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61. 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

62. 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.

63. 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

64. Effect of physical therapy on pain and function in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a randomized clinical trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

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.

2014 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

65. 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.

66. 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

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

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 Controlled trial quality: predicted high

68. Prevalence and patterns of physical activity among medical students in Bangalore, India Full Text available with Trip Pro

Prevalence and patterns of physical activity among medical students in Bangalore, India Physical activity is one of the leading health indicators. The objective was to study the prevalence and patterns of physical activity among young adults.259 Medical students (Men: Women = 116:143) in the age group of 18-22 yrs were interviewed using the official English long version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ). The total level of physical activity and activity in each (...) of the 4 life domains - work, transport, domestic and gardening and leisure-time were estimated and was expressed as metabolic equivalent-hours per week (MET-hour/week).41.3 % showed high levels of physical activity, 43.2% and 15.4 % of students showed moderate level and low level of physical activity respectively. 84.6 % (n=219) were engaged in work related activity and 80.7% (n= 209) showed transport related activity. Domestic and gardening physical activity represented 63.7 % (n=165) of individuals

2013 Electronic physician

69. Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

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

2013 NEJM Controlled trial quality: predicted high

70. 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 (Abstract)

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 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 (...) with AC of the shoulder should be carefully assessed to reduce unnecessary medical expenditures.Copyright © 2012 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

2012 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

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

Physical therapy interventions for knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis: a systematic review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2012 DARE.

72. 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 (Abstract)

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 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 (...) , the intervention groups had a significant decrease in levels of endocrine symptoms (Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Endocrine Symptoms; P<.001; effect size, 0.31-0.52) and urinary symptoms (Bristol Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Questionnaire; P=.002; effect size, 0.29-0.33), and they showed an improvement in physical functioning (36-Item Short Form Health Survey physical functioning subscale; P=.002; effect size, 0.37-0.46). The groups that included CBT also showed a significant decrease

2012 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

73. 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 Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2012 DARE.

74. Prospective randomized study of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using an early versus delayed postoperative physical therapy protocol (Abstract)

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

2012 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

75. Physics and medicine: a historical perspective. (Abstract)

Physics and medicine: a historical perspective. Nowadays, the term medical physics usually refers to the work of physicists employed in hospitals, who are concerned mainly with medical applications of radiation, diagnostic imaging, and clinical measurement. This involvement in clinical work began barely 100 years ago, but the relation between physics and medicine has a much longer history. In this report, I have traced this history from the earliest recorded period, when physical agents (...) of specialties such as electrophysiology, biomechanics, and ophthalmology. Physics-based medical technology developed rapidly during the 19th century, but it was the revolutionary discoveries about radiation and radioactivity at the end of the century that ushered in a new era of radiation-based medical diagnosis and treatment, thereby giving rise to the modern medical physics profession. Subsequent developments in imaging in particular have revolutionised the practice of medicine. We now stand on the brink

2012 Lancet

76. The importance of physics to progress in medical treatment. (Abstract)

The importance of physics to progress in medical treatment. Physics in therapy is as diverse as it is substantial. In this review, we highlight the role of physics--occasionally transitioning into engineering--through discussion of several established and emerging treatments. We specifically address minimal access surgery, ultrasound, photonics, and interventional MRI, identifying areas in which complementarity is being exploited. We also discuss some of the fundamental physical principles (...) involved in the application of each treatment to medical practice.Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

2012 Lancet

77. 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

2012 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

78. Benefit assessment of non-drug treatment strategies in patients with type 2 diabetes: increase in physical activity

Benefit assessment of non-drug treatment strategies in patients with type 2 diabetes: increase in physical activity Executive Summary 1 Translation of the executive summary of the rapid report “Nutzenbewertung nichtmedikamentöser Behandlungsstrategien bei Patienten mit Diabetes mellitus Typ 2: Steigerung der körperlichen Aktivität” (Version 1.0; Status: 19.09.2011). Please note: This translation is provided as a service by IQWiG to English- language readers. However, solely the German original (...) text is absolutely authoritative and legally binding. IQWiG Reports – Commission No. A05-06A Benefit assessment of non- drug treatment strategies in patients with type 2 diabetes: increase in physical activity 1 Executive summary of rapid report A05-06A Version 1.0 Increase in physical activity in type 2 diabetes 19.09.2011 Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) - i - Publishing details Publisher: Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care Topic: Benefit assessment

2012 Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare (IQWiG)

79. 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 | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies (...) Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here 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 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

2012 Evidence-Based Medicine

80. 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

2012 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.