Pilot-testing and field testing sound similar and many recall both to be the same and use them interchangeably. However, there are distinct differences between the two.
Pilot-testing is a qualitative inquiry on one or more small sample(s) representative of the population.
Field testing on the other hand is a quantitative analysis done on […]
It was an excellent opportunity to present at a how to… seminar on “Outcome Measures” at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress 2017. Outcome measures are important for assessment in clinical practice and research. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) have now become very common for the assessment of a variety […]
I was lucky to receive a scholarship to attend INPTRA conference in Cape Town on June 30 and July 1, 2017. This is a focused meeting of physiotherapy regulators from all over the world and issues regarding physiotherapy regulation, education, accreditation etc are discussed. Find the summary of the presentation of
Patient Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) is one of the most frequently used outcome measures to assess physical function in individuals with musculoskeletal pain conditions. It is an easy to use measure because it only asks patients three to five items that they find difficulty doing on a scale of 0 to 10. As patients choose […]
Different measures exist to assess intensity of pain which are suited for different individuals based on age, education and culture. Read this previous blog on different measures for assessment of pain intensities. They are translated and adapted to assess pain intensity in Nepalese with pain.
जीवनको कुनै न कुनै समयमा सबैलाई शरीर दुख्ने समस्याले सताउँछ । हरेक ५ जनामा १ जनालाई भने लामो अवधीसम्म (३ महिना भन्दा बेसि) दुख्ने गर्छ । यो लामो समयसम्म दुख्ने समस्याले मानसिक तथा सामाजिक रूपमा पनि असर पारेको हुन सक्छ । अथवा मानसिक र […]
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I was among the lucky three in the world to be supported by IFOMPT (International Federation of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists) and Glasgow city with international bursary award to attend IFOMPT 2016 conference in Glasgow this year between 4th – 8th July. I waited for this conference for 4 years after […]
Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a common condition of the knee that is characterized by the pain behind and around the patella. It is present in 7 – 28% of population and is slightly more common in women. As different researchers define the condition differently in their research, so do the clinicians. This results in difference […]
I wanted to summarize my past year on the (English) new year 2016 but got really busy. Now I shouldn’t blame it on busy-ness for not having enough time. So, I’m doing it in the Nepali new year 2073.
Nepali year 2072 was not a good year for Nepal and Nepalese. We had catastrophic earthquakes […]
Outcome measures are really important aspects of any practices in health care system. For example, vital signs are routinely assessed in patients admitted in hospital; e.g., temperature, respiratory rate, pulse rate and blood pressure. These are very important to assess the condition of a patient and now is an established rule. Prognosis of the patient […]
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