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81. Randomised controlled trial: In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose

Randomised controlled trial: In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse (...) the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. 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 In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2010

82. Evaluation of droplet dispersion during non-invasive ventilation, oxygen therapy, nebuliser treatment and chest physiotherapy in clinical practice: implications for management of pandemic influenza and other airborne infections.

Evaluation of droplet dispersion during non-invasive ventilation, oxygen therapy, nebuliser treatment and chest physiotherapy in clinical practice: implications for management of pandemic influenza and other airborne infections. Evaluation of droplet dispersion during non-invasive ventilation, oxygen therapy, nebuliser treatment and chest physiotherapy in clinical practice: implications for management of pandemic influenza and other airborne infections. Evaluation of droplet dispersion during (...) non-invasive ventilation, oxygen therapy, nebuliser treatment and chest physiotherapy in clinical practice: implications for management of pandemic influenza and other airborne infections. Simonds AK, Hanak A, Chatwin M, Morrell MJ, Hall A, Parker KH, Siggers JH, Dickinson RJ 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 Simonds AK, Hanak

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2010

83. A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX)

A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX) A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX) A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine (...) the effectiveness and cost utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX) Cross J, Elender F, Barton G, Clark A, Shepstone L, Blyth A, Bachmann A, Harvey I 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 Cross J, Elender F, Barton G, Clark A, Shepstone L, Blyth

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2010

84. The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review)

The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review) The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review) The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review) Hanratty C, Kerr D, McVeigh J, Basford J, Sim J Record Status This record provides details (...) of a protocol for a systematic review currently being undertaken. It is due for publication in January 2011 Citation Hanratty C, Kerr D, McVeigh J, Basford J, Sim J. The effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome (Protocol for a systematic review) HTA Database 2010: CRD32010000598 Authors' objectives Review question To determine the effectiveness of exercise in the physiotherapy management of subacromial impingement syndrome. Search strategy An electronic

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2010

85. Efficacy of intensive versus nonintensive physiotherapy in children with cerebral palsy: a meta-analysis

Efficacy of intensive versus nonintensive physiotherapy in children with cerebral palsy: a meta-analysis Efficacy of intensive versus nonintensive physiotherapy in children with cerebral palsy: a meta-analysis Efficacy of intensive versus nonintensive physiotherapy in children with cerebral palsy: a meta-analysis Arpino C, Fenicia Vescio M, De Luca A, Curatolo P CRD summary This review concluded that intensive conventional therapy could improve the functional motor outcome for children (...) of the included trials were conducted in the UK; one was conducted in Greece. Where reported, the mean age of participants ranged from 19.75 to 86 months. Conventional therapy was physiotherapy or neurodevelopmental therapy. The regime varied between trials. Where reported, the trials included children with cerebral palsy of a severity of level I to V. Two reviewers selected trials for inclusion. Disagreements were resolved by discussion. Assessment of study quality The authors did not state

DARE.2010

86. Physiotherapy secretion removal techniques in people with spinal cord injury: a systematic review

Physiotherapy secretion removal techniques in people with spinal cord injury: a systematic review Physiotherapy secretion removal techniques in people with spinal cord injury: a systematic review Physiotherapy secretion removal techniques in people with spinal cord injury: a systematic review Reid WD, Brown JA, Konnyu KJ, Rurak JM, Sakakibara BM CRD summary This review concluded that evidence supporting the use of secretion removal techniques in spinal cord injury was limited and mostly low (...) were searched from inception to May 2009 for publications in English. Search terms were reported. Google Scholar and references of relevant articles were searched. Study selection Eligible studies assessed use of physical therapy secretion removal techniques for increasing airway clearance in individuals with chronic tetraplegia or high paraplegia (individuals who were extubated or on chronic modes of ventilation). To be included, 50% or more of study populations had to contain individuals

DARE.2010

87. A systematic review of common physiotherapy interventions in school-aged children with cerebral palsy

A systematic review of common physiotherapy interventions in school-aged children with cerebral palsy A systematic review of common physiotherapy interventions in school-aged children with cerebral palsy A systematic review of common physiotherapy interventions in school-aged children with cerebral palsy Martin L, Baker R, Harvey A CRD summary The authors concluded that there was strong evidence for interventions to strengthen targeted muscle groups, and emerging evidence for functional (...) training, in children with cerebral palsy. This was a generally well-conducted review, but the limitations of the evidence (small studies at a high risk of bias), suggest that the authors' conclusions may be over optimistic. Authors' objectives To review the evidence for the effectiveness of commonly used physiotherapy interventions, for children with cerebral palsy, aged four to 18 years. Searching The authors searched MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, PEDro and The Cochrane Library, for articles from 1995

DARE.2010

88. Randomised controlled trial: 3-month physiotherapy and occupational therapy programme did not improve mobility and independence in older care home residents with limitations in these areas

