Towards a programme theory for fidelity in the evaluation of complex interventions.

By Masterson-Algar P, Burton CR, Rycroft-Malone J, Sackley CM, Walker MF Related Articles Towards a programme theory for fidelity in the evaluation of complex interventions. J Eval Clin Pract. 2014 Aug;20(4):445-52 Authors: Masterson-Algar P, Burton CR, Rycroft-Malone J, Sackley CM, Walker MF Abstract RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: This paper addresses the challenge of investigating fidelity […]

Driver rehabilitation: a systematic review of the types and effectiveness of interventions used by occupational therapists to improve on-road fitness-to-drive.

By Unsworth CA, Baker A Related Articles Driver rehabilitation: a systematic review of the types and effectiveness of interventions used by occupational therapists to improve on-road fitness-to-drive. Accid Anal Prev. 2014 Oct;71:106-14 Authors: Unsworth CA, Baker A Abstract OBJECTIVE: Driver rehabilitation has the potential to improve on-road safety and is commonly recommended to clients. The […]

[Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and rehabilitation].

By Abo M Related Articles [Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and rehabilitation]. Rinsho Shinkeigaku. 2013;23(11):1264-6 Authors: Abo M Abstract NEURO (NovEl intervention Using Repetitive TMS and intensive Occupational therapy) have been recently reported to be clinically beneficial for post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis. We confirmed the safety and feasibility of the protocol in 1,008 post-stroke […]

[Repetitive facilitative exercise: recent evidence and development for combination therapy].

By Shimodozono M Related Articles [Repetitive facilitative exercise: recent evidence and development for combination therapy]. Rinsho Shinkeigaku. 2013;23(11):1267-9 Authors: Shimodozono M Abstract Repetitive facilitative exercise (RFE), a combination of high-dose (high frequency) of repetitions and neurofacilitation, is a recently developed approach to the rehabilitation of stroke-related limb impairment. We conducted a randomized controlled evaluation of […]

Occupational therapists’ job satisfaction in a changing hospital organisation–a time-geography-based study.

By Bendixen HJ, Ellegård K Related Articles Occupational therapists’ job satisfaction in a changing hospital organisation–a time-geography-based study. Work. 2014;47(2):159-71 Authors: Bendixen HJ, Ellegård K Abstract OBJECTIVE: To investigate occupational therapists’ job satisfaction under a changing regime by using a time-geographic approach focusing on the therapists’ everyday working lives. PARTICIPANTS: Nine occupational therapists at the […]

Exploring how Australian occupational therapists and physiotherapists understand each other’s professional values: implications for interprofessional education and practice.

By Aguilar A, Stupans I, Scutter S, King S Related Articles Exploring how Australian occupational therapists and physiotherapists understand each other’s professional values: implications for interprofessional education and practice. J Interprof Care. 2014 Jan;28(1):15-22 Authors: Aguilar A, Stupans I, Scutter S, King S Abstract This article provides insight into the values Australian occupational therapists and […]

Combat operational stress control in Iraq and Afghanistan: Army occupational therapy.

By Smith-Forbes E, Najera C, Hawkins D Related Articles Combat operational stress control in Iraq and Afghanistan: Army occupational therapy. Mil Med. 2014 Mar;179(3):279-84 Authors: Smith-Forbes E, Najera C, Hawkins D Abstract One of the primary roles for U.S. Army Occupational Therapists (OTs) during combat operations is the Behavioral Health (BH) mission. Army OTs have […]

Assessing occupational therapy students’ clinical competence for entry-level work-related practice.

By Avi-Itzhak T, Krauss A Related Articles Assessing occupational therapy students’ clinical competence for entry-level work-related practice. Work. 2014;47(2):235-42 Authors: Avi-Itzhak T, Krauss A Abstract BACKGROUND: The purpose of occupational therapy (OT) educational programs is to graduate effective clinicians who join the job market with competencies consistent with the expected entry-level practice. To attain an […]

[Scales to evaluate pain in elderly patients suffering from dementia. Help-tools for the physiotherapist, doctor, nurse and occupational therapist].

By Rodríguez-Mansilla J, Jiménez-Palomares M, González-López-Arza MV Related Articles [Scales to evaluate pain in elderly patients suffering from dementia. Help-tools for the physiotherapist, doctor, nurse and occupational therapist]. Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol. 2014 Jan-Feb;49(1):35-41 Authors: Rodríguez-Mansilla J, Jiménez-Palomares M, González-López-Arza MV Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine which scales are being used […]