occupational therapy

Summary

Summary: The field concerned with utilizing craft or work activities in the rehabilitation of patients. Occupational therapy can also refer to the activities themselves.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Evidence of the efficacy of occupational therapy in different conditions: an overview of systematic reviews
    Esther M J Steultjens
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 19:247-54. 2005
  2. pmc Randomised controlled trial of integrated care to reduce disability from chronic low back pain in working and private life
    Ludeke 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
  3. ncbi Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a randomised controlled trial
    William D Schweickert
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Lancet 373:1874-82. 2009
  4. ncbi A randomized trial of a multicomponent home intervention to reduce functional difficulties in older adults
    Laura 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
  5. ncbi Occupational therapy home programs for cerebral palsy: double-blind, randomized, controlled trial
    Iona Novak
    Cerebral Palsy Institute, School of Medicine Sydney, University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, Australia
    Pediatrics 124:e606-14. 2009
  6. pmc Occupational therapy for patients with problems in personal activities of daily living after stroke: systematic review of randomised trials
    Lynn Legg
    Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary University NHS Trust, Glasgow G31 2ER
    BMJ 335:922. 2007
  7. ncbi Occupational therapy compared with social work assessment for older people. An economic evaluation alongside the CAMELOT randomised controlled trial
    Chris Flood
    St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, Philpot Street, London E1 2EA, UK
    Age Ageing 34:47-52. 2005
  8. ncbi The reproducibility of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure
    I 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
  9. pmc A multi-center study on low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis in post-stroke patients
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:4. 2012
  10. ncbi Repeat botulinum toxin-A injections in the upper limb of children with hemiplegia: a randomized controlled trial
    Christine A Olesch
    Developmental Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:79-86. 2010

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  1. ncbi Evidence of the efficacy of occupational therapy in different conditions: an overview of systematic reviews
    Esther M J Steultjens
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 19:247-54. 2005
    To summarize the research evidence available from systematic reviews of the efficacy of occupational therapy (OT) for practitioners, researchers, purchasing organizations and policy-makers.
  2. pmc Randomised controlled trial of integrated care to reduce disability from chronic low back pain in working and private life
    Ludeke 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...
  3. ncbi Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a randomised controlled trial
    William 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.
  4. ncbi A randomized trial of a multicomponent home intervention to reduce functional difficulties in older adults
    Laura 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...
  5. ncbi Occupational therapy home programs for cerebral palsy: double-blind, randomized, controlled trial
    Iona Novak
    Cerebral Palsy Institute, School of Medicine Sydney, University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, Australia
    Pediatrics 124:e606-14. 2009
    The 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 ..
  6. pmc Occupational therapy for patients with problems in personal activities of daily living after stroke: systematic review of randomised trials
    Lynn Legg
    Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary University NHS Trust, Glasgow G31 2ER
    BMJ 335:922. 2007
    To determine whether occupational therapy focused specifically on personal activities of daily living improves recovery for patients after stroke.
  7. ncbi Occupational therapy compared with social work assessment for older people. An economic evaluation alongside the CAMELOT randomised controlled trial
    Chris Flood
    St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, Philpot Street, London E1 2EA, UK
    Age Ageing 34:47-52. 2005
    To 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.
  8. ncbi The reproducibility of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure
    I 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)...
  9. pmc A multi-center study on low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis in post-stroke patients
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:4. 2012
    Both 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...
  10. ncbi Repeat botulinum toxin-A injections in the upper limb of children with hemiplegia: a randomized controlled trial
    Christine A Olesch
    Developmental Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:79-86. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi Occupational therapy incorporating animals for children with autism: A pilot investigation
    Mona 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...
  12. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure in stroke patients
    E 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...
  13. ncbi Little therapy, little physical activity: rehabilitation within the first 14 days of organized stroke unit care
    Julie 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...
  14. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of preventive occupational therapy for independent-living older adults
    Joel 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. 2002
    To 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 ..
  15. pmc Randomised controlled trial of an occupational therapy intervention to increase outdoor mobility after stroke
    P A Logan
    University of Nottingham, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD
    BMJ 329:1372-5. 2004
    To evaluate an occupational therapy intervention to improve outdoor mobility after stroke.
  16. pmc 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 chemotherapy
    Mark 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...
