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41. Aquatic physical therapy as a treatment modality in healthcare for non-institutionalized elderly persons: a systematic review. (PubMed)

Aquatic physical therapy as a treatment modality in healthcare for non-institutionalized elderly persons: a systematic review. To review scientific literature pertaining to aquatic physical therapy in the elderly and institutionalized population.A qualitative systematic review of electronic databases MEDLINE and LILACS, with the topic index terms: "hydrotherapy," "homes for the aged or residential facilities," and "aged. In light of the lack of studies carried out on the institutionalized (...) population, we opted for reviewing literature on the effectiveness of this modality of physical therapy treatment on the non-institutionalized elderly population in order to produce knowledge that can be critically analyzed according to its potential applicability for the institutionalized population. The methodological quality of the studies was assessed using the Delphi listing.Of the 27 studies analyzed by their abstracts, 10 studies were excluded since they did not correspond to the eligibility

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2016 Einstein (São Paulo, Brazil)

42. Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity

Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity - NIPH Selected items added to basket Close Search for: Søk Meny Infectious diseases & Vaccines Close Mental & Physical health Close Environment & Lifestyle Close Health in Norway Close Quality & Knowledge Close Research & Access to data Close About NIPH Close Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity Have you found an error? Order Download: Key message Regular physical activity (...) reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Cognitive therapies have documented effects in a number of health care settings but we do not know if cognitive therapies can increase physical activity. We evaluated the effect of cognitive therapies on physical activity summarizing studies involving different patient groups and persons at risk of heart disease. Few studies had follow-up times beyond six months. We found that: It is probable, based on moderate-quality evidence, that cognitive

2016 Norwegian Institute of Public Health

43. Randomised controlled trial: Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis

Randomised controlled trial: Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis | 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 Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis Article Text Therapeutics/Prevention Randomised controlled trial Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal

2016 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)

44. Early Physical Therapy vs Usual Care in Patients With Recent-Onset Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (PubMed)

Early Physical Therapy vs Usual Care in Patients With Recent-Onset Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Low back pain (LBP) is common in primary care. Guidelines recommend delaying referrals for physical therapy.To evaluate whether early physical therapy (manipulation and exercise) is more effective than usual care in improving disability for patients with LBP fitting a decision rule.Randomized clinical trial with 220 participants recruited between March 2011 and November 2013 (...) . Participants with no LBP treatment in the past 6 months, aged 18 through 60 years (mean age, 37.4 years [SD, 10.3]), an Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) score of 20 or higher, symptom duration less than 16 days, and no symptoms distal to the knee in the past 72 hours were enrolled following a primary care visit.All participants received education. Early physical therapy (n = 108) consisted of 4 physical therapy sessions. Usual care (n = 112) involved no additional interventions during the first 4

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2015 JAMA

45. The effectiveness of inpatient physical therapy compared to outpatient physical therapy for older adults after total hip replacement in the post-discharge period: a systematic review protocol. (PubMed)

The effectiveness of inpatient physical therapy compared to outpatient physical therapy for older adults after total hip replacement in the post-discharge period: a systematic review protocol. 26455842 2016 05 25 2018 12 02 2202-4433 13 7 2015 Aug 14 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep The effectiveness of inpatient physical therapy compared to outpatient physical therapy for older adults after total hip replacement in the post (...) Australia JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep 101648258 2202-4433 IM Aged Aged, 80 and over Ambulatory Care Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip rehabilitation Gait Humans Osteoarthritis, Hip physiopathology surgery Patient Discharge Physical Therapy Modalities Quality of Life Recovery of Function Systematic Reviews as Topic Hip Replacement Inpatient Meta-analysis Ostheoarthrosis Outpatient Physical Therapy Quality of life Systematic review 2014 10 01 2015 05 01 2015 04 27 2015 10 13 6 0 2015 10 13 6 0 2016

2015 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports

46. Physical fitness exercise versus cognitive behavior therapy on reducing the depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly adults: A randomized controlled trial (PubMed)

Physical fitness exercise versus cognitive behavior therapy on reducing the depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly adults: A randomized controlled trial Depression is a major health problem for community-dwelling elderly adults. Since limited resources are available to decrease the high prevalence of depressive symptoms among the elderly adults, improved support for them can be provided if we can determine which intervention is superior in ridding depressive symptoms.To compare (...) the effectiveness of the physical fitness exercise program and the cognitive behavior therapy program on primary (depressive symptoms) and secondary outcomes (6-min walk distance, quality of life, and social support) for community-dwelling elderly adults with depressive symptoms.A prospective randomized control trial was conducted in three communities in northern Taiwan.The elderly adults in the three communities were invited to participate by mail, phone calls, and posters. There were a total of 57

2015 EvidenceUpdates

47. Vitamin D Supplementation as an Adjunct Therapy to Improve Physical Function and Decrease BNP in Adults with Congestive Heart Failure

