Physiotherapy in an accident and emergency department

Accid Emerg Nurs. 1996 Oct;4(4):198-202. doi: 10.1016/s0965-2302(96)90081-8.


This paper examines the role of a full-time physiotherapist in a busy Accident and Emergency department. It describes the service offered and concludes with an example of the management of a patient with an RTA related neck sprain.

MeSH terms

  • Emergency Service, Hospital*
  • Humans
  • Job Description*
  • Physical Therapy Modalities*
  • Referral and Consultation