Barbara Perryman

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This case study highlights the role of the physiotherapist and importance of providing multidisciplinary care for hemodialysis patients. Nurses are often in positions to identify patients who are in need of or could benefit from a physiotherapy consultation. In this case, the collaborative approach was highly successful in working with the patient to return(More)
PURPOSE End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a condition affecting multiple physiological systems, leading to a decline in physical function. Effectiveness of therapeutic interventions in people with ESRD has been assessed using various functional and activity outcome measures. The purpose of this study was to determine the relative and absolute reliability of(More)
Employee fitness programs, which have become increasingly popular in industrial settings, particularly over the past decade, are now also gaining favour in the hospital environment. Whereas employers are interested in the positive relationships between physical fitness, absenteeism and work performance, employees, as a result of participation in fitness(More)
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