Vitamin D Supplementation as an Adjunct Therapy to Improve Physical Function and Decrease BNP in Adults with Congestive Heart Failure "Vitamin D Supplementation as an Adjunct Therapy to Improve Physical Fu" by Mary Titmus < > > > > > Title Author Date of Graduation Summer 8-8-2015 Degree Type Capstone Project Degree Name Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies First Advisor Annjanette Sommers, MS, PA-C Rights . Abstract Background: Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a highly prevalent (...) Therapy to Improve Physical Function and Decrease BNP in Adults with Congestive Heart Failure" (2015). School of Physician Assistant Studies . 542. https://commons.pacificu.edu/pa/542 DOWNLOADS Since September 28, 2015 Included in Share COinS Browse Search Enter search terms: Select context to search: Authors Quick Links | | | |

2015 Pacific University EBM Capstone Project

48. MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders

MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders | National Hemophilia Foundation Secondary menu Search form Search this site Search Main menu » » » » MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines In Patients With Bleeding Disorders PrintFriendly MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders (...) Date: November 13, 2015 ID: 238 Revisions: 222; 204 Attachment Size 129.19 KB 197.48 KB 173.03 KB 98.09 KB 191.99 KB 158.08 KB 116.41 KB 157.18 KB 271.89 KB Physical therapy is an important adjunct in the management of individuals with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. [1] Physical therapy is used to rehabilitate muscles and joints following acute soft tissue injuries and hemarthroses, chronic synovitis, and hemophilic arthritis. In addition, physical therapy is critical to pre

2015 National Hemophilia Foundation

49. Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain

Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain HAYES, Inc. Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation HAYES, Inc.. Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Healthcare Technology Brief Publication. 2015 Final publication URL The report may be purchased from (...) : Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Chronic Pain; Humans; Pelvic Pain; Physical Therapy Modalities Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence HAYES, Inc., 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218 Email: hayesinfo@hayesinc.com AccessionNumber 32016000093 Date abstract record published 27/01/2016 Health Technology Assessment (HTA

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

50. Randomised controlled trial: Similar clinical outcomes but more healthcare use in shoulder impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy

Randomised controlled trial: Similar clinical outcomes but more healthcare use in shoulder impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy Similar clinical outcomes but more healthcare use in shoulder impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy | 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 (...) impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy Article Text Therapeutics/Prevention Randomised controlled trial Similar clinical outcomes but more healthcare use in shoulder impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy Nadine E Foster Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on : Rhon DI , Boyles RB , Cleland JA . One-year outcome of subacromial corticosteroid injection compared with manual physical therapy

2015 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)

51. Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip

Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication (...) . 2014 Authors' objectives Physical therapy may be beneficial both before and after joint replacement surgery in patients with severe osteoarthritis (OA). In general, the goal of physical therapy in patients with OA is to increase function and physical activity despite pain and stiffness. Perioperative goals include faster recovery time, shorter hospital length of stay (LOS), and increased range of motion and function. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

52. Early physical therapy/occupational therapy specific interventions for traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI)

Early physical therapy/occupational therapy specific interventions for traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy / Spinal Cord Injury / Early Physical Therapy / BESt ### Copyright © 2014 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; all rights reserved. Page 1 of 8 Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy/Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)/ Early Therapy Specific Intervention /BESt 193 Best Evidence Statement Date: September 5, 2014 Title: Early physical therapy (...) /occupational therapy specific interventions for traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) 1 Clinical Question P (Population/Problem) Among children aged 5 to 21 years who sustain a traumatic SCI I (Intervention) does early physical therapy/occupational therapy specific interventions C (Comparison) compared to no intervention O (Outcome) improve functional outcomes? Definitions for terms marked with * may be found in the Supporting Information section. Target Population for the Recommendation Inclusions

2014 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

53. Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplant ? Physical therapy to improve Quality of Life

Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplant ? Physical therapy to improve Quality of Life Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy/Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplant/Physical Therapy/BESt 177 Best Evidence Statement (BESt) Copyright © 2014 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; all rights reserved Page 1 of 9 Date: March 18, 2014 Title: Physical therapy during the hemopoietic stem cell transplant process to improve quality of life 1 Clinical Question P (Population/Problem) Among school aged (...) children and adolescents receiving hemopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT)* I (Intervention) does physical therapy (PT) intervention (active participation in mobility, endurance, strength exercise) C (Comparison) compared to no intervention O (Outcome) improve the patient’s quality of life (QoL)*? Definitions for terms marked with * may be found in the Supporting Information section. Target Population for the Recommendation School aged children, adolescents and young adults age 6 to 21 years receiving

2014 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

54. Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee

Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory (...) Publication. 2014 Authors' objectives Physical therapy may be beneficial both before and after joint replacement surgery in patients with severe osteoarthritis (OA). In general, the goal of physical therapy in patients with OA is to increase function and physical activity despite pain and stiffness. Perioperative goals include faster recovery time, shorter hospital length of stay (LOS), and increased range of motion (ROM) and function. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

