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Intervention fidelity: Developing an experience-based model for rehabilitation research

Leon Poltawski , Meriel Norris, Sarah Dean

Background: Intervention fidelity is concerned with the extent to which interventions are implemented as intended. Consideration of fidelity is essential if the conclusions of effectiveness studies are to be credible, but little attention has been given to it in the rehabilitation literature. We describe our experiences addressing fidelity in the development of a rehabilitation clinical trial, and ...


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1 Effects of physiotherapy in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome: A systematic review of the literature
Thilo O. Kromer, Ulrike G. Tautenhahn, Rob A. de Bie, J. Bart Staal, Caroline H.G. Bastiaenen
Volume 41, Issue 11
2 Effects of deep and superficial heating in the management of frozen shoulder
May S. F. Leung, Gladys L.Y. Cheing
Volume 40, Issue 2
3 Abstracts: 16th European Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Volume 40, Issue 47
4 Abstracts: Asian Oceania Conference of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Volume 40, Issue 46
5 Effect of manual therapy and stretching on neck muscle strength and mobility in chronic neck pain
Arja Häkkinen, Petri Salo, Ulla Tarvainen, Kaija Wiren and Jari Ylinen
Volume 39, Issue 7

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Individualized quality of life in patients with low back pain: Reliability and validity of the Patient Generated Index
Ida Løchting, Margreth Grotle, Kjersti Storheim, Erik L. Werner, Andrew M. Garratt

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Learning effects of repetitive administration of the Southampton Hand Assessment Procedure in novice prosthetic users
Ecaterina Vasluian, Raoul M. Bongers, Heleen A. Reinders-Messelink, Johannes G.M. Burgerhof , Pieter U. Dijkstra, Corry K. van der Sluis

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An international peer-review journal published with at least 10 issues per year.

Topics: Functional assessment and intervention studies, clinical studies in various patient groups, methodology in physical and rehabilitation medicine, epidemiological studies on disabling conditions and reports on vocational and sociomedical aspects of rehabilitation.

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