  17. ncbi A multicentre randomized controlled trial of leisure therapy and conventional occupational therapy after stroke. TOTAL Study Group. Trial of Occupational Therapy and Leisure
    C J Parker
    Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, University of Nottingham, UK
    Clin Rehabil 15:42-52. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: 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 ..
  18. ncbi 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 trial
    Hiske 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. 2013
    To evaluate whether adjuvant occupational therapy (OT) can improve the effectiveness of treatment-as-usual (TAU) in sick-listed employees with major depression.
  19. ncbi Enhanced provider communication and patient education regarding return to work in cancer survivors following curative treatment: a pilot study
    Karen 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...
  20. ncbi The Ergonomic Assessment Tool for Arthritis: development and pilot testing
    Catherine 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...
  21. ncbi Access and perceived need for physical and occupational therapy in chronic arthritis
    Debbie 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. 2010
    Physical 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.
  22. ncbi The Nordic Housing Enabler: inter-rater reliability in cross-Nordic occupational therapy practice
    Tina 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...
  23. ncbi Relationships: the key to effective occupational therapy practice with urban Australian Indigenous children
    Alison Nelson
    Occupational Therapy Children s Life Skills Clinic, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Occup Ther Int 14:57-70. 2007
    The 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...
  24. ncbi Occupational therapy for people with psychotic conditions in community settings: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Sarah Cook
    Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
    Clin Rehabil 23:40-52. 2009
    To investigate the effectiveness of a long established intervention, occupational therapy for people with psychotic conditions, and to inform future research designs.
  25. ncbi Evidence-based practice in everyday clinical practice: strategies for change in a tertiary occupational therapy department
    Elizabeth 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 ..
  26. ncbi Introducing OTseeker (Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence): a new evidence database for occupational therapists
    Sally 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...
  27. ncbi Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines in occupational therapy practice: recommendations from the research evidence
    Mary 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...
  28. ncbi Individual patient data meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of community occupational therapy for stroke patients
    M F Walker
    University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Stroke 35:2226-32. 2004
    Trials of occupational therapy for stroke patients living in the community have varied in their findings. It is unclear why these discrepancies have occurred.
  29. ncbi Reliability reconsidered: Cronbach's alpha and paediatric assessment in occupational therapy
    Georgia Spiliotopoulou
    School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:150-5. 2009
    Using reliable outcome measures is a necessity for the occupational therapy profession in enabling valid assessments of clients...
  30. ncbi Effects of 5 minutes of neck-muscle vibration immediately before occupational therapy on unilateral spatial neglect
    Katsuya Kamada
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Kagoshima University, Makizono cho, Kagoshima, Japan
    Disabil Rehabil 33:2322-8. 2011
    To evaluate the effects of neck-muscle vibration for 5 min before occupational therapy (OT) on unilateral spatial neglect (USN).
  31. ncbi Optimizing recovery potential through simultaneous occupational therapy and non-invasive brain-stimulation using tDCS
    Dinesh 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.
  32. ncbi Responsiveness of the Canadian occupational performance measure
    Isaline 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 ..
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. ncbi 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 trial
    Remo N Russo
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    Pediatrics 119:e1149-58. 2007
    The 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 ..
  35. ncbi Enabling functional independence in Parkinson's disease: update on occupational therapy intervention
    Ashwini 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. 2010
    Motor impairment and functional limitations are known sequelae of Parkinson's disease. Occupational therapy (OT) is recognized as an important adjunct to pharmacological management...
  36. ncbi Rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury in active duty military personnel and veterans: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center randomized controlled trial of two rehabilitation approaches
    Rodney 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
    ....
  37. pmc 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 centres
    Sebastian Voigt-Radloff
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Centre of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Freiburg, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 9:44. 2009
    A recent Dutch mono-centre randomised controlled trial has shown that occupational therapy improves daily functioning in dementia...
  38. ncbi Occupational therapy in multiple system atrophy: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Shilpa 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-..
  39. ncbi Systematic review of therapies for osteoarthritis of the hand
    T 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...
  40. ncbi A comparison of goal attainment scaling and the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure for paediatric rehabilitation research
    A 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...
  41. ncbi Role overlap between occupational therapy and physiotherapy during in-patient stroke rehabilitation: an exploratory study
    Julie Booth
    School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    J Interprof Care 16:31-40. 2002
    The concept of role overlap between occupational therapy and physiotherapy has been the subject of debate for at least three decades...
