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Managing multiple chronic conditions in the community: a Canadian qualitative study of the experiences of older adults, family caregivers and healthcare providers
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The experience of managing MCC in the community was one of high complexity, where there was a large gap between the needs of older adults and caregivers and the ability of health and social care systems to meet those needs. Expand
Situating Primary Health Care within the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: Enabling the Canadian Family Health Team Initiative
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It is argued that the proposed ICF-informed practice model has international implications as a unifying conceptual framework ideally situated to facilitate the provision of comprehensive evidence-based person-centered care by interprofessional collaborative teams within diverse PHC models. Expand
Understanding physiotherapists' roles in ontario primary health care teams.
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There appear to be multiple ways of successfully integrating physiotherapists within PHC teams, provided that role enactment is context sensitive and congruent with the mandate of PHC. Expand
Physiotherapists supporting self-management through health coaching: a mixed methods program evaluation
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This study established that a group program in support of CDSM founded on a HC approach demonstrated potential value from participants as well as favorable outcomes. Expand
An exploration of experts’ perceptions on the use of interprofessional education to support collaborative practice in the care of community-living older adults
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Perceptions of academic and practice experts related to the current state of IPE in home and community care of older adults and the changes that are necessary to meet the future needs of practitioners and older adults are described. Expand
Association between lumbopelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction in women: A cross sectional study.
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The findings corroborate and extend recent research supporting the hypothesis that a high proportion of pelvic floor muscle dysfunction is present among women with lumbopelvic pain. Expand
Integrating physiotherapists within primary health care teams: perspectives of family physicians and nurse practitioners
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The perceived value of physiotherapists within Ontario, Canada PHC teams was a unanimous sentiment particularly in terms of musculoskeletal health, chronic disease management and maximizing health human resources efficiency to ensure the right care, is delivered by the right practitioner, at the right time. Expand
Experiences of community-dwelling older adults living with multiple chronic conditions: a qualitative study
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The experience of living with MCC in the community was complex and multi-faceted and the need for a person-centre and family-centred approach to care in theCommunity, which includes the coordination of health and social services that are tailored to the needs of older adults and their informal caregivers was underscored. Expand
Establishing Expert-Based Recommendations for the Conservative Management of Pregnancy-Related Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: A Delphi Consensus Study
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This is the first study to establish consensus across key stakeholders to assist in bridging the current evidence-practice gap regarding pregnancy-related DRA and generated 28 expert-based recommendations achieved through a 3-phase consensus process. Expand
Exploring the Impact of a Mobile Health Solution for Postpartum Pelvic Floor Muscle Training: Pilot Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study
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The pilot study demonstrated the potential for mHealth solution–enhanced PFMT in the early postpartum period, and can inform the redesign of mHealth solutions that may be of value if acceptability and feasibility issues can be overcome. Expand
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