Summary: The field concerned with utilizing craft or work activities in the rehabilitation of patients. Occupational therapy can also refer to the activities themselves.
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- Evidence of the efficacy of occupational therapy in different conditions: an overview of systematic reviewsEsther M J Steultjens
Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Clin Rehabil 19:247-54. 2005To summarize the research evidence available from systematic reviews of the efficacy of occupational therapy (OT) for practitioners, researchers, purchasing organizations and policy-makers.
- Randomised controlled trial of integrated care to reduce disability from chronic low back pain in working and private lifeLudeke C Lambeek
Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
BMJ 340:c1035. 2010..To evaluate the effectiveness of an integrated care programme, combining a patient directed and a workplace directed intervention, for patients with chronic low back pain...
- Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a randomised controlled trialWilliam D Schweickert
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Lancet 373:1874-82. 2009..We assessed the efficacy of combining daily interruption of sedation with physical and occupational therapy on functional outcomes in patients receiving mechanical ventilation in intensive care.
- A randomized trial of a multicomponent home intervention to reduce functional difficulties in older adultsLaura N Gitlin
Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 S 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 54:809-16. 2006..To test the efficacy of a multicomponent intervention to reduce functional difficulties, fear of falling, and home hazards and enhance self-efficacy and adaptive coping in older adults with chronic conditions...
- Occupational therapy home programs for cerebral palsy: double-blind, randomized, controlled trialIona Novak
Cerebral Palsy Institute, School of Medicine Sydney, University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, Australia
Pediatrics 124:e606-14. 2009The goal was to assess the effectiveness of an occupational therapy home program (OTHP), compared with no OTHP, with respect to function and parent satisfaction with child function, participation, goal attainment, and quality of upper ..
- Occupational therapy for patients with problems in personal activities of daily living after stroke: systematic review of randomised trialsLynn Legg
Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary University NHS Trust, Glasgow G31 2ER
BMJ 335:922. 2007To determine whether occupational therapy focused specifically on personal activities of daily living improves recovery for patients after stroke.
- Occupational therapy compared with social work assessment for older people. An economic evaluation alongside the CAMELOT randomised controlled trialChris Flood
St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, Philpot Street, London E1 2EA, UK
Age Ageing 34:47-52. 2005To compare costs and outcome of occupational therapy-led assessment with social worker-led assessment of older people, in terms of their independence and quality of life.
- The reproducibility of the Canadian Occupational Performance MeasureI C J M Eyssen
Department of Occupational Therapy, VU University Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Clin Rehabil 19:888-94. 2005..To assess the reproducibility (reliability and inter-rater agreement) of the client-centred Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM)...
- A multi-center study on low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis in post-stroke patientsWataru Kakuda
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:4. 2012Both low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and intensive occupational therapy (OT) have been recently reported to be clinically beneficial for post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis...
- Repeat botulinum toxin-A injections in the upper limb of children with hemiplegia: a randomized controlled trialChristine A Olesch
Developmental Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Dev Med Child Neurol 52:79-86. 2010....
- Occupational therapy incorporating animals for children with autism: A pilot investigationMona J Sams
Mona s Ark, 240 Old Mine Road, Troutville, Virginia 24175, USA
Am J Occup Ther 60:268-74. 2006..investigation compared language use and social interaction in children with autism receiving two forms of occupational therapy: occupational therapy using standard techniques, and occupational therapy incorporating animals...
- Reliability and validity of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure in stroke patientsE H C Cup
Department of Occupational Therapy 304, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Clin Rehabil 17:402-9. 2003..To research test-retest reliability and discriminant validity of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM), a client-centred outcome measure, in stroke patients...
- Little therapy, little physical activity: rehabilitation within the first 14 days of organized stroke unit careJulie Bernhardt
National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Australia
J Rehabil Med 39:43-8. 2007..To examine rehabilitation interventions and resulting physical activity patterns of patients managed in acute stroke units to help inform development of a randomized controlled trial of very early rehabilitation...
- Cost-effectiveness of preventive occupational therapy for independent-living older adultsJoel Hay
Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, School of Pharmacy, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1381-8. 2002To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a 9-month preventive occupational therapy (OT) program in the Well-Elderly Study: a randomized trial in independent-living older adults that found significant health, function, and quality of life ..
- Randomised controlled trial of an occupational therapy intervention to increase outdoor mobility after strokeP A Logan
University of Nottingham, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD
BMJ 329:1372-5. 2004To evaluate an occupational therapy intervention to improve outdoor mobility after stroke.
- Feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial of a telephone-delivered problem-solving-occupational therapy intervention to reduce participation restrictions in rural breast cancer survivors undergoing chemotherapyMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
Psychooncology 20:1092-101. 2011..The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility of conducting a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a novel intervention for these restrictions, determine acceptability of the intervention, and preliminarily assess its effects...
- A multicentre randomized controlled trial of leisure therapy and conventional occupational therapy after stroke. TOTAL Study Group. Trial of Occupational Therapy and LeisureC J Parker
Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, University of Nottingham, UK
Clin Rehabil 15:42-52. 2001OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of leisure therapy and conventional occupational therapy (OT) on the mood, leisure participation and independence in activities of daily living (ADL) of stroke patients 6 and 12 months after hospital ..
- Adjuvant occupational therapy improves long-term depression recovery and return-to-work in good health in sick-listed employees with major depression: results of a randomised controlled trialHiske L Hees
Program for Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 5, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
Occup Environ Med 70:252-60. 2013To evaluate whether adjuvant occupational therapy (OT) can improve the effectiveness of treatment-as-usual (TAU) in sick-listed employees with major depression.
- Enhanced provider communication and patient education regarding return to work in cancer survivors following curative treatment: a pilot studyKaren Nieuwenhuijsen
Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Occup Rehabil 16:647-57. 2006..The purpose of this study is to test the feasibility of this intervention and to examine the relation of patient adherence to the advice of the leaflet and return to work...
