Occupation and communication programs for post-coma persons with or without consciousness disorders who show extensive motor impairment and lack of speech.

By Lancioni GE, Singh NN, O’Reilly MF, Sigafoos J, Buonocunto F, D’Amico F, Navarro J, Lanzilotti C, Megna M Related Articles Occupation and communication programs for post-coma persons with or without consciousness disorders who show extensive motor impairment and lack of speech. Res Dev Disabil. 2014 May;35(5):1110-8 Authors: Lancioni GE, Singh NN, O’Reilly MF, Sigafoos […]

Rehabilitation service utilization in children and youth with cerebral palsy.

By Majnemer A, Shikako-Thomas K, Lach L, Shevell M, Law M, Schmitz N, Poulin C, QUALA Group Related Articles Rehabilitation service utilization in children and youth with cerebral palsy. Child Care Health Dev. 2014 Mar;40(2):275-82 Authors: Majnemer A, Shikako-Thomas K, Lach L, Shevell M, Law M, Schmitz N, Poulin C, QUALA Group Abstract AIM: To […]

Ethics and shared decision-making in paediatric occupational therapy practice.

By Delany C, Galvin J Related Articles Ethics and shared decision-making in paediatric occupational therapy practice. Dev Neurorehabil. 2014 Oct;17(5):347-54 Authors: Delany C, Galvin J Abstract BACKGROUND: Sharing information and decisions with children and their parents is critical in pediatric rehabilitation. Although the ethical significance and clinical benefits of sharing decisions are established, approaches for […]

An artificial neural network approach for predicting functional outcome in fibromyalgia syndrome after multidisciplinary pain program.

By Salgueiro M, Basogain X, Collado A, Torres X, Bilbao J, Doñate F, Aguilera L, Azkue JJ Related Articles An artificial neural network approach for predicting functional outcome in fibromyalgia syndrome after multidisciplinary pain program. Pain Med. 2013 Oct;14(10):1450-60 Authors: Salgueiro M, Basogain X, Collado A, Torres X, Bilbao J, Doñate F, Aguilera L, Azkue […]

The axiological ontology of occupational therapy: a philosophical analysis.

By Drolet MJ Related Articles The axiological ontology of occupational therapy: a philosophical analysis. Scand J Occup Ther. 2014 Jan;21(1):2-10 Authors: Drolet MJ Abstract OBJECTIVE: This article describes the results of a study analyzing several discourses on the values of occupational therapy and some philosophical assumptions upon which these values are based. METHOD: A qualitative […]

Self-determination and older people–a concept analysis.

By Ekelund C, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Eklund K Related Articles Self-determination and older people–a concept analysis. Scand J Occup Ther. 2014 Mar;21(2):116-24 Authors: Ekelund C, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Eklund K Abstract BACKGROUND: Self-determination has emerged as an important concept within health care, used to emphasize clients’ control and independence as they participate in rehabilitation. To strengthen clients’ […]

Occupational therapists’ experiences of improvement work: a journey towards sustainable evidence-based practice.

By Sirkka M, Larsson-Lund M, Zingmark K Related Articles Occupational therapists’ experiences of improvement work: a journey towards sustainable evidence-based practice. Scand J Occup Ther. 2014 Mar;21(2):90-7 Authors: Sirkka M, Larsson-Lund M, Zingmark K Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this qualitative descriptive study was to describe occupational therapists’ experiences of participating in long-term improvement work […]

Occupational therapists as contributors to health promotion.

By Holmberg V, Ringsberg KC Related Articles Occupational therapists as contributors to health promotion. Scand J Occup Ther. 2014 Mar;21(2):82-9 Authors: Holmberg V, Ringsberg KC Abstract OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to explore the views of occupational therapists concerning their competences in health promotion, and their perceptions of how they apply these competences in their […]

Letting go of an old habit: group leaders’ experiences of a client-centred multidisciplinary falls-prevention programme.

By Johansson E, Borell L, Jonsson H Related Articles Letting go of an old habit: group leaders’ experiences of a client-centred multidisciplinary falls-prevention programme. Scand J Occup Ther. 2014 Mar;21(2):98-106 Authors: Johansson E, Borell L, Jonsson H Abstract OBJECTIVE: It has been suggested that the prevention of disability and falls should be conducted from a […]

Factors influencing occupational therapy home visit practice: a qualitative study.

By Atwal A, Spiliotopoulou G, Stradden J, Fellows V, Anako E, Robinson L, McIntyre A Related Articles Factors influencing occupational therapy home visit practice: a qualitative study. Scand J Occup Ther. 2014 Jan;21(1):40-7 Authors: Atwal A, Spiliotopoulou G, Stradden J, Fellows V, Anako E, Robinson L, McIntyre A Abstract BACKGROUND: Home visits prior to discharge […]