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Association of Daily Step Count and Intensity With Incident Dementia in 78,430 Adults Living in the UK (2022)

Published by <p>Increased walking has been associated with decreased risk of mortality and cardiovascular incidents. Pedometers have been used for a long time as a simple way to motivate and capture daily activity. The researchers in the UK performed an initial assessment of the effect that walking quantity as well as intensity has on incidence of dementia. […] <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>

Foods to Avoid When Choosing Thickened Liquids as a Safety Precaution

Published by <p>Some foods can be unsafe for people who swallow thickened liquids better. This handout explains which foods have hidden dangers for these people to swallow. <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: An Essential Component of Support for Young Children with Cancer (2022)

Published by <p>The authors established a hospital-based early intervention (EI) clinic with a multidisciplinary team to meet the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers with cancer. The OT evaluation included an assessment of the child’s occupational history and experiences, patterns of daily living, interests, and the family’s values, needs, and contexts, and a standardized assessment 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>

Goals of Care Conversation

Published by <p>Therapists play an integral role in providing information regarding cognition and mobility. This material includes further information regarding goals, barriers, considerations, framework, and timing related to goals of care conversations. Dunlay SM, Strand JJ. How to discuss goals of care with patients. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016 Jan;26(1):36-43. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2015.03.018. <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>

Dissident Genders and Sexualities in the Occupational Therapy Peer-Reviewed Literature: A Scoping Review (2022)

Published by <p>The word dissident refers to opposition to something—in this case, to the regulatory norms imposed by cisheteronormativity, heterosexism, and patriarchy. The concept does not negate or invalidate the identity categories; rather, it incorporates people who do not fit, nor want to fit, in such categories. OTs need to consider this concept to produce care strategies, […] <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>

Medication Visual Education with Body Diagrams for Male and Female

Published by <p>Use these male/female full body diagrams to provide education regarding the type of medications prescribed and what they are prescribed to treat. <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>

Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Young Adults Who Stutter (2022)

Published by <p>The literature suggests sleep can be a bidirectional factor influencing PWS with their stuttering variability. Until recently, there was little evidence about the relationship between stuttering and sleep. A few studies have shown children, adolescents, and young adults who stutter tend to have higher rates of insomnia. This insomnia could be primary or secondary to […] <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>

Effectiveness of the Therapy Program for Management of Chronic Cough: Preliminary Data from a Randomized Clinical Trial (2022)

Published by <p>Coughing is a defensive laryngeal reflex that protects the lower airway. There are three classifications for coughing depending on their length: a) acute cough with resolution in less than three weeks, b) subacute cough with resolutions between three and eight weeks, and c) chronic cough that is ongoing for more than eight weeks. Worldwide, the […] <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>

Vertebral Compression Fracture: What to Expect

Published by <p>This handout outlines what vertebral compression fractures are, what recovery looks like, and what to expect with treatment. Designed to be shared with people who have compression fractures. McCarthy, J., & Davis, A. (2016). Diagnosis and Management of Vertebral Compression Fractures. American Family Physician, 94(1), 44-50.Sinaki, M., Itoi, E., Wahner, H., Wollan, P., Gelzcer, R., […] <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>

Gout, CPPD, HADD, and Septic Arthritis Differential Sheet

Published by <p>This resource is designed as a reference for clinicians to refer to when suspecting types of inflammatory arthritis that can present similarly. Hainer, B. L., Matheson, E., & Wilkes, R. T. (2014). Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Gout. American Family Physician, 90(12), 831-836.Rosenthal, A. K., & Ryan, L. M. (2016). Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease. New […] <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>