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41. Integration of Dermatology-Focused Physical Diagnosis Rounds and Case-Based Learning within the Internal Medicine Medical Student Clerkship Full Text available with Trip Pro

Integration of Dermatology-Focused Physical Diagnosis Rounds and Case-Based Learning within the Internal Medicine Medical Student Clerkship Over half of dermatologic conditions are seen by nondermatologists, yet medical students receive little dermatology education. Medical students in the clinical years of training at our institution felt insecure in their physical diagnosis skills for dermatologic conditions.The objective of this study was to implement dermatology-focused curricula within (...) the Internal Medicine (IM) Core Clerkship to increase student confidence in diagnosing skin diseases.Two dermatology-focused sessions were integrated into the IM Clerkship. A faculty dermatologist leads students on a dermatology-focused physical diagnosis "Skin Rounds", where patients are seen at the bedside and students practice describing skin lesions and forming a differential diagnosis. Students also participate in a case-based active learning session. A dermatologist selects images of common skin

2016 Journal of medical education and curricular development

42. Core concept of integrative medicine: physical activity Full Text available with Trip Pro

Core concept of integrative medicine: physical activity 28462113 2018 11 13 2213-4220 5 3 2016 Sep Integrative medicine research Integr Med Res Core concept of integrative medicine: physical activity. 169-170 10.1016/j.imr.2016.08.002 Kwak Hyo-Bum HB Department of Kinesiology, Inha University, Incheon 22212, Republic of Korea. eng Editorial 2016 08 12 Netherlands Integr Med Res 101612707 2213-4220 2017 5 3 6 0 2017 5 4 6 0 2017 5 4 6 1 ppublish 28462113 10.1016/j.imr.2016.08.002 S2213-4220(16

2016 Integrative medicine research

43. Design of a randomised intervention study: the effect of dumbbell exercise therapy on physical activity and quality of life among breast cancer survivors in Malaysia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Design of a randomised intervention study: the effect of dumbbell exercise therapy on physical activity and quality of life among breast cancer survivors in Malaysia Participation in physical activity has a positive impact on the overall health and quality of life, whereas physical inactivity is associated with a poor prognosis among breast cancer survivors. Despite the health-enhancing benefits of physical activity, the majority of Malaysian breast cancer survivors are not physically active (...) . This paper presents the design of a randomised study to evaluate the feasibility and effect of exercise therapy intervention using light resistance dumbbell exercise to promote active lifestyle and improve the quality of life of breast cancer survivors in Malaysia.This is an intervention study of a 12-week exercise therapy that will explore and compare the effects of light resistance and aerobic exercise on physical activity level and quality of life components in 102 female breast cancer survivors

2016 BMJ global health Controlled trial quality: uncertain

44. Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01258985).An urban tertiary care academic hospital.204 participants with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (mean age, 60 years; 70% women; 53% white).Tai Chi (2 times per week for 12 weeks) or standard physical therapy (2 times per week for 6 weeks, followed by 6 weeks of monitored home exercise).The primary outcome was Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) score at 12 weeks. Secondary outcomes included physical function, depression, medication use (...) Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Few remedies effectively treat long-term pain and disability from knee osteoarthritis. Studies suggest that Tai Chi alleviates symptoms, but no trials have directly compared Tai Chi with standard therapies for osteoarthritis.To compare Tai Chi with standard physical therapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis.Randomized, 52-week, single-blind comparative effectiveness trial

2016 Annals of Internal Medicine Controlled trial quality: predicted high

45. Additional Effects of a Physical Therapy Protocol on Headache Frequency, Pressure Pain Threshold, and Improvement Perception in Patients With Migraine and Associated Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Abstract)

) and a physiotherapy plus medication group (n=25) (N=50).Both groups received medication for migraine treatment. Additionally, physiotherapy plus medication patients received 8 sessions of physical therapy over 4 weeks, comprised mainly of manual therapy and stretching maneuvers lasting 50 minutes.A blinded examiner assessed the clinical outcomes of headache frequency, intensity, and self-perception of global change and physical outcomes of pressure pain threshold and cervical range of motion. Data were recorded (...) differences between groups were observed only in the temporal area (P<.05). No differences were observed between groups regarding cervical range of motion.We cannot assume that physical therapy promotes additional improvement in migraine treatment; however, it can increase the cervical pressure pain threshold, anticipate clinically relevant changes, and enhance patient satisfaction.Copyright © 2016 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

2016 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

46. Randomised controlled trial: Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis

Randomised controlled trial: Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine 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 Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis Article Text Therapeutics/Prevention Randomised controlled trial Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal

