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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757068/physiotherapy-interventions-for-patients-with-chronic-pelvic-pain-a-systematic-review-of-the-literature
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Pedro Fuentes-Márquez, Irene Cabrera-Martos, Marie Carmen Valenza
OBJECTIVE: To summarize the available scientific evidence on physiotherapy interventions in the management of chronic pelvic pain (CPP). DATA SOURCES: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials was performed. An electronic search of MEDLINE, CINAHL, and Web of Science databases was performed to identify relevant randomized trials from 2010-2016. STUDY SELECTION: Manuscripts were included if at least one of the comparison groups received a physiotherapy intervention...
May 14, 2018: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29755166/knowledge-attitudes-and-practice-of-in-patient-physiotherapists-in-ontario-regarding-patients-who-are-super-morbidly-obese
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Claire Rinne, Carina Orschel, Brittany Semkowich, Lisa Ventola, Daniel DeBruyne, Jaimie Coleman, Patricia Fox, Katey Knott, Susan B Jaglal
Purpose: This article describes the knowledge, attitudes, and practice of in-patient physiotherapists in Ontario regarding the treatment of patients who are super-morbidly obese (SMO; i.e., those whose BMI is >50). Method: A 62-item questionnaire was developed to assess demographics, sources of knowledge, current practice, and attitudes such as confidence, willingness, and the perceived effectiveness of treatment. It was distributed electronically using FluidSurveys. All physiotherapists working in a clinical role with adults in an in-patient setting in Ontario were eligible to participate...
2018: Physiotherapy Canada. Physiothérapie Canada
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29751804/changes-in-physiotherapy-students-knowledge-and-perceptions-of-ebp-from-first-year-to-graduation-a-mixed-methods-study
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Maureen P McEvoy, Lucy K Lewis, Julie Luker
BACKGROUND: Dedicated Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) courses are often included in health professional education programs. It is important to understand the effectiveness of this training. This study investigated EBP outcomes in entry-level physiotherapy students from baseline to completion of all EBP training (graduation). METHODS: Mixed methods with an explanatory sequential design. Physiotherapy students completed two psychometrically-tested health professional EBP instruments at baseline and graduation...
May 11, 2018: BMC Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29745626/train-the-brain-immediate-sensorimotor-effects-of-mentally-performed-flexor-exercises-in-patients-with-neck-pain-a-pilot-study
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Konstantin Beinert, Marc Sofsky, Jörg Trojan
BACKGROUND: Sensorimotor tests, like cranio- cervical flexion and cervical joint position sense tests, share a strong cognitive component during their execution. However, cognitive training for those tests has not been investigated so far. AIM: To compare mental and physical exercises for improving the sensorimotor function of the cervical spine. DESIGN: A within-subject design with 16 participants. SETTING: Outpatient physiotherapy centre...
May 9, 2018: European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29736385/psychological-interventions-influence-patients-attitudes-and-beliefs-about-their-chronic-pain
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Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Aline Gillet, Nicole Malaise, Irène Salamun, Stéphanie Grosdent, Didier Maquet, Anne-Sophie Nyssen, Marie-Elisabeth Faymonville
Background: Patients' changing attitudes and beliefs about pain are considered as improvements in the treatment of chronic pain. Multidisciplinary approaches to pain allow modifications of coping strategies of patients, from passive to active. Methods: We investigate how two therapeutic treatments impact patients' attitudes and beliefs regarding pain, as measured with the Survey of Pain Attitudes (SOPA). We allocated 415 patients with chronic pain either to psychoeducation combined with physiotherapy, self-hypnosis combined with self-care learning, or to control groups...
April 2018: Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29733737/leadership-capabilities-of-physiotherapy-leaders-in-ireland-part-1-physiotherapy-managers
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Emer McGowan, Naomi Elliott, Emma Stokes
BACKGROUND: Investigation of the leadership capabilities of physiotherapists is needed to allow understanding of current leadership practice and to enable appropriate training programs to be developed. PURPOSE: To explore physiotherapy managers´ perceptions of their leadership capabilities. METHODS: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with a purposive sample of 18 physiotherapy managers from a range of public services and private practices in Ireland...
May 7, 2018: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29733736/cardiorespiratory-physiotherapy-as-a-career-choice-perspective-of-students-and-physiotherapists-in-portugal
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Alda Marques, Ana Oliveira, Ana Machado, Cristina Jácome, Joana Cruz, Tânia Pinho, Andreia Hall, Helena Alvelos, Dina Brooks
We investigated Portuguese physiotherapy students' and physiotherapists' (1) perceptions of cardiorespiratory physiotherapy (CRP); (2) factors that influenced their decision to pursue a career in CRP; and (3) suggestions to develop CRP. Online surveys were disseminated to final year students and physiotherapists. A number of 189 students (mean age 23 [SD 6] years; 78% ♀) and 375 physiotherapists (mean age 31 [SD 8] years; 78% ♀) participated. Students' opinions about CRP were positively influenced by lecturers (n = 112, 69%), clinical experiences (n = 110, 68%), and scientific evidence (n = 93, 57%)...
