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The Importance of Personal Hygiene

Published by <p>This handout details why engaging in personal hygiene tasks is important for the client and is appropriate for people with cognitive impairments/delay or with mental health challenges. <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>

Advancing Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions in the Community: A Scoping Review (2020)

Published by <p>People with disabilities experience challenges because of disabling environments and exclusion daily; however, this impact is intensified when the entire community is destabilized, such as during emergencies. In such cases, people with disabilities are disproportionately impacted, experiencing higher rates of injury and death as well as increased challenges during response and recovery. The purpose 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>

What Is Atrial Fibrillation

Published by <p>Do you have patients that have atrial fibrillation? This document provides an easy to understand explanation of the condition and what to expect. Differential Diagnosis for Physical therapists 6th edition, Goodman, Heick, Lazaro <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>

Reading a Nutritional Label

Published by <p>This therapy material works on cognition and mathematical skills, as well as health management via reading a nutritional label. Goyal, R., & Deshmukh, N. (2018). Food label reading: Read before you eat. Journal of Education and Health Promotion, 7(1), 56. <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>

Cycle of Inactivity

Published by <p>This piece describes the cycle of inactivity and provides a visual illustration. Kortebein, P., Symons, T. B., Ferrando, A., Paddon-Jones, D., Ronsen, O., Protas, E., Conger, S., Lombeida, J., Wolfe, R., & Evans, W. J. (2008). Functional impact of 10 days of bed rest in healthy older adults. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological […] <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>

Functional Standing Tolerance Activities

Published by <p>This resource covers functional ways to work on standing tolerance. <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>

Seasons Themed Exercise Pack

Published by <p>This therapy material can be used for group exercise, and mobility, with cognition breaks. It’s designed in four seasonal themes to add a fun twist! <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>

Figure-of-Eight Measurement

Published by <p>This will assist clinicians in properly performing figure-of-eight measurement to assess foot and/or ankle edema. Borthwick, Y., Paul, L., Sneddon, M., McAlpine, L., & Miller, C. (2013). Reliability and validity of the figure-of-eight method of measuring hand size in patients with breast cancer-related lymphoedema. European Journal of Cancer Care, 22(2), 196–201.Devoogdt, N., Cavaggion, C., Van […] <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>

Edema

Published by <p>For clinicians who need a quick clinical reference for grading, measuring, and treatment strategies for edema. Ahmadinejad, M., Razban, F., Jahani, Y., & Heravi, F. (2022). Limb edema in critically ill patients: Comparing intermittent compression and elevation. International Wound Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13704Pellecchia, G. L. (2003). Figure-of-eight method of measuring hand size: Journal of Hand Therapy, 16(4), […] <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>
Physical and occupational therapy printable handout: Deep vein thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Published by <p>This handout details the condition of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including the risks, symptoms, prevention, and how to respond in the case of a DVT. <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>