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121. Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms resulting from physical injury Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms resulting from physical injury Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms resulting from physical injury | Evidence-Based Mental Health 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 Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms resulting from physical injury Article Text Therapeutics Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly

2005 Evidence-Based Mental Health

122. A critical review of literature regarding the effectiveness of physical therapy management of hip fracture in elderly persons

management of hip fracture in elderly persons. Journals of Gerontology Series A - Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 2005; 60(10): 1285-1291 Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Aged; Evidence-Based Medicine; Hip Fractures /rehabilitation /therapy; Physical Therapy Modalities AccessionNumber 12006000093 Date bibliographic record published 28/02/2007 Date abstract record published 28/02/2007 Record Status This is a critical abstract of a systematic review that meets the criteria (...) A critical review of literature regarding the effectiveness of physical therapy management of hip fracture in elderly persons A critical review of literature regarding the effectiveness of physical therapy management of hip fracture in elderly persons A critical review of literature regarding the effectiveness of physical therapy management of hip fracture in elderly persons Toussant E M, Kohia M CRD summary This review assessed the effectiveness of physical therapy for the treatment of hip

2005 DARE.

123. Physical exercise in cancer patients during and after medical treatment: a systematic review of randomized and controlled clinical trials

Physical exercise in cancer patients during and after medical treatment: a systematic review of randomized and controlled clinical trials 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.

2005 DARE.

124. Physical therapies for reducing and controlling lymphoedema of the limbs. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Physical therapies for reducing and controlling lymphoedema of the limbs. Lymphoedema is the accumulation of excess fluid in the body caused by obstruction of the lymphatic drainage mechanisms. Management involves decongesting the reduced lymphatic pathways in order to reduce the size of the limb. There is a great deal of debate as to which components of a physical treatment programme are the most crucial.To assess the effect of physical treatment programmes on: volume, shape, condition (...) that tested physical therapies with a follow-up period of at least six months.Two blinded reviewers independently assessed trial quality and extracted data . Meta-analysis was not performed due to the poor quality of the trials.Only three studies involving 150 randomised patients were included. Since none studied the same intervention it was not possible to combine the data. One crossover study of manual lymph drainage (MLD) followed by self-administered massage versus no treatment, concluded

2004 Cochrane

125. Effectiveness of physical therapy, restricted to electrotherapy and exercise, for osteoarthritis of the knee

Effectiveness of physical therapy, restricted to electrotherapy and exercise, for osteoarthritis of the knee Effectiveness of physical therapy, restricted to electrotherapy and exercise, for osteoarthritis of the knee Effectiveness of physical therapy, restricted to electrotherapy and exercise, for osteoarthritis of the knee The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services 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 The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services. Effectiveness of physical therapy, restricted to electrotherapy and exercise, for osteoarthritis of the knee. Oslo: The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (NOKC) 2004: 104 Authors' objectives The aim of this report was to evaluate the effectiveness of physical therapy, restricted to electrotherapy and exercise, for osteoarthritis of the knee

2004 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

126. The impact of physical therapy on functional outcomes after stroke: what's the evidence?

. Specific interventions included in the review Studies of physical therapy interventions focused on improving functional outcomes were eligible for inclusion. Studies were excluded if they used acupuncture or drug treatment in combination with physical therapy, or if they used robotics. In the review, interventions were categorised into the following ten categories: traditional neurological approaches; programmes for training sensorimotor function or influencing muscle tone; cardiovascular fitness (...) The impact of physical therapy on functional outcomes after stroke: what's the evidence? The impact of physical therapy on functional outcomes after stroke: what's the evidence? The impact of physical therapy on functional outcomes after stroke: what's the evidence? Van Peppen R P, Kwakkel G, Wood-Dauphinee S, Hendriks H J, Van der Wees Ph J, Dekker J CRD summary This review assessed the effects of physical therapy interventions for improving functional outcomes after stroke. The authors

