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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Physiotherapists' use and perceptions of digital remote physiotherapy during COVID-19 lockdown in Switzerland : an online cross-sectional survey
Authors: Rausch, Anne-Kathrin
Baur, Heiner
Reicherzer, Leah
Wirz, Markus
Keller, Fabienne
Opsommer, Emmanuelle
Schoeb, Veronika
Vercelli, Stefano
Barbero, Marco
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1186/s40945-021-00112-3
Published in: Archives of Physiotherapy
Volume(Issue): 11
Issue: 18
Issue Date: 7-Jul-2021
Publisher / Ed. Institution: BioMed Central
ISSN: 2057-0082
Language: English
Subjects: Pandemic; Physical therapy modality; SARS-CoV-2; Telerehabilitation
Subject (DDC): 615.82: Physical therapy
Abstract: The Swiss containment strategy for the COVID-19 pandemic during the first wave in spring 2020 resulted in a moratorium on non-urgent physiotherapy via regular direct patient contact. Consequently, such physiotherapy sessions declined by 84%. This study investigates the impact of this moratorium on the use of digital remote physiotherapy in Switzerland during this period and the perceptions of its use by Swiss physiotherapists (PTs).
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: School of Health Sciences
Organisational Unit: Institute of Physiotherapy (IPT)
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