PT Inquest Episode 133: Scientific Journals and Advocacy

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This week we are discussing an editorial from Physical Therapy Journal. We get into how much we really enjoy editorials, especially from specific editors, but we also discuss the role of scientific journals. Many clinicians confuse the broad and varied missions of a professional organization and the goals of that organization’s scientific journal. What is the right platform for advocacy of a profession and what role does science play?

Scientific Journals Are Not Advocacy Organizations.
Jette AM.
Phys Ther. 2018 Sep 1;98(9):731-732. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzy073.

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Music for PT Inquest:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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