2004 DARE.

127. Physical examination in the care of medical inpatients: an observational study. (Abstract)

Physical examination in the care of medical inpatients: an observational study. Little is known about the clinical importance of skilled physical examination in the care of patients in hospital.Hospital records of a systematic consecutive sample of patients admitted to a general medical inpatient service were reviewed retrospectively to determine whether physical findings by the attending physician led to important changes in clinical management. Patients with pivotal physical findings were (...) validated but not discoverable.Among 100 patients, 26 had pivotal physical findings (26%; 95% CI 18-36). 15 of these (58%; 95% CI 37-77) were validated (13 with urgent surgical or other invasive procedures) and 14 were discoverable (54%; 95% CI 33-73). Seven patients had class 1 findings (7%; 95% CI 3-14).Physical examination can have a substantial effect on the care of medical inpatients. If replicated in other settings, these findings might have important implications for medical educators and quality

2003 Lancet

128. Cardiorespiratory physical therapy for patients with acute medical conditions: qualitative systematic review

Cardiorespiratory physical therapy for patients with acute medical conditions: qualitative systematic review Cardiorespiratory physical therapy for patients with acute medical conditions: qualitative systematic review Cardiorespiratory physical therapy for patients with acute medical conditions: qualitative systematic review Crowe J, Brooks D, Kelsey C J, Lacy J B, Parsons J, Solway S CRD summary The authors concluded that the evidence was sparse, weak and difficult to interpret. The authors (...) ' conclusions reflect the paucity of the evidence presented but the implications for practice may be overstated due to the quality and quantity of the underlying evidence. Authors' objectives To evaluate the evidence for cardiorespiratory physical therapy techniques in the management of patients with acute medical conditions. Searching MEDLINE and CINAHL were searched to February 2002 and EMBASE was searched to August 2002; search terms were reported. The Cochrane Library was searched (dates not reported

2003 DARE.

129. Comparison of classification-based physical therapy with therapy based on clinical practice guidelines for patients with acute low back pain: a randomized clinical trial

Comparison of classification-based physical therapy with therapy based on clinical practice guidelines for patients with acute low back pain: a randomized clinical trial 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.

2003 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

130. Physical therapies for prevention of urinary and faecal incontinence in adults. (Abstract)

Physical therapies for prevention of urinary and faecal incontinence in adults. Physical therapies, particularly pelvic floor muscle training, have been recommended for prevention of incontinence associated with childbearing, and prostate surgery.To assess the effectiveness of physical therapies in preventing incontinence in adults.The Cochrane Incontinence Group trials register was searched to September 2001. Trials were also sought from the Reference Lists of relevant articles and from (...) experts in the field.Randomised and quasi-randomised trials in adults without incontinence symptoms that compared a physical therapy with no treatment, or any other treatment to prevent incontinence.Two reviewers independently assessed eligibility, trial quality and extracted data. Data were processed as described in the Cochrane Collaboration Handbook.Two trials in men (155 men) and 13 trials in women (4661 women) were included. As most trials recruited regardless of continence status

2002 Cochrane

131. What evidence exists about the safety of physical restraint when used by law enforcement and medical staff to control individuals with acute behavioural disturbance?

What evidence exists about the safety of physical restraint when used by law enforcement and medical staff to control individuals with acute behavioural disturbance? What evidence exists about the safety of physical restraint when used by law enforcement and medical staff to control individuals with acute behavioural disturbance? What evidence exists about the safety of physical restraint when used by law enforcement and medical staff to control individuals with acute behavioural disturbance (...) ? Day P 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 Day P. What evidence exists about the safety of physical restraint when used by law enforcement and medical staff to control individuals with acute behavioural disturbance? Christchurch: New Zealand Health Technology Assessment (NZHTA) 2002: 37 Authors' objectives The focus of this Tech

