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101. Impact of Physiotherapy on back pain in adolescents: a systematic review

Impact of Physiotherapy on back pain in adolescents: 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. 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" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address: Timing and effect

2018 PROSPERO

102. Respiratory physiotherapy techniques in patients under mechanical ventilation to improve lung function: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Respiratory physiotherapy techniques in patients under mechanical ventilation to improve lung function: 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. 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" or "Joanne

2018 PROSPERO

103. A systematic review of non-pharmacological physiotherapy interventions in children with asthma: evidence mapping and narrative synthesis

A systematic review of non-pharmacological physiotherapy interventions in children with asthma: evidence mapping and narrative synthesis 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. 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" or "Joanne

2018 PROSPERO

104. Acceptance and commitment therapy with physiotherapy for groups of people with rheumatic disease: a systematic review

Acceptance and commitment therapy with physiotherapy for groups of people with rheumatic disease: 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. 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" or "Joanne") for correspondence

2018 PROSPERO

105. The effect of predominately home-based physiotherapy on mobility, balance and quality of life in people with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review

The effect of predominately home-based physiotherapy on mobility, balance and quality of life in people with Parkinson's disease: 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. 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

2018 PROSPERO

106. Systematic review of physiotherapy and pelvic floor muscle exercises in prevention and treatment of pregnancy related pelvic floor disorders

Systematic review of physiotherapy and pelvic floor muscle exercises in prevention and treatment of pregnancy related pelvic floor disorders 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. 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" or "Joanne

2018 PROSPERO

107. Are isometric contractions an effective intervention for tendinopathy pain compared to traditional physiotherapy: a systematic review

Are isometric contractions an effective intervention for tendinopathy pain compared to traditional 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. 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" or "Joanne

2018 PROSPERO

108. Instruments for measuring the therapeutic alliance in physiotherapy: a systematic psychometric review

Instruments for measuring the therapeutic alliance in physiotherapy: a systematic psychometric 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. 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" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web

2018 PROSPERO

109. The efficacy of physiotherapy intervention for hip pain: a systematic review of the literature

The efficacy of physiotherapy intervention for hip pain: a systematic review of the literature 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. 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" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address

2018 PROSPERO

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

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.

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2017 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports

111. Subcutaneous Injection of Adalimumab Trial compared with Control (SCIATiC): a randomised controlled trial of adalimumab injection compared with placebo for patients receiving physiotherapy treatment for sciatica

Subcutaneous Injection of Adalimumab Trial compared with Control (SCIATiC): a randomised controlled trial of adalimumab injection compared with placebo for patients receiving physiotherapy treatment for sciatica Subcutaneous Injection of Adalimumab Trial compared with Control (SCIATiC): a randomised controlled trial of adalimumab injection compared with placebo for patients receiving physiotherapy treatment for sciatica Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please

2017 NIHR HTA programme

112. Physiotherapy interventions for Post Stroke Fatigue (PSF)

Physiotherapy interventions for Post Stroke Fatigue (PSF) 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. 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" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address: Timing and effect measures Timing

2017 PROSPERO

113. Current knowledge of scoliosis in physiotherapy students trained in the United Kingdom (PubMed)

Current knowledge of scoliosis in physiotherapy students trained in the United Kingdom It has been highlighted in both Poland and the United States of America (USA) that knowledge of idiopathic scoliosis (IS) among physiotherapy students is limited with respect to the 2011 International Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT) guidelines. Early detection of scoliosis and correct initial management is essential in effective care, and thus physiotherapists should (...) be aware of the basic criteria for diagnosis and indications for treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the basic knowledge of IS in physiotherapy students trained in the United Kingdom (UK).A previously designed and tested 10-question survey, including knowledge of the 2011 SOSORT guidelines, was transcribed onto an online-survey platform. Questions were designed to analyse knowledge of definition, cause, development, prevalence, diagnosis, treatment and bracing of scoliosis. All UK

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2017 Scoliosis and spinal disorders

114. Physiotherapy for Parkinson's Disease in Sweden: Provision, Expertise, and Multi‐professional Collaborations (PubMed)

Physiotherapy for Parkinson's Disease in Sweden: Provision, Expertise, and Multi‐professional Collaborations Evidence for the positive effects of physiotherapy for persons with Parkinson's disease (PwPD) is rapidly increasing. However, little is known about the provision of physiotherapy for PwPD in everyday practice. The objective of this study was to gain insight into the nature of physiotherapeutic care for PwPD in hospitals, primary care units, and community services in Sweden.A web-based (...) survey was sent out to 2956 members of the Swedish Association of Physiotherapists, including questions about treatment, measurement tools, multi-professional collaborations, adherence to physiotherapy guidelines, professional expertise, and needs for gaining expertise regarding PwPD.Of the 1189 physiotherapists who completed the survey, 705 were treating 1 or more PwPD per month in hospitals (21%), in primary care units (37%), and in the community (42%). Physiotherapy frequently targeted a wide

