Effectiveness of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services for patients with musculoskeletal problems: pragmatic randomised controlled trial

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Authors

  • Chris Salisbury
  • Alan A Montgomery
  • Sandra Hollinghurst
  • Cherida Hopper
  • Annette Bishop
  • Angelo Franchini
  • Surinder Kaur
  • Jeanette Hall
  • Sean Grove
  • Nadine E Foster

Abstract

To assess the clinical effectiveness, effect on waiting times, and patient acceptability of PhysioDirect services in patients with musculoskeletal problems, compared with usual care.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)f43
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Volume346
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Adult, Appointments and Schedules, Female, Great Britain, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Musculoskeletal Diseases, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Physical Therapy Modalities, Questionnaires, Telephone