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21. Clinical and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy on anterior cruciate ligament injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Clinical and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy on anterior cruciate ligament injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any

2019 PROSPERO

22. Effects of digital learning design in physiotherapy education

Effects of digital learning design in physiotherapy education Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr

2019 PROSPERO

23. The effectiveness of physiotherapy intervention on quality of life and functional state in patients with advanced cancer in palliative care: a systematic review

The effectiveness of physiotherapy intervention on quality of life and functional state in patients with advanced cancer in palliative care: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content

2019 PROSPERO

24. Sexual harassment in physiotherapy: a systematic review

Sexual harassment in physiotherapy: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith

2019 PROSPERO

25. Low back pain patients' perspectives on long-term adherence to home-based exercise programmes in physiotherapy. (PubMed)

Low back pain patients' perspectives on long-term adherence to home-based exercise programmes in physiotherapy. Adherence to an exercise programme impacts the outcome of physiotherapy treatment in patients with non-specific low back pain.The aim of this study was to explore the patients' perspectives on long term adherence to such exercise programmes.This qualitative study was embedded in a randomised controlled trial (RCT) which compared the effectiveness of two types of exercise programme (...) strategy is the most successful in the perception of participants. Individually supervised physiotherapy treatment that includes coaching towards strategies for post-treatment long term exercise behaviour is recommended.Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

2018 Musculoskeletal science & practice

26. Multimodality respiratory physiotherapy reduces mortality but may not prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia or reduce length of stay in the intensive care unit: a systematic review (Full text)

Multimodality respiratory physiotherapy reduces mortality but may not prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia or reduce length of stay in the intensive care unit: a systematic review In intubated adult patients receiving mechanical ventilation, does multimodality respiratory physiotherapy prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia, shorten length of intensive care unit (ICU) stay, and reduce mortality?A systematic review with meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.Intubated adult patients (...) undergoing mechanical ventilation who were admitted to an intensive care unit.More than two respiratory physiotherapy techniques such as positioning or postural drainage, manual hyperinflation, vibration, rib springing, and suctioning.Incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), duration of ICU stay, and mortality.Five trials were included in the meta-analysis. Random-effects models were used to calculate pooled weighted mean difference (WMD) for length of ICU stay and pooled risk ratio (RR

2018 EvidenceUpdates PubMed

27. Evaluation of a digital health resource providing physiotherapy information for postnatal women in a tertiary public hospital in Australia (Full text)

Evaluation of a digital health resource providing physiotherapy information for postnatal women in a tertiary public hospital in Australia Pregnancy and childbirth have a profound and lasting effect on the female body. Reduced length of postnatal hospital stay has impacted the ability of physiotherapy staff to provide early intervention and education on postnatal recovery and rehabilitation. A novel method of providing physiotherapy education to postnatal women was implemented in an attempt

2018 mHealth PubMed

28. Impact of an early physiotherapy program after kidney transplant during hospital stay: a randomized controlled trial. (Full text)

Impact of an early physiotherapy program after kidney transplant during hospital stay: a randomized controlled trial. Cardiorespiratory and musculoskeletal dysfunctions are common in the postoperative period of kidney transplant patients and are often accompanied by low exercise tolerance.The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of an early physiotherapy program during hospital stay on functional capacity and peripheral and respiratory muscle strength after kidney transplant.An open (...) , randomized clinical trial was conducted in patients undergoing living donor kidney transplant. Sixty-three patients were included (intervention group-IG: n = 30; control group-CG: n = 33). IG received an early physiotherapy program from first postoperative day until hospital discharge and CG received standard care. The variables of interest were measured preoperatively and at discharge except for respiratory muscle strength and vital capacity (VC), which were also measured on the first postoperative day

2018 Jornal brasileiro de nefrologia : 'orgao oficial de Sociedades Brasileira e Latino-Americana de Nefrologia PubMed

29. Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy Top results for physiotherapy - Trip Database or use your Google+ account Liberating the literature ALL of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document ANY of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document This EXACT phrase: Title only Anywhere in the document EXCLUDING words: Title only Anywhere in the document Timeframe: to: Combine searches by placing the search numbers in the top search box and pressing the search button. An example search might look like (#1 or #2 (...) ) and (#3 or #4) Loading history... Population: Intervention: Comparison: Outcome: Population: Intervention: Latest & greatest articles for physiotherapy The Trip Database is a leading resource to help health professionals find trustworthy answers to their clinical questions. Users can access the latest research evidence and guidance to answer their clinical questions. We have a large collection of systematic reviews, clinical guidelines, regulatory guidance, clinical trials and many other forms

