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Toileting with Spinal Precautions

Published by <p>This resource covers different strategies and equipment that can be used to help with toileting while the patient is in a TLSO and/or with spinal precautions. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Adaptable Bras

Published by <p>This resource covers adaptable bras, as well as tools and other alternatives for bras that can increase independence with dressing. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Build-Ups

Published by <p>This resource covers a variety of uses for build-ups, as well as different types of build-ups. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Compensatory Strategies for Shaving

Published by <p>This resource covers adaptive equipment and compensatory strategies that can be used to improve independence with shaving. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Addressing Sexuality and Intimacy with Clients 101: What to Do and How to Do It

Published by <p>Sexuality and intimacy are meaningful life occupations and humans are sexual beings womb to tomb. Despite the importance of sexuality and intimacy, healthcare providers are often unprepared to address sexuality in clinical practice. Participants will build their personal comfort level discussing sex and intimacy with clients and enhance competency addressing common challenges and goals. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Sensory Interventions on Motor Function, Activities of Daily Living, and Spasticity of the Upper Limb in People with Stroke: A Randomized Clinical Trial (2020)

Published by <p>Participants consisted of people with chronic stroke (>6 months post-stroke) aged 50 years or older. Both interventions lasted for 6 weeks with four 45-minute sessions each week. Participants in the control group received conventional OT interventions (e.g., exercises for upper extremity range of motion and strength and fine motor coordination activities). The intervention group (sensory […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Self-Management Interventions to Improve Activities of Daily Living and Rest and Sleep for Adults with Chronic Conditions: A Systematic Review (2021)

Published by <p>Interventions to Address ADL Performance Eleven articles described studies of interventions to address ADL performance. The authors identified two subthemes: (1) diabetic foot care and education and (2) exercise and education. Diabetic Foot Care and Education Seven studies described in 9 articles involved interventions to promote diabetic foot care self-management. These interventions included discussion of […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Occupational Therapy Interventions for Instrumental Activities of Daily Living for Adults with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review (2021)

Published by <p>This review included studies of interventions within the scope of OT practice with outcomes of interest related to IADL performance and participation, with IADLs defined according to the OTPF–3. Measures could include performance-based assessments, questionnaires, questions, or objective measures (e.g., activity monitor). Health-related quality of life and other functional outcome measures were not included unless […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Reduced Physical Fitness in Patients with Heart Failure as a Possible Risk Factor for Impaired Driving Performance (2015)

Published by <p>This cross-sectional study examined physical fitness, cognitive function, and driving simulation performance in 18 individuals with heart failure. Each participant completed a neuropsychological test battery (Mini- Mental State Examination, Trail Making Test Parts A and B, Digit Symbol Coding, Letter-Number Sequencing, and Grooved Pegboard dominant and nondominant hand) to assess global cognition, attention, executive function, […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Occupational Therapy Interventions to Improve Performance of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living for Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review (2018)

Published by <p>The objective of this systematic review was to systematically search for, assess, and synthesize interventions within the scope of OT to improve community- dwelling older adults’ IADL performance. The focused question was, “What is the evidence for the effect of interventions within the scope of OT on the performance of selected IADLs for community-dwelling older […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>