Carey Middleton McClellan

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of introducing an extended scope physiotherapy (ESP) service on patient satisfaction, and to measure the functional outcome of patients with soft tissue injuries attending an adult emergency department (ED), comparing management by ESPs, emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs), and all grades of ED doctor. METHODS The ESP(More)
BACKGROUND Musculoskeletal condition assessment and management is increasingly delivered at the primary to secondary care interface, by inter-disciplinary triage and treat services. OBJECTIVES This review aimed to describe Intermediate Care pathways, evaluate effectiveness, describe outcomes and identify gaps in the evidence. DATA SOURCES PubMed, ISI(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of soft tissue injury management by emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) and extended scope physiotherapists (ESPs) compared to the routine care provided by doctors in a UK emergency department (ED). DESIGN Randomised, pragmatic trial of equivalence. SETTING One adult ED in England. PARTICIPANTS 372(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the cost effectiveness of soft tissue injury management by emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) and extended scope physiotherapists (ESPs) compared with the routine care provided by doctors in an emergency department (ED). DESIGN Randomised, pragmatic trial of equivalence. SETTING A single ED in England. PARTICIPANTS 372(More)
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