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121. Efficacy of a respiratory physiotherapy intervention for intubated and mechanically ventilated adults with community acquired pneumonia: a systematic review protocol. (PubMed)

Efficacy of a respiratory physiotherapy intervention for intubated and mechanically ventilated adults with community acquired pneumonia: a systematic review protocol. The objective of the review is to map evidence on the efficacy of a respiratory physiotherapy intervention for intubated and mechanically ventilated adults with community acquired pneumonia (CAP). Specifically, the review seeks to investigate if respiratory physiotherapy interventions can achieve the following for intubated

2017 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports

122. In-patient physiotherapy for adults on veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation – United Kingdom ECMO Physiotherapy Network: A consensus agreement for best practice (PubMed)

In-patient physiotherapy for adults on veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation – United Kingdom ECMO Physiotherapy Network: A consensus agreement for best practice Clinical specialist physiotherapists from the five severe respiratory failure centres in England where respiratory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is practiced have established this consensus agreement for physiotherapy best practice. The severe respiratory failure centres are Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester (...) ; Glenfield Hospital, Leicester; Papworth Hospital, Cambridge; Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London and The Royal Brompton Hospital, London. Although research into physiotherapy and ECMO is increasing, there is not a sufficient amount to write evidence-based guidelines; hence the development of a consensus document, using knowledge and experience of the specialist physiotherapists working with patients receiving ECMO. The document outlines safety aspects, practicalities and additional treatment

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2017 Journal of the Intensive Care Society

123. Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness

Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness Published on: June 12, 2017 Project Number: RB1101-000 Product Line (...) : Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions for the management of fibromyalgia? What is the cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions for the management of fibromyalgia? Key Message Ten systematic reviews (eight with meta-analysis) and four economic evaluations were identified regarding the clinical benefits and harms or cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions

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

124. Effectiveness of Physiotherapy interventions plus Extrinsic Feedback for neck disorders: A systematic review with meta-analysis. (PubMed)

Effectiveness of Physiotherapy interventions plus Extrinsic Feedback for neck disorders: A systematic review with meta-analysis. To systematically review the effectiveness of Physiotherapy interventions combined with extrinsic feedback (EF) compared to Physiotherapy interventions alone or control for the management of neck pain and disability.Randomized clinical trials were searched and retrieved from six databases, from inception through August 2016. Risk of bias of included studies (...) was assessed using the PEDro scale. When possible data were pooled and Meta-analyses were conducted. The quality and strength of evidence for each outcome was assessed using the GRADE approach.Eight studies (n = 677) were included in the review. The pooled estimates suggested Physiotherapy intervention + EF was not superior to Physiotherapy intervention alone for disability (MD = -0.38; 95%CI = -0.91 to 0.18; I2 = 82%), but was superior for pain (MD = -0.37; 95%CI = -0.73 to -0.01; I2 = 68%). Physiotherapy

2017 Musculoskeletal science & practice

125. Stroke survivors’ levels of community reintegration, quality of life, satisfaction with the physiotherapy services and the level of caregiver strain at community health centres within the Johannesburg area (PubMed)

Stroke survivors’ levels of community reintegration, quality of life, satisfaction with the physiotherapy services and the level of caregiver strain at community health centres within the Johannesburg area Stroke survivors are discharged home before they are functionally independent and return home with activity limitations that would not be manageable without a caregiver.To determine stroke survivors' levels of community reintegration, quality of life (QOL), satisfaction (...) with the physiotherapy services and the level of caregiver strain at community health centres within the Johannesburg area.This was a cross-sectional study using the following outcome measures: Maleka Stroke Community Reintegration Measure, Stroke-specific quality of life scale, Caregiver strain index and Physical therapy patient satisfaction questionnaire.A total of 108 stroke survivors and 45 caregivers participated in this study. The average age of the stroke survivors was 54 years (standard deviation = 12.73

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2017 African journal of disability

126. Effectiveness of Pelvic Physiotherapy in Children With Functional Constipation Compared With Standard Medical Care

Effectiveness of Pelvic Physiotherapy in Children With Functional Constipation Compared With Standard Medical Care Functional constipation (FC) is a common childhood problem often related to pelvic floor muscle dysfunction. We compared the effectiveness of pelvic physiotherapy (PPT) vs standard medical care (SMC) in children with FC.We performed a multicenter randomized controlled trial of 53 children (age, 5-16 y) with FC according to the Rome III criteria, at hospitals in The Netherlands from

2017 EvidenceUpdates

127. A therapist-focused knowledge translation intervention for improving patient adherence in musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice (PubMed)

