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141. Do additional physiotherapy services reduce length of stay and improve patient health outcomes in acute and sub-acute settings? An updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Do additional physiotherapy services reduce length of stay and improve patient health outcomes in acute and sub-acute settings? An updated systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email

2017 PROSPERO

142. Concurrent diagnostic validity of physiotherapy examination and classification in chronic low back pain

Concurrent diagnostic validity of physiotherapy examination and classification in chronic low back pain Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web

2017 PROSPERO

143. Advice and education as part of physiotherapy management for patients with persistent rotator cuff-related pain: a scoping review

Advice and education as part of physiotherapy management for patients with persistent rotator cuff-related pain: a scoping review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne

2017 PROSPERO

144. A systematic review of the clinometric properties of measures of lung function used to analyse the effect of chest physiotherapy in mechanically ventilated children aged 0-18 years

A systematic review of the clinometric properties of measures of lung function used to analyse the effect of chest physiotherapy in mechanically ventilated children aged 0-18 years Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email

2017 PROSPERO

145. The effectiveness of physiotherapy exercises compared to other active or passive physiotherapy interventions for pain, function, range of motion and length of stay in the inpatient period following total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis

The effectiveness of physiotherapy exercises compared to other active or passive physiotherapy interventions for pain, function, range of motion and length of stay in the inpatient period following total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration

2017 PROSPERO

146. The effect of telephone coaching with or without physiotherapy treatment versus physiotherapy treatment alone for improving functional ability and pain in adults with musculoskeletal conditions

The effect of telephone coaching with or without physiotherapy treatment versus physiotherapy treatment alone for improving functional ability and pain in adults with musculoskeletal conditions Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external

2017 PROSPERO

147. Influence of physiotherapy on post-stroke shoulder pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis

Influence of physiotherapy on post-stroke shoulder pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address

2017 PROSPERO

148. Comparison of treatment effect sizes associated with surrogate outcomes and patient-reported outcome measures in randomised controlled trials of physiotherapy: protocol for a meta-epidemiological study

Comparison of treatment effect sizes associated with surrogate outcomes and patient-reported outcome measures in randomised controlled trials of physiotherapy: protocol for a meta-epidemiological study Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2017 PROSPERO

149. Systematic review of the impact of emergency department primary contact physiotherapy on waiting times and length of stay

Systematic review of the impact of emergency department primary contact physiotherapy on waiting times and length of stay Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence

2017 PROSPERO

150. What is the effectiveness of physiotherapy treatment on iliotibial band friction syndrome in adults

What is the effectiveness of physiotherapy treatment on iliotibial band friction syndrome in adults Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web

2017 PROSPERO

151. Application of therapeutic ultrasound in physiotherapy: a bibliometrics analysis from systematic reviews and meta-analysis

Application of therapeutic ultrasound in physiotherapy: a bibliometrics analysis from systematic reviews and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence

2017 PROSPERO

152. Effect of active physiotherapy on survival and duration of mechanical ventilation in adult patients in the ICU - a systematic review

Effect of active physiotherapy on survival and duration of mechanical ventilation in adult patients in the ICU - a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne

2017 PROSPERO

153. Effectiveness of postoperative respiratory physiotherapy on minimising postoperative pulmonary complications following major abdominal surgery: protocol for a systematic review

Effectiveness of postoperative respiratory physiotherapy on minimising postoperative pulmonary complications following major abdominal surgery: protocol for a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email

2017 PROSPERO

154. Patient reported outcome measures in advanced practice musculoskeletal physiotherapy: a systematic review

Patient reported outcome measures in advanced practice musculoskeletal physiotherapy: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web

2017 PROSPERO

155. Perspectives of caregivers towards physiotherapy treatment for children with burns in Harare, Zimbabwe: A cross-sectional study (PubMed)

