PT Corner: Telehealth Seating and Wheelchair Assessments
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Disability and Rehabilitation published a research review on the telehealth delivery of remote seating and wheelchair assessments and needs for adults and children.
What Does the Research Say on Telehealth Seating and Wheelchair Assessments?
A systemic search of five data bases and scoping review was performed of peer-reviewed publications on telehealth and wheelchair assessment.
The results indicated the following:
nine studies published in 13 documents met the inclusion criteria.
the effect of telehealth compared to in-person assessment was insignificant indicating equivocal effectiveness (n = 2).
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