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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>

Addressing Sex and Intimacy

Published by <p>This resource covers strategies for addressing sex and intimacy regardless of clinical setting. <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>

Evidence-Based Practice for Multiple Sclerosis

Published by <p>Do you have trouble writing evidence based goals for your patients with Multiple Sclerosis? This document outlines recommended outcome measures and the scores that are necessary to demonstrate improvement. Use it as a quick reference to educate patients on their fall risk and performance relative to other individuals with Multiple Sclerosis. Shirley Ryan Ability Labs, […] <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>

Home Safety Screening

Published by <p>This screening can be used to assess the client’s ability to resolve safety issues around the home. <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>

The Role of Cognitive Impairment on Physical Therapy Attendance and Outcomes in Multiple Sclerosis (2022)

Published by <p>Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating neurodegenerative process that affects the central nervous system. Individuals with MS are often referred to physical therapy for personalized plans of care to address functional mobility and acquire new motor skills. Therapists frequently use functional outcome measures to assess progress. Cognitive status is also affected by MS, and there […] <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>

Interventions for Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Among Adults with Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review (2022)

Published by <p>This systematic review followed the Cochrane Collaboration methodology. Inclusion criteria were Level 1 or 2 evidence, published in English, published from January 2011 to December 2018, intervention within the OT scope of practice, and at least one IADL outcome measure. The population included adults age 18 years and older with a diagnosis of MS. Coaching […] <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>

Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis Methods in Understanding Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue Management (2015)

Published by <p>The research questions used in this study were as follows: 1. What fatigue management strategies do people with MS use? 2. How often do they use those strategies (regularly, sometimes, and never)? 3. What reasoning influenced their use of these strategies? Qualitative and quantitative measures were collected from 31 individuals with MS using convenience sampling […] <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>

Systematic Review of Yoga and Balance: Effect on Adults With Neuromuscular Impairment (2019)

Published by <p>According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of nonfatal injuries for people ages 18-85 yr in the United States with more than 800,000 adults hospitalized each year. The most common neurological conditions that pose a high risk for falls are traumatic brain injury (TBI), cerebrovascular accident (CVA), 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>

Inadequate Fluid Intake in Long Term Care Residents: Prevalence and Determinants (2018)

Published by <p>Previous research suggests that half of the LTC residents may be dehydrated. Dehydration is a form of malnutrition. The treatment of other illnesses can be complicated by dehydration including urinary tract and pulmonary infections, kidney stones, hyperthermia, constipation, orthostatic hypotension, and thrombo-embolic compilation. About 60% of LTC residents are hospitalized for dehydration complications and are […] <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>