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121. Evaluation of droplet dispersion during non-invasive ventilation, oxygen therapy, nebuliser treatment and chest physiotherapy in clinical practice: implications for management of pandemic influenza and other airborne infections. (Full text)

Evaluation of droplet dispersion during non-invasive ventilation, oxygen therapy, nebuliser treatment and chest physiotherapy in clinical practice: implications for management of pandemic influenza and other airborne infections. Evaluation of droplet dispersion during non-invasive ventilation, oxygen therapy, nebuliser treatment and chest physiotherapy in clinical practice: implications for management of pandemic influenza and other airborne infections. Evaluation of droplet dispersion during (...) non-invasive ventilation, oxygen therapy, nebuliser treatment and chest physiotherapy in clinical practice: implications for management of pandemic influenza and other airborne infections. Simonds AK, Hanak A, Chatwin M, Morrell MJ, Hall A, Parker KH, Siggers JH, Dickinson RJ Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Simonds AK, Hanak

2010 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database. PubMed

122. The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review)

The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review) The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review) The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review) Hanratty C, Kerr D, McVeigh J, Basford J, Sim J Record Status This record provides details (...) of a protocol for a systematic review currently being undertaken. It is due for publication in January 2011 Citation Hanratty C, Kerr D, McVeigh J, Basford J, Sim J. The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review) HTA Database 2010: CRD32010000598 Authors' objectives Review question To determine the effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome. Search strategy An electronic

2010 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

123. A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX)

A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX) A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX) A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine (...) the effectiveness and cost utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX) Cross J, Elender F, Barton G, Clark A, Shepstone L, Blyth A, Bachmann A, Harvey I Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Cross J, Elender F, Barton G, Clark A, Shepstone L, Blyth

2010 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

124. Systematic review: Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia

Systematic review: Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password (...) For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia Article Text Therapeutics Systematic review Insufficient evidence to recommend

2010 Evidence-Based Nursing

125. Randomised controlled trial: 3-month physiotherapy and occupational therapy programme did not improve mobility and independence in older care home residents with limitations in these areas

Randomised controlled trial: 3-month physiotherapy and occupational therapy programme did not improve mobility and independence in older care home residents with limitations in these areas 3-month physiotherapy and occupational therapy programme did not improve mobility and independence in older care home residents with limitations in these areas | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings (...) via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here 3-month physiotherapy and occupational

2010 Evidence-Based Nursing

126. Randomised controlled trial: Benzodiazepines provide no additional benefit over physiotherapy and analgesia in acute lumbar disc prolapse

Randomised controlled trial: Benzodiazepines provide no additional benefit over physiotherapy and analgesia in acute lumbar disc prolapse Benzodiazepines provide no additional benefit over physiotherapy and analgesia in acute lumbar disc prolapse | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log (...) in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Benzodiazepines provide no additional benefit over physiotherapy and analgesia in acute lumbar disc prolapse Article Text Therapeutics

2010 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)

127. Randomised controlled trial: In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose

Randomised controlled trial: In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service (...) name or password? You are here In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose Article Text Therapeutics Randomised controlled trial In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose Kerrie M Sanders

2010 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)

128. Systematic review: Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia

Systematic review: Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password (...) For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia Article Text Therapeutics Systematic review Insufficient evidence to recommend

2010 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)

129. A specific inpatient aquatic physiotherapy program improves strength after total hip or knee replacement surgery: a randomized controlled trial (PubMed)

A specific inpatient aquatic physiotherapy program improves strength after total hip or knee replacement surgery: a randomized controlled trial To evaluate the effect of inpatient aquatic physiotherapy in addition to usual ward physiotherapy on the recovery of strength, function, and gait speed after total hip or knee replacement surgery.Pragmatic randomized controlled trial with blinded 6-month follow-up.Acute-care private hospital.People (n=65) undergoing primary hip or knee arthroplasty (...) (average age, 69.6+/-8.2y; 30 men).Participants were randomly assigned to receive supplementary inpatient physiotherapy, beginning on day 4: aquatic physiotherapy, nonspecific water exercise, or additional ward physiotherapy.Strength, gait speed, and functional ability at day 14.At day 14, hip abductor strength was significantly greater after aquatic physiotherapy intervention than additional ward treatment (P=.001) or water exercise (P=.011). No other outcome measures were significantly different

