Awareness of Various Aspects of Physiotherapy among Medical Residents

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Abichandani, D. and Vidhi Radia (2015). Awareness of Various Aspects of Physiotherapy among Medical Residents. International Journal of Science and Research. 4 (10), pp. 1460-1465. https://doi.org/https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v4i10/SUB159055.pdf
AuthorsAbichandani, D. and Vidhi Radia
Abstract

Physiotherapy profession has emerged as important medical and rehabilitation complement in health care delivery and vital
therapeutic tool but there exists a variation in the referral. Method: A survey based study using self-devised pre validated questionnaire.
Results: Musculoskeletal physiotherapy (97.22%) was most known among various fields of physiotherapy followed by sports (93.80%), neuro (86.66%) while least in industrial therapy (66.10%) and community based rehabilitation (64.40%). Only 2% knew about both pre and post-operative physiotherapy. Conclusion: There’s need for physiotherapists to educate medical residents about fields of physiotherapy, treatment modalities and evaluative procedures through continuing education programs.

Year2015
JournalInternational Journal of Science and Research
Journal citation4 (10), pp. 1460-1465
PublisherInternational Journal of Science and Research
ISSN2319-7064
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v4i10/SUB159055.pdf
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Print01 Oct 2015
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