Physical Therapists Referring Patients to Physicians: A Review of Case Reports and Series
Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 03/15/2012
Boissonnault WG et al. – This review of published patient case reports provides numerous examples of physical therapists using effective multifactorial screening strategies leading to timely patient referrals to physicians. The therapist initiated patient referral to a physician led to subsequent diagnosis of a wide range of conditions and pathological processes.