2002 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

132. The use of low level laser therapy in wound care in Alberta, Canada: results of a survey of physical therapists involved in rehabilitation, long term care and home care

and home care Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, Institute of Health Economics 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 Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, Institute of Health Economics. The use of low level laser therapy in wound care in Alberta, Canada: results of a survey of physical therapists involved (...) in rehabilitation, long term care and home care. Edmonton: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR). 2001 Authors' objectives In March 2000, a survey was mailed out to 273 physical therapists involved in rehabilitation, home care and long term care in the province of Alberta. The purpose of the survey was to determine the amount of use of low level laser therapy (LLLT) in wound care. Authors' conclusions The survey response rate was 81.3% (or 222/273). Results showed that 23.1% (51/221) of all

2001 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

133. Efficacy of physical therapy methods and exercise after a breast cancer operation: a systematic review

should be tailored to the patient's ability and stamina. Research: Methodologically sound trials and economic evaluations of post-breast-cancer interventions commonly prescribed by physiotherapists, are needed. Bibliographic details Karki A, Simonen R, Malkia E, Selfe J. Efficacy of physical therapy methods and exercise after a breast cancer operation: a systematic review. Critical Reviews in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2001; 13(2-3): 159-190 Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD (...) Efficacy of physical therapy methods and exercise after a breast cancer operation: a systematic review Efficacy of physical therapy methods and exercise after a breast cancer operation: a systematic review Efficacy of physical therapy methods and exercise after a breast cancer operation: a systematic review Karki A, Simonen R, Malkia E, Selfe J Authors' objectives To evaluate the effects of: (1) different therapy methods on upper limb oedema of breast cancer patients; (2) early versus delayed

2001 DARE.

134. The effects of physical therapy in Parkinson's disease: a research synthesis

Parkinson Patienten Vereniging and Prinses Beatrix Fonds, grant number POO-03-11. Bibliographic details de Goede C J, Keus S H, Kwakkel G, Wagenaar R C. The effects of physical therapy in Parkinson's disease: a research synthesis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2001; 82(4): 509-515 PubMedID Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Activities of Daily Living; Exercise Therapy; Humans; Parkinson Disease /physiopathology /rehabilitation; Physical Therapy Modalities; Walking (...) The effects of physical therapy in Parkinson's disease: a research synthesis The effects of physical therapy in Parkinson's disease: a research synthesis The effects of physical therapy in Parkinson's disease: a research synthesis de Goede C J, Keus S H, Kwakkel G, Wagenaar R C Authors' objectives To assess the effect of physical therapy (PT) on neurological signs, activities of daily living (ADL) and walking ability in patients with Parkinson's disease. Searching MEDLINE, CINAHL

2001 DARE.

135. A clinical practice guideline on peri-operative cardiorespiratory physical therapy

A clinical practice guideline on peri-operative cardiorespiratory physical therapy A clinical practice guideline on peri-operative cardiorespiratory physical therapy A clinical practice guideline on peri-operative cardiorespiratory physical therapy Brooks D, Crowe J, Kelsey C J, Lacy J B, Parsons J, Solway S Authors' objectives To evaluate cardiorespiratory physical therapy (CPT) in the management of patients after thoracic, cardiac and abdominal surgery. Searching CINAHL (from 1982 to August (...) , Kelsey C J, Lacy J B, Parsons J, Solway S. A clinical practice guideline on peri-operative cardiorespiratory physical therapy. Physiotherapy Canada 2001; 53(1): 9-25 Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Abdomen /surgery; Breathing Exercises; Cardiac Surgical Procedures /rehabilitation; Physical Therapy Modalities /methods; Postoperative Care /methods; Respiratory Function Tests; Spirometry; Thoracic Surgical Procedures /rehabilitation AccessionNumber 12001008628 Date bibliographic

