Levels of aggression escalation in adult/geriatric occupational therapy workplaces - Potegal M, Htet L, Sartor H.
Workplace aggression can escalate from verbal to physical, adding risk of physical injury to negative psychological impact. Understanding escalation is necessary to develop effective violence intervention/prevention programs, but its occurrence is not well... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Largest Buffalo occupational therapy providers 2022
Rank Name/ prior (*new or not ranked)/ URL Occupational patients Occupational therapists Services of (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 18, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers Are Getting Closer to Understanding Long COVID. But Treatments Are Likely Still a Ways Off
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, questions about Long COVID still outnumber answers. Why do some people develop long-lasting symptoms—often after a mild case of COVID-19, sometimes even after being vaccinated—while others fully recover from their brushes with the SARS-CoV-2 virus? Why does Long COVID seem to disproportionately appear in women? How can one condition affect numerous bodily systems, causing symptoms ranging from brain fog to joint pain to total exhaustion? Is Long COVID a single diagnosis, or is it better understood as an umbrella term for a spectrum of disease, caused by a range of biologica...
Source: TIME: Health - March 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Evaluation of an occupational therapy led Paediatric Burns Telehealth Review Clinic: exploring the experience of family/carers and clinicians - Phillips D, Matheson L, Pain T, Kingston GA.
INTRODUCTION: Children with deep-partial or full-thickness burns often require complicated post-surgical care and rehabilitation, including specialist occupational therapy (OT) intervention, to achieve optimal outcomes. Those from rural and remote areas ra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Occupational therapy and the IMPACT Act: part 1. a systematic review of evidence for fall prevention and reduction, community discharge and reintegration, and readmission prevention interventions - Lucas Molitor W, Feldhacker DR, Lohman H, Lampe AM, Jensen L.
IMPORTANCE: Interventions that prevent falls, facilitate discharge after hospitalization, and reduce hospital readmissions assist occupational therapy practitioners in demonstrating professional value, improving quality, and reducing costs. OBJECTI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Occupational therapy and the IMPACT Act: Part 1. a systematic review of evidence for fall prevention and reduction, community discharge and reintegration, and readmission prevention interventions - Lucas Molitor W, Feldhacker DR, Lohman H, Lampe AM, Jensen L.
IMPORTANCE: Interventions that prevent falls, facilitate discharge after hospitalization, and reduce hospital readmissions assist occupational therapy practitioners in demonstrating professional value, improving quality, and reducing costs. OBJECTI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Change in activity performance mediates the relationship between occupational therapy utilization and discharge disposition among adults with traumatic brain injuries - Bukhari RA, Kinney AR, Edelstein J, Malcolm MP.
A retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted on 435 adults with TBI who received occupational therapy services in an acute care trauma center hospital. Outcome measures were (1) occupational therapy utilization based on billed minutes of occupationa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

St. Louis-based physical therapy provider opens 14th area location
A St. Louis-area provider of full-service physical and occupational therapy has opened its 14th area location in Fenton. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Veneta Rizvic Source Type: news

Occupational therapy long COVID guides, Royal College of Occupational Therapists
The Royal College of Occupational Therapists has published two new quick guides about occupational therapy and long COVID, outlining the unique role of occupational therapists in supporting adults, children and young people to manage and recover from long COVID. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Occupational therapy long COVID guides
The Royal College of Occupational Therapists has published two new quick guides about occupational therapy and long COVID. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 20, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New quick guides about occupational therapy and adults, children and young people with Long Covid, RCOT
The Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) has published two new quick guides about occupational therapy and Long Covid. A quick guide for occupational therapists: Occupational therapy and children and young people with Long Covid (Post COVID-19 syndrome/Condition) A quick guide for occupational therapists: Occupational therapy and adults with Long Covid (Post COVID-19 Syndrome/Condition) The guides outline the unique role of occupational therapists in supporting adults, children and young people to manage and recover from Long Covid. They have been developed in collaboration with occupational ther...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Work transitions after serious hand injury: current occupational therapy practice in a middle-income country - Buchanan H, Van Niekerk L.
This study explored South African occupational therapy practice relate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A call to the front: occupational therapy practice in addressing school bullying - Njelesani J, Faulkner A, Schweitzer B, Jeon H.
This study aimed to understand occupational therapists' practices and roles in addressing bullying against students with disabilities. An electronic survey was di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Occupational performance limitations after concussion in college students - Acord-Vira A, Davis D, Lilly C.
This study aimed to establish the need for occupational therapy services for people who have sustained a concussion and to support the profession's role i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Occupational functioning among intimate partner violence survivors with disabilities: a retrospective analysis - Ballan M, Freyer M, Romanelli M.
Individuals with disabilities are disproportionately affected by intimate partner violence and face resultant compromised occupational functioning. Yet limited research exists regarding how occupational therapy practitioners can assist this population. Thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news