University of Hertfordshire

Patient-centredness : a conceptual framework for musculoskeletal physiotherapy

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  • Mary Sexton
  • A. Moore
  • C.M. Ramage
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Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventWorld Confederation for Physical Therapy 2011 - Amsterdam, United Kingdom
Duration: 20 Jun 201123 Jun 2011

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ConferenceWorld Confederation for Physical Therapy 2011
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityAmsterdam
Period20/06/1123/06/11

Abstract

The centrality of the patient to health care has been increasingly recognised both politically and professionally. Patient-centred care (PCC) has become synonymous with high-quality care and a number of studies have reinforced patient’s desire for, and the positive impact of the approach1. Although the concept emerged over
30 years ago, it is still not clear what it is, upon what theories it is based, or how to measure it2. Physiotherapists have been urged to explore PCC in relation to their practice.

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