- The Ergonomic Assessment Tool for Arthritis: development and pilot testingCatherine L Backman
University of British Columbia and Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Arthritis Rheum 59:1495-503. 2008..Our objectives were to design and pilot test an ergonomic assessment tool for people with IA and to propose ergonomic modifications to prevent work loss and maintain at-work productivity...
- Access and perceived need for physical and occupational therapy in chronic arthritisDebbie Ehrmann Feldman
Universite de Montreal, Ecole de readaptation, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Pavillon 7077 du Parc, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C3J7
Disabil Rehabil 32:1827-32. 2010Physical and occupational therapy are beneficial for persons with chronic arthritis; however, access is problematic. The goal was to examine issues related to access to these services for patients with chronic arthritis.
- The Nordic Housing Enabler: inter-rater reliability in cross-Nordic occupational therapy practiceTina Helle
Department of Occupational Therapy, University College of Northern Jutland in Aalborg, Denmark
Scand J Occup Ther 17:258-66. 2010..cross-Nordic version of the Housing Enabler and investigation of its inter-rater reliability when used in occupational therapy rating situations, involving occupational therapists, clients, and their home environments...
- Relationships: the key to effective occupational therapy practice with urban Australian Indigenous childrenAlison Nelson
Occupational Therapy Children s Life Skills Clinic, The University of Queensland, Australia
Occup Ther Int 14:57-70. 2007The aim of this exploratory study was to investigate what constitutes a socially and culturally appropriate occupational therapy service for urban Indigenous Australian families in Brisbane, Queensland...
- Occupational therapy for people with psychotic conditions in community settings: a pilot randomized controlled trialSarah Cook
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
Clin Rehabil 23:40-52. 2009To investigate the effectiveness of a long established intervention, occupational therapy for people with psychotic conditions, and to inform future research designs.
- Evidence-based practice in everyday clinical practice: strategies for change in a tertiary occupational therapy departmentElizabeth Caldwell
Occupational Therapy Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust Occup Ther J 55:79-84. 2008..While occupational therapy clinicians have a professional responsibility to ensure that their practice is effective, managers also ..
- Introducing OTseeker (Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence): a new evidence database for occupational therapistsSally Bennett
Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Queensland, Queensland 4072, Australia
Am J Occup Ther 57:635-8. 2003..of therapeutic effectiveness for clinicians, academics, and students, as well as consumers and providers of occupational therapy services...
- Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines in occupational therapy practice: recommendations from the research evidenceMary Stergiou-Kita
Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aust Occup Ther J 57:76-87. 2010..The research evidence has revealed several factors that can affect guideline uptake, and a variety of strategies that can facilitate implementation...
- Individual patient data meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of community occupational therapy for stroke patientsM F Walker
University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Stroke 35:2226-32. 2004Trials of occupational therapy for stroke patients living in the community have varied in their findings. It is unclear why these discrepancies have occurred.
- Reliability reconsidered: Cronbach's alpha and paediatric assessment in occupational therapyGeorgia Spiliotopoulou
School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
Aust Occup Ther J 56:150-5. 2009Using reliable outcome measures is a necessity for the occupational therapy profession in enabling valid assessments of clients...
- Effects of 5 minutes of neck-muscle vibration immediately before occupational therapy on unilateral spatial neglectKatsuya Kamada
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Kagoshima University, Makizono cho, Kagoshima, Japan
Disabil Rehabil 33:2322-8. 2011To evaluate the effects of neck-muscle vibration for 5 min before occupational therapy (OT) on unilateral spatial neglect (USN).
- Optimizing recovery potential through simultaneous occupational therapy and non-invasive brain-stimulation using tDCSDinesh G Nair
Department of Neurology, Neuroimaging and Stroke Recovery Laboratories, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Restor Neurol Neurosci 29:411-20. 2011..Stimulation (tDCS) can induce a short lasting functional benefit; greater and longer lasting effects might be achieved with combining tDCS with simultaneous occupational therapy (OT) and applying this intervention for multiple sessions.
- Responsiveness of the Canadian occupational performance measureIsaline C J M Eyssen
VU University Medical Centre, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Occupational Therapy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Rehabil Res Dev 48:517-28. 2011..We recruited 152 consecutive patients with various diagnoses, admitted to the outpatient clinic of two occupational therapy departments, to complete a COPM interview and three self-reported health status questionnaires on two ..
- Reflecting on practice: are home visits prior to discharge worthwhile in geriatric inpatient care?Louise Nygård
Department of Occupational Therapy, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 18:193-203. 2004..clinical study therefore was to illuminate from both clients' and therapists' perspectives, common practice occupational therapy interventions at predischarge home visits in geriatric inpatient care...
- Upper-limb botulinum toxin A injection and occupational therapy in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy identified from a population register: a single-blind, randomized, controlled trialRemo N Russo
Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
Pediatrics 119:e1149-58. 2007The purpose of this work was to assess the effect of botulinum toxin A and occupational therapy compared with occupational therapy alone on body structure, activities participation, and self-perception in a sample of children (aged 3-16 ..
- Enabling functional independence in Parkinson's disease: update on occupational therapy interventionAshwini K Rao
Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
Mov Disord 25:S146-51. 2010Motor impairment and functional limitations are known sequelae of Parkinson's disease. Occupational therapy (OT) is recognized as an important adjunct to pharmacological management...
- Rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury in active duty military personnel and veterans: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center randomized controlled trial of two rehabilitation approachesRodney D Vanderploeg
Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, and Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, James A Haley Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2227-38. 2008....
- WHEDA study: effectiveness of occupational therapy at home for older people with dementia and their caregivers--the design of a pragmatic randomised controlled trial evaluating a Dutch programme in seven German centresSebastian Voigt-Radloff
Department of Occupational Therapy, Centre of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Freiburg, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
BMC Geriatr 9:44. 2009A recent Dutch mono-centre randomised controlled trial has shown that occupational therapy improves daily functioning in dementia...
