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Associations between type and severity of hip pathology with pre-operative patient reported outcome measures
Matthew D. Freke, Kay M. Crossley, Trevor Russell, Kevin J. Sims, Adam Semciw
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.008

  • Associations between type and severity of hip pathology with pre-operative patient reported outcome measures were investigated.

  • High prevalence of labral pathology and acetabular chondropathy were observed.

  • Severe femoral head chondropathy and large labral tears are often undetected with imaging.

  • Severe chondropathies are most associated with PROs; however only explain 22% of the variability.

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Available Avalilable online 5 October 2018
Can high-intensity interval training change cardiac autonomic control? A systematic review
Raphael Martins de Abreu, Patrícia Rehder-Santos, Rodrigo Polaquini Simões, Aparecida Maria Catai
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.010

  • HIIT can benefits the HRV, especially in healthy and MetS subjects.

  • The HIIT can be used in cardiovascular rehabilitation and prevention.

  • Future randomized clinical trials are needed to confirm the effectiveness of HIIT.

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Available Avalilable online 5 October 2018
Examination procedures and interventions for the hip in the management of low back pain: a survey of physical therapists
Scott A. Burns, Joshua A. Cleland, Darren A. Rivett, Suzanne J. Snodgrass
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.007

  • Physical therapists routinely examine strength, range of motion and muscle flexibility of the hip(s) for individuals with low back pain.

  • Physical therapists often provide strengthening and flexibility interventions targeting the hips for individuals with low back pain.

  • Post-professional fellowship training as a physical therapist changed intervention selection to include more joint manual therapy and less muscle flexibility and modality usage.

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Available Avalilable online 5 October 2018
Knee crepitus is not associated with the occurrence of total knee replacement in knee osteoarthritis – a longitudinal study with data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Marcella Ferraz Pazzinatto, Danilo de Oliveira Silva, Fábio Mícolis de Azevedo, Evangelos Pappas
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.009

  • Crepitus is not associated with higher odds of having total knee replacement.

  • Crepitus is associated with decreased quadriceps strength in patients with KOA.

  • Crepitus does not affect physical function and quality of life of patients with KOA.

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Available Avalilable online 4 October 2018
Description of low back pain clinical trials in physical therapy: a cross sectional study
Dafne Port Nascimento, Gabrielle Zoldan Gonzalez, Amanda Costa Araujo, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.002

  • Low back pain trials are published in a variety of healthcare journals.

  • The methodological quality of low back pain trials is moderate.

  • 55.5% of low back pain trials endorsed the CONSORT statement recommendations.

  • Reporting guidelines should be strictly followed.

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Available Avalilable online 1 October 2018
Second opinion programs in spine surgeries: an attempt to reduce unnecessary care for low back pain patients
Isadora Orlando de Oliveira, Mario Lenza, Rodrigo Antunes de Vasconcelos, Eliane Antonioli, Miguel Cendoroglo Neto, Mário Ferretti
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.004
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Role of physical therapists in the weaning and extubation procedures of pediatric and neonatal intensive care units: a survey
Suzi Laine Longo Dos Santos Bacci, Janser Moura Pereira, Amanda Cristina da Silva Chagas, Lais Ribeiro Carvalho, Vivian Mara Gonçalves de Oliveira Azevedo
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.08.012

  • ICUs using MV weaning protocols frequently had physical therapists perform the procedure.

  • When physical therapists decided on extubation, they were specifically assigned to the ICU.

  • Physical therapists being available 24h/day were associated with successful on the first attempt at extubation.

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Available Avalilable online 22 September 2018
Translation of the short version of the Smartphone Addiction Scale into Brazilian Portuguese: cross-cultural adaptation and testing of measurement properties
Fabiana Foltran Mescollotto, Ester Moreira de Castro, Elisa Bizetti Pelai, Adriana Pertille, Delaine Rodrigues Bigaton
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.08.013

  • Smartphone Addiction Scale-Short Version [SAS-SV] is now adapted into Brazilian Portuguese.

  • The Brazilian version of SAS-SV has good reliability and construct validity.

  • It is now possible to measure addition of smartphone use in Brazil.

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Available Avalilable online 22 September 2018
Current evidence does not support whole body vibration in clinical practice in children and adolescents with disabilities: a systematic review of randomized controlled trial
Hércules Ribeiro Leite, Ana Cristina Resende Camargos, Vanessa Amaral Mendonça, Ana Cristina Rodrigues Lacerda, Bruno Alvarenga Soares, Vinicius Cunha Oliveira
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.005

  • WBV alone showed limited evidence compared to minimal intervention.

  • Additional effect of WBV seems to decrease deficiencies and activity limitations.

  • New expensive interventions need to be followed by scientific evidence.

  • Very-low to low quality of evidence suggests caution in recommending WBV.

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Available Avalilable online 21 September 2018
Interprofessional education for health science students’ attitudes and readiness to work interprofessionally: a prospective cohort study
Young Joo Kim, Jennifer C. Radloff, C. Kim Stokes, Christine R. Lysaght
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.003

  • Designing an effective single interprofessional session is possible.

  • A single interprofessional session improves interprofessional attitude of students.

  • A single interprofessional session improves readiness for working with the elderly.

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Available Avalilable online 21 September 2018
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