Each day over the next week I'll post up an abstract for a paper being presented by a member of the Critical Physiotherapy Network at the In Sickness and In Health conference in Mallorca in June 2015. (You can find more information on the conference here.) The role of families in paediatric physiotherapy: a critical analysis. By Clarissa A.C: Araujo & Berta Paz Lourido In Spain, the early intervention services are addressed to the health care of children from 0 to 6 years old with developmental disorder or disability, as well as their families. In this study we present part of the results of a broader research project conducted in Majorca (Balearic Islands, Spain) with the aim of … [Read more...] about The role of families in paediatric physiotherapy: a critical analysis
A new paper by CPN member Julie Latchem (click here to open Julie's member profile page), Jenny Kitzinger, and Celia Kitzinger titled Physiotherapy for vegetative and minimally conscious state patients: family perceptions and experiences for Disability & Rehabilitation has just become available as an open access early online edition. You can find a free copy of the article here. Abstract Purpose: To examine family perceptions of physiotherapy provided to relatives in vegetative or minimally conscious states. Method: Secondary thematic analysis of 65 in-depth narrative interviews with family members of people in vegetative or minimally conscious … [Read more...] about Latchem J et al (2015) Physiotherapy for vegetative & minimally conscious state patients: family perceptions & experiences. Disability & Rehabilitation. Early Online. 1. 10.3109/09638288.2015.1005759.