2016 Evidence-Based Medicine

47. Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity

Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity - NIPH Selected items added to basket Close Search for: Søk Meny Infectious diseases & Vaccines Close Mental & Physical health Close Environment & Lifestyle Close Health in Norway Close Quality & Knowledge Close Research & Access to data Close About NIPH Close Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity Have you found an error? Order Download: Key message Regular physical activity (...) reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Cognitive therapies have documented effects in a number of health care settings but we do not know if cognitive therapies can increase physical activity. We evaluated the effect of cognitive therapies on physical activity summarizing studies involving different patient groups and persons at risk of heart disease. Few studies had follow-up times beyond six months. We found that: It is probable, based on moderate-quality evidence, that cognitive

2016 Norwegian Institute of Public Health

48. Early Physical Therapy vs Usual Care in Patients With Recent-Onset Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Early Physical Therapy vs Usual Care in Patients With Recent-Onset Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Low back pain (LBP) is common in primary care. Guidelines recommend delaying referrals for physical therapy.To evaluate whether early physical therapy (manipulation and exercise) is more effective than usual care in improving disability for patients with LBP fitting a decision rule.Randomized clinical trial with 220 participants recruited between March 2011 and November 2013 (...) . Participants with no LBP treatment in the past 6 months, aged 18 through 60 years (mean age, 37.4 years [SD, 10.3]), an Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) score of 20 or higher, symptom duration less than 16 days, and no symptoms distal to the knee in the past 72 hours were enrolled following a primary care visit.All participants received education. Early physical therapy (n = 108) consisted of 4 physical therapy sessions. Usual care (n = 112) involved no additional interventions during the first 4

2015 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

49. Physical fitness exercise versus cognitive behavior therapy on reducing the depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly adults: A randomized controlled trial (Abstract)

Physical fitness exercise versus cognitive behavior therapy on reducing the depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly adults: A randomized controlled trial Depression is a major health problem for community-dwelling elderly adults. Since limited resources are available to decrease the high prevalence of depressive symptoms among the elderly adults, improved support for them can be provided if we can determine which intervention is superior in ridding depressive symptoms.To compare (...) the effectiveness of the physical fitness exercise program and the cognitive behavior therapy program on primary (depressive symptoms) and secondary outcomes (6-min walk distance, quality of life, and social support) for community-dwelling elderly adults with depressive symptoms.A prospective randomized control trial was conducted in three communities in northern Taiwan.The elderly adults in the three communities were invited to participate by mail, phone calls, and posters. There were a total of 57

2015 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

50. Randomised controlled trial: Similar clinical outcomes but more healthcare use in shoulder impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy

Randomised controlled trial: Similar clinical outcomes but more healthcare use in shoulder impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy Similar clinical outcomes but more healthcare use in shoulder impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine 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 (...) impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy Article Text Therapeutics/Prevention Randomised controlled trial Similar clinical outcomes but more healthcare use in shoulder impingement patients following corticosteroid injection compared with physical therapy Nadine E Foster Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on : Rhon DI , Boyles RB , Cleland JA . One-year outcome of subacromial corticosteroid injection compared with manual physical therapy

2015 Evidence-Based Medicine

51. Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain

Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain HAYES, Inc. Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation HAYES, Inc.. Physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Healthcare Technology Brief Publication. 2015 Final publication URL The report may be purchased from (...) : Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Chronic Pain; Humans; Pelvic Pain; Physical Therapy Modalities Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence HAYES, Inc., 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218 Email: hayesinfo@hayesinc.com AccessionNumber 32016000093 Date abstract record published 27/01/2016 Health Technology Assessment (HTA

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

52. MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders

MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders | National Hemophilia Foundation Secondary menu Search form Search this site Search Main menu » » » » MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines In Patients With Bleeding Disorders PrintFriendly MASAC Recommendations Regarding Physical Therapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders (...) Date: November 13, 2015 ID: 238 Revisions: 222; 204 Attachment Size 129.19 KB 197.48 KB 173.03 KB 98.09 KB 191.99 KB 158.08 KB 116.41 KB 157.18 KB 271.89 KB Physical therapy is an important adjunct in the management of individuals with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. [1] Physical therapy is used to rehabilitate muscles and joints following acute soft tissue injuries and hemarthroses, chronic synovitis, and hemophilic arthritis. In addition, physical therapy is critical to pre

2015 National Hemophilia Foundation

53. Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip

Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication (...) . 2014 Authors' objectives Physical therapy may be beneficial both before and after joint replacement surgery in patients with severe osteoarthritis (OA). In general, the goal of physical therapy in patients with OA is to increase function and physical activity despite pain and stiffness. Perioperative goals include faster recovery time, shorter hospital length of stay (LOS), and increased range of motion and function. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

54. Systematic review and meta-analysis: Preoperative physical therapy reduces risk of postoperative atelectasis and pneumonia in people undergoing elective cardiac surgery

Systematic review and meta-analysis: Preoperative physical therapy reduces risk of postoperative atelectasis and pneumonia in people undergoing elective cardiac surgery Preoperative physical therapy reduces risk of postoperative atelectasis and pneumonia in people undergoing elective cardiac surgery | Evidence-Based Nursing 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 Preoperative physical therapy reduces risk of postoperative atelectasis and pneumonia