2001 DARE.

136. Physical medicine modalities for mechanical neck disorders. (Abstract)

applications, electrotherapies, cervical orthoses and chronic pain / cognitive behavioural rehabilitation strategies.There is little information available from trials to support the use of physical medicine modalities for mechanical neck pain. There is some support for the use of electromagnetic therapy and against the use of laser therapy with respect to pain reduction. (...) Physical medicine modalities for mechanical neck disorders. Multiple physical medicine modalities are commonly included as part of therapeutic interventions for mechanical neck disorders (neck pain). The objective of this review was to assess the effects of physical medicine modalities for pain in adults with mechanical neck disorders.We searched Medline, Embase, Chirolars, Index to Chiropractic Literature, Cinahl, Science Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Index, National Technical

2000 Cochrane

137. Bronchopulmonary hygiene physical therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis. (Abstract)

Bronchopulmonary hygiene physical therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis. Bronchopulmonary hygiene physical therapy is a form of chest physical therapy including chest percussion and postural drainage to remove lung secretions. These are applied commonly to patients with both acute and chronic airway diseases. Despite controversies in the literature regarding its efficacy, it remains in use in a variety of clinical settings. The various forms of this therapy (...) are labour intensive and need to be evaluated.The objective of this review was to assess the effects of bronchial hygiene physical therapy in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis.We searched the Cochrane Airways Group trials register and reference lists of articles up to July 1997. We also wrote to study authors.Randomised trials in which postural drainage, chest percussion, vibration, chest shaking, directed coughing or forced exhalation technique was compared to other

2000 Cochrane

138. A systematic overview of the effectiveness of physical therapy intervention on soft tissue neck injury following trauma

. Funding Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. Bibliographic details Magee D J, Oborn-Barrett E, Turner S, Fenning N. A systematic overview of the effectiveness of physical therapy intervention on soft tissue neck injury following trauma. Physiotherapy Canada 2000; 52(2): 111-130 Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Neck Injuries /therapy; Physical Therapy Modalities; Whiplash Injuries /therapy AccessionNumber 12000005194 Date bibliographic record published 31/10/2002 Date (...) A systematic overview of the effectiveness of physical therapy intervention on soft tissue neck injury following trauma A systematic overview of the effectiveness of physical therapy intervention on soft tissue neck injury following trauma A systematic overview of the effectiveness of physical therapy intervention on soft tissue neck injury following trauma Magee D J, Oborn-Barrett E, Turner S, Fenning N Authors' objectives To assess the evidence concerning the effectiveness of physical therapy

2000 DARE.

139. Adjuvant physical therapy versus occupational therapy in patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy/complex regional pain syndrome type I

. Physical therapy was superior to the occupational therapy in terms of the ISS score. Cost results The total medical costs were depicted graphically, whereas the actual values were not reported. The approximate values, as obtained from the graph, were Dfl 13,000 for the occupational therapy group, Dfl 8,700 for the physical therapy group, and Dfl 8,000 for the social work group. Synthesis of costs and benefits The incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of physical therapy compared with social work was Dfl (...) on to suggest that further studies were needed to examine the type of physical and occupational therapies used. Also, to identify appropriate measures to judge treatment progress and outcome. Source of funding None stated. Bibliographic details Oerlemans H M, Oostendorp R A, de Boo T, van der Laan L, Severens J L, Goris J A. Adjuvant physical therapy versus occupational therapy in patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy/complex regional pain syndrome type I. Archives of Physical Medicine

2000 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

140. Cost-effectiveness analysis of adjuvant physical or occupational therapy for patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy

evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Adjuvant physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) alongside medical treatment in the treatment of patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD). Type of intervention Treatment. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study (...) to be more cost-effective. Source of funding Supported by research grant from the National Health Insurance Board of The Netherlands. Bibliographic details Severens J L, Oerlemans H M, Weegels A J, van't Hof M A, Oostendorp R A, Goris R J. Cost-effectiveness analysis of adjuvant physical or occupational therapy for patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999; 80(9): 1038-1043 PubMedID Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Adult; Aged

1999 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.