- Occupational therapy in multiple system atrophy: a pilot randomized controlled trialShilpa Jain
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom
Mov Disord 19:1360-4. 2004..aim of this small pilot study was to identify the feasibility of a larger randomized controlled trial of occupational therapy and to report preliminary data on the impact of occupational therapy on disability, mood, and health-..
- Systematic review of therapies for osteoarthritis of the handT E Towheed
Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:455-62. 2005..To systematically review published randomized controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies in patients with hand osteoarthritis (OA), with an emphasis on trial methodology...
- A comparison of goal attainment scaling and the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure for paediatric rehabilitation researchA Cusick
College of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Pediatr Rehabil 9:149-57. 2006..To investigate the relative utility of Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) (adapted for children) and Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) as outcome measures for paediatric rehabilitation...
- Role overlap between occupational therapy and physiotherapy during in-patient stroke rehabilitation: an exploratory studyJulie Booth
School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
J Interprof Care 16:31-40. 2002The concept of role overlap between occupational therapy and physiotherapy has been the subject of debate for at least three decades...
- Cluster randomized pilot controlled trial of an occupational therapy intervention for residents with stroke in UK care homesCatherine Sackley
School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
Stroke 37:2336-41. 2006A pilot evaluation of an occupational therapy intervention to improve self-care independence for residents with stroke-related disability living in care homes was the basis of this study.
- Occupational therapy for community dwelling elderly people: a systematic reviewEsther M J Steultjens
Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
Age Ageing 33:453-60. 2004b>Occupational therapy might play an important role in maintaining independent living for community dwelling elderly people...
- Motor cortex excitability in stroke before and after constraint-induced movement therapyJoachim Liepert
Department of Neurology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Cogn Behav Neurol 19:41-7. 2006..To investigate motor cortex excitability in stroke patients and explore excitability changes induced by an intense physiotherapy...
- A randomized, controlled trial of a home environmental intervention: effect on efficacy and upset in caregivers and on daily function of persons with dementiaL N Gitlin
Community and Homecare Research Division, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Gerontologist 41:4-14. 2001..They also determined if treatment effect varied by caregiver gender, race, and relationship to patient...
- Playful interaction: occupational therapy for all children on the school playgroundAnita C Bundy
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe New South Wales, Australia
Am J Occup Ther 62:522-7. 2008..Our results revealed a potential role for occupational therapists with typically developing children in schools. This finding has clear implications for children with disability...
- Goal attainment scaling (GAS) in rehabilitation: a practical guideLynne Turner-Stokes
Kings College London, School of Medicine, Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, UK
Clin Rehabil 23:362-70. 2009..Some practical tips are offered, as well as a simple spreadsheet (in Microsoft Excel) allowing easy calculation of the T-scores...
- Pain and reduced mobility in complex regional pain syndrome I: outcome of a prospective randomised controlled clinical trial of adjuvant physical therapy versus occupational therapyH M Oerlemans
Allied Health Services, University Hospital Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Pain 83:77-83. 1999There are no adequate comparative studies on physical therapy (PT) versus occupational therapy (OT) in patients with complex regional pain syndrome I (CRPS I)...
- Occupational therapy and the journal citation reports: 10-year performance trajectoriesJess Anthony Holguin
Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, CHP 133, 1540 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9003, USA
Am J Occup Ther 63:105-12. 2009The purpose of this study was to document performance of occupational therapy journals on the metrics of the Journal Citation Reports (JCR), the annually appearing index used as a yardstick to assess the quality of scholarly publications...
- Feasibility of physical and occupational therapy beginning from initiation of mechanical ventilationMark C Pohlman
Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Crit Care Med 38:2089-94. 2010Physical and occupational therapy are possible immediately after intubation in mechanically ventilated medical intensive care unit patients...
- Patient centered goal-setting in a subacute rehabilitation settingEmma Leach
Division of Speech Pathology, The University of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Disabil Rehabil 32:159-72. 2010..of this research is to describe current practices in goal-setting within a subacute rehabilitation setting from the perspective of therapists representing the disciplines of occupational therapy, speech pathology and physiotherapy.
- Maintenance of effects of the home environmental skill-building program for family caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disordersLaura N Gitlin
Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:368-74. 2005..following active treatment were sustained at 12 months for 127 family caregivers who participated in an occupational therapy intervention tested as part of the National Institutes of Health Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's ..
- The Tailored Activity Program to reduce behavioral symptoms in individuals with dementia: feasibility, acceptability, and replication potentialLaura N Gitlin
Jefferson Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Gerontologist 49:428-39. 2009The Tailored Activity Program (TAP) is a home-based occupational therapy intervention shown to reduce behavioral symptoms and caregiver burden in a randomized trial...
- Characterizing occupational therapy practice in stroke rehabilitationLorie G Richards
North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608 1197, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S51-S60. 2005Richards LG, Latham NK, Jette DU, Rosenberg L, Smout RJ, DeJong G. Characterizing occupational therapy practice in stroke rehabilitation.
- What needs to be done? Occupational therapy responsibilities and challenges regarding human rightsSandra Maria Galheigo
Department of Physiotherapy, Communication Science and Disorders, and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Rua Cipotânea 51, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Aust Occup Ther J 58:60-6. 2011..The way occupational therapists have faced these challenges has depended upon historical, cultural and social contexts...
- The clinical reasoning of an occupational therapy assistantK D Lyons
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Am J Occup Ther 55:577-81. 2001This qualitative case study focused on the clinical reasoning of a certified occupational therapy assistant who had 16 years of practice experience. Observation and interview methods were used to collect data...
- Evaluating the quality of reporting occupational therapy randomized controlled trials by expanding the CONSORT criteriaEmily Moberg-Mogren
Rainbow and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Am J Occup Ther 60:226-35. 2006Well-reported randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are necessary for evidenced-based practice in the field of occupational therapy.
- Randomized controlled trials to investigate occupational therapy research questionsDavid L Nelson
Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Allied Health, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43699, USA
Am J Occup Ther 58:24-34. 2004..Problems pertinent to the study of the efficacy of occupational therapy and related interventions include the importance of: theory, background, and rationale; treatment fidelity; ..