2014 Evidence-Based Nursing

55. Effect of physical therapy on pain and function in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a randomized clinical trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of physical therapy on pain and function in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a randomized clinical trial. There is limited evidence supporting use of physical therapy for hip osteoarthritis.To determine efficacy of physical therapy on pain and physical function in patients with hip osteoarthritis.Randomized, placebo-controlled, participant- and assessor-blinded trial involving 102 community volunteers with hip pain levels of 40 or higher on a visual analog scale of 100 mm (range, 0-100 (...) step test in the active group). Nineteen of 46 patients (41%) in the active group reported 26 mild adverse effects and 7 of 49 (14%) in the sham group reported 9 mild adverse events (P = .003).Among adults with painful hip osteoarthritis, physical therapy did not result in greater improvement in pain or function compared with sham treatment, raising questions about its value for these patients.anzctr.org.au Identifier: ACTRN12610000439044.

2014 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

56. Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee

Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Preoperative physical therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory (...) Publication. 2014 Authors' objectives Physical therapy may be beneficial both before and after joint replacement surgery in patients with severe osteoarthritis (OA). In general, the goal of physical therapy in patients with OA is to increase function and physical activity despite pain and stiffness. Perioperative goals include faster recovery time, shorter hospital length of stay (LOS), and increased range of motion (ROM) and function. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

57. Effective Interventions Involving Physical Therapy and Oral Exercises to Reduce Symptoms Associated with TMD

Effective Interventions Involving Physical Therapy and Oral Exercises to Reduce Symptoms Associated with TMD UTCAT2487, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Effective Interventions Involving Physical Therapy and Oral Exercises to Reduce Symptoms Associated with TMD Clinical Question In an adult dental patient experiencing TMJ dysfunction, does the combined efforts of physical therapy and exercise relieve TMD (...) with occlusal splint therapy on anteriorly displaced temporomandibular disks in patients with arthrogenous TMD. Results from the study concluded with significantly less pain and improved oral opening. #2) Medlicott/2006 Thirty studies with criteria of being in one of three groups in axis of researched diagnostic TMD, in realm of physical therapy practice, an experimental design, and has presenting TMD symptoms. Systematic Review Key results Thirty studies included in this systematic review were categorized

2013 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

58. Pulmonary function and physical performance outcomes with preoperative physical therapy in upper abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled trial (Abstract)

Pulmonary function and physical performance outcomes with preoperative physical therapy in upper abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled trial Investigation of the effects of preoperative physical therapy on pulmonary function and physical performance before and after upper abdominal surgery.Non-blind randomized controlled trial.Tertiary public hospital and private university, São Paulo state, Brazil.Thirty-two patients undergoing abdominal surgery.Patients were randomly assigned to receive (...) physical therapy, with respiratory and global exercises, 2-3 weeks before surgery (treatment group; n = 16) or await operation without engaging in practicing (control group; n = 16). After surgery, a physical therapy protocol was administered to all subjects until the seventh postoperative day.Pulmonary function outcome variables were inspiratory and expiratory strength, respiratory muscle endurance and spirometry, and physical performance outcome variables were the functional independence measure

2013 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

59. Prevalence and patterns of physical activity among medical students in Bangalore, India Full Text available with Trip Pro

Prevalence and patterns of physical activity among medical students in Bangalore, India Physical activity is one of the leading health indicators. The objective was to study the prevalence and patterns of physical activity among young adults.259 Medical students (Men: Women = 116:143) in the age group of 18-22 yrs were interviewed using the official English long version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ). The total level of physical activity and activity in each (...) of the 4 life domains - work, transport, domestic and gardening and leisure-time were estimated and was expressed as metabolic equivalent-hours per week (MET-hour/week).41.3 % showed high levels of physical activity, 43.2% and 15.4 % of students showed moderate level and low level of physical activity respectively. 84.6 % (n=219) were engaged in work related activity and 80.7% (n= 209) showed transport related activity. Domestic and gardening physical activity represented 63.7 % (n=165) of individuals

2013 Electronic physician

60. Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis. Whether arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for symptomatic patients with a meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis results in better functional outcomes than nonoperative therapy is uncertain.We conducted a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial involving symptomatic patients 45 years of age or older with a meniscal tear and evidence of mild-to-moderate osteoarthritis on imaging. We randomly assigned 351 patients to surgery (...) and postoperative physical therapy or to a standardized physical-therapy regimen (with the option to cross over to surgery at the discretion of the patient and surgeon). The patients were evaluated at 6 and 12 months. The primary outcome was the difference between the groups with respect to the change in the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) physical-function score (ranging from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more severe symptoms) 6 months after randomization.In

2013 NEJM Controlled trial quality: predicted high