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Prescribing Rights in Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy

Prescribing Rights in Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy | Sports Ethics in Physical Therapy | Scoop.it

Recent developments in the extended scope of the physiotherapist and physical therapist are moving towards prescribing rights for our profession.  Following a lengthy campaigning by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) in July 2012 in a ground-breaking change to their role Physiotherapists in the UK were given new responsibilities to independently prescribe medicines to their patients.


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Lauren Tidwell's curator insight, March 9, 2015 8:44 PM

This article exposes readers to the expanding responsibilities and abilities of physical therapists. Physical therapists may eventually have the knowledge and ability to prescribe medication to their patients. They must use ethical judgment to properly medicate their patients.

brandon hockenbarger's curator insight, April 26, 2015 1:00 AM

The title is pretty self explanatory, however this is still a good article to read about if physical therapist should have the same prescribing right as other physicians.

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Consider Physical Therapy Before Surgery

Mahir Reiss, a physical therapist, is commenting on an article discussing the importance of trying physical therapy before surgery.


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Evaluation of the theory-based Quality Improvement in Physical Therapy (QUIP ... - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

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Brigham doctors set sights on leg transplants - Boston Globe

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Brigham doctors set sights on leg transplants Boston Globe During physical therapy at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital last week, Lautzenheiser required help from two therapists and a friend to attach his prostheses, stand up, and walk the length...
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DOD ignores judge, cuts physical therapy for soldiers' disabled children - Washington Examiner

DOD ignores judge, cuts physical therapy for soldiers' disabled children - Washington Examiner | Sports Ethics in Physical Therapy | Scoop.it
DOD ignores judge, cuts physical therapy for soldiers' disabled children Washington Examiner Defense Department (DOD) officials decided to stop covering a certain form of physical therapy for the disable children of military members, despite an...
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