- Simulation of bilateral movement training through mirror reflection: a case report demonstrating an occupational therapy technique for hemiparesisJennifer A Stevens
Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Top Stroke Rehabil 11:59-66. 2004....
- Human occupation for public health promotion: new directions for occupational therapy practice with persons with arthritisTrudy Mallinson
Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E Superior Street, Onterie 960, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Am J Occup Ther 63:220-6. 2009b>Occupational therapy seldom reports the outcomes of intervention programs to reflect the impact on public health indicators. Consequently, our professions' effect on public health goals is limited...
- Areas of consensus and controversy about goal setting in rehabilitation: a conference reportE Diane Playford
Institute of Neurology, UCL, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
Clin Rehabil 23:334-44. 2009..To consider clinical issues surrounding goal setting in neurological rehabilitation,and to identify priorities for future research...
- Wheelchair skills training program for clinicians: a randomized controlled trial with occupational therapy studentsAnna L Coolen
School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4K4, Canada
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1160-7. 2004..brief formalized period of wheelchair skills training, added to the standard curriculum, results in significantly greater overall improvements in wheelchair skills than a standard undergraduate occupational therapy (OT) curriculum alone.
- Occupational therapy in spinocerebellar ataxia type 3: an open-label trialR C R Silva
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
Braz J Med Biol Res 43:537-42. 2010b>Occupational therapy (OT) is a profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation, by enabling handicapped people to participate in the activities of everyday life...
- Occupational therapy for inpatients with chronic schizophrenia: a pilot randomized controlled trialNasrin Foruzandeh
Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Rahmatieh, Shahrekord, Iran
Jpn J Nurs Sci 10:136-41. 2013..b>Occupational therapy has contributed to the treatment and rehabilitation of people with severe mental health problems...
- Has undergraduate education prepared occupational therapy students for possible practice in palliative care?Pamela Joy Meredith
Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
Aust Occup Ther J 57:224-32. 2010It has been argued that the unique nature of the occupational therapy role in palliative care (PC) warrants dedicated attention in undergraduate programmes to improve the confidence of occupational therapy graduates to work in this ..
- Combination treatment of low-frequency rTMS and occupational therapy with levodopa administration: an intensive neurorehabilitative approach for upper limb hemiparesis after strokeWataru Kakuda
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
Int J Neurosci 121:373-8. 2011The combination treatment of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and intensive occupational therapy was applied with concomitant oral administration of levodopa in five post-stroke patients with upper limb ..
- Beliefs about responsibilities, the aims of therapy and the structure of the therapy process: a qualitative study of caseload management issues in child health occupational therapyN Kolehmainen
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Child Care Health Dev 38:108-16. 2012..This study explored children's occupational therapists' beliefs about caseload management with a view to designing a caseload management intervention...
- Predicting return to work after brain injury using occupational therapy assessmentsU Johansson
Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Umea University, Sweden
Disabil Rehabil 23:474-80. 2001The aim of this study was to evaluate the value of occupational therapy assessments used in an outreach rehabilitation programme to predict return to work after brain injury...
- A conceptual framework for international service-learning course planning: promoting a foundation for ethical practice in the physical therapy and occupational therapy professionsJill Black Lattanzi
Physical Therapy Program, University of Texas at El Paso, 1101 North Campbell, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
J Allied Health 40:103-9. 2011As physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) educational programs endeavor to foster core values of social responsibility, justice, and altruism in an increasingly global community, the incorporation of local and international ..
- Factors related to evidence-based practice among U.S. occupational therapy cliniciansAmber MacEwan Dysart
School of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, University of Puget Sound, 1500 North Warner Street, Tacoma, Washington 98416, USA
Am J Occup Ther 56:275-84. 2002..The purpose of this study was to examine how U.S. occupational therapists access and use clinically relevant research results...
- A synthesis of the effects of occupational therapy for persons with stroke, Part II: Remediation of impairmentsHui Ing Ma
Department of Occupational Therapy, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Am J Occup Ther 56:260-74. 2002This article is the second of a two-part synthesis of research regarding the effects of occupational therapy to improve activity and participation and to reduce impairment for persons with stroke...
- A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing occupational therapy with independent exercises after volar plate fixation of a fracture of the distal part of the radiusJ Sebastiaan Souer
Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1761-6. 2011The effect of formal occupational therapy on recovery after open reduction and volar plate fixation of a fracture of the distal part of the radius is uncertain...
- Individualized outcome measures: a review of the literatureCatherine Donnelly
School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of British Columbia
Can J Occup Ther 69:84-94. 2002The client-centred nature of occupational therapy acknowledges the individual as the central element of treatment...
- 'It teaches you what to expect in future . . . ': interprofessional learning on a training ward for medical, nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy studentsScott Reeves
City University, London, UK
Med Educ 36:337-44. 2002This paper presents findings from a multimethod evaluation of an interprofessional training ward placement for medical, nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy students.
- Optimal positioning of occupational therapyLori J Letts
School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, 1400 Main St W, Hamilton, ON, L8S 1C7
Can J Occup Ther 78:209-19. 2011Occupation is central to occupational therapy. Although occupation is a universal experience, occupational therapists need to consider the risks and opportunities of exploring new roles and maintaining existing services.
- Better Access to Mental Health program: influence of mental health occupational therapyMilly Kohn
Occupational Therapy, Bendigo Health, Victoria, Australia
Aust Occup Ther J 59:437-44. 2012..No studies have yet reported the influence of occupational therapy under this scheme...
- Current practice of occupational therapy for children with autismR Watling
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
Am J Occup Ther 53:498-505. 1999..The purpose of this study was to examine the current practice patterns of occupational therapists experienced in working with children with autism spectrum disorders...
- Self-reported knowledge, attitudes and behaviour towards evidence-based practice of occupational therapy students in IrelandM Stronge
Primary Care, St Vincent s Health Centre, Tipperary Town, Co Tipperary, Ireland
Occup Ther Int 19:7-16. 2012It is widely accepted that the occupational therapy profession needs to incorporate research findings into clinical practice so as to improve client outcomes...
