The effectiveness of allied health care in patients with ataxia: a systematic review.

By Fonteyn EM, Keus SH, Verstappen CC, Schöls L, de Groot IJ, van de Warrenburg BP Related Articles The effectiveness of allied health care in patients with ataxia: a systematic review. J Neurol. 2014 Feb;261(2):251-8 Authors: Fonteyn EM, Keus SH, Verstappen CC, Schöls L, de Groot IJ, van de Warrenburg BP Abstract Many patients with […]

Pilot study of the efficacy of constraint-induced movement therapy for infants and toddlers with cerebral palsy.

By Lowes LP, Mayhan M, Orr T, Batterson N, Tonneman JA, Meyer A, Alfano L, Wang W, Whalen CN, Nelin MA, Lo WD, Case-Smith J Related Articles Pilot study of the efficacy of constraint-induced movement therapy for infants and toddlers with cerebral palsy. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2014 Feb;34(1):4-21 Authors: Lowes LP, Mayhan M, Orr […]

Effectiveness of a co-taught handwriting program for first grade students.

By Case-Smith J, Holland T, White S Related Articles Effectiveness of a co-taught handwriting program for first grade students. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2014 Feb;34(1):30-43 Authors: Case-Smith J, Holland T, White S Abstract Our study examined the effects of Write Start, a classroom-embedded handwriting/writing program on handwriting and writing fluency for first grade students, co-taught […]

Can home health aids using the clinical algorithm Algo choose the right bath seat for clients having a straightforward problem?

By Guay M, Dubois MF, Desrosiers J Related Articles Can home health aids using the clinical algorithm Algo choose the right bath seat for clients having a straightforward problem? Clin Rehabil. 2014 Feb;28(2):172-82 Authors: Guay M, Dubois MF, Desrosiers J Abstract OBJECTIVE: To determine if Algo, a clinical algorithm to select bathing equipment for ‘straightforward’ […]

Participation and quality of life of cognitively impaired older women in Israel following hip fractures.

By Karni S, Bentur N, Ratzon N Related Articles Participation and quality of life of cognitively impaired older women in Israel following hip fractures. Occup Ther Int. 2014 Sep;21(3):91-7 Authors: Karni S, Bentur N, Ratzon N Abstract The main objective of this study was to identify the impact of cognitive problems on the participation and […]

Feasibility of SaeboFlex upper-limb training in acute stroke rehabilitation: a clinical case series.

By Stuck RA, Marshall LM, Sivakumar R Related Articles Feasibility of SaeboFlex upper-limb training in acute stroke rehabilitation: a clinical case series. Occup Ther Int. 2014 Sep;21(3):108-14 Authors: Stuck RA, Marshall LM, Sivakumar R Abstract Upper-limb (UL) recovery following stroke is often poor. UL rehabilitation therefore continues to be a major focus for occupational therapy. […]

Effectiveness of standing frame on constipation in children with cerebral palsy: a single-subject study.

By Rivi E, Filippi M, Fornasari E, Mascia MT, Ferrari A, Costi S Related Articles Effectiveness of standing frame on constipation in children with cerebral palsy: a single-subject study. Occup Ther Int. 2014 Sep;21(3):115-23 Authors: Rivi E, Filippi M, Fornasari E, Mascia MT, Ferrari A, Costi S Abstract Children with cerebral palsy (CP) and quadriplegia […]

Analysis of touch used by occupational therapy practitioners in skilled nursing facilities.

By Morris D, Henegar J, Khanin S, Oberle G, Thacker S Related Articles Analysis of touch used by occupational therapy practitioners in skilled nursing facilities. Occup Ther Int. 2014 Sep;21(3):133-42 Authors: Morris D, Henegar J, Khanin S, Oberle G, Thacker S Abstract Instrumental touch is identified as having purposeful physical contact in order to complete […]

Values and ethics in practice-based decision making.

By Clair VA, Newcombe DB Related Articles Values and ethics in practice-based decision making. Can J Occup Ther. 2014 Jun;81(3):154-62 Authors: Clair VA, Newcombe DB Abstract BACKGROUND: Values are evident in health ethics literature; however, it is seldom clear how they are visible in practice. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to illuminate how […]