Clinical practice guideline in physiotherapy to promote sexuality in adults with a neuromuscular disease (short version)
Fisette-Paulhus, Isabelle; Barton, Dara; Gagnon, Cynthia; Morin, Mélanie
Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les maladies neuromusculaires
Laboratoire de recherche en urogynécologie du Centre de recherche du CHUS
The short guide is an abbreviated version of “Clinical practice guideline on roles and interventions in physiotherapy to promote sexuality in adults with a neuromuscular disease”. This short version highlights important elements of the long version of the guide and is intended as a practical clinical reference document. The long version of the guide is intended for physiotherapists working with adults with a neuromuscular disease (NMD) who wish to address sexuality with this clientele. The CPG aims to: 1) Propose approaches to address the subject of sexuality with people who have a neuromuscular disease; 2) Provide physiotherapists with tools by identifying and documenting a set of relevant interventions that can be applied in their practice; 3) Highlight issues related to sexuality that can be addressed by all physiotherapists and those requiring expertise in pelvic floor physiotherapy; 4) Support the process of referral to other health professionals involved in providing care. The CPG was developed using the “The Rare Knowledge Mining Methodological Framework”, which includes a literature review, consultation and validation process. It is available in French and in English.
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