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  1. Profession and life : separate worlds.

    Article - En anglais

    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.