- Effects of a short-term occupational therapy intervention in an acute geriatric unit. A randomized clinical trialPedro Abizanda
Geriatrics Department, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete, Albacete, Spain
Maturitas 69:273-8. 2011To compare the benefits of a short-term occupational therapy intervention (OTI) when added to the conventional treatment model (CTM) in the functional recovery of patients admitted to an acute geriatric unit (AGU).
- The impact of occupational therapy in Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled feasibility studyIngrid H Sturkenboom
Department of Rehabilitation, Nijmegen Centre of Evidence Based Practice, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Clin Rehabil 27:99-112. 2013To evaluate the feasibility of a randomized controlled trial including process and potential impact of occupational therapy in Parkinson's disease.
- Occupational therapy using sensory integration to improve participation of a child with autism: a case reportRoseann C Schaaf
Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions, and Faculty, Farber Institute for Neurosciences, Thomas Jefferson University, 901 Walnut Street, Room 605, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Am J Occup Ther 66:547-55. 2012..changes in adaptive behaviors and participation of 1 child with autism during a 10-wk program of intensive occupational therapy using a sensory integrative approach (OT-SI) following a manualized protocol...
- Occupational therapy treatment with right half-field eye-patching for patients with subacute stroke and unilateral neglect: a randomised controlled trialM H M Tsang
Occupational Therapy Department, Kowloon Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Disabil Rehabil 31:630-7. 2009..This study investigated the efficacy of conventional treatment with right half-field eye patching in treating subacute stroke patients with UN, using a randomised controlled trial...
- [Effects of work-related medical rehabilitation in patients with musculoskeletal disorders]M Streibelt
Abteilung für Versorgungssystemforschung und Qualitätssicherung in der medizinischen Rehabilitation, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin
Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 45:161-71. 2006....
- Six-day course of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation plus occupational therapy for post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis: a case series studyWataru Kakuda
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
Disabil Rehabil 32:801-7. 2010To clarify the safety and feasibility of a 6-day protocol of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) combined with intensive occupational therapy (OT) for upper limb hemiparesis.
- [Reduction of technology fears in psychosomatic rehabilitation--concepts and results based on a computer training for older employees]M E Beutel
Klinik für Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, Ludwigstr 76, 35392, Giessen, Germany
Z Gerontol Geriatr 37:221-30. 2004..Based on 114 patients, concepts and results of the computer training are presented. Participation reduced avoidance behaviors, fears and increased interest and initiative based both on the patients' and their trainers' perspectives...
- Lessons learned: a pilot study on occupational therapy effectiveness for children with sensory modulation disorderLucy Jane Miller
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Am J Occup Ther 61:161-9. 2007The purpose of this pilot study was to prepare for a randomized controlled study of the effectiveness of occupational therapy using a sensory integration approach (OT-SI) with children who have sensory processing disorders (SPD).
- Occupational therapy interventions for chronic diseases: a scoping reviewCarri Hand
School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, IAHS 403, 1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 1C7
Am J Occup Ther 65:428-36. 2011We reviewed the evidence regarding the effectiveness of community occupational therapy interventions, delivered alone or within a multidisciplinary team, in improving occupational outcomes for adults with selected chronic diseases.
- How to detect effects: statistical power and evidence-based practice in occupational therapy researchK J Ottenbacher
School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1028, USA
Am J Occup Ther 53:181-8. 1999The findings from 30 research investigations examining the effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions were reviewed and analyzed...
- Orientation and mobility training for partially-sighted older adults using an identification cane: a systematic reviewJudith Ballemans
Maastricht University, Department for Health Services Research Focusing on Chronic Care and Ageing, and CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Clin Rehabil 25:880-91. 2011..This study aimed to provide an overview of the development, content, feasibility, and effectiveness of existing orientation and mobility training programmes in the use of the identification cane...
- Baseline severity of upper limb hemiparesis influences the outcome of low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy in patients who have had a strokeWataru Kakuda
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
PM R 3:516-22; quiz 522. 2011To clarify whether the efficacy of combined low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and intensive occupational therapy (OT) depends on baseline severity of upper limb hemiparesis after stroke.
- Reflections on...a disability methodology for the client-centred practice of occupational therapy researchKaren Whalley Hammell
Can J Occup Ther 74:365-9. 2007..in the occupations of daily life are not universally reflected in either the practice or the occupation of occupational therapy research...
- Qualitative meta-synthesis: reflections on the utility and challenges in occupational therapyRebecca Gewurtz
Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Can J Occup Ther 75:301-8. 2008..A qualitative meta-synthesis is an approach to synthesizing relevant findings from across qualitative studies on a particular topic using methods consistent with qualitative research...
- Do occupational therapy and physiotherapy students care about research? A survey of perceptions and attitudes to researchK Kamwendo
Department of Caring Sciences, Orebro University, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 15:295-302. 2001Do occupational therapy and physiotherapy students care about research? A survey of perceptions and attitudes to research...
- Clinical heterogeneity was a common problem in Cochrane reviews of physiotherapy and occupational therapyCornelia H M van den Ende
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Pediatric Oncology Hematology, 804, P O Box, 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Clin Epidemiol 59:914-9. 2006To identify the strategies used to deal with the clinical heterogeneity of interventions and multiple outcome measures used in Cochrane reviews on physiotherapy and occupational therapy.
- Anti-spastic effect of low-frequency rTMS applied with occupational therapy in post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparesisWataru Kakuda
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8 Nishi shimbashi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Brain Inj 25:496-502. 2011To determine the effects of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) combined with occupational therapy (OT) on the spasticity of the hemiparetic upper limb after stroke.
- Consensus on 'core/essential' and 'ideal world' criteria of a pre-discharge occupational therapy home assessmentSarah Barras
University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
J Eval Clin Pract 16:1295-300. 2010There are no standard criteria for an occupational therapy (OT) home assessment for patients about to be discharged from an acute rehabilitation facility. This has implications for benchmarking, quality improvement and research...
