Journal article

?It ? s not hands-on therapy, so it ? s very limited ? : Telehealth use and views among allied health clinicians during the coronavirus pandemic *

P Malliaras, M Merolli, CM Williams, JP Caneiro, T Haines, C Barton

Musculoskeletal Science and Practice | ELSEVIER | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Telehealth services have helped enable continuity of care during the coronavirus pandemic. We aimed to investigate use and views towards telehealth among allied health clinicians treating people with musculoskeletal conditions during the pandemic. METHODS: Cross-sectional international survey of allied health clinicians who used telehealth to manage musculoskeletal conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. Questions covered demographics, clinician-related factors (e.g. profession, clinical experience and setting), telehealth use (e.g. proportion of caseload, treatments used), attitudes towards telehealth (Likert scale), and perceived barriers and enablers (open questions). Data..

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