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physicaltherapy: 05 Feb : 06:54 pm

Is there anyone who has gone through CWT6 or type 1 evaluation with FCCPT?
If so, kindly let me know from where can the following deficiencies be fulfilled?
1. History
2. Systems Review
3. Findings that warrant referral
4. Supervision of support staff
5. Documentation

nani: 28 Sep : 04:31 am

plz pleasec tell me where to do phd in india

Nikhilphysio: 02 Jun : 03:55 am

I am working as physiotherapist in Shalby hospital ahmedabad for 4 years. I have passed out from Rajiv gandhi university of health and sciences Bangalore. I want to apply for Newzealand physiotherapy board registration so anyone there from India who got registered as physiotherapist in new zealand please help me.

Arun: 10 May : 12:36 am

Hi Priyank, welcome. Feel free to go through these forum threads returned by search [link]

Priyank: 09 May : 10:28 pm

Hi..need advice. What are the options in Australia after MPT?


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Tue May 01 2012, 09:02pm
Robin
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Joined: Thu Jul 08 2004, 06:56am
Location: Kollam, Keralam, INDIA
Posts: 2120
Has anyone used this pain intensity rating scale? If so what are the advantages or disadvantages of this one?
ALERTNESS
1 - Deeply asleep
2 - Lightly asleep
3 - Drowsy
4 - Fully awake and alert
5 - Hyper alert
CALMNESS
1 - Calm
2 - Slightly anxious
3 - Anxious
4 - Very anxious
5 - Panicky
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS
1 - No coughing and no spontaneous respiration
2 - Spontaneous respiration with little or no response to ventilation
3 - Occasional cough or resistance to ventilation
4 - Actively breathes against ventilator or coughs regularly
5 - Fights ventilator; coughing or choking
CRYING
1 - Quiet breathing, no crying
2 - Sobbing or gasping
3 - Moaning
4 - Crying
5 - Screaming
PHYSICAL MOVEMENT
1 - No movement
2 - Occasional, slight movement
3 - Frequent, slight movements
4 - Vigorous movement
5 - Vigorous movements including torso and head
MUSCLE TONE
1 - Muscles totally relaxed; no muscle tone
2 - Reduced muscle tone
3 - Normal muscle tone
4 - Increased muscle tone and flexion of fingers and toes
5 - Extreme muscle rigidity and flexion of fingers and toes
FACIAL TENSION
1 - Facial muscles totally relaxed
2 - Facial muscle tone normal; no facial muscle tension evident
3 - Tension evident in some facial muscles
4 - Tension evident throughout facial muscles
5 - Facial muscles contorted and grimacing
BLOOD PRESSURE (MAP) BASELINE
1 - Blood pressure below baseline
2 - Blood pressure consistently at baseline
3 - Infrequent elevations of 15% or more above baseline (1-3 during 2 minutes observation)
4 - Frequent elevations of 15% or more above baseline (> 3 during 2 minutes observation)
5 - Sustained elevations of 15% or more
HEART RATE BASELINE
1 - Heart rate below baseline
2 - Heart rate consistently at baseline
3 - Infrequent elevations of 15% or more above baseline (1-3 during 2 minutes observation)
4 - Frequent elevations of 15% or more above baseline (> 3 during 2 minutes observation)
5 -  Sustained elevations of 15% or more
TOTAL SCORE
Instructions for use of the Comfort Scale:
Indications: Infants, children and adults in a critical care or operative setting who are unable to
use the Numeric Rating Scale or the Wong-Baker Faces Pain Rating Scale
Instructions:
1. Each of the nine (9) categories is scored from 1-5, which results in a total score between 9
and 45.
Alertness
Calmness
Respiratory Distress
Crying
Physical Movement
Muscle Tone
Facial Tension
Blood Pressure Baseline
Heart Rate Baseline
2. The interdisciplinary team in collaboration with the patient/family (if appropriate), can
determine appropriate interventions in response to COMFORT Scale scores.

comfort_pain_intensity_scale.pdf [/html]

[ Edited Tue May 01 2012, 09:04pm ]

Fri May 04 2012, 08:37pm
AJIN
DR. (PT)
Registered Member #223
Joined: Mon May 23 2005, 10:33pm
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Posts: 958

Have never used the scale....are there any studies to it being corellated with other pain measures??

Sat May 05 2012, 04:26am
Robin
Keep looking around. There's always something you've missed.

Registered Member #4
Joined: Thu Jul 08 2004, 06:56am
Location: Kollam, Keralam, INDIA
Posts: 2120

I havent tried looking at that info Ajin, i came across this scale recently and wondering if anyone has used them, if so how good or bad it is?

 

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