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2017 Movement disorders clinical practice

115. Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck or Back Pain: Cost-Effectiveness

Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck or Back Pain: Cost-Effectiveness Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck or Back Pain: Cost-Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck or Back Pain: Cost-Effectiveness Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck or Back Pain: Cost-Effectiveness Published on: August 15, 2017 Project Number: RB1120-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems (...) Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions for the management of back and neck pain? Key Message Eight economic evaluations were identified regarding costs and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions for the management of neck and back pain. Tags back pain, musculoskeletal manipulations, neck pain, physical therapy modalities, physical therapy specialty, musculoskeletal Files Rapid Response Summary

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

116. Physiotherapy in upper abdominal surgery – what is current practice in Australia? (PubMed)

Physiotherapy in upper abdominal surgery – what is current practice in Australia? Upper abdominal surgery (UAS) has the potential to cause post-operative pulmonary complications (PPCs). In the absence of high-quality research regarding post-operative physiotherapy management, consensus-based best practice guidelines formulated by Hanekom et al. (2012) are available to clinicians providing recommendations for post-UAS treatment. Such best practice guidelines have recommended (...) of barriers, the strategies used to overcome limitations and the creation of a reliable and validated screening tool to ensure appropriate prioritisation and allocation of physiotherapy resources within the UAS patient population.

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2017 Archives of physiotherapy

117. Mobile Phone–Supported Physiotherapy for Frozen Shoulder: Feasibility Assessment Based on a Usability Study (PubMed)

Mobile Phone–Supported Physiotherapy for Frozen Shoulder: Feasibility Assessment Based on a Usability Study Patients with frozen shoulder show limited shoulder mobility often accompanied by pain. Common treatment methods include physiotherapy, pain medication, administration of corticosteroids, and surgical capsulotomy. Frozen shoulder often lasts from months to years and mostly affects persons in the age group of 40 to 70 years. It severely reduces the quality of life and the ability (...) of app usage and training was very high based on patient reports and verified by analysis of the usage data. The patients conducted the exercises almost flawlessly.Our results indicate the feasibility of the mHealth intervention, as the app was easy to use and frequently used by the patients. The app supported the patients' physiotherapy by providing clear exercising instructions.©Thomas Stütz, Gerlinde Emsenhuber, Daniela Huber, Michael Domhardt, Martin Tiefengrabner, Gertie Janneke Oostingh, Ulrike

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2017 JMIR rehabilitation and assistive technologies

118. The role of occupational and physiotherapy in multi-modal approach to tackling delirium in the intensive care (PubMed)

The role of occupational and physiotherapy in multi-modal approach to tackling delirium in the intensive care The presence of delirium within critical care remains a long-standing challenge for patients and clinicians alike. A myriad of pre-disposing and precipitating factors lead to this patient cohort being high risk for developing delirium during their critical care stay. Until now, non-pharmacological management of these patients usually encompasses a 'bundle' of principles to reduce

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2017 Journal of the Intensive Care Society

119. Exploring barriers to accessing physiotherapy services for stroke patients at Tema general hospital, Ghana (PubMed)

Exploring barriers to accessing physiotherapy services for stroke patients at Tema general hospital, Ghana Physiotherapy has been shown to reduce the risk of disability among stroke patients. Poor adherence to physiotherapy can negatively affect outcomes and healthcare cost. However, very little is known about barriers especially to physiotherapy services in Ghana. The objective of this study was to assess the barriers to physiotherapy services for stroke patients at Tema General Hospital (TGH (...) ). The individual/personal and health system barriers to physiotherapy services at TGH were determined.A cross-sectional study design was employed. A simple random sampling technique was used to recruit 207 respondents for a face-to-face interview. Interviewer-administered questionnaires were used to collect data on individual/personal barriers of respondents to physiotherapy services and were described using the Likert's scale. Health system barriers were assessed using a self-structured questionnaire which

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2017 Archives of physiotherapy

120. Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck and/or Back Pain: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness

Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck and/or Back Pain: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck and/or Back Pain: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck and/or Back Pain: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Neck and/or Back Pain: A Review of Clinical and Cost (...) -Effectiveness Published on: June 29, 2017 Project Number: RC0898-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions for the management of acute or chronic neck and/or back pain? What is the cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions for the management of acute or chronic neck and/or back pain? Key Message Evidence regarding the clinical effectiveness

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review