Year: 2017

Pilot-testing versus field testing

linkphysio | October 10, 2017

Pilot-testing and field testing sound similar and many recall both to be the same and use them interchangeably. However, there are distinct differences between the two. Pilot-testing is a qualitative inquiry on one or more small sample(s) representative of the population. Field testing on the other hand is a quantitative analysis done on a large […]

Outcome measure – talk at WCPT conference

linkphysio | August 28, 2017

It was an excellent opportunity to present at a how to… seminar on “Outcome Measures” at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress 2017. Outcome measures are important for assessment in clinical practice and research. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) have now become very common for the assessment of a variety of constructs such as […]

INPTRA Conference 2017

linkphysio | July 14, 2017

I was lucky to receive a scholarship to attend INPTRA conference in Cape Town on June 30 and July 1, 2017. This is a focused meeting of physiotherapy regulators from all over the world and issues regarding physiotherapy regulation, education, accreditation etc are discussed. Find the summary of the presentation of day 1 and day […]

Patient-Specific Functional Scale (PSFS)- Nepali version

linkphysio | June 2, 2017

Patient Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) is one of the most frequently used outcome measures to assess physical function in individuals with musculoskeletal pain conditions. It is an easy to use measure because it only asks patients three to five items that they find difficulty doing on a scale of 0 to 10. As patients choose […]

Pain Rating Scales- Nepali versions

linkphysio | June 2, 2017

Pain rating scales Different measures exist to assess intensity of pain which are suited for different individuals based on age, education and culture. Read this previous blog on different measures for assessment of pain intensities. They are translated and adapted to assess pain intensity in Nepalese with pain. Numerical Pain Rating Scales are among the […]

दुखाई सम्बन्धी सर्वेक्षणमा भाग लिनुहोस्

linkphysio | April 23, 2017

जीवनको कुनै न कुनै समयमा सबैलाई शरीर दुख्ने समस्याले सताउँछ । हरेक ५ जनामा १ जनालाई भने लामो अवधीसम्म (३ महिना भन्दा बेसि) दुख्ने गर्छ । यो लामो समयसम्म दुख्ने समस्याले मानसिक तथा सामाजिक रूपमा पनि असर पारेको हुन सक्छ । अथवा मानसिक र सामाजिक कारणले पनि धेरै मानिसहरुलाई दुखाई सम्बन्धी समस्या हुन सक्छ । […]

Research Assistant Wanted

linkphysio | March 16, 2017

Want to Gain Quality Experience in Research? Join us to work in Research related to Chronic Pain. If you are a motivated physiotherapist interested in research and willing to advance career in research, here is the opportunity for an accelerated experience in research. You will be trained in research methodology at the same time get […]