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Effectiveness of group respiratory therapy among the tetraplegic patients with spinal cord injury

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dc.contributor.author Tarin, Nure Taslima
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-08T03:25:29Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-08T03:25:29Z
dc.date.issued 2011-08-15
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/255
dc.description This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, 2011 en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose: SCI is described as one of the most devastating neurological impairment. It has profound effects on spinal injured person and their activity. SCI patient with cervical injury has respiratory problem. The present study was conducted to analyze and identify the therapeutic effectiveness of the group respiratory therapy for the treatment of tetraplegic patient with SCI. This study has made the comparison, in order to discover the most effective treatment to alleviate the symptoms of the condition. Objectives: The aim of the study is to investigate the effectiveness (quality of life) of group respiratory therapy among the tetraplegic patient in CRP. To identify the improvement of their quality of life. To evaluate the activity of respiratory group therapy. To find out the satisfactory level. Methodology: The study was an Quasi-experimental design. Total 10 samples were selected conveniently then randomly assigned to single group for pre test, post test this study from inpatient treatment service of Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Physiotherapy Department, Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP), Savar, Dhaka. Initially all the subjects were assessed by SCI Assessment Form at the clinical settings using and then the data were collected by questionnaires; Sf-36 questionnaire was used to assess the quality of life of the patients. Pre-test was performed before beginning the treatment. The same procedure was performed to take post-test at the end of 4 weeks of treatment. Result: The finding of the study was carried out by using parametric related „t‟ test to compare the pre test and post test single Group intervention and analysed by interpreting the probability level of significance of „t’ value. The results were found to be significant for „t’ value at probability level 0.05. Conclusion: The study concluded as the group respiratory therapy is significantly capable of producing beneficial effects on the improvement of their quality of life. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh) en_US
dc.subject Spinal Cord Injury en_US
dc.subject Tetraplegic en_US
dc.subject Respiratory complication en_US
dc.subject Respiratory physiotherapy en_US
dc.subject Grouptherapy. en_US
dc.subject QoL en_US
dc.title Effectiveness of group respiratory therapy among the tetraplegic patients with spinal cord injury en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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