Perspectives of caregivers towards physiotherapy treatment for children with burns in Harare, Zimbabwe: A cross-sectional study Physiotherapy is an integral part of treatment for paediatric burns. In Zimbabwe, children are admitted in paediatric burn unit with their caregivers, who play important roles such as providing explanation and obtaining cooperation of the child during physiotherapy, which is often uncomfortable or painful to the patient. The aim of this study was to determine (...) the perspectives of caregivers towards physiotherapy interventions administered to hospitalized children at central hospitals in Harare, Zimbabwe.A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted using self-administered questionnaires. The study was carried out at two large central hospitals (Parirenyatwa Hospital and Harare Central Hospital). The study targeted all the caregivers of children below the age of 12 years with a diagnosis of burns, irrespective of severity or area affected, who were admitted

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2016 Burns & trauma

156. Effect of early supervised physiotherapy on recovery from acute ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial. (PubMed)

Effect of early supervised physiotherapy on recovery from acute ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial.  To assess the efficacy of a programme of supervised physiotherapy on the recovery of simple grade 1 and 2 ankle sprains. A randomised controlled trial of 503 participants followed for six months. Participants were recruited from two tertiary acute care settings in Kingston, ON, Canada. The broad inclusion criteria were patients aged ≥16 presenting for acute medical assessment (...) and treatment of a simple grade 1 or 2 ankle sprain. Exclusions were patients with multiple injuries, other conditions limiting mobility, and ankle injuries that required immobilisation and those unable to accommodate the time intensive study protocol. Participants received either usual care, consisting of written instructions regarding protection, rest, cryotherapy, compression, elevation, and graduated weight bearing activities, or usual care enhanced with a supervised programme of physiotherapy

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2016 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

157. Physiotherapy, and speech and language therapy intervention for patients with refractory chronic cough: a multicentre randomised control trial

Physiotherapy, and speech and language therapy intervention for patients with refractory chronic cough: a multicentre randomised control trial Physiotherapy, and speech and language therapy are emerging non-pharmacological treatments for refractory chronic cough. We aimed to investigate the efficacy of a physiotherapy, and speech and language therapy intervention (PSALTI) to improve health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to reduce cough frequency in patients with refractory chronic cough.In

2016 EvidenceUpdates

158. Randomised feasibility study of physiotherapy for patients with functional motor symptoms

Randomised feasibility study of physiotherapy for patients with functional motor symptoms To determine the feasibility of conducting a randomised controlled trial of a specialist physiotherapy intervention for functional motor symptoms (FMS).A randomised feasibility study was conducted recruiting patients with a clinically established diagnosis of FMS from a tertiary neurology clinic in London, UK. Participants were randomised to the intervention or a treatment as usual control. Measures

2016 EvidenceUpdates

159. Severe progressive scoliosis in an adult female possibly secondary thoracic surgery in childhood treated with scoliosis specific Schroth physiotherapy: Case presentation (PubMed)

Severe progressive scoliosis in an adult female possibly secondary thoracic surgery in childhood treated with scoliosis specific Schroth physiotherapy: Case presentation Scoliosis is a complex three-dimensional (3D) spinal deformity. Acquired scoliosis in early childhood may progress into adulthood and pose an increased risk of health problems and reduction in quality of life. In Canada, patients with scoliosis are not referred for physiotherapeutic scoliosis-specific exercises (PSSE) despite (...) the fact that Schroth physiotherapy, a scoliosis-specific 3D posture training and exercise program, can be effective in reducing pain and improving scoliosis curves, vital capacity, and overall quality of life in scoliosis patients. This case presentation shows that indeed adult curve progression can be stopped and even reversed with scoliosis specific Schroth physiotherapy (SSSPT) in an adult patient with scoliosis.This is a retrospective case presentation involving a 23-year-old female scoliosis

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2016 Scoliosis and spinal disorders

160. Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy and occupational therapy versus no therapy in mild to moderate Parkinson s disease: a large pragmatic randomised controlled trial (PD REHAB) (PubMed)

Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy and occupational therapy versus no therapy in mild to moderate Parkinson s disease: a large pragmatic randomised controlled trial (PD REHAB) Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy and occupational therapy versus no therapy in mild to moderate Parkinson's disease: a large pragmatic randomised controlled trial(PD REHAB) Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again (...) of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK 5 Rehabilitation and Ageing, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK 6 Primary Care Clinical Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK 7 Primary Care and Population Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK 8 University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK 9 Academic Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King’s College London, London, UK * Corresponding

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2016 NIHR HTA programme Controlled trial quality: predicted high