Randomised controlled trial: 3-month physiotherapy and occupational therapy programme did not improve mobility and independence in older care home residents with limitations in these areas 3-month physiotherapy and occupational therapy programme did not improve mobility and independence in older care home residents with limitations in these areas | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society 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 via your Society 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 3-month physiotherapy and occupational therapy programme did not improve mobility and independence in older care

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2010

89. Systematic review: Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia

Systematic review: Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society 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 via your Society 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 Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults with pneumonia Article Text Therapeutics Systematic review Insufficient evidence to recommend routine adjunctive chest physiotherapy for adults

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2010

90. The impact of home-based physiotherapy interventions on breathlessness during activities of daily living in severe COPD: a systematic review

The impact of home-based physiotherapy interventions on breathlessness during activities of daily living in severe COPD: a systematic review The impact of home-based physiotherapy interventions on breathlessness during activities of daily living in severe COPD: a systematic review The impact of home-based physiotherapy interventions on breathlessness during activities of daily living in severe COPD: a systematic review Thomas MJ, Simpson J, Riley R, Grant E CRD summary This review assessed (...) the impact of home-based physiotherapy interventions on breathlessness during activities of daily living in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and concluded that inspiratory muscle training and exercise seemed to be beneficial. Clinical variation and methodological weaknesses in the included studies mean that caution is required when judging the reliability of the authors’ conclusions. Authors' objectives To assess the impact of home-based physiotherapy interventions on breathlessness during

DARE.2010

91. Chest physiotherapy with positive expiratory pressure breathing after abdominal and thoracic surgery: a systematic review

Chest physiotherapy with positive expiratory pressure breathing after abdominal and thoracic surgery: a systematic review Chest physiotherapy with positive expiratory pressure breathing after abdominal and thoracic surgery: a systematic review Chest physiotherapy with positive expiratory pressure breathing after abdominal and thoracic surgery: a systematic review Orman J, Westerdahl E CRD summary This review concluded that there was little evidence that positive pressure (PEP) breathing (...) was better than other physiotherapy breathing techniques in patients who underwent abdominal or thoracic surgery; however, studies that compared PEP with placebo and no treatment were lacking. These cautious conclusions appeared to reflect the evidence presented, but relevant data may have been missed. Authors' objectives To investigate the effect of chest physiotherapy with positive expiratory pressure (PEP) breathing after an open upper abdominal or thoracic surgery. Searching MEDLINE, CINAHL, AMED

DARE.2010

92. A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost-utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX)

A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost-utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX) A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost-utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX) A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine (...) the effectiveness and cost-utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX) Cross J, Elender F, Barton G, Clark A, Shepstone L, Blyth A, Bachmann M, Harvey I, MATREX Research Group Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic 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

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2010

93. Effect of multiple physiotherapy sessions on functional outcomes in the initial postoperative period after primary total hip replacement: a randomized controlled trial

Effect of multiple physiotherapy sessions on functional outcomes in the initial postoperative period after primary total hip replacement: a randomized controlled trial 19801052 2009 10 05 2009 10 22 2009 10 05 1532-821X 90 10 2009 Oct Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil Effect of multiple physiotherapy sessions on functional outcomes in the initial postoperative period after primary total hip replacement: a randomized controlled trial. 1652-7 10.1016/j.apmr (...) .2009.04.012 Stockton KA, Mengersen KA. Effect of multiple physiotherapy sessions on functional outcomes in the initial postoperative period after primary total hip replacement: a randomized controlled trial. To determine whether increasing physiotherapy input from once to twice per day will result in earlier achievement of functional milestones (ie, independence in mobility and transfers) and decreased length of stay (LOS) in patients undergoing a primary total hip replacement. Randomized controlled trial

EvidenceUpdates2010

94. Effectiveness of early physiotherapy to prevent lymphoedema after surgery for breast cancer: randomised, single blinded, clinical trial.

Effectiveness of early physiotherapy to prevent lymphoedema after surgery for breast cancer: randomised, single blinded, clinical trial. 20068255 2010 01 13 2010 01 19 2014 12 04 1756-1833 340 2010 Jan 12 BMJ (Clinical research ed.) BMJ Effectiveness of early physiotherapy to prevent lymphoedema after surgery for breast cancer: randomised, single blinded, clinical trial. b5396 10.1136/bmj.b5396 bmj.b5396 To determine the effectiveness of early physiotherapy in reducing the risk of secondary (...) lymphoedema after surgery for breast cancer. Randomised, single blinded, clinical trial. University hospital in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain. 120 women who had breast surgery involving dissection of axillary lymph nodes between May 2005 and June 2007. The early physiotherapy group was treated by a physiotherapist with a physiotherapy programme including manual lymph drainage, massage of scar tissue, and progressive active and action assisted shoulder exercises. This group also received an educational

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95. A specific inpatient aquatic physiotherapy program improves strength after total hip or knee replacement surgery: a randomized controlled trial

