Journal article

Comprehensive reporting of pelvic floor muscle training for urinary incontinence: CERT-PFMT.

Susan C Slade, Meg E Morris, Helena Frawley, Jean Hay-Smith

Physiotherapy | Published : 2021


AIM: To produce a pelvic floor muscle training variation of the Consensus on Exercise Reporting Template (CERT-PFMT). METHODS: Qualitative methods were used to explore the perspectives of physiotherapists who have postgraduate continence and pelvic floor rehabilitation qualifications on using research evidence to implement pelvic floor muscle training for urinary incontinence. The same experienced facilitator guided the discussions with questions derived from systematic reviews and content experts. The face-to-face focus groups were audio-recorded and verbatim transcripts were thematically analysed. For each CERT item the authors collated participant quotations that identified required expla..

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