- Hospital discharge among frail elderly people: a pilot study in SwedenIngrid Söderback
Department of Public Health and Caring Science, Uppsala University, Sweden
Occup Ther Int 15:18-31. 2008..The present pilot study aimed at evaluating the viability of an occupational therapy clinical tool...
- Significance of poor patient participation in physical and occupational therapy for functional outcome and length of stayEric J Lenze
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1599-601. 2004To determine the frequency of poor patient participation during inpatient physical (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) sessions and to examine the influence of poor participation on functional outcome and length of stay (LOS).
- Benefits of occupational therapy in stroke rehabilitationParan Govender
Department of Occupational Therapy, King s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill, London, UK
Expert Rev Neurother 7:1013-9. 2007..Occupational therapists play a central role in rehabilitation as members of a multidisciplinary team. Occupational therapy is a client-centered profession that uses meaningful activities across the spectrum of physical and mental ..
- Clinical outcomes research from the occupational therapist's perspectiveJulia Bowman
School of Exercise and Health Sciences, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Occup Ther Int 9:145-66. 2002..or participating in clinical outcomes research and the relevance of clinical outcomes research to occupational therapy clinical practice...
- Community based occupational therapy for patients with dementia and their care givers: randomised controlled trialMaud J L Graff
Research Group for Allied Health Care, Department of Allied Health Care Disciplines, Occupational Therapy, University Medical Center Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, Netherlands
BMJ 333:1196. 2006To determine the effectiveness of community based occupational therapy on daily functioning of patients with dementia and the sense of competence of their care givers.
- Habits and Rehabilitation: Promoting ParticipationELIZABETH CREPEAU; Fiscal Year: 2006..Habit-Ill, Habits and Rehabilitation: Promoting Participation, is sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF)...
- South Carolina Study for Adolescents and Young Adults with Rare ConditionsSUZANNE W MCDERMOTT; Fiscal Year: 2013..care and social services (including type and specialty of health care provider by specialty, physical and occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, counseling and other services)...
- Physical, Cognitive and Mental Health in Social ContextMichael Marsiske; Fiscal Year: 2013..medicine, health services research, linguistics, neurology, neuropsychology, neuroscience, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, sociology, and speech pathology...
- Glaucoma and Visual FunctionANJALI MARUTI BHORADE; Fiscal Year: 2010..collaboration between the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and the Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri...
- Motion-Specific Toy Controllers for Upper Extremity Rehabilitation in ChildrenJoseph J Crisco; Fiscal Year: 2013..Physical therapy, occupational therapy, braces, orthotics, electrical stimulation, medications and surgery are the current major forms of ..
- Virtual Occupational Therapy Assistant (VOTA)Richard J Adams; Fiscal Year: 2012DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Virtual Occupational Therapy Assistant (VOTA) leverages advances in human motion tracking, multi-user virtual environments, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to provide cost ..
- Interdisciplinary Training in Pathobiology and Rehabilitation MedicineMarcas M Bamman; Fiscal Year: 2013..cell biology, pathology, genetics, cardiology, geriatrics), Health Professions (physical therapy, occupational therapy, and nutrition sciences), Public Health (epidemiology), and Arts &Sciences (psychology)...
- Gestural Interfaces and Robotics for RehabilitationCORINNA E LATHAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Of children with physical disabilities, many require ongoing physical and occupational therapy to optimize their movement capabilities in order for them to participate in family, school and recreational ..
- Accessibility solutions for PRO managementDERSHUNG YANG; Fiscal Year: 2010..and rehabilitation patients as well, we will assemble a multidisciplinary Expert Panel (physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation counseling, neuropsychology, assistive technologies, and PRO) to advise on our study design ..
- Improving Musculoskeletal Outcomes for Individuals with Osteogenesis ImperfectaLaura Tosi; Fiscal Year: 2010..requires a coordinated effort from genetic, endocrine, orthopedic, physical medicine, physical therapy, and occupational therapy specialists _ an effort that must focus on improving evaluation of therapeutic and surgical interventions, ..
- Hemispheric Dominance for Ipsilesional MovementKathleen Y Haaland; Fiscal Year: 2012..While occupational therapy has often employed "compensatory" training of the ipsilesional limb to regain independence in ADL, we now ..
- Neural-Enabled Prosthesis with Sensorimotor IntegrationRanu Jung; Fiscal Year: 2011..technology development, kinesiology and neurophysiology from Arizona State University, hand surgery and occupational therapy practice at Mayo Clinic Arizona in Scottsdale, AZ, aprosthetics practice in Phoenix, AZ, a leading ..
- Investigation of Cortical Changes Following Spinal Cord InjuryJennifer L Collinger; Fiscal Year: 2012..One half day every other week will be spent in the Physical and Occupational Therapy clinic to learn the strengths and limitations of currently available therapies as well as the needs of ..
- OT-based Cognitive Rehabilitation of Cocaine AbusersRAJKUMAR KIRAN KALAPATAPU; Fiscal Year: 2013..A mentoring team led by Frances R. Levin, M.D., including experts from addiction psychiatry, occupational therapy, neuropsychology and biostatistics, will guide Dr...
- DOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM IN MOVEMENT SCIENCEGammon M Earhart; Fiscal Year: 2013..e., biomedical engineering, exercise science, kinesiology, neuroscience, occupational therapy)...
- Improving Anxiety Management and Rehabilitation Outcomes in Critical CareJennifer Stevenson; Fiscal Year: 2013..by the proposed study will be multidisciplinary to include physical medicine and rehabilitation, rehabilitation psycholog, critical care and pulmonary medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and nursing care specialties.
- Comprehensive Assessment of the Impact of Illness and Disability in ChildrenROXANNA MARIE BENDIXEN; Fiscal Year: 2013..She has a professional degree in occupational therapy and a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science...