A specific inpatient aquatic physiotherapy program improves strength after total hip or knee replacement surgery: a randomized controlled trial 19406293 2009 05 01 2009 06 12 2009 05 01 1532-821X 90 5 2009 May Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil A specific inpatient aquatic physiotherapy program improves strength after total hip or knee replacement surgery: a randomized controlled trial. 745-55 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.12.011 To evaluate the effect of inpatient (...) aquatic physiotherapy in addition to usual ward physiotherapy on the recovery of strength, function, and gait speed after total hip or knee replacement surgery. Pragmatic randomized controlled trial with blinded 6-month follow-up. Acute-care private hospital. People (n=65) undergoing primary hip or knee arthroplasty (average age, 69.6+/-8.2y; 30 men). Participants were randomly assigned to receive supplementary inpatient physiotherapy, beginning on day 4: aquatic physiotherapy, nonspecific water

EvidenceUpdates2009

96. Physiotherapy after volar plating of wrist fractures is effective using a home exercise program

Physiotherapy after volar plating of wrist fractures is effective using a home exercise program 19345766 2009 04 06 2009 04 14 2009 04 06 1532-821X 90 4 2009 Apr Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil Physiotherapy after volar plating of wrist fractures is effective using a home exercise program. 537-44 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.09.575 To determine the effect of 2 different postoperative therapy approaches after operative stabilization of the wrist fractures: treatment (...) by a physical therapist with 12 sessions and an unassisted home exercise program. Randomized controlled cohort study. Hospital-based care, primary center of orthopedic surgery. Volunteers (N=48) with fractures of the distal radius after internal fixation with locking plates. There were 46 patients available for follow-up after exclusion of 2 participants due to physiotherapy sessions in excess of the study protocol. Not applicable. Evaluation of grip strength using a Jamar dynamometer, range of motion (ROM

EvidenceUpdates2009

97. Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: a systematic review of clinical trials

Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: a systematic review of clinical trials Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: a systematic review of clinical trials Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: a systematic review of clinical trials Minns Lowe CJ, Barker KL, Dewey ME, Sackley CM CRD summary This review concluded that there was insufficient evidence (...) to established the effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following primary hip replacement for osteoarthritis. The authors' cautious conclusions were supported by the results, but should be interpreted with some caution due to questions relating to the analysis. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise after discharge following elective primary total hip arthroplasty. Searching AMED, CINAHL, EMBASE, King's Fund database, MEDLINE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled

DARE.2009

98. Effects of physiotherapy in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome: a systematic review of the literature

Effects of physiotherapy in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome: a systematic review of the literature Effects of physiotherapy in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome: a systematic review of the literature Effects of physiotherapy in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome: a systematic review of the literature Kromer TO, Tautenhahn UG, de Bie RA, Staal JB, Bastiaenen CH CRD summary This review found that for shoulder impingement syndrome, physiotherapist-led exercises and (...) surgery appeared to be equally effective in the long-term. Home-based exercises appeared to be as effective as combined physiotherapy interventions. Passive treatments did not appear to be effective. Trials differed widely and there was insufficient high-quality evidence to reach definite conclusions. This judgement appears to be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of physiotherapy in patients with clinical signs of shoulder impingement syndrome. Searching MEDLINE (from 1966

DARE.2009

99. Group treatments for sensitive health care problems: a randomised controlled trial of group versus individual physiotherapy sessions for female urinary incontinence

Group treatments for sensitive health care problems: a randomised controlled trial of group versus individual physiotherapy sessions for female urinary incontinence Group treatments for sensitive health care problems: a randomised controlled trial of group versus individual physiotherapy sessions for female urinary incontinence Group treatments for sensitive health care problems: a randomised controlled trial of group versus individual physiotherapy sessions for female urinary incontinence Lamb (...) SE, Pepper J, Lall R, Jorstad-Stein EC, Clark MD, Hill L, Fereday-Smith J Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic 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. CRD summary This study evaluated patient preferences for physiotherapy in a group versus individual setting and it compared

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2009

100. Long-term clinical benefits and costs of an integrated rehabilitation programme compared with outpatient physiotherapy for chronic knee pain

Long-term clinical benefits and costs of an integrated rehabilitation programme compared with outpatient physiotherapy for chronic knee pain Long-term clinical benefits and costs of an integrated rehabilitation programme compared with outpatient physiotherapy for chronic knee pain Long-term clinical benefits and costs of an integrated rehabilitation programme compared with outpatient physiotherapy for chronic knee pain Jessep SA, Walsh NE, Ratcliffe J, Hurley MV Record Status This is a critical (...) that the Enabling Self-management and Coping with Arthritic knee Pain through Exercise (ESCAPE-knee pain) programme was more cost-effective than out-patient physiotherapy, but this needed to be confirmed in a larger trial. The methodology and reporting were satisfactory and the authors' conclusions appear to be appropriate. Type of economic evaluation Cost-effectiveness analysis Study objective This study evaluated the feasibility of an integrated community rehabilitation programme and compared its clinical

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2009