Evaluation of chest physiotherapy

  • Alexandra Hough


If a patient who is receiving physiotherapy gets better, is this due to the physiotherapy, the physiotherapist or divine intervention? The credibility of physiotherapy in respiratory care is being much challenged in the pages of learned journals and on the shop-floor. This we must welcome.


Placebo Fatigue Toxicity Pneumonia Assimilation 


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Recommended Reading

  1. Barnard, S. (1995) Models for intervention audit. Physiotherapy, 81, 202–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Hartigan, G. (1995) Choosing a method for clinical audit. Physiotherapy, 81, 187–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Alexandra Hough 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandra Hough
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  1. 1.North London School of PhysiotherapyWhittington HospitalLondonUK

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