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41. 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

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center2014

42. 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 (...) symptoms? Clinical Bottom Line Results show significantly less pain and improved oral opening with a combined therapy of active exercises and occlusal splint therapy. More studies need to be done for validation of long-term results. Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) McNeely/2006 Thirty Six articles; Twelve selected studies (participants diagnosed with TMD, Adults 18 yrs +, musculoskeletal

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2013

43. Pulmonary function and physical performance outcomes with preoperative physical therapy in upper abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled trial

Pulmonary function and physical performance outcomes with preoperative physical therapy in upper abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled trial 23405020 2013 06 26 2014 03 03 2014 07 31 1477-0873 27 7 2013 Jul Clinical rehabilitation Clin Rehabil Pulmonary function and physical performance outcomes with preoperative physical therapy in upper abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled trial. 616-27 10.1177/0269215512471063 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

EvidenceUpdates2013

44. Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis.

Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis. BACKGROUND: Whether arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for symptomatic patients with a meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis results in better functional outcomes than nonoperative therapy is uncertain. METHODS: 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

NEJM2013

46. Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis.

Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis. 23506518 2013 05 02 2013 05 21 2016 12 15 1533-4406 368 18 2013 May 02 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis. 1675-84 10.1056/NEJMoa1301408 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

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47. Vital sign monitoring in overweight and obese children and adolescents in the outpatient physical therapy clinic

Vital sign monitoring in overweight and obese children and adolescents in the outpatient physical therapy clinic Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy/Overweight or Obese Children and Adolescents/ Vital Sign Monitoring/BESt 155 Best Evidence Statement (BESt) Copyright © 2013 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; all rights reserved Page 1 of 6 Date: February 21, 2013 Title: Vital Sign Monitoring in Children and Adolescents who are Overweight or Obese in the Outpatient Physical Therapy (...) Clinic Clinical Question: P (Population/Problem) Among children and adolescents who are overweight or obese I (Intervention) does monitoring patient cardiovascular tolerance* during a physical therapy session utilizing vital signs* C (Comparison) versus standard care O (Outcome) reduce the risk of adverse events*? Definitions for terms marked with * may be found in the Supporting Information section. Target Population for the Recommendation: Children and adolescent patients ages 5 to 18 years

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center2013

48. Systematic review of the benefits of physical therapy within a multidisciplinary care approach for people with schizophrenia

Systematic review of the benefits of physical therapy within a multidisciplinary care approach for people with schizophrenia Systematic review of the benefits of physical therapy within a multidisciplinary care approach for people with schizophrenia Systematic review of the benefits of physical therapy within a multidisciplinary care approach for people with schizophrenia Vancampfort D, Probst M, Helvik Skjaerven L, Catalan-Matamoros D, Lundvik-Gyllensten A, Gomez-Conesa A, Ijntema R, De Hert M (...) CRD summary The authors cautiously concluded that specific physical therapy interventions resulted in beneficial outcomes for psychiatric symptoms, psychological distress, state anxiety, health-related quality of life and aerobic and muscular fitness. This was a well-conducted review and the authors' conclusions reflect some limitations of the evidence. However, the added value of physical therapy in people with schizophrenia remains unclear. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness

DARE.2012

49. Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis: a systematic review

Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis: a systematic review Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis: a systematic review Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis: a systematic review Wang SY, Olson-Kellogg B, Shamliyan TA, Choi JY, Ramakrishnan R, Kane RL CRD summary This review concluded there was low-strength evidence that aerobic, aquatic, strengthening, and proprioception exercise improved (...) knee osteoarthritis outcomes. The risk of bias in studies, and variation in populations and interventions, downgraded the strength of most evidence to low or moderate. The authors' conclusions were suitably cautious in reflecting the limited evidence available, and are likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To evaluate the efficacy and comparative effectiveness of available physical therapy interventions for adults with knee osteoarthritis. Searching MEDLINE, The Cochrane Library, PEDro, AMED

DARE.2012

50. Addition of intra-articular hyaluronate injection to physical therapy program produces no extra benefits in patients with adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder: a randomized controlled trial