  42. ncbi Cluster randomized pilot controlled trial of an occupational therapy intervention for residents with stroke in UK care homes
    Catherine Sackley
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Stroke 37:2336-41. 2006
    A 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.
  43. ncbi Occupational therapy for community dwelling elderly people: a systematic review
    Esther M J Steultjens
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 33:453-60. 2004
    b>Occupational therapy might play an important role in maintaining independent living for community dwelling elderly people...
  44. ncbi Motor cortex excitability in stroke before and after constraint-induced movement therapy
    Joachim 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...
  45. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of a home environmental intervention: effect on efficacy and upset in caregivers and on daily function of persons with dementia
    L 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...
  46. ncbi Playful interaction: occupational therapy for all children on the school playground
    Anita 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...
  47. ncbi Goal attainment scaling (GAS) in rehabilitation: a practical guide
    Lynne 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...
  48. ncbi Pain and reduced mobility in complex regional pain syndrome I: outcome of a prospective randomised controlled clinical trial of adjuvant physical therapy versus occupational therapy
    H M Oerlemans
    Allied Health Services, University Hospital Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Pain 83:77-83. 1999
    There are no adequate comparative studies on physical therapy (PT) versus occupational therapy (OT) in patients with complex regional pain syndrome I (CRPS I)...
  49. ncbi Occupational therapy and the journal citation reports: 10-year performance trajectories
    Jess 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. 2009
    The 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...
  50. ncbi Feasibility of physical and occupational therapy beginning from initiation of mechanical ventilation
    Mark C Pohlman
    Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:2089-94. 2010
    Physical and occupational therapy are possible immediately after intubation in mechanically ventilated medical intensive care unit patients...
  51. ncbi Patient centered goal-setting in a subacute rehabilitation setting
    Emma 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.
  52. ncbi Maintenance of effects of the home environmental skill-building program for family caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders
    Laura 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 ..
  53. pmc The Tailored Activity Program to reduce behavioral symptoms in individuals with dementia: feasibility, acceptability, and replication potential
    Laura N Gitlin
    Jefferson Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Gerontologist 49:428-39. 2009
    The Tailored Activity Program (TAP) is a home-based occupational therapy intervention shown to reduce behavioral symptoms and caregiver burden in a randomized trial...
  54. ncbi Characterizing occupational therapy practice in stroke rehabilitation
    Lorie G Richards
    North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608 1197, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:S51-S60. 2005
    Richards LG, Latham NK, Jette DU, Rosenberg L, Smout RJ, DeJong G. Characterizing occupational therapy practice in stroke rehabilitation.
  55. ncbi What needs to be done? Occupational therapy responsibilities and challenges regarding human rights
    Sandra 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...
  56. ncbi The clinical reasoning of an occupational therapy assistant
    K D Lyons
    Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 55:577-81. 2001
    This 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...
  57. ncbi Evaluating the quality of reporting occupational therapy randomized controlled trials by expanding the CONSORT criteria
    Emily Moberg-Mogren
    Rainbow and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 60:226-35. 2006
    Well-reported randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are necessary for evidenced-based practice in the field of occupational therapy.
  58. ncbi Randomized controlled trials to investigate occupational therapy research questions
    David 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; ..
  59. ncbi Simulation of bilateral movement training through mirror reflection: a case report demonstrating an occupational therapy technique for hemiparesis
    Jennifer 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
    ....
  60. pmc Human occupation for public health promotion: new directions for occupational therapy practice with persons with arthritis
    Trudy 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. 2009
    b>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...
  61. ncbi Areas of consensus and controversy about goal setting in rehabilitation: a conference report
    E 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...
  62. ncbi Wheelchair skills training program for clinicians: a randomized controlled trial with occupational therapy students
    Anna 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.
  63. ncbi Occupational therapy in spinocerebellar ataxia type 3: an open-label trial
    R C R Silva
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 43:537-42. 2010
    b>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...
  64. ncbi Occupational therapy for inpatients with chronic schizophrenia: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Nasrin 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...
  65. ncbi 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. 2010
    It 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 ..
  66. ncbi Combination treatment of low-frequency rTMS and occupational therapy with levodopa administration: an intensive neurorehabilitative approach for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke
    Wataru 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. 2011
    The 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 ..
  67. ncbi 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 therapy
    N 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...
  68. ncbi Predicting return to work after brain injury using occupational therapy assessments
    U Johansson
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Umea University, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 23:474-80. 2001
    The 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...
