain functionYes 
Leisman G, et al.
International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
2010
[27]
Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in childrenNoNo control group
Carrick FR,
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
2007
[32]
PostureYes 
Carrick FR
Phase II
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 1997
[7]
Brain FunctionYes