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121. Chest physical therapy management of patients with cystic fibrosis: a meta-analysis

Chest physical therapy management of patients with cystic fibrosis: a meta-analysis Chest physical therapy management of patients with cystic fibrosis: a meta-analysis Chest physical therapy management of patients with cystic fibrosis: a meta-analysis Thomas J, Cook D J, Brooks D Authors' objectives To quantitatively assess the effectiveness of chest physical therapy (CPT) in the treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Searching MEDLINE was searched from 1966 to 1993 using (explode (...) ) 'rehabilitation', (explode) 'cystic fibrosis' and the MeSH 'exercise' and cystic fibrosis'; CINAHL was searched from 1983 to the present day using the terms 'physical therapy', 'cystic fibrosis', 'exercise' and 'rehabilitation'. Reference lists of retrieved articles were handsearched, and authors of primary studies were contacted for further published and unpublished trials. Study selection Study designs of evaluations included in the review Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) were included. Specific

DARE.1995

122. Cognitive behavioural therapy for medically unexplained physical symptoms: a randomised controlled trial.

Cognitive behavioural therapy for medically unexplained physical symptoms: a randomised controlled trial. 7496281 1996 01 18 1996 01 18 2013 09 22 0959-8138 311 7016 1995 Nov 18 BMJ (Clinical research ed.) BMJ Cognitive behavioural therapy for medically unexplained physical symptoms: a randomised controlled trial. 1328-32 To examine the additional effect of cognitive behavioural therapy for patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms in comparison with optimised medical care (...) maintained. Cognitive behavioural therapy seems to be a feasible and effective treatment in general medical patients with unexplained physical symptoms. Speckens A E AE Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Leiden, Netherlands. van Hemert A M AM Spinhoven P P Hawton K E KE Bolk J H JH Rooijmans H G HG eng Clinical Trial Journal Article Randomized Controlled Trial Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't England BMJ 8900488 0959-535X AIM IM Br J Psychiatry. 1967 Jan;113(494):89-93 6029373 Med Care. 1981

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123. Evaluation of the literature on the effectiveness of physical therapy modalities in the management of children with cystic fibrosis

Evaluation of the literature on the effectiveness of physical therapy modalities in the management of children with cystic fibrosis Evaluation of the literature on the effectiveness of physical therapy modalities in the management of children with cystic fibrosis Evaluation of the literature on the effectiveness of physical therapy modalities in the management of children with cystic fibrosis Boyd S, Brooks D, Agnew-Coughlin J, Ashwell J Authors' objectives To critically and objectively (...) appraise the evidence that supports or refutes the use of various physical therapy modalities in the management of children with cystic fibrosis. Searching MEDLINE and Cumulated Index Medicus were searched from 1969 to 1992; no search strategy was provided. Study selection Study designs of evaluations included in the review Studies were assessed on four inclusion criteria: (1) an adequately large sample size; (2) a methodology that was reproducible and had face validity; (3) sufficient length

DARE.1994

124. Efficacy of electromyographic biofeedback compared with conventional physical therapy for upper-extremity function in patients following stroke: a research overview and meta-analysis

Efficacy of electromyographic biofeedback compared with conventional physical therapy for upper-extremity function in patients following stroke: a research overview and meta-analysis Efficacy of electromyographic biofeedback compared with conventional physical therapy for upper-extremity function in patients following stroke: a research overview and meta-analysis Efficacy of electromyographic biofeedback compared with conventional physical therapy for upper-extremity function in patients (...) following stroke: a research overview and meta-analysis Moreland J, Thomson M A Authors' objectives To examine the efficacy of electromyographic (EMG) biofeedback compared to conventional physical therapy, for improving upper-extremity function in patients following a stroke. Searching MEDLINE was searched with the keywords 'electromyography', biofeedback' and 'cerebrovascular disorders'; CINAHL with the keywords 'biofeedback' and 'cerebrovascular accident'; and Dissertation Abstracts International

DARE.1994

125. The effects of physical therapy on cerebral palsy. A controlled trial in infants with spastic diplegia.

The effects of physical therapy on cerebral palsy. A controlled trial in infants with spastic diplegia. 3280999 1988 04 26 1988 04 26 2007 11 15 0028-4793 318 13 1988 Mar 31 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. The effects of physical therapy on cerebral palsy. A controlled trial in infants with spastic diplegia. 803-8 Legislatively mandated programs for early intervention on behalf of handicapped infants often stipulate the inclusion of physical therapy as a major component (...) of treatment for cerebral palsy. To evaluate the effects of physical therapy, we randomly assigned 48 infants (12 to 19 months of age) with mild to severe spastic diplegia to receive either 12 months of physical therapy (Group A) or 6 months of physical therapy preceded by 6 months of infant stimulation (Group B). The infant-stimulation program included motor, sensory, language, and cognitive activities of increasing complexity. Masked outcome assessment was performed after both 6 and 12 months of therapy

NEJM1988