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RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 241-243


Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section

Wardah Ajaz Qazi, Maria Razzaq, Nadia Ahmed Bokhari, Saira Jahan, Javeria Shahzadi, Ruqia Begum.

Abstract
Objective: To identify availability of physical therapy management and the reasons for not getting physical therapy in obstetric department of hospitals in Rawalpindi.
Methodology: This cross sectional survey was done in various hospitals of Rawalpindi from July 2017 to January 2018. Calculated sample size was 400 by using Rao soft. We used non probability purposive sampling technique by self-structured questionnaire. Data were analyzed by SPSS 21.
Results: Among 400 women of mean age 24.4 years, 277(69.0%) had epidural, while 123(30.8%) had general anesthesia. 119(29.8%) women received while 281(70.3%) did not get physiotherapy. 176 (44.0%) had no knowledge of physical therapy and 72(18.0%) had unavailability of physical therapists.
Conclusion: There is unavailability of physical therapy management in obstetrics departments. Main reason for this and lack of awareness were to consult with women health physical therapist for post cesarean physical therapy management.

Key words: Cesarean section, physical therapists, women health.


 
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Qazi WA, Razzaq M, Bokhari NA, Jahan S, Shahzadi J, Begum R. Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 241-243.


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Qazi WA, Razzaq M, Bokhari NA, Jahan S, Shahzadi J, Begum R. Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=82501 [Access: April 05, 2022].


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Qazi WA, Razzaq M, Bokhari NA, Jahan S, Shahzadi J, Begum R. Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 241-243.



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Qazi WA, Razzaq M, Bokhari NA, Jahan S, Shahzadi J, Begum R. Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section. RMJ. (2022), [cited April 05, 2022]; 47(1): 241-243.



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Qazi, W. A., Razzaq, . M., Bokhari, . N. A., Jahan, . S., Shahzadi, . J. & Begum, . R. (2022) Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section. RMJ, 47 (1), 241-243.



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Qazi, Wardah Ajaz, Maria Razzaq, Nadia Ahmed Bokhari, Saira Jahan, Javeria Shahzadi, and Ruqia Begum. 2022. Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 241-243.



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Qazi, Wardah Ajaz, Maria Razzaq, Nadia Ahmed Bokhari, Saira Jahan, Javeria Shahzadi, and Ruqia Begum. "Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 241-243.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Qazi, Wardah Ajaz, Maria Razzaq, Nadia Ahmed Bokhari, Saira Jahan, Javeria Shahzadi, and Ruqia Begum. "Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section." Rawal Medical Journal 47.1 (2022), 241-243. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Qazi, W. A., Razzaq, . M., Bokhari, . N. A., Jahan, . S., Shahzadi, . J. & Begum, . R. (2022) Availability of physical therapists for women after their cesarean section. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 241-243.








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