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Physiotherapist-led orthopaedic triage - assessment and management of musculoskeletal disorders in primary care


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Title: Physiotherapist-led orthopaedic triage - assessment and management of musculoskeletal disorders in primary care
Authors: Samsson, Karin
E-mail: karin.samsson@vgregion.se
karin.samsson@gmail.com
Issue Date: 23-Nov-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: I. Samsson KS, Larsson MEH. Physiotherapy screening of patients referred for orthopaedic consultation in primary healthcare – A randomised controlled trial. Manual Therapy, 19 (2014) 386-391.
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II. Samsson KS, Bernhardsson S, Larsson MEH. Perceived quality of physiotherapist-led orthopaedic triage compared with standard practice in primary care: A randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2016, 17:257.
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III. Samsson KS, Larsson MEH. Physiotherapy triage assessment of patients referred for orthopaedic consultation – Long-term follow-up of health-related quality of life, pain-related disability and sick leave. Manual Therapy 20 (2015) 38-45.
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IV. Samsson KS, Bernhardsson S, Larsson MEH. Take me seriously and do something! – A qualitative study exploring patients’ perceptions and expectations of an orthopaedic consultation. In manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2016-12-15
Disputation: Torsdagen den 15 december 2016, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Expectations
Orthopaedic surgeon consultation
Musculoskeletal disorders
Physical therapy
Physiotherapy
Perceptions
Primary care
Selection accuracy
Quality of care
Waiting time
Abstract: The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate physiotherapist-led orthopaedic triage of patients with musculoskeletal disorders in primary care in comparison to standard practice. The thesis comprises two studies (A and B) reported in four papers. Methods: Study A was a randomised controlled trial, where patients were randomised to either physiotherapist-led orthopaedic triage or standard practice (i.e. directly to orthopaedic surgeon consultation) with the aims; to evaluate selection accuracy ... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0011-3 (PDF)
978-91-629-0012-0 (print)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/47411
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