- Suture restriction of the temporal bone as a risk factor for acute otitis media in children: cohort studyChantal Morin
School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, 3001 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 5N4, Canada
BMC Pediatr 12:181. 2012..This study investigates whether severe suture restriction of the temporal bone is a risk factor for development of AOM in young children...
- Integrating health literacy into occupational therapy: findings from a scoping reviewMelanie Levasseur
School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Scand J Occup Ther 19:305-14. 2012..9) and (vi) collaborate to increase health literacy (21; 47.7). Since health literacy can directly impact on intervention efficacy, further studies are needed on how to integrate health literacy into occupational therapy practice...
- Associations between perceived proximity to neighborhood resources, disability, and social participation among community-dwelling older adults: results from the VoisiNuAge studyMelanie Levasseur
Université de Montréal Public Health Research Institute, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1979-86. 2011....
- Is social participation associated with quality of life of older adults with physical disabilities?Melanie Levasseur
Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Quebec, Canada
Disabil Rehabil 26:1206-13. 2004..To explore the relationships between subjective quality of life and social participation of older adults with physical disabilities...
- Do rehabilitation professionals need to consider their clients' health literacy for effective practice?Melanie Levasseur
Research Institute on Public Health, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Clin Rehabil 24:756-65. 2010..To discuss the importance of integrating health literacy into rehabilitation practice...
- Accomplishment level and satisfaction with social participation of older adults: association with quality of life and best correlatesMelanie Levasseur
School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12ième avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 5N4, Canada
Qual Life Res 19:665-75. 2010....
- Meaning of quality of life for older adults: importance of human functioning componentsMelanie Levasseur
Research Centre on Aging, Health and Social Services Centre, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 4C4 Canada
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:e91-100. 2009..Other theoretical as well as methodological implications for further QOL study are highlighted...
- Comparing the Disability Creation Process and International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health modelsMelanie Levasseur
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC
Can J Occup Ther 74:233-42. 2007..Purpose. Analyse and compare two conceptual models, the Disability Creation Process (DCP) and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), with particular emphasis on the participation component...
- Do quality of life, participation and environment of older adults differ according to level of activity?Melanie Levasseur
Research Centre on Aging, Health and Social Services Centre University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke CSSS IUGS, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:30. 2008....
- [Analysis of quality of life concept in the context of older adults with physical disabilities]Melanie Levasseur
Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé de l Université de Sherbrooke, QC
Can J Occup Ther 73:163-77. 2006..The ultimate goal of the occupational therapist is to enhance or maintain a client's quality of life...
- Subjective Quality-of-Life Predictors for Older Adults with Physical DisabilitiesMelanie Levasseur
Research Centre on Aging, Health and Social Services Centre, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrook, Quebec, Canada
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:830-41. 2008..To study changes in quality of life (QOL) and to explore predictors of QOL of community-dwelling older adults with physical disabilities...
- Neighborhood resources and social participation among older adults: results from the VoisiNuage studyLucie Richard
Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
J Aging Health 25:296-318. 2013..This article examined the associations between proximity to selected locations considered to be conducive to social participation, and social participation itself, in urban-dwelling seniors...
- Gender-specific associations between functional autonomy and physical capacities in independent older adults: results from the NuAge studyEmilie Breton
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 58:56-62. 2014..This decrease might be associated with diminished functional autonomy. However, little is known about the physical capacities associated with functional autonomy in older women and men...
- Clinical reasoning process underlying choice of teaching strategies: a framework to improve occupational therapists' transfer skill interventionsAnnie Carrier
School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Aust Occup Ther J 59:355-66. 2012..Therefore, the aim of this study was to explore the clinical reasoning process of occupational therapists underlying the choice of strategies to teach older adults transfer skills...
- Health-related and subjective quality of life of older adults with visual impairmentJudith Renaud
Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Disabil Rehabil 32:899-907. 2010..To document health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and subjective quality of life (SQOL) and explore their correlates in older adults seeking services for visual impairment (VI)...
- Community occupational therapists' clinical reasoning: identifying tacit knowledgeAnnie Carrier
School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, 1036 rue Belvedere sud, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Aust Occup Ther J 57:356-65. 2010..e. their clinical reasoning, can improve intervention efficacy. However, occupational therapists are often uninformed about and neglect the importance of clinical reasoning, which could underoptimise their interventions...
- Exploring support needed by home health aides in choosing bathing equipment: new challenges for occupational therapy collaborationManon Guay
Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada Research Center on Aging, Health and Social Services Center, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Work 46:263-71. 2013..In Quebec (Canada), home health aides are gradually being involved in choosing bathing equipment for community-dwelling clients with bathing difficulties, a task traditionally performed by occupational therapists...
- Did waiting times really decrease following a service reorganization? Results from a retrospective study in a pediatric rehabilitation program in QuébecChantal Camden
Centre de Réadaptation Estrie, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Disabil Rehabil 35:719-24. 2013....
- Inventory and analysis of definitions of social participation found in the aging literature: proposed taxonomy of social activitiesMelanie Levasseur
University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Soc Sci Med 71:2141-9. 2010..This taxonomy might be useful in pinpointing the focus of future investigations and clarifying dimensions specific to social participation...
- The patient's perspective of in-home telerehabilitation physiotherapy services following total knee arthroplastyDahlia Kairy
School of Rehabilitation, Université de Montréal and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal IRGLM site, 6300 Darlington Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3S 2J4, Canada
Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:3998-4011. 2013..Gaining a better understating of the patient's experience in telerehabilitation will be essential as programs continue to be developed and implemented. ..
- 'Optimal' participation: a reflective lookAnnie Rochette
School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
Disabil Rehabil 28:1231-5. 2006..The main objective of this article is to provide a reflective look at the concept of participation and the meaning of 'optimality' for individuals with and without disability and to explore both in relation to response shift...