Patients’ perceptions of rehabilitation in the community following hip fracture surgery. A qualitative thematic synthesis

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Hip fracture is one of the most common injuries in adults and can be a life changing experience for most. Many patients are ill-prepared for the changes in their normal daily activity that often occur in the following months after surgery. Community rehabilitation services vary, as management often focuses on acute over community services. This…

Patients’ perceptions of rehabilitation in the community following hip fracture surgery. A qualitative thematic synthesis

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Hip fracture is one of the most common injuries in adults and can be a life changing experience for most. Many patients are ill-prepared for the changes in their normal daily activity that often occur in the following months after surgery. Community rehabilitation services vary, as management often focuses on acute over community services. This…

First Point of Contact Physiotherapy; a qualitative study

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First point of contact physiotherapy (FPCP) provides patients direct access to a physiotherapist. Literature demonstrates efficacy of FPCP. Evidence has highlighted the need for cultural shifts from both patient and professional perspectives to optimise FPCP. This study explored stakeholder perceptions of patient awareness and understanding of FPCP to better inform FPCP implementation.

First Point of Contact Physiotherapy; a qualitative study

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First point of contact physiotherapy (FPCP) provides patients direct access to a physiotherapist. Literature demonstrates efficacy of FPCP. Evidence has highlighted the need for cultural shifts from both patient and professional perspectives to optimise FPCP. This study explored stakeholder perceptions of patient awareness and understanding of FPCP to better inform FPCP implementation.