A therapist-focused knowledge translation intervention for improving patient adherence in musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice Nonadherence to treatment remains high among patients with musculoskeletal conditions with negative impact on the treatment outcomes, use of personal and cost of care. An active knowledge translation (KT) strategy may be an effective strategy to support practice change. The purpose of this study was to deliver a brief, interactive, multifaceted and targeted KT program (...) to improve physiotherapist knowledge and confidence in performing adherence enhancing activities related to risk, barriers, assessment and interventions.We utilised a 2-phase approach in this KT project. Phase 1 involved the development of an adherence tool kit following a synthesis of the literature and an iterative process involving 47 end-users. Clinicians treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions were recruited from two Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy national conferences in Canada

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2017 Archives of physiotherapy

128. In adults with ankle osteoarthritis is exercise/physiotherapy/rehabilitation/conservative treatment more effective than surgical options?

In adults with ankle osteoarthritis is exercise/physiotherapy/rehabilitation/conservative treatment more effective than surgical options? Getting Evidence into Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal Research Facilitation Group (CAT Group) Date: September 2017 CAT Lead: Ben Lannie Date CAT completed: August 2017 Email: maddocksclinic@btconnect.com Date CAT to be reviewed: September 2020 Specific Question: In adults with ankle osteoarthritis is exercise / physiotherapy / rehabilitation / conservative (...) Intervention or Exposure physiotherapy, exercise and conservative management, including advice leaflets etc physiotherapy, exercise, conservative management, advice, leaflets, education, heat, ice, cryotherapy, hands-on, manual therapy, stretches, strengthening, weight loss, NSAIDS, pain killers, acupuncture, insoles, brace, rocker sole, hyaluronic acid Getting Evidence into Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal Research Facilitation Group (CAT Group) Date: September 2017 CAT Lead: Ben Lannie Date CAT

2017 Public Health England

129. In adults and children with musculoskeletal pain and inflammatory arthritis, does hydrotherapy, compared with usual care/dry land physiotherapy, reduce pain and function, improve well-being and return to work/school and is it cost effective?

In adults and children with musculoskeletal pain and inflammatory arthritis, does hydrotherapy, compared with usual care/dry land physiotherapy, reduce pain and function, improve well-being and return to work/school and is it cost effective? application/msword

2017 Public Health England

130. RUSI (rehabilitative ultrasound imaging) technique evaluation in the physiotherapy diagnosis and treatment. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis.

RUSI (rehabilitative ultrasound imaging) technique evaluation in the physiotherapy diagnosis and treatment. Systematic reviews 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

2017 PROSPERO

131. The effectiveness of aquatic physiotherapy on the balance of stroke survivors: a systematic review

The effectiveness of aquatic physiotherapy on the balance of stroke survivors: 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

2017 PROSPERO

132. Physiotherapy interventions for functional bladder and bowel dysfunctions in neurologically normal and otherwise healthy children [Cochrane protocol]

Physiotherapy interventions for functional bladder and bowel dysfunctions in neurologically normal and otherwise healthy children [Cochrane protocol] 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

2017 PROSPERO

133. Physiotherapy interventions for functional bladder and bowel dysfunctions in neurologically normal and otherwise healthy children [Cochrane Protocol]

Physiotherapy interventions for functional bladder and bowel dysfunctions in neurologically normal and otherwise healthy children [Cochrane Protocol] 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

2017 PROSPERO

134. Physiotherapy exercise intervention following total knee replacement in the acute hospital setting: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Physiotherapy exercise intervention following total knee replacement in the acute hospital setting: 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

2017 PROSPERO

135. Evidence based guidelines for physiotherapy management of patients with multiple myeloma

Evidence based guidelines for physiotherapy management of patients with multiple myeloma 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

2017 PROSPERO

136. Cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions in neurological rehabilitation

Cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions in neurological rehabilitation 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

2017 PROSPERO

137. Does the addition of core stability exercises to conventional physiotherapy lead to further improvements in function, activity and participation for individuals post stroke?

Does the addition of core stability exercises to conventional physiotherapy lead to further improvements in function, activity and participation for individuals post stroke? 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

2017 PROSPERO

138. Do additional physiotherapy services reduce length of stay and improve patient health outcomes in acute and sub-acute settings? An updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Do additional physiotherapy services reduce length of stay and improve patient health outcomes in acute and sub-acute settings? An updated 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

2017 PROSPERO

139. Concurrent diagnostic validity of physiotherapy examination and classification in chronic low back pain

Concurrent diagnostic validity of physiotherapy examination and classification in chronic low back pain 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

2017 PROSPERO

140. Advice and education as part of physiotherapy management for patients with persistent rotator cuff-related pain: a scoping review

Advice and education as part of physiotherapy management for patients with persistent rotator cuff-related pain: a scoping 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

2017 PROSPERO