  69. ncbi A conceptual framework for international service-learning course planning: promoting a foundation for ethical practice in the physical therapy and occupational therapy professions
    Jill 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. 2011
    As 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 ..
  70. ncbi Factors related to evidence-based practice among U.S. occupational therapy clinicians
    Amber 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...
  71. ncbi A synthesis of the effects of occupational therapy for persons with stroke, Part II: Remediation of impairments
    Hui Ing Ma
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Am J Occup Ther 56:260-74. 2002
    This 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...
  72. ncbi A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing occupational therapy with independent exercises after volar plate fixation of a fracture of the distal part of the radius
    J 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. 2011
    The 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...
  73. ncbi Individualized outcome measures: a review of the literature
    Catherine Donnelly
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of British Columbia
    Can J Occup Ther 69:84-94. 2002
    The client-centred nature of occupational therapy acknowledges the individual as the central element of treatment...
  74. ncbi 'It teaches you what to expect in future . . . ': interprofessional learning on a training ward for medical, nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy students
    Scott Reeves
    City University, London, UK
    Med Educ 36:337-44. 2002
    This paper presents findings from a multimethod evaluation of an interprofessional training ward placement for medical, nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy students.
  75. ncbi Optimal positioning of occupational therapy
    Lori J Letts
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, 1400 Main St W, Hamilton, ON, L8S 1C7
    Can J Occup Ther 78:209-19. 2011
    Occupation 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.
  76. ncbi Better Access to Mental Health program: influence of mental health occupational therapy
    Milly 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...
  77. ncbi Current practice of occupational therapy for children with autism
    R 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...
  78. ncbi Self-reported knowledge, attitudes and behaviour towards evidence-based practice of occupational therapy students in Ireland
    M Stronge
    Primary Care, St Vincent s Health Centre, Tipperary Town, Co Tipperary, Ireland
    Occup Ther Int 19:7-16. 2012
    It is widely accepted that the occupational therapy profession needs to incorporate research findings into clinical practice so as to improve client outcomes...
  79. ncbi Effects of a short-term occupational therapy intervention in an acute geriatric unit. A randomized clinical trial
    Pedro Abizanda
    Geriatrics Department, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete, Albacete, Spain
    Maturitas 69:273-8. 2011
    To 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).
  80. ncbi The impact of occupational therapy in Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled feasibility study
    Ingrid H Sturkenboom
    Department of Rehabilitation, Nijmegen Centre of Evidence Based Practice, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 27:99-112. 2013
    To evaluate the feasibility of a randomized controlled trial including process and potential impact of occupational therapy in Parkinson's disease.
  81. ncbi Occupational therapy using sensory integration to improve participation of a child with autism: a case report
    Roseann 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...
  82. ncbi Occupational therapy treatment with right half-field eye-patching for patients with subacute stroke and unilateral neglect: a randomised controlled trial
    M 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...
  83. ncbi [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
    ....
  84. ncbi Six-day course of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation plus occupational therapy for post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis: a case series study
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Disabil Rehabil 32:801-7. 2010
    To 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.
  85. ncbi [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...
  86. ncbi Lessons learned: a pilot study on occupational therapy effectiveness for children with sensory modulation disorder
    Lucy Jane Miller
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 61:161-9. 2007
    The 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).
  87. ncbi Occupational therapy interventions for chronic diseases: a scoping review
    Carri 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. 2011
    We 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.
  88. ncbi How to detect effects: statistical power and evidence-based practice in occupational therapy research
    K J Ottenbacher
    School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1028, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 53:181-8. 1999
    The findings from 30 research investigations examining the effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions were reviewed and analyzed...
  89. pmc Orientation and mobility training for partially-sighted older adults using an identification cane: a systematic review
    Judith 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...
  90. ncbi Baseline severity of upper limb hemiparesis influences the outcome of low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy in patients who have had a stroke
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    PM R 3:516-22; quiz 522. 2011
    To 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.
  91. ncbi Reflections on...a disability methodology for the client-centred practice of occupational therapy research
    Karen 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...
  92. ncbi Qualitative meta-synthesis: reflections on the utility and challenges in occupational therapy
    Rebecca 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...