May 7, 2018: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29722178/external-validation-of-the-rapid-assessment-prioritisation-and-referral-tool-for-multidisciplinary-teams-in-medical-assessment-and-planning-units
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Stacey Sharp, Michelle Palmer, Simone L Dullaway, Kristy Fortnum, Michelle-Renee Jane, Inger Kwiecien, Angela Vivanti, Steven M McPhail
OBJECTIVE: The Rapid Assessment Prioritisation and Referral Tool (RAPaRT) was developed for identifying appropriate referrals to allied members of the multidisciplinary team in hospital medical assessment and planning units (MAPUs). This study examined the performance of the RAPaRT for identifying appropriate referrals as well as predicting requirement for admission to hospital and length of stay. METHODS: A prospective cohort study was conducted. The RAPaRT, inclusive of seven mandatory items, was completed by nurses for 195 patients presenting to a hospital ED and assessed in a MAPU external to the instrument development site...
May 2, 2018: Emergency Medicine Australasia: EMA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29719402/compounding-medications-in-a-rural-setting-an-interprofessional-perspective
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Selina Taylor, Catherine Hays, Beverley Glass
Background: Interprofessional learning (IPL) which focuses on the pharmacist's role in specialty practices as part of a multidisciplinary health care team has not been explored. This study aimed to determine health care students' understanding of the role of the pharmacist in compounding medications to optimize health outcomes for patients in rural and remote health care services. Methods: Four workshops followed by focus group interviews were conducted with undergraduate pharmacy, medical, nursing, physiotherapy, dentistry, Aboriginal public health, and speech pathology students (n=15)...
2018: Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29684249/standard-head-down-tilt-versus-modified-without-head-down-tilt-postural-drainage-in-infants-and-young-children-with-cystic-fibrosis
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Diana A Freitas, Gabriela Ss Chaves, Thayla A Santino, Cibele Td Ribeiro, Fernando Al Dias, Ricardo O Guerra, Karla Mpp Mendonça
BACKGROUND: Postural drainage is used primarily in infants with cystic fibrosis from diagnosis up to the moment when they are mature enough to actively participate in self-administered treatments. However, there is a risk of gastroesophageal reflux associated with this technique.This is an update of a review published in 2015. OBJECTIVES: To compare the effects of standard postural drainage (15º to 45º head-down tilt) with modified postural drainage (15º to 30º head-up tilt) with regard to gastroesophageal reflux in infants and young children up to six years old with cystic fibrosis in terms of safety and efficacy...
March 9, 2018: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29666140/understanding-students-and-clinicians-experiences-of-informal-interprofessional-workplace-learning-an-australian-qualitative-study
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Charlotte E Rees, Paul Crampton, Fiona Kent, Ted Brown, Kerry Hood, Michelle Leech, Jennifer Newton, Michael Storr, Brett Williams
OBJECTIVES: While postgraduate studies have begun to shed light on informal interprofessional workplace learning, studies with preregistration learners have typically focused on formal and structured work-based learning. The current study investigated preregistration students' informal interprofessional workplace learning by exploring students' and clinicians' experiences of interprofessional student-clinician (IPSC) interactions. DESIGN: A qualitative interview study using narrative techniques was conducted...
April 17, 2018: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29661436/model-for-end-stage-liver-disease-score-before-hepatic-transplantation-and-root-mean-square-of-the-diaphragmatic-domes-affect-postoperative-extubation-time
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R P Duarte, A M O da Silva, R M Tonella, L S R Ratti, I F S F Boin
INTRODUCTION: The liver transplantation procedure, in addition to its prolonged surgical time, also predisposes to complications such as changes in respiratory mechanics, lung volumes, and gas exchange. OBJECTIVE: This study aims to verify if clinical factors related to the recipient, namely immediate pretransplant Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score, surgical time, and root square metric (RMS) of the diaphragmatic domes, affect the extubation time after liver transplantation...
April 2018: Transplantation Proceedings
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29658794/views-of-general-practitioners-toward-physiotherapy-management-of-osteoarthritis-a-qualitative-study
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Andrew Okwera, Stephen May
BACKGROUND: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of pain and physical disability, and general practitioners (GPs) are usually the first point of contact for patients. Physiotherapy has been shown as effective in the management of lower-limb OA. The aim was to explore the beliefs of GPs on the physiotherapy management of lower-limb OA in primary care. METHODS: This is a qualitative study evaluating GP views about physiotherapy in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK. Participating GPs were recruited by systematic sampling, and invitation was given to GPs in 10 practices in the four localities in Sheffield...
