An international team of expert researchers and clinicians, including lead author Dr. Peter Thomas, PhD, BPhty (Hons), within the intensive care and acute cardiorespiratory fields have developed these recommendations for physiotherapy management for COVID-19 in the acute hospital setting. It includes recommendations for physiotherapy workforce planning and preparation, a screening tool for determining requirement of physiotherapy, recommendations for the selection of physiotherapy treatments, and personal protective equipment.
The CPA is pleased to officially endorse these guidelines.
Read the Physiotherapy Management for COIVD-19 in the Acute Hospital Setting:
Recommendations to guide clinical practice
*Please Note: Due to the urgency of the need to translate this important international document for physiotherapists in many languages as quickly as possible, not all regional and national difference in languages maybe reflected in the document.