Working with populations from a refugee background: an opportunity to enhance the occupational therapy educational experience.

By Smith YJ, Cornella E, Williams N Related Articles Working with populations from a refugee background: an opportunity to enhance the occupational therapy educational experience. Aust Occup Ther J. 2014 Feb;61(1):20-7 Authors: Smith YJ, Cornella E, Williams N Abstract BACKGROUND/AIM: The purpose of this study was to determine the educational value of an occupational therapy […]

The role of occupational therapy in the recovery stage of disaster relief: a report from earthquake stricken areas in China.

By Lee HC Related Articles The role of occupational therapy in the recovery stage of disaster relief: a report from earthquake stricken areas in China. Aust Occup Ther J. 2014 Feb;61(1):28-31 Authors: Lee HC Abstract Earthquakes and their destructive forces are unpredictable and difficult to prepare for. Unfortunately, another powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.2 had […]

Professionalism education should reflect reality: findings from three health professions.

By Burford B, Morrow G, Rothwell C, Carter M, Illing J Related Articles Professionalism education should reflect reality: findings from three health professions. Med Educ. 2014 Apr;48(4):361-74 Authors: Burford B, Morrow G, Rothwell C, Carter M, Illing J Abstract CONTEXT: Despite a growing and influential literature, ‘professionalism’ remains conceptually unclear. A recent review identified three […]

Occupational performance and self-determination: the role of the occupational therapist as volunteer in two mountain communities.

By Boyle M Related Articles Occupational performance and self-determination: the role of the occupational therapist as volunteer in two mountain communities. Aust Occup Ther J. 2014 Feb;61(1):6-12 Authors: Boyle M Abstract BACKGROUND/AIM: Occupational therapists involved in volunteer programmes do so as either a volunteer or as a professional working with volunteers. This study outlines two […]

Mechanism-based treatment in complex regional pain syndromes.

By Gierthmühlen J, Binder A, Baron R Related Articles Mechanism-based treatment in complex regional pain syndromes. Nat Rev Neurol. 2014 Sep;10(9):518-28 Authors: Gierthmühlen J, Binder A, Baron R Abstract Complex regional pain syndromes (CRPS) are multifactorial disorders with complex aetiology and pathogenesis. Management of CRPS is challenging, partly because of a lack of clinical data […]

Global policy and local actions for vulnerable populations affected by disaster and displacement.

By Sinclair K Related Articles Global policy and local actions for vulnerable populations affected by disaster and displacement. Aust Occup Ther J. 2014 Feb;61(1):1-5 Authors: Sinclair K PMID: 24494828 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Read more here:: Global policy and local actions for vulnerable populations affected by disaster and displacement.       

From the professionalism of a profession to the professionalism of a multiprofessional team.

By Chandratilake M Related Articles From the professionalism of a profession to the professionalism of a multiprofessional team. Med Educ. 2014 Apr;48(4):345-7 Authors: Chandratilake M PMID: 24606616 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Read more here:: From the professionalism of a profession to the professionalism of a multiprofessional team.       

Experiences in occupational therapy with Afghan clients in Australia.

By Maroney P, Potter M, Thacore VR Related Articles Experiences in occupational therapy with Afghan clients in Australia. Aust Occup Ther J. 2014 Feb;61(1):13-9 Authors: Maroney P, Potter M, Thacore VR Abstract BACKGROUND/AIM: With a steady increase of refugees arriving in Australia from Afghanistan coupled with reports that prevalence of mental illness amongst Afghan refugees […]