Paradigm shifts are hard to come by: looking ahead of COVID-19 with the social and environmental determinants of health and the UN SDGs

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Source: European Journal of Physiotherapy - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research

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Rev Neurol (Paris). 2021 Sep 11:S0035-3787(21)00651-2. doi: 10.1016/j.neurol.2021.09.001. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTWe performed an online survey to assess lockdown impact in 176 patients with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) in the north of France. Access to healthcare was reduced for 38% of PwMS, mainly in physiotherapy, general practitioners and neurologists. 49.2% have implemented self-rehabilitation programs. Medical support was maintained for 39.2% through teleconsultations. 76.2% reported a negative impact of lockdown related to worsen disability. 45.5% expressed beneficial effects like strengthening family relationshi...
Source: Revue Neurologique - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
Br J Community Nurs. 2021 Oct 1;26(Sup10):S30-S35. doi: 10.12968/bjcn.2021.26.Sup10.S30.ABSTRACTDuring the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, district nursing teams were overwhelmed with their caseload due to the palliative care needs of their patients. This led to patients with wet legs and chronic wounds deteriorating due to staffing levels. Therefore, the Swansea Bay University Health Board and Lymphoedema Network Wales teams redeployed two working time equivalents (WTE) into the community to take over the management of these patients with chronic wounds for 4 months. The clinicians came from a variety of different b...
Source: British Journal of Community Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research
Rev Neurol (Paris). 2021 Sep 11:S0035-3787(21)00651-2. doi: 10.1016/j.neurol.2021.09.001. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTWe performed an online survey to assess lockdown impact in 176 patients with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) in the north of France. Access to healthcare was reduced for 38% of PwMS, mainly in physiotherapy, general practitioners and neurologists. 49.2% have implemented self-rehabilitation programs. Medical support was maintained for 39.2% through teleconsultations. 76.2% reported a negative impact of lockdown related to worsen disability. 45.5% expressed beneficial effects like strengthening family relationshi...
Source: Revue Neurologique - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
Functional motor performance outcome measures (OM), assessed by Physiotherapists, are commonly used as primary or secondary endpoints in clinical trials, natural history studies and within clinics for children and adults with neuromuscular disorders (NMD). The impact of COVID-19 globally on the ability to assess patients within the clinic, especially those considered clinically vulnerable and advised to shield at home, necessitated rapid development of COVID-19 mitigation strategies. Here we explore the feasibility of adapting current standard outcomes to remote testing, considerations for a remote assessment, methods util...
Source: Neuromuscular Disorders - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractTo describe the training of healthcare workers (HCW) in nasopharyngeal swabbing during the COVID 19 pandemic. Study design: Retrospective study. Setting: Tertiary care teaching hospital. Subjects and methods: One hundred and seventy eight health care workers were trained from May 2020 to January 2021. Three modules were designed to train the health care workers in the technique of obtaining a nasopharyngeal swab specimen.Training consisted of an instructional video on how to perform nasopharyngeal swabs and live demonstration followed by hands-on supervised training. The trainees included 30 doctors, 101 nurses, 31...
Source: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
[New Times] Patients of severe Covid-19 effects, including respiratory difficulties are encouraged to undertake physiotherapy exercises as soon as they are discharged to ensure solid recuperation.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Condition:   COVID-19 Intervention:   Behavioral: Physiotherapy Sponsors:   University of Calgary;   Alberta Health Services Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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