  93. ncbi Do occupational therapy and physiotherapy students care about research? A survey of perceptions and attitudes to research
    K Kamwendo
    Department of Caring Sciences, Orebro University, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 15:295-302. 2001
    Do occupational therapy and physiotherapy students care about research? A survey of perceptions and attitudes to research...
  94. ncbi Clinical heterogeneity was a common problem in Cochrane reviews of physiotherapy and occupational therapy
    Cornelia 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. 2006
    To 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.
  95. ncbi Anti-spastic effect of low-frequency rTMS applied with occupational therapy in post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8 Nishi shimbashi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Inj 25:496-502. 2011
    To 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.
  96. ncbi Consensus on 'core/essential' and 'ideal world' criteria of a pre-discharge occupational therapy home assessment
    Sarah Barras
    University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:1295-300. 2010
    There 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...
  97. ncbi Hospital discharge among frail elderly people: a pilot study in Sweden
    Ingrid 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...
  98. ncbi Significance of poor patient participation in physical and occupational therapy for functional outcome and length of stay
    Eric J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1599-601. 2004
    To 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).
  99. ncbi Benefits of occupational therapy in stroke rehabilitation
    Paran 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 ..
  100. ncbi Clinical outcomes research from the occupational therapist's perspective
    Julia 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...
  101. pmc Community based occupational therapy for patients with dementia and their care givers: randomised controlled trial
    Maud 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. 2006
    To determine the effectiveness of community based occupational therapy on daily functioning of patients with dementia and the sense of competence of their care givers.

Research Grants64

  1. Habits and Rehabilitation: Promoting Participation
    ELIZABETH CREPEAU; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Habit-Ill, Habits and Rehabilitation: Promoting Participation, is sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF)...
  2. South Carolina Study for Adolescents and Young Adults with Rare Conditions
    SUZANNE 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)...
  3. Physical, Cognitive and Mental Health in Social Context
    Michael Marsiske; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..medicine, health services research, linguistics, neurology, neuropsychology, neuroscience, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, sociology, and speech pathology...
  4. Glaucoma and Visual Function
    ANJALI 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...
  5. Motion-Specific Toy Controllers for Upper Extremity Rehabilitation in Children
    Joseph J Crisco; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Physical therapy, occupational therapy, braces, orthotics, electrical stimulation, medications and surgery are the current major forms of ..
  6. Virtual Occupational Therapy Assistant (VOTA)
    Richard J Adams; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (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 ..
  7. Interdisciplinary Training in Pathobiology and Rehabilitation Medicine
    Marcas 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)...
  8. Gestural Interfaces and Robotics for Rehabilitation
    CORINNA 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 ..
  9. Accessibility solutions for PRO management
    DERSHUNG 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 ..
  10. Improving Musculoskeletal Outcomes for Individuals with Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Laura 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, ..
  11. Hemispheric Dominance for Ipsilesional Movement
    Kathleen Y Haaland; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..While occupational therapy has often employed "compensatory" training of the ipsilesional limb to regain independence in ADL, we now ..
  12. Neural-Enabled Prosthesis with Sensorimotor Integration
    Ranu 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 ..
  13. Investigation of Cortical Changes Following Spinal Cord Injury
    Jennifer 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 ..
  14. OT-based Cognitive Rehabilitation of Cocaine Abusers
    RAJKUMAR 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...
  15. DOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM IN MOVEMENT SCIENCE
    Gammon M Earhart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., biomedical engineering, exercise science, kinesiology, neuroscience, occupational therapy)...
  16. Improving Anxiety Management and Rehabilitation Outcomes in Critical Care
    Jennifer 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.
  17. Comprehensive Assessment of the Impact of Illness and Disability in Children
    ROXANNA MARIE BENDIXEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..She has a professional degree in occupational therapy and a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science...
  18. Reducing disability via a bundled bio-behavioral-environmental approach
    Sarah L Szanton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aging in Place - Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE), which combines evidence-based nursing, occupational therapy, and handyman components...
  19. Multicenter Career Development Program for Physical and Occupational Therapy
    Michael 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 ..
  20. The Visual Guidance of Locomotion
    Brett 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 ..
  21. COGNITIVE REHABILITATION FOR EVERYDAY EXECUTIVE DYSFUNCTION IN PARKINSON DISEASE
    Erin 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 ..
  22. 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 ..
  23. Motor impairments in Huntington's disease: mechanisms and outcome measures
    Ashwini 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...
  24. 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 ..
