Case Rounds Journal Club

The University of Delaware Physical Therapy Department sponsors a Case Round series for all physical therapists treating in the orthopedic community.  The purpose of the Case Rounds are to critically review the current literature on topics of particular interest to orthopedic patient care.  A patient case will be presented and articles on the patient topic will be discussed in relation to evidenced based practice in physical therapy.  We encourage participation and case submissions from the orthopedic community.  This program will be held at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7-8AM so that clinicians can return to their respective clinics in time for their morning patients.   

This Month's Case Rounds



Link To Articles

March 8, 2011
7:00 am

Topic:Review of Standardized Procedures fo the Sorenson and ITO Tests for Low Back Endurance and Effusion Guidelines

1. Roach, Kathryn et. al. (1995). The Use of Patient Symptoms to Screen for Serious Back Problems

2. Underwood, Martin (2009). Arthritis and Rheumatism.

3. Chou, Roger et. al. (2007). Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain: A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society.

4. Ross, Michael and William G. Boissonnault (2010). Red Flags: To Screen or Not to Screen.

5. Henschke, Nicholas, et al (2009). Prevalence of and Screening for Serious Spinal Pathology in Patients Presenting to Primary Care Settings with Acute Low Back Pain.








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For more information, or if you are interested in joining, call Teonette Velasco, PT, MPT, Orthopedic Resident at (302) 831-8893 or email teonette@UDel.Edu.