Addition of intra-articular hyaluronate injection to physical therapy program produces no extra benefits in patients with adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder: a randomized controlled trial 22502793 2012 05 28 2012 08 02 2012 05 28 1532-821X 93 6 2012 Jun Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil Addition of intra-articular hyaluronate injection to physical therapy program produces no extra benefits in patients with adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder: a randomized (...) controlled trial. 957-64 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.01.021 To compare the efficacy of intra-articular hyaluronic acid (HA) injections plus physical therapy (PT) with that of PT alone for the treatment of adhesive capsulitis (AC) of the shoulder. Prospective, randomized controlled trial. Rehabilitation and orthopedics department of a private teaching hospital. Patients (N=70) with AC of the shoulder were randomly placed into either of the following treatment groups: group 1, HA injections with PT (HAPT group

EvidenceUpdates2012

51. Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Physical Exercise in Alleviating Treatment-Induced Menopausal Symptoms in Patients With Breast Cancer: Results of a Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Trial

Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Physical Exercise in Alleviating Treatment-Induced Menopausal Symptoms in Patients With Breast Cancer: Results of a Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Trial 23045575 2012 11 19 2013 03 06 2015 11 19 1527-7755 30 33 2012 Nov 20 Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology J. Clin. Oncol. Efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy and physical exercise in alleviating treatment-induced menopausal symptoms (...) in patients with breast cancer: results of a randomized, controlled, multicenter trial. 4124-33 10.1200/JCO.2012.41.8525 The purpose of our study was to evaluate the effect of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), physical exercise (PE), and of these two interventions combined (CBT/PE) on menopausal symptoms (primary outcome), body image, sexual functioning, psychological well-being, and health-related quality of life (secondary outcomes) in patients with breast cancer experiencing treatment

EvidenceUpdates2012

52. Effects of physical exercise therapy on mobility, physical functioning, physical activity and quality of life in community-dwelling older adults with impaired mobility, physical disability and/or multi-morbidity: a meta-analysis

Effects of physical exercise therapy on mobility, physical functioning, physical activity and quality of life in community-dwelling older adults with impaired mobility, physical disability and/or multi-morbidity: a meta-analysis Effects of physical exercise therapy on mobility, physical functioning, physical activity and quality of life in community-dwelling older adults with impaired mobility, physical disability and/or multi-morbidity: a meta-analysis Effects of physical exercise therapy (...) on mobility, physical functioning, physical activity and quality of life in community-dwelling older adults with impaired mobility, physical disability and/or multi-morbidity: a meta-analysis de Vries NM, van Ravensberg CD, Hobbelen JS, Olde Rikkert MG, Staal JB, Nijhuis-van der Sanden MW CRD summary This review found that mobility- or disability-limited older adults with or without multi-morbidity benefited from physical exercise therapy. Methodological and reporting limitations mean that the results

DARE.2012

53. Prospective randomized study of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using an early versus delayed postoperative physical therapy protocol

Prospective randomized study of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using an early versus delayed postoperative physical therapy protocol 22554876 2012 10 22 2013 05 07 2016 11 25 1532-6500 21 11 2012 Nov Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery J Shoulder Elbow Surg Prospective randomized study of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using an early versus delayed postoperative physical therapy protocol. 1450-5 10.1016/j.jse.2012.01.025 S1058-2746(12)00074-2 This study evaluated patient outcomes (...) and rotator cuff healing after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using a postoperative physical therapy protocol with early passive motion compared with a delayed protocol that limited early passive motion. The study enrolled 68 patients (average age, 63.2 years) who met inclusion criteria. All patients had a full-thickness crescent-shaped tear of the supraspinatus that was repaired using a transosseous equivalent suture-bridge technique along with subacromial decompression. In the early group, 33 patients

EvidenceUpdates2012

54. Extra physical therapy reduces patient length of stay and improves functional outcomes and quality of life in people with acute or subacute conditions: a systematic review

Extra physical therapy reduces patient length of stay and improves functional outcomes and quality of life in people with acute or subacute conditions: a systematic review Extra physical therapy reduces patient length of stay and improves functional outcomes and quality of life in people with acute or subacute conditions: a systematic review Extra physical therapy reduces patient length of stay and improves functional outcomes and quality of life in people with acute or subacute conditions (...) : a systematic review Peiris CL, Taylor NF, Shields N CRD summary The authors concluded that extra physical activity decreased length of stay in an acute or rehabilitation setting and significantly improved mobility, activity and quality of life in people with acute or subacute conditions. While this conclusion reliably summarises the broad findings of the meta-analysis, it may not apply to all conditions in all settings. Authors' objectives To investigate whether extra physical therapy interventions reduced

