Priority 2 from the Physiotherapy PSP

UNCERTAINTY: When used by physiotherapists, what methods are effective in helping patients to make health changes, engage with treatment, check their progress, or manage their health after discharge? (JLA PSP Priority 2)
Overall ranking 2
JLA question ID 0061/2
Explanatory note Patients, carers and physiotherapists gave survey responses which led to this question, which asks what methods physiotherapists can use to help patients make healthy life style changes/engage in physiotherapy in the short and long term. 

McCullough, A., Ryan, C., Bradley, J.M., O’Neill, B., Elborn, S. and Hughes, C., 2014. Interventions for enhancing adherence to treatment in adults with bronchiectasis. status and date: New, published in, (3). 

Davies, P., Taylor, F., Beswick, A., Wise, F., Moxham, T., Rees, K. and Ebrahim, S., 2010. Promoting patient uptake and adherence in cardiac rehabilitation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 7(7).

Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Research into the best ways to discuss/help people manage conditions themselves. [Question ID 781, Clinical Phsyiotherapist]
Submitted by Question submitted 190 times across all groups of people
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0061
PSP name Physiotherapy
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 65  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 7 February 2018