April 16, 2018: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29655592/development-of-a-blunt-chest-injury-care-bundle-an-integrative-review
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REVIEW
Sarah Kourouche, Thomas Buckley, Belinda Munroe, Kate Curtis
BACKGROUND: Blunt chest injuries (BCI) are associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. There are many interventions for BCI which may be able to be combined as a care bundle for improved and more consistent outcomes. OBJECTIVE: To review and integrate the BCI management interventions to inform the development of a BCI care bundle. METHODS: A structured search of the literature was conducted to identify studies evaluating interventions for patients with BCI...
April 7, 2018: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29648913/being-present-with-the-patient-a-critical-investigation-of-bodily-sensitivity-and-presence-in-the-field-of-physiotherapy
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Gunn Engelsrud, Birgit Nordtug, Ingvil Øien
This article advocates integrating ideas from phenomenological theory regarding the body with a psychoanalytical theory of language to enrich our understanding of the meaning of bodily presence in the practice of physiotherapy. The authors use this theoretical framework to explore bodily presence as a source for physiotherapists' professional development. They are using research on children as moving and meaning-producing subjects1 1 The concept of subject is used in different ways in phenomenology and psychoanalysis, and also in varying ways in each of the two traditions...
April 12, 2018: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29645400/evaluation-of-a-new-chest-physiotherapy-technique-in-dogs-with-airway-fluid-accumulation-hospitalized-in-an-intensive-care-unit
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Céline Pouzot-Nevoret, Isabelle Goy-Thollot, Didier Billet, Anthony Barthélemy, Maïlys Blesch, Aurélie Pin, Kate Hopper
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility, benefits, and adverse effects of prolonged slow expiration (PSE) and assisted cough (AC) as chest physiotherapy (CP) techniques in dogs with airway fluid accumulation. DESIGN: Prospective interventional study. SETTINGS: University teaching hospital. ANIMALS: Intervention group of 30 client-owned dogs and retrospective control group of 71 client-owned dogs. INTERVENTIONS: PSE was performed on dogs with evidence of airway fluid accumulation, identified based on physical examination and thoracic radiographs...
April 12, 2018: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29610607/physiotherapy-effects-in-gait-speed-in-patients-with-knee-osteoarthritis
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Klejda Tani, Irena Kola, Fregen Dhamaj, Vjollca Shpata, Kiri Zallari
BACKGROUND: Knee osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative disease, known as the most common cause of difficulty walking in older adults and subsequently is associated with slow walking. Also one of the main symptoms is a degenerative and mechanics type of pain. Pain is very noticeable while walking in rugged terrain, during ascent and descent of stairs, when changing from sitting to standing position as well as staying in one position for a long time. Many studies have shown that the strength of the quadriceps femoris muscle can affect gait, by improving or weakening it...
March 15, 2018: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29608130/evaluation-of-a-2-to-1-peer-placement-supervision-model-by-physiotherapy-students-and-their-educators
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Lucy M Alpine, Francieli Tanji Caldas, Emer M Barrett
OBJECTIVES: The objective of the study was to investigate student and practice educator evaluations of practice placements using a structured 2 to 1 supervision and implementation model. DESIGN: Cross-sectional pilot study set in clinical sites providing placements for physiotherapy students in Ireland. PARTICIPANTS: Students and practice educators completing a 2.1 peer placement between 2013 and 2015 participated. OUTCOME MEASURE: A self-reported questionnaire which measured indicators linked to quality assured placements was used...
April 2, 2018: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607766/the-physiotherapy-for-femoroacetabular-impingement-rehabilitation-study-physiofirst-a-pilot-randomized-controlled-trial
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Joanne L Kemp, Sally L Coburn, Denise M Jones, Kay M Crossley
Study Design A pilot double-blind randomized controlled trial (RCT). Background The effectiveness of physical therapy for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS) is unknown. Objectives To determine the feasibility of an RCT investigating the effectiveness of a physical therapy intervention for FAIS. Methods Participants were 17 women and 7 men (mean ± SD age, 37 ± 8 years; body mass index, 25.4 ± 3.4 kg/m2 ) with FAIS who received physical therapy interventions provided over 12 weeks. The FAIS-specific physical therapy group received personalized progressive strengthening and functional retraining...
April 2018: Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29606114/prognostic-factors-of-a-favorable-outcome-following-a-supervised-exercise-program-for-soldiers-with-sub-acute-and-chronic-low-back-pain
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Marc Perron, Chantal Gendron, Pierre Langevin, Jean Leblond, Marianne Roos, Jean-Sébastien Roy
BACKGROUND: Low back pain (LBP) encompasses heterogeneous patients unlikely to respond to a unique treatment. Identifying sub-groups of LBP may help to improve treatment outcomes. This is a hypothesis-setting study designed to create a clinical prediction rule (CPR) that will predict favorable outcomes in soldiers with sub-acute and chronic LBP participating in a multi-station exercise program. METHODS: Military members with LBP participated in a supervised program comprising 7 stations each consisting of exercises of increasing difficulty...
April 2, 2018: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
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