Impact of the primary contact physiotherapy practitioner role on emergency department care for patients with musculoskeletal injuries in New South Wales - Alkhouri H, Maka K, Wong L, McCarthy S.

OBJECTIVES: To determine the impact of the emergency physiotherapy service provided through different models of care on service quality indicators, patient flow, staff and patient satisfaction. METHOD: A mixed method prospective observation study w...
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ConclusionThe surgeons agree with the statement that success in the preventing reankylosis after TMJ gap arthroplasty. Its primarily refers to the early postoperative physiotherapy, maintained on a long term.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionIf our hypotheses are confirmed, we could use these results to better diagnose PNES and, maybe, find new therapeutic targets for transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Source: Neurophysiologie Clinique - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: In sports physiotherapy, medicine and orthopaedic randomised controlled trials (RCT), the investigators (and readers) focus on the difference between groups in change scores from baseline to follow-up. Mean score changes are difficult to inte...
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Whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) causes substantial social and economic burden, with ≥70% patients classified as WADII (neck complaint and musculoskeletal sign(s)). Effective management in the acute stage is required to prevent development of chronicit...
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INTRODUCTION: While most individuals recover in the initial days to weeks following a concussion, in up to 30% of cases symptoms and functional limitations may persist beyond the initial four weeks. There is emerging evidence that multifaceted physiotherap...
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BACKGROUND: A prognostic clinical prediction rule (whiplash CPR) has been validated for use in individuals with acute whiplash associated disorders (WAD). The clinical utility of this tool is unknown. OBJECTIVES: To investigate: 1) the level of agr...
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BACKGROUND: The need for physiotherapists to use standardised outcome measures (SOMs) is recognised and recommended in clinical practice guidelines in many countries. AIM: To evaluate changes in physiotherapy practice in Nigeria on the utilisation ...
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BACKGROUND: In recent years, significant efforts have been made to improve the provision of care for compensated injured workers internationally. However, despite increasing efforts at implementing best practices in this field, some studies show that polic...
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CONCLUSIONS: This study provides insight into the knee injury experience and resultant attitudes and beliefs regarding PA and PTOA in adolescents. Physiotherapists may assist in secondary prevention of PTOA by promoting PA, addressing knee confidence, and educating about long-term joint health. PMID: 29778829 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Source: Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Tags: Phys Ther Sport Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: There was moderate-quality evidence that half of the patients managed with physiotherapy after a first-time traumatic shoulder dislocation did not experience recurrent shoulder dislocations. If chronic instability develops, surgery could be considered. There was no evidence regarding the effectiveness of surgical management for post-traumatic chronic shoulder instability. PMID: 29936432 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: British Journal of Sports Medicine - Category: Sports Medicine Authors: Tags: Br J Sports Med Source Type: research
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