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Reaching consensus on the physiotherapeutic management of patients following upper abdominal surgery : a pragmatic approach to interpret equivocal evidence
(BioMed Central, 2012-02-06)
Abstract Background Postoperative pulmonary complications remain the most significant cause of morbidity following open upper abdominal surgery despite advances in perioperative care. However, due to the poor quality ...
Physiotherapy for acute ankle sprains : how do we compare to evidence based clinical guidelines?
(AOSIS Publishing, 2014)
Ankle sprains are reportedly the most common lower limb injury amongst active individuals. The aim of this study was to investigate whether treatment interventions employed by physiotherapist during the first week of ...
The way in which a physiotherapy service is structured can improve patient outcome from a surgical intensive care : a controlled clinical trial
(BioMed Central, 2012-12)
Introduction: The physiological basis of physiotherapeutic interventions used in intensive care has been established. We must determine the optimal service approach that will result in improved patient outcome. The aim of ...