2018 Trip Latest and Greatest

30. Early workplace dialogue in physiotherapy practice improved work ability at 1-year follow-up-WorkUp, a randomised controlled trial in primary care

Early workplace dialogue in physiotherapy practice improved work ability at 1-year follow-up-WorkUp, a randomised controlled trial in primary care Workplace involvement in rehabilitation for patients with musculoskeletal pain may improve work ability. Convergence Dialogue Meeting (CDM) is a model aimed at helping the patient, the care giver, and the employer to support work ability and return-to-work. Our aim was to study the effect on work ability when adding a workplace dialogue according (...) to CDM in physiotherapy practice for patients with pain in ordinary primary care. We conducted a prospective pairwise cluster randomised controlled trial (ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02609750) in primary care involving 20 primary care rehabilitation units with 1-year follow-up. Adult patients with acute/subacute neck and back pain, worked ≥4 weeks past year and not currently on sick leave or no more than 60 days of sick leave and considered at-risk of sick leave were included (n = 352). All patients

2018 EvidenceUpdates

31. Physiotherapy education before major abdominal surgery reduces lung complications

Physiotherapy education before major abdominal surgery reduces lung complications Physiotherapy before abdominal surgery helps prevent pneumonia Discover Portal Discover Portal Physiotherapy education before major abdominal surgery reduces lung complications Published on 3 April 2018 doi: A physiotherapy session before planned abdominal surgery, explaining the importance of breathing exercises and sitting out of bed as soon after surgery as possible, halves the risk of pneumonia. This trial (...) compared the physiotherapy session with usual care which was provided to all 432 participants. This consisted of a leaflet given in the pre-operative outpatient clinic outlining the exercises, and physiotherapy input in the days after surgery. Just seven people would need to receive the additional 30-minute pre-operative physiotherapy session to prevent one lung complication. The study was carried out in Australia and New Zealand, where usual care may differ from that provided by the Enhanced Recovery

2018 NIHR Dissemination Centre

32. Physiotherapy education before major abdominal surgery reduces lung complications

Physiotherapy education before major abdominal surgery reduces lung complications Physiotherapy before abdominal surgery helps prevent pneumonia Discover Portal Discover Portal Physiotherapy education before major abdominal surgery reduces lung complications Published on 3 April 2018 doi: A physiotherapy session before planned abdominal surgery, explaining the importance of breathing exercises and sitting out of bed as soon after surgery as possible, halves the risk of pneumonia. This trial (...) compared the physiotherapy session with usual care which was provided to all 432 participants. This consisted of a leaflet given in the pre-operative outpatient clinic outlining the exercises, and physiotherapy input in the days after surgery. Just seven people would need to receive the additional 30-minute pre-operative physiotherapy session to prevent one lung complication. The study was carried out in Australia and New Zealand, where usual care may differ from that provided by the Enhanced Recovery

2018 NIHR Dissemination Centre

33. ‘Low dose’ physiotherapy and occupational therapy found ineffective for people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease

‘Low dose’ physiotherapy and occupational therapy found ineffective for people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease ‘Low dose’ physiotherapy and occupational therapy found ineffective for people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease Discover Portal Discover Portal ‘Low dose’ physiotherapy and occupational therapy found ineffective for people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease Published on 23 March 2016 doi: Physiotherapy and occupational therapy do not help people with mild (...) and intensity of treatment sessions was less than found in some recent trials, but are reflective of current NHS practice. The researchers suggest that future research could investigate more intensive physiotherapy and occupational therapy programmes, and focus on people with more severe Parkinson’s disease. Share your views on the research. Why was this study needed? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder associated with significant problems with movement, including trembling, stiffness

2018 NIHR Dissemination Centre

34. Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis is ineffective and may be harmful

Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis is ineffective and may be harmful Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis is ineffective and may be harmful Discover Portal Discover Portal Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis is ineffective and may be harmful Published on 10 May 2016 doi: Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis in children under two has no benefits and may be harmful, according to a systematic review published by the Cochrane Collaboration. The research looked (...) at three different types of chest physiotherapy. It found that none of the techniques helped children with bronchiolitis recover more quickly or led to any improvement in their condition. Some types of chest physiotherapy may make breathing and blood-oxygen levels worse. This review’s findings suggest that chest physiotherapy should not normally be used for children hospitalised with severe bronchiolitis. The findings support current NICE guidance which says that children (who don’t have another

2018 NIHR Dissemination Centre

35. Physiotherapy Questionnaires App to Deliver Main Musculoskeletal Assessment Questionnaires: Development and Validation Study (Full text)