- Reducing disability via a bundled bio-behavioral-environmental approachSarah L Szanton; Fiscal Year: 2013..Aging in Place - Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE), which combines evidence-based nursing, occupational therapy, and handyman components...
- Multicenter Career Development Program for Physical and Occupational TherapyMichael J Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2013..institutions have a rich history of developing basic and applied rehabilitation scientists in physical and occupational therapy. CORRT benefits from established multidisciplinary leadership teams;an Executive Committee consisting of ..
- The Visual Guidance of LocomotionBrett R Fajen; Fiscal Year: 2012..The results of this project will provide a basis for designing physical and occupational therapy programs that promote rapid and complete adaptation, allowing people whose movement capabilities become ..
- COGNITIVE REHABILITATION FOR EVERYDAY EXECUTIVE DYSFUNCTION IN PARKINSON DISEASEErin R Foster; Fiscal Year: 2013..and research activities outlined in this proposal will complement the candidate's background in occupational therapy and PD-related cognitive research and place her in a unique position to advance our knowledge and ability ..
- SUBSTANCE ADDICTION COLLABORATION CHANNEL(SACC)STANLEY R PATTON; Fiscal Year: 2012..The SACC team consists of experts from psychiatry, neurology, nursing, addiction counseling, social work, occupational therapy, clinical anatomy, computer engineering, medical visualization, instructional technology and a milieu of ..
- Motor impairments in Huntington's disease: mechanisms and outcome measuresAshwini K Rao; Fiscal Year: 2013..The candidate has clinical experience in Occupational Therapy and doctoral and postdoctoral training in the field of motor control and learning...
- Substance Addiction Collaboration Channel (SACC)STANLEY R contact PATTON; Fiscal Year: 2010..The SACC team consists of experts from neurology, psychiatry, nursing, addiction counseling, social work, occupational therapy, clinical anatomy, computer engineering, medical visualization, instructional technology and a milieu of ..
- Exercise and Quality of Life in Severely Burned ChildrenOscar E Suman; Fiscal Year: 2013..children is to discharge the patient from the hospital, with a written set of instructions for physical and occupational therapy activities at home, in an unsupervised environment...
- HBCU National Conference on Health Disparities in Rehabilitation: Taking ActionSteven Chesbro; Fiscal Year: 2013..Historically Black colleges and universities that house professional education programs in occupational therapy, physical therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, rehabilitation counseling, and speech-language pathology will ..
- TREET: Training in Rehabilitation Efficacy and Effectiveness TrialsFlorence A Clark; Fiscal Year: 2013..Reflecting a strong interdisciplinary emphasis, faculty members from three program branches (occupational therapy, physical therapy, and advanced technology) will oversee a coordinated training experience that includes ..
- Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Arm Rehab Evaluation (I-CARE) Stroke InitiativeSteven L Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2013..This RCT has one primary aim: Compare ASAP to a dose equivalent usual and customary occupational therapy (high dose) group...
- Research meets practice: Human-animal interaction in obesity across the lifespanRebecca Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2009..professionals from such fields as nursing, medicine, veterinary medicine, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and counseling...
- Engaging HBCU Faculty in the Development of a National Research Agenda to AchieveSteven Chesbro; Fiscal Year: 2011..For the purposes of this conference, rehabilitation programs includes the 37 programs in occupational therapy, physical therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, rehabilitation counseling, and speech language-pathology that ..
- Accelerating Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research (ACTOR) ConferenceSUSAN HAMADY LIN; Fiscal Year: 2011..of studies, there is a paucity of rigorous clinical trials and outcomes research in rehabilitation and occupational therapy to guide practice and inform policy...
- HUMAN GENOME EDUCATION MODEL (HUGEM) PROJECT IIE Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2001..professionals through their respective national organizations (American Dietetic Association, American Occupational Therapy Association, American Physical Therapy Association, American Speech-- Language-Hearing Association, ..
- INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA CASE BASED TRAINING FOR DYSPHAGIAJo Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2000..purposes: (l) provide pre-service training for students in speech-language pathology, nursing, medicine, occupational therapy, and nutrition; (2) provide training and resources to practicing professionals; and, (3) provide ..
- 8th International Symposium on Osteoporosis: Translating Research into Clinical PDeborah Gold; Fiscal Year: 2009..working in family practice, endocrinology, rheumatology, obstetrics/gynecology, radiology, physical and occupational therapy, and research...
- Family-centered functional therapy for cerebral palsyMary Law; Fiscal Year: 2007DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Children with cerebral palsy commonly receive ongoing physical and occupational therapy to facilitate development and to enhance functional independence in movement, self-care, play, school activities ..
- Evaluation of robot assisted neuro-rehabilitationChristopher T Bever; Fiscal Year: 2013..rehabilitation can reduce arm impairment in a randomized, single-blind trial compared to conventional occupational therapy. Studies of robotic training and also constraint-induced therapy suggest that specific training on ..
- Specialized therapies by children, correlates of useKAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2003This project describes patterns and correlates of use of specialized therapies (physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, language therapy, respiratory therapy, and home health) in children and in children with chronic ..
- Gestural Interfaces and Robotics for RehabilitationCorinna Lathan; Fiscal Year: 2003..Phase I will test the technical feasibility of using CosmoBotTM to contribute to the physical or occupational therapy intervention, as evaluated by (1) acceptance by the therapist, parent, and child, and (2) child-robot ..
- Constraint Therapy for Hemiplegia after Pediatric TBILinda Michaud; Fiscal Year: 2001..and with more qualitative improvement following CI therapy, in comparison to traditional physical and occupational therapy and 2) that improvement following CI therapy is accompanied by discernable differences in patterns of ..
- Alzheimer's Disease Multiple Intervention Trial - ADMITChristopher M Callahan; Fiscal Year: 2013..study also builds from recently reported research which demonstrated the short-term efficacy of home-based occupational therapy interventions among older adults with dementia...