55. Effect of physical therapy on pain and function in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a randomized clinical trial. (PubMed)

Effect of physical therapy on pain and function in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a randomized clinical trial. There is limited evidence supporting use of physical therapy for hip osteoarthritis.To determine efficacy of physical therapy on pain and physical function in patients with hip osteoarthritis.Randomized, placebo-controlled, participant- and assessor-blinded trial involving 102 community volunteers with hip pain levels of 40 or higher on a visual analog scale of 100 mm (range, 0-100 (...) step test in the active group). Nineteen of 46 patients (41%) in the active group reported 26 mild adverse effects and 7 of 49 (14%) in the sham group reported 9 mild adverse events (P = .003).Among adults with painful hip osteoarthritis, physical therapy did not result in greater improvement in pain or function compared with sham treatment, raising questions about its value for these patients.anzctr.org.au Identifier: ACTRN12610000439044.

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2014 JAMA

56. Systematic review and meta-analysis: Preoperative physical therapy reduces risk of postoperative atelectasis and pneumonia in people undergoing elective cardiac surgery

Systematic review and meta-analysis: Preoperative physical therapy reduces risk of postoperative atelectasis and pneumonia in people undergoing elective cardiac surgery Preoperative physical therapy reduces risk of postoperative atelectasis and pneumonia in people undergoing elective cardiac surgery | 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 Preoperative physical therapy reduces risk of postoperative atelectasis and pneumonia

2014 Evidence-Based Nursing

57. Effective Interventions Involving Physical Therapy and Oral Exercises to Reduce Symptoms Associated with TMD

Effective Interventions Involving Physical Therapy and Oral Exercises to Reduce Symptoms Associated with TMD UTCAT2487, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Effective Interventions Involving Physical Therapy and Oral Exercises to Reduce Symptoms Associated with TMD Clinical Question In an adult dental patient experiencing TMJ dysfunction, does the combined efforts of physical therapy and exercise relieve TMD (...) with occlusal splint therapy on anteriorly displaced temporomandibular disks in patients with arthrogenous TMD. Results from the study concluded with significantly less pain and improved oral opening. #2) Medlicott/2006 Thirty studies with criteria of being in one of three groups in axis of researched diagnostic TMD, in realm of physical therapy practice, an experimental design, and has presenting TMD symptoms. Systematic Review Key results Thirty studies included in this systematic review were categorized

2013 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

58. Physical Therapy for the Critically Ill in the ICU: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (PubMed)

Physical Therapy for the Critically Ill in the ICU: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis The purpose of this systematic review was to review the evidence base for exercise in critically ill patients.Using keywords critical care and physical therapy and related synonyms, randomized controlled trials, meta-analyses, and systematic reviews were identified through electronic database searches and citation tracking. Clinical trials with outcomes of mortality, length of hospital and ICU stay (...) , physical function and quality of life, muscle strength, and ventilator-free days were included.Two reviewers abstracted data and assessed quality independently. Effect sizes and 95% confidence intervals were calculated. From 3,126 screened abstracts, 10 randomized controlled trials and five reviews were found. The mean Physiotherapy Evidence Database score was 5.4. Overall there was a significant positive effect favoring physical therapy for the critically ill to improve the quality of life (g = 0.40

2013 EvidenceUpdates

59. Pulmonary function and physical performance outcomes with preoperative physical therapy in upper abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled trial (PubMed)

Pulmonary function and physical performance outcomes with preoperative physical therapy in upper abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled trial Investigation of the effects of preoperative physical therapy on pulmonary function and physical performance before and after upper abdominal surgery.Non-blind randomized controlled trial.Tertiary public hospital and private university, São Paulo state, Brazil.Thirty-two patients undergoing abdominal surgery.Patients were randomly assigned to receive (...) physical therapy, with respiratory and global exercises, 2-3 weeks before surgery (treatment group; n = 16) or await operation without engaging in practicing (control group; n = 16). After surgery, a physical therapy protocol was administered to all subjects until the seventh postoperative day.Pulmonary function outcome variables were inspiratory and expiratory strength, respiratory muscle endurance and spirometry, and physical performance outcome variables were the functional independence measure

2013 EvidenceUpdates

60. Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis. (PubMed)

Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis. Whether arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for symptomatic patients with a meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis results in better functional outcomes than nonoperative therapy is uncertain.We conducted a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial involving symptomatic patients 45 years of age or older with a meniscal tear and evidence of mild-to-moderate osteoarthritis on imaging. We randomly assigned 351 patients to surgery (...) and postoperative physical therapy or to a standardized physical-therapy regimen (with the option to cross over to surgery at the discretion of the patient and surgeon). The patients were evaluated at 6 and 12 months. The primary outcome was the difference between the groups with respect to the change in the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) physical-function score (ranging from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more severe symptoms) 6 months after randomization.In

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2013 NEJM