2009 EvidenceUpdates

130. Physiotherapy after volar plating of wrist fractures is effective using a home exercise program (PubMed)

Physiotherapy after volar plating of wrist fractures is effective using a home exercise program To determine the effect of 2 different postoperative therapy approaches after operative stabilization of the wrist fractures: treatment by a physical therapist with 12 sessions and an unassisted home exercise program.Randomized controlled cohort study.Hospital-based care, primary center of orthopedic surgery.Volunteers (N=48) with fractures of the distal radius after internal fixation with locking (...) plates. There were 46 patients available for follow-up after exclusion of 2 participants due to physiotherapy sessions in excess of the study protocol.Not applicable.Evaluation of grip strength using a Jamar dynamometer, range of motion (ROM), and Patient Related Wrist Evaluation (PRWE).After a 6-week period of postoperative treatment, the patients (n=23) performing an independent home exercise program using a training diary showed a significantly greater improvement of the functionality of the wrist

2009 EvidenceUpdates

131. Effectiveness of physiotherapy for adults with cerebellar dysfunction: a systematic review (PubMed)

Effectiveness of physiotherapy for adults with cerebellar dysfunction: a systematic review To systematically review the literature investigating the effectiveness of physiotherapy in adults with cerebellar dysfunction and to document treatment strategies currently employed in the physiotherapy management of this patient population.Eight electronic databases were searched to source English-language studies published up to December 2007. Secondary searching of reference lists was also (...) undertaken.Studies were included if they used a quantitative research design to investigate the effect of physiotherapy on adults with diagnosed cerebellar dysfunction. Three reviewers were involved in study selection. Eligible studies were assessed for methodological quality. Data pertaining to the participants, interventions received, outcomes measured, and the effectiveness of the intervention were systematically extracted and synthesised in a narrative format.Nine studies were included in the review

2009 EvidenceUpdates

132. Cervical collar or physiotherapy versus wait and see policy for recent onset cervical radiculopathy: randomised trial. (Full text)

Cervical collar or physiotherapy versus wait and see policy for recent onset cervical radiculopathy: randomised trial. To evaluate the effectiveness of treatment with collar or physiotherapy compared with a wait and see policy in recent onset cervical radiculopathy.Randomised controlled trial.Neurology outpatient clinics in three Dutch hospitals.205 patients with symptoms and signs of cervical radiculopathy of less than one month's durationTreatment with a semi-hard collar and taking rest (...) for three to six weeks; 12 twice weekly sessions of physiotherapy and home exercises for six weeks; or continuation of daily activities as much as possible without specific treatment (control group).Time course of changes in pain scores for arm and neck pain on a 100 mm visual analogue scale and in the neck disability index during the first six weeks.In the wait and see group, arm pain diminished by 3 mm/week on the visual analogue scale (beta=-3.1 mm, 95% confidence interval -4.0 to -2.2 mm) and by 19

2009 BMJ PubMed

133. Effects of a physiotherapy and occupational therapy intervention on mobility and activity in care home residents: a cluster randomised controlled trial. (Full text)

Effects of a physiotherapy and occupational therapy intervention on mobility and activity in care home residents: a cluster randomised controlled trial. To compare the clinical effectiveness of a programme of physiotherapy and occupational therapy with standard care in care home residents who have mobility limitations and are dependent in performing activities of daily living.Cluster randomised controlled trial, with random allocation at the level of care home.Care homes within the NHS South (...) Birmingham primary care trust and the NHS Birmingham East and North primary care trust that had more than five beds and provided for people in the care categories "physical disability" and "older people."Care home residents with mobility limitations, limitations in activities of daily living (as screened by the Barthel index), and not receiving end of life care were eligible to take part in the study.A targeted three month occupational therapy and physiotherapy programme.Scores on the Barthel index

2009 BMJ PubMed

134. Effectiveness of physiotherapy for adults with cerebellar dysfunction: a systematic review

Effectiveness of physiotherapy for adults with cerebellar dysfunction: a systematic review Effectiveness of physiotherapy for adults with cerebellar dysfunction: a systematic review Effectiveness of physiotherapy for adults with cerebellar dysfunction: a systematic review Martin C L, Tan D, Bragge P, Bialocerkowski A CRD summary The authors found that physiotherapy may be effective for management of cerebellar dysfunction in adults, but that there was insufficient evidence to support (...) the efficacy of any specific intervention; well-designed studies were required. Although the review had methodological limitations, the conclusion that more research was required appears well justified. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of physiotherapy for adults with cerebellar dysfunction. Searching CINAHL, MEDLINE via PubMed, PEDro, Web of Science, Proquest Health and Medical Complete, The Cochrane Library and EMBASE databases were searched for studies in English published up to December

2009 DARE.

135. Does a standard outpatient physiotherapy regime improve the range of knee motion after primary total knee arthroplasty? (PubMed)

Does a standard outpatient physiotherapy regime improve the range of knee motion after primary total knee arthroplasty? The aim of this study was to investigate whether a standard course of outpatient physiotherapy improves the range of knee motion after primary total knee arthroplasty. One hundred and fifty patients were randomly assigned into one of 2 groups. One group received outpatient physiotherapy for 6 weeks (group A). Another received no outpatient physiotherapy (group B). Range (...) of knee motion was measured preoperatively and at 1-year review. Validated knee scores and an SF-12 health questionnaire were also recorded. Although patients in group A achieved a greater range of knee motion than those in group B, this was not statistically significant. No difference either was noted in any of the outcome measures used. In conclusion, outpatient physiotherapy does not improve the range of knee motion after primary total knee arthroplasty.

