How do patients, politicians, physiotherapists and other health professionals view physiotherapy research in Switzerland? A qualitative study.
Bottom Line: An interview guide was elaborated.Identity is also tightly connected to Interdisciplinarity as this might threaten the existence of the profession.Stakeholders outside the profession insist on the importance of visibility.
Affiliation: University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland, HESAV, Physiotherapy, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.Show MeSH
Mentions: In the last step of qualitative analysis, the underlying meaning, ‘latent content’ (Graneheim and Lundman, 2004), was formulated into three themes: identity, interdisciplinarity and visibility (Figure 3).
Affiliation: University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland, HESAV, Physiotherapy, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.