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Referrals to acute physiotherapy from the emergency department: an audit
  1. James R Griffiths1,
  2. Louise Bearder2,
  3. Susanna Currie3
  1. 1Barnsley Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Barnsley, UK
  2. 2Rotherham Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham, UK
  3. 3Emergency Department, Rotherham Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr James R Griffiths, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Barnsley Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Gawber Road, Barnsley, S75 2EP, UK; jamesgriffiths{at}

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The value of physiotherapy services based in the emergency department (ED) has long been discussed.1–3

We carried out a retrospective analysis on 100 consecutive patients referred to the acute physiotherapy service at Rotherham Hospital ED. …

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