Physiotherapy management of patients undergoing lumbar spinal surgery: a survey of Australian physiotherapists

@inproceedings{Gilmore2016PhysiotherapyMO,
  title={Physiotherapy management of patients undergoing lumbar spinal surgery: a survey of Australian physiotherapists},
  author={Sarah Gilmore and Jodie A. McClelland and Megan Davidson},
  year={2016}
}
Physiotherapists are commonly involved in the management of patients immediately before and after spinal surgery, however there is currently little known about what constitutes physiotherapy intervention in the hospital setting. This research aimed to describe the current physiotherapy practice in Australia for the peri-operative management of adults undergoing lumbar spinal surgery. A telephone survey was conducted using a structured questionnaire format. All Australian hospitals that admit… Expand
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