- Effects of forced exercise training on Parkinson's motor functionJay L Alberts; Fiscal Year: 2010..With minimal space and costs the intervention could be replicated in large and small physical and occupational therapy clinics and in the home of the patient...
- Supporting Mental Health of African American EldersLaura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2009..and on-site involvement for health professionals (geriatric fellows, students in medicine, nursing, occupational therapy and physical therapy) that are integrated with the pilot research efforts including how to: a) design ..
- Testing a Functional Approach to Subacute RehabilitationDavid Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2003The proposed project is part of an ongoing program of research to develop evidence-based practice for occupational therapy and physical therapy in subacute rehabilitation...
- LEARNING AND GENERALIZATION OF MULTIJOINT DYNAMICSROBERT SAINBURG; Fiscal Year: 2000..The applicant's academic and research training are as follows: following clinical training in Occupational Therapy (B Sc.), the candidate received advanced degrees in Physiology/Neurobiology (M.Sc.) and in Neuroscience (Ph...
- University of New Mexico - General Clinical Research CenterRichard S Larson; Fiscal Year: 2010..granting cycle, 25 Medical Students, 10 Postgraduate Fellows, 8 Resident Physicians, 3 PhD students, 9 Occupational Therapy Master's Degree students, 2 PharmD students, and 9 undergraduates have received practical, mentored ..
- Autism--Development, Genetic Epidemiology and TreatmentRICHARD TODD; Fiscal Year: 2001..The proposed list of investigators include child psychiatry, child neurology, psychology, and occupational therapy experts with a broad range of interests spanning basic neuronal mechanisms, genetic epidemiology, clinical ..
- IMPROVING UTILIATION OF ISCHEMIC STROKE RESEARCHCatherine Borbas; Fiscal Year: 2002..provision of rt-PA, aspirin, antihypertensives, antiembolics, antithrombotics, mobilization, physical and occupational therapy, and patient and family education), there is evidence to suggest that these therapies are underutilized...
- ONLINE ACCESS TO THE ARCHIVES OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYMARY BINDERMAN; Fiscal Year: 1999DESCRIPTION (adapted from the applicant?s abstract): The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) is a 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization with a commitment to expand and refine the body of knowledge of occupational therapy...
- SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE: UNDERSTANDING HABITS IN CONTEXTVIRGINIA DICKIE; Fiscal Year: 2001..This conference, entitled "Understanding Habits in Context," is sponsored and organized by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF), a leader for research interests in the profession of occupational therapy...
- Amputation Surgery and Prosthetic EducationJames Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2004..for physicians in practice as well as other health profession students such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, prosthetic, orthotic and medical students...
- Safety of repetitive TMS in chronic subcortical strokeSteven Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2006..As such, occupational therapy will accompany rTMS, as numerous studies have established that a plasticitypromoting intervention best ..
- SYNTHESIS OF KNOWLEDGE REGARDING THE CONCEPT OF HABITWINIFRED DUNN; Fiscal Year: 1999..b>Occupational Therapy is a logical conference host because Occupation Science provides a comprehensive rationale for assisting ..
- Rehabilitation for Stroke and Hip FractureMICHAEL MUNIN; Fiscal Year: 2003..treatment settings that include random assignment to a home rehabilitation arm; (4) refining physical and occupational therapy algorithms using similar treatment goals at each location; (5) incorporating outcomes that are validated, ..
- International Symposium on Chronic Recovery from StrokeRandolph Nudo; Fiscal Year: 2002..Leading researchers and clinicians will be invited from the fields of neurology, neuroscience, occupational therapy, physical medicine, physical therapy and rehabilitation...
- Recognizing & Reporting Post-stroke Depressive SymptomsNICOLE KLINEDINST; Fiscal Year: 2007..to increase hospital length of stay, increase cognitive impairment, inhibit participation in physical and occupational therapy, increase mortality, and be extremely burdensome to the stroke survivor's primary informal caregiver (..
- Dynamical Factors in the Development of Motor SkillLinda Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006..These studies impact upon our understanding of basic mechanisms of skill development and continue to contribute new theories of clinical intervention in pediatric physical and occupational therapy.
- Dynamical Factors in the Development of Motor SkillEsther Thelen; Fiscal Year: 2004..These studies impact upon our understanding of basic mechanisms of skill development and continue to contribute new theories of clinical intervention in pediatric physical and occupational therapy.
- How Access Affects Outcomes of Rehabilitation ServicesLisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2005..Rehabilitation services, including physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT), are central to these efforts...
- PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FOR OLDER PERSONSJanet Freburger; Fiscal Year: 2001..of the proposed study is to advance our understanding of the access to and effectiveness of physical and occupational therapy for community based older persons...
- REHABILITATION TRAINING PRODUCTS FOR HOME HEALTH AIDESCECIL BETROS; Fiscal Year: 2001..The project will also be expanded to include both occupational therapy and speech-language pathology services in Phase II. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE
- Randomized Controlled Trial of Pediatric CI TherapyEdward Taub; Fiscal Year: 2006..currently are no forms of pediatric rehabilitation proven efficacious (Barry, 2001), despite widespread use of physical and occupational therapy in treatment of young children with cerebral palsy (Ramey et al; 2000).
- Modeling Dynamic Resources to Solve Movement ProblemsBeverly Ulrich; Fiscal Year: 2005..understanding the emergence of control strategies, b.) understanding general processes of change, and c.) impacting on clinical practice, especially physical and occupational therapy and orthopaedic medicine.
- PATTERN RECOGNITION FOR POSTURAL STABILITYErwin Van Wegen; Fiscal Year: 1999..needs for assessment of balance control within clinical markets related to neurology, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. The measure can be applied in conditions ranging from quiet stance to activities involving smooth movement ..
- BRAINS RULE! NEUROSCIENCE EXPOSITIONSAndrea Zardetto Smith; Fiscal Year: 1999..Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, BEEMNET (Brain-Exchange Electronic Mentorship Network), American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), American Physical Therapy Association-Neurology Section (APTA-NS), National Arts and ..