Clinical reasoning in managing chronic hip pain

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The primary aim of this study using a case vignette of a man presenting with hip pain consistent with hip OA was to explore whether physiotherapists make diagnoses and identify bodily structures using either patient history and/or physical examination findings; which diagnoses and bodily structures physiotherapists attribute to the hip pain; how confident physiotherapists were in their clinical reasoning; what treatments physiotherapists would offer.

Status of project: completed

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Clinical reasoning in managing chronic hip pain: One in two Australian and New Zealand physiotherapists diagnosed a case vignette with clinical criteria for hip OA as hip OA. A cross-sectional survey

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Clinical Reasoning in hip pain

Researchers involved in this study included Travis Haber, Prof Rana Hinman, A/Prof Fiona Dobson, Sam Kayll and Dr Michelle Hall.

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