Physiotherapy Questionnaires App to Deliver Main Musculoskeletal Assessment Questionnaires: Development and Validation Study Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) translate subjective outcomes into objective data that can be quantified and analyzed. Nevertheless, the use of PROs in their traditional paper format is not practical for clinical practice due to limitations associated with the analysis and management of the data. To address the need for a viable way to group and utilize the main (...) functioning assessment tools in the field of musculoskeletal disorders, the Physiotherapy Questionnaires app was developed.This study aims to explain the development of the app, to validate it using two questionnaires, and to analyze whether participants prefer to use the app or the paper version of the questionnaires.In the first stage, the app for an Android operational system was developed. In the second stage, the aim was to select questionnaires that were most often used in musculoskeletal clinical

2018 JMIR rehabilitation and assistive technologies PubMed

36. The necessary conditions of engagement for the therapeutic relationship in physiotherapy: an interpretive description study (Full text)

The necessary conditions of engagement for the therapeutic relationship in physiotherapy: an interpretive description study The therapeutic relationship between patient and physiotherapist is a central component of patient-centred care and has been positively associated with better physiotherapy clinical outcomes. Despite its influence, we do not know what conditions enable a physiotherapist and patient to establish and maintain a therapeutic relationship. This knowledge has implications (...) of the therapeutic relationship specific to physiotherapy. Therefore, theories from other contexts (e.g., psychotherapy) should be used judiciously to guide physiotherapy practice and research.

2018 Archives of physiotherapy PubMed

37. Physiotherapy for people with mental health problems in Sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review. (Full text)

Physiotherapy for people with mental health problems in Sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review. There is a need for psychosocial interventions to address the escalating mental health burden in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Physiotherapists could have a central role in reducing the burden and facilitating recovery within the multidisciplinary care of people with mental health problems. The aim of this systematic review was to explore the role of physiotherapists within the current mental (...) health policies of SSA countries and to explore the current research evidence for physiotherapy to improve functional outcomes in people with mental health problems in SSA.The Mental Health Atlas and MiNDbank of the World Health Organization were screened for the role of physiotherapy in mental health plans. Next, we systematically searched PubMed from inception until August 1st, 2017 for relevant studies on physiotherapy interventions in people with mental health problems in SSA. The following

2018 Archives of physiotherapy PubMed

38. Preoperative physiotherapy for the prevention of respiratory complications after upper abdominal surgery: pragmatic, double blinded, multicentre randomised controlled trial. (Full text)

Preoperative physiotherapy for the prevention of respiratory complications after upper abdominal surgery: pragmatic, double blinded, multicentre randomised controlled trial. To assess the efficacy of a single preoperative physiotherapy session to reduce postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) after upper abdominal surgery.Prospective, pragmatic, multicentre, patient and assessor blinded, parallel group, randomised placebo controlled superiority trial.Multidisciplinary preadmission clinics (...) at three tertiary public hospitals in Australia and New Zealand.441 adults aged 18 years or older who were within six weeks of elective major open upper abdominal surgery were randomly assigned through concealed allocation to receive either an information booklet (n=219; control) or preoperative physiotherapy (n=222; intervention) and followed for 12 months. 432 completed the trial.Preoperatively, participants received an information booklet (control) or an additional 30 minute physiotherapy education

2018 BMJ PubMed

39. Preoperative Respiratory Physiotherapy in Abdominoplasty Patients. (PubMed)

Preoperative Respiratory Physiotherapy in Abdominoplasty Patients. After abdominoplasty, patients experience decreased ventilatory function and increased intra-abdominal pressure (IAP). Breathing exercises are used during the pre- and postoperative periods of several abdominal surgeries to prevent or minimize postoperative complications.The aim of this study was to assess the effect of preoperative respiratory physiotherapy on the outcome of abdominoplasty patients.Thirty-three patients were (...) divided into 2 groups. The control group (n = 18) received no preoperative intervention. The intervention group (n = 15) performed breathing exercises during the preoperative period, including incentive spirometry, diaphragmatic breathing, shortened expiration, and sustained maximal inspiration. Respiratory physiotherapy started one week before surgery. Breathing exercises were performed daily. They were performed 3 times weekly in the presence of a physiotherapist and patients were instructed

2018 Aesthetic surgery journal

40. The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. (Full text)

The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. The objective of this review is to identify if high fidelity simulated learning methods are effective in enhancing clinical/practical skills compared to usual, low fidelity simulated learning methods in pre-registration physiotherapy education.

2017 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports PubMed