2009 EvidenceUpdates

136. Effect of pre-operative physiotherapy in patients with end-stage osteoarthritis undergoing hip arthroplasty (PubMed)

Effect of pre-operative physiotherapy in patients with end-stage osteoarthritis undergoing hip arthroplasty To examine the effect of pre-operative physiotherapy before hip arthroplasty in patients with end-stage hip osteoarthritis.A prospective randomized controlled study.Physical medicine and rehabilitation and orthopaedic departments of Policlinico Gemelli of Rome.Twenty-three patients randomized in study and control groups.The study group took part in an educational and physiotherapy (...) abductor and quadriceps strength and range of hip abduction and external rotation.There were no significant differences between groups with regard to the Barthel Index, SF-36, WOMAC and HHS at T4. The study group presented significant improvements of the SF-36 physical composite score at T1. The hip external rotation was significantly higher in the study group at each evaluation and the visual analogue scale values were lower at T1, T3 and T4.Pre-operative physiotherapy in patients undergoing hip

2008 EvidenceUpdates

137. Chest physiotherapy is not useful in bronchiolitis.

Chest physiotherapy is not useful in bronchiolitis. BestBets: Chest physiotherapy is not useful in bronchiolitis. Chest physiotherapy is not useful in bronchiolitis. Report By: Jayachandran Panickar - Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician Search checked by Michael Eisenhut - Consultant Paediatrician Institution: Central Manchester & Manchester Children's University Hospital and Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Date Submitted: 15th May 2008 Last Modified: 19th September 2008 (...) Status: Green (complete) Three Part Question In [infants with bronchiolitis] does [physiotherapy] reduce [duration of illness, clinical severity or length of hospital stay] Clinical Scenario A 6 month old baby is admitted to hospital with a 4 day history of coryzal symptoms, increasing cough, wheeze and decreased feeding. Respiratory syncytial virus was detected in nasopharyngeal secretions. She is needing oxygen and is on nasogastric feed. You wonder whether starting physiotherapy will improve her

2008 BestBETS

138. Chest physiotherapy for reducing respiratory morbidity in infants requiring ventilatory support. (Full text)

Chest physiotherapy for reducing respiratory morbidity in infants requiring ventilatory support. Chest physiotherapy (CPT) has been used in many neonatal nurseries around the world to improve airway clearance and treat lung collapse; however, the evidence to support its use has been conflicting. Despite the large number of studies there is very little evidence of sufficiently good quality on which to base current practice.To assess the effects of active CPT techniques, such as percussion

2008 Cochrane PubMed

139. Single-point acupuncture and physiotherapy for the treatment of painful shoulder: a multicentre randomized controlled trial (Full text)

Single-point acupuncture and physiotherapy for the treatment of painful shoulder: a multicentre randomized controlled trial Evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture associated with physiotherapy for patients with painful shoulder.In a multicentre controlled randomized study, participants were recruited with a clinical diagnosis of unilateral subacromial syndrome from six rehabilitation medicine departments belonging to the Public Health System in two Spanish regions. All participants received 15 (...) sessions of physiotherapy during the 3 weeks that the treatment lasted and were randomized to additionally receive, once a week, acupuncture or mock TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation). The primary outcome measure was the change in the Constant-Murley Score (CMS) for functional assessment of the shoulder, at 4 weeks after randomization. This study is registered as an International Standard Randomized Controlled Trial, number ISRCTN28687220.A total of 425 patients were recruited. The mean

2008 EvidenceUpdates PubMed

140. Corticosteroid injections or physiotherapy were not more effective than wait and see for tennis elbow at 1 year

Corticosteroid injections or physiotherapy were not more effective than wait and see for tennis elbow at 1 year Corticosteroid injections or physiotherapy were not more effective than wait and see for tennis elbow at 1 year | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username (...) and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Corticosteroid injections or physiotherapy were not more effective than wait and see for tennis elbow at 1 year Article Text Therapeutics Corticosteroid injections

2008 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)