DARE.2012

55. Treatment of TMD Pain With Occlusal Splint vs. Physical Therapies

Treatment of TMD Pain With Occlusal Splint vs. Physical Therapies UTCAT2252, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Treatment of TMD Pain With Occlusal Splint vs. Physical Therapies Clinical Question For a patient with TMD pain, does an occlusal splint reduce pain in a higher percentage of patients than does physical therapy and/or stress exercises? Clinical Bottom Line Both methods of treatment reduce pain (...) in patients with TMD, but there is inconclusive evidence as to which treatment is definitively better for all patients. Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Madani/ 2011 60 patients with acute pain and dysfunction RCT Key results Occlusal splints and physical therapy are both effective methods of TMD treatment, but occlusal splints is the best treatment for reduction of pain and joint sounds. #2

UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library2012

56. For people with persistent tension-type neck pain, a multicomponent pain and stress self-management intervention gives better improvement in ability to control pain and self-efficacy, but not disability, than physical therapy

For people with persistent tension-type neck pain, a multicomponent pain and stress self-management intervention gives better improvement in ability to control pain and self-efficacy, but not disability, than physical therapy For people with persistent tension-type neck pain, a multicomponent pain and stress self-management intervention gives better improvement in ability to control pain and self-efficacy, but not disability, than physical therapy | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses (...) , a multicomponent pain and stress self-management intervention gives better improvement in ability to control pain and self-efficacy, but not disability, than physical therapy Article Text Therapeutics For people with persistent tension-type neck pain, a multicomponent pain and stress self-management intervention gives better improvement in ability to control pain and self-efficacy, but not disability, than physical therapy Henry Pollard Statistics from Altmetric.com No Altmetric data available for this article

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2012

57. Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis

Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis Shamliyan TA, Wang SY, Olson-Kellogg B, Kane RL 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 Shamliyan TA, Wang SY (...) , Olson-Kellogg B, Kane RL. Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 77. 2012 Authors' objectives To assess the association between intermediate and patient-centered outcomes and harms with physical therapy interventions in community-dwelling adults with chronic knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis and to examine validity and minimum clinically important differences

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2012

58. [High frequency chest compression for ambulatory pulmonary physical therapy in patients with cystic fibrosis]

[High frequency chest compression for ambulatory pulmonary physical therapy in patients with cystic fibrosis] Compresor torácico de alta frecuencia para terapia física pulmonar ambulatoria en pacientes con fibrosis quística [High frequency chest compression for ambulatory pulmonary physical therapy in patients with cystic fibrosis] Compresor torácico de alta frecuencia para terapia física pulmonar ambulatoria en pacientes con fibrosis quística [High frequency chest compression for ambulatory (...) pulmonary physical therapy in patients with cystic fibrosis] Pichon Riviere A, Augustovski F, Garcia Marti S, Glujovsky D, Alcaraz A, Lopez A, Bardach A, Ciapponi A, Rey-Ares L 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 Pichon Riviere A, Augustovski F, Garcia Marti S, Glujovsky D, Alcaraz A, Lopez A, Bardach A, Ciapponi A, Rey-Ares L

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2012

59. The role of family-centered therapy when used with physical or occupational therapy in children with congenital or acquired disorders

The role of family-centered therapy when used with physical or occupational therapy in children with congenital or acquired disorders The role of family-centered therapy when used with physical or occupational therapy in children with congenital or acquired disorders The role of family-centered therapy when used with physical or occupational therapy in children with congenital or acquired disorders Baker T, Haines S, Yost J, DiClaudio S, Braun C, Holt S CRD summary The authors suggested (...) with congenital or acquired disorders, when provided with physical or occupational therapy. Searching PubMed, CINAHL, Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Premier, SPORTDiscus, and Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection were searched, for studies published in English. The earliest content was from 1965; the date on which the searches were conducted was not reported. Search terms were reported. Study selection Studies of any design that evaluated the effects of family-centred therapy, for children

DARE.2012