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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 31 avhandlingar innehållade orden physical therapists.
1. Professionalization and rehabilitation : the case of Swedish occupational and physical therapists
Sammanfattning : Swedish occupational and physical therapists find themselves in a field of tension, on the one hand dominated by different health care and educational reforms, on the other hand by an ongoing professionalization process. The aim of this thesis is to study how the therapists perceive their working situation in changing surroundings. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : In a research series carried out between 1984 and 1988 in the county of Västerbotten in northern Sweden, various aspects of the professional role and work of physiotherapists were studied. A variety of research methods were used: questionnaires (n = 163), a time budget study (n = 149), and a qualitative interview (n = 24). LÄS MER
3. Long-term perspectives on musculoskeletal pain : Health care utilization and integration of behavioral medicine treatment into physical therapy
Sammanfattning : There are currently no effective methods for treating and preventing chronic pain. The aim of this thesis was to study prognostic factors for health care utilization, and the long-term outcomes of tailored behavioral medicine treatment for patients with musculoskeletal pain. LÄS MER
4. Screening, Targeting, Tailoring, and Implementation in Primary Health Care : An integrated physical therapy and behavioural medicine approach to persons with persistent musculoskeletal pain
Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with a behavioural medicine approach to the management of patients with persistent musculoskeletal pain in primary health care physical therapy. The main aims of the thesis were; to develop, and evaluate the psychometric properties of, a screening instrument for risk of disability and; to evaluate the implementation and effects of a targeted and tailored treatment. LÄS MER
5. Implementing psychosocial factors in physical therapy treatment for patients with musculoskeletal pain in primary care
Sammanfattning : This dissertation focuses on 2 parts: 1) Whether evidence-based guidelines are recognized and integrated into clinical practice in primary care and 2) Whether a university course aimed at teaching physical therapists to identify and address evidence-based psychosocial factors in primary care might change practice behaviour and patient outcome. To this end practising clinicians were surveyed and a course for physical therapists was developed. LÄS MER