How do physiotherapists relate to and examine patients ?
This question was the point of departure for this article and it immediately gave rise to another : what is the relationship between professional knowledge and general experience ?
Data were collected as part of a project where encounters between patients and physiotherapists are analysed.
The encounters were directly observed and video-taped, and the participants individually interviewed afterwards.
The article is based on a detailed analysis of two encounters.
It is shown how both therapists direct their examination towards local symptoms and conditions ; the emphasis being on joint mobility.
The information obtained is adapted to the therapists'biomedical frame of reference.
Mots-clés Pascal : Kinésithérapeute, Physiothérapie, Diagnostic, Pratique professionnelle, Connaissance, Prise décision, Entretien, Homme, Relation soignant soigné
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Kinesitherapist, Physiotherapy, Diagnosis, Professional practice, Knowledge, Decision making, Interview, Human, Health staff patient relation
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0502433
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199501.