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Table 1 PICO (population, intervention, control, and outcomes)

From: Evidence-based guidelines for physiotherapy management of patients with multiple myeloma: study protocol

Review question What are the available evidence for the following:
- Safely mobilizing patients with multiple myeloma in an acute care setting
- Effective pain management in patients with multiple myeloma
- Physiotherapy (PT) management in patients with multiple myeloma receiving chemotherapy
- PT management in patients with multiple myeloma receiving radiation
- PT management in patients with multiple myeloma receiving a stem cell transplantation
- Management of fatigue and muscle weakness in patients with multiple myeloma
Population Multiple myeloma or myeloma or plasma cell myeloma
Intervention Physiotherapy or physical therapy, ambulation, mobilization, mobility, functional mobility training, exercise, strength training, endurance training, cardio-pulmonary exercise, aerobics exercise, anaerobic exercise, high-intensity exercise, low-intensity exercise, home-based exercise, multi-modal exercise, flexibility exercise, physical activity, pain management, and fatigue management
Comparator Stated interventions compared with placebo or no interventions
Outcomes All possible outcomes