  25. Exercise and Quality of Life in Severely Burned Children
    Oscar 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...
  26. HBCU National Conference on Health Disparities in Rehabilitation: Taking Action
    Steven 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 ..
  27. TREET: Training in Rehabilitation Efficacy and Effectiveness Trials
    Florence 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 ..
  28. Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Arm Rehab Evaluation (I-CARE) Stroke Initiative
    Steven 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...
  29. Research meets practice: Human-animal interaction in obesity across the lifespan
    Rebecca Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..professionals from such fields as nursing, medicine, veterinary medicine, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and counseling...
  30. Engaging HBCU Faculty in the Development of a National Research Agenda to Achieve
    Steven 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 ..
  31. Accelerating Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research (ACTOR) Conference
    SUSAN 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...
  32. HUMAN GENOME EDUCATION MODEL (HUGEM) PROJECT II
    E 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, ..
  33. INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA CASE BASED TRAINING FOR DYSPHAGIA
    Jo 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 ..
  34. 8th International Symposium on Osteoporosis: Translating Research into Clinical P
    Deborah Gold; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..working in family practice, endocrinology, rheumatology, obstetrics/gynecology, radiology, physical and occupational therapy, and research...
  35. Family-centered functional therapy for cerebral palsy
    Mary Law; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (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 ..
  36. Evaluation of robot assisted neuro-rehabilitation
    Christopher 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 ..
  37. Specialized therapies by children, correlates of use
    KAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2003
    This 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 ..
  38. Gestural Interfaces and Robotics for Rehabilitation
    Corinna 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 ..
  39. Constraint Therapy for Hemiplegia after Pediatric TBI
    Linda 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 ..
  40. Alzheimer's Disease Multiple Intervention Trial - ADMIT
    Christopher 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...
  41. Effects of forced exercise training on Parkinson's motor function
    Jay 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...
  42. Supporting Mental Health of African American Elders
    Laura 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 ..
  43. Testing a Functional Approach to Subacute Rehabilitation
    David Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The proposed project is part of an ongoing program of research to develop evidence-based practice for occupational therapy and physical therapy in subacute rehabilitation...
  44. LEARNING AND GENERALIZATION OF MULTIJOINT DYNAMICS
    ROBERT 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...
  45. University of New Mexico - General Clinical Research Center
    Richard 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 ..
  46. Autism--Development, Genetic Epidemiology and Treatment
    RICHARD 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 ..
  47. IMPROVING UTILIATION OF ISCHEMIC STROKE RESEARCH
    Catherine 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...
  48. ONLINE ACCESS TO THE ARCHIVES OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
    MARY BINDERMAN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    DESCRIPTION (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...
  49. SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE: UNDERSTANDING HABITS IN CONTEXT
    VIRGINIA 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...
  50. Amputation Surgery and Prosthetic Education
    James 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...
  51. Safety of repetitive TMS in chronic subcortical stroke
    Steven Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As such, occupational therapy will accompany rTMS, as numerous studies have established that a plasticitypromoting intervention best ..
  52. SYNTHESIS OF KNOWLEDGE REGARDING THE CONCEPT OF HABIT
    WINIFRED DUNN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..b>Occupational Therapy is a logical conference host because Occupation Science provides a comprehensive rationale for assisting ..
  53. Rehabilitation for Stroke and Hip Fracture
    MICHAEL 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, ..
  54. International Symposium on Chronic Recovery from Stroke
    Randolph 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...
  55. Recognizing & Reporting Post-stroke Depressive Symptoms
    NICOLE 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 (..
  56. Dynamical Factors in the Development of Motor Skill
    Linda 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.
  57. Dynamical Factors in the Development of Motor Skill
    Esther 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.
  58. How Access Affects Outcomes of Rehabilitation Services
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Rehabilitation services, including physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT), are central to these efforts...
  59. PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FOR OLDER PERSONS
    Janet 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...
  60. REHABILITATION TRAINING PRODUCTS FOR HOME HEALTH AIDES
    CECIL 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
  61. Randomized Controlled Trial of Pediatric CI Therapy
    Edward 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).
  62. Modeling Dynamic Resources to Solve Movement Problems
    Beverly 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.
  63. PATTERN RECOGNITION FOR POSTURAL STABILITY
    Erwin 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 ..
  64. BRAINS RULE! NEUROSCIENCE EXPOSITIONS
    Andrea 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 ..