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Chicago physical therapy business buys The Work Center
Athletico Physical Therapy has acquired St. Louis-based The Work Center, which specializes in providing physical and occupational therapy for work-related injuries. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The sale closed last week but was announced Friday, an Athletico spokeswoman said. The privately held companies do not disclose their revenue. Ronald Rucker and Angela Drumm of Carmody MacDonald PC served as legal counsel for The Work Center in the transaction . The Work Center has nine clinics,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Enabling work: occupational therapy interventions for persons with occupational injuries and diseases: a scoping review - Blas AJT, Beltran KMB, Martinez PGV, Yao DPG.
PURPOSE This review aims to map the scope of published research on occupational therapy (OT) interventions and pertinent work and work-related outcomes for persons with occupational injuries and diseases. METHODS The scoping review adapted Arksey a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Demand prompts second location for Chautauqua physical therapy office
With demand growing and ongoing unmet need in the Mayville area, Chautauqua Physical& Occupational Therapy expanded with a second office site. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Understanding social isolation among urban aging adults: informing occupation-based approaches - Hand C, Retrum J, Ware G, Iwasaki P, Moaalii G, Main DS.
Socially isolated aging adults are at risk of poor health and well-being. Occupational therapy can help address this issue; however, information is needed to guide such work. National surveys characterize social isolation in populations of aging adults but... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Surgery, OT Restores Hand Function After Devastating Injury
Treatment TermsHand pain and injuryPhysical and occupational therapy Author Hallie Potocki Overview Beth Hufner ’s body was shattered and her left hand hung motionless after she was struck by a truck during a morning run near her Hillsborough neighborhood. Duke orthopaedic specialists used complex surgery and extensive rehab to help her regain the use of her lifeless hand. Hero Image20170815_bethhufner_arm_01.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks Header Her Hand Hung Like a Rag Doll ContentIt was 6:30 on a crisp North Carolina morning in December 2016 when Hufner, 39, was struck by a pick-up truck that had veere...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Occupational therapy and veteran suicide: a call to action - Kashiwa A, Sweetman MM, Helgeson L.
Suicide in the U.S. military veteran population is an epidemic with a wide-ranging impact on individuals, families, and society. Death by suicide is preventable. The purpose of this article is to ignite a professional discussion about veteran suicide, a se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Our family ’s journey of the heart
When our son Nicholas was 5 weeks old, we brought him and his twin sister Emmy to our pediatrician for what we thought was a routine well visit. Though the twins had been born four weeks early, Nicholas had only been in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for a few days with low blood sugar and jaundice. Both babies seemed healthy and we had no major concerns. However, as we watched our pediatrician listen to Nicholas’ heart and pulse, we realized something wasn’t right. He told us the pulse in Nicholas’ lower extremities was weaker than the pulse in his upper body. He suspected Nichola...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - July 10, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Liz Wilson Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories autism spectrum disorder Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program coarctation of the aorta Dr. Anjali Sadhwani Dr. Caitlin Rollins Dr. Christopher Baird Dr. Samantha Butler Source Type: news

Maryland Heights nursing home operator to pay $8.3 million in Medicare settlement
Maryland Heights-based nursing home operator Reliant Care Group LLC and several affiliates agreed to pay $8.3 million in a civil settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve claims they provided unnecessary physical, speech and occupational therapy to nursing home residents that was then billed to Medicare, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Wednesday. From January 2008 through April 2014, Reliant provided those therapies to nursing home residents who were in a skilled nursing facility… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 6, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Fall prevention self-assessments via mobile 3D visualization technologies: community dwelling older adults' perceptions of opportunities and challenges - Hamm J, Money A, Atwal A.
BACKGROUND: In the field of occupational therapy, the assistive equipment provision process (AEPP) is a prominent preventive strategy used to promote independent living and to identify and alleviate fall risk factors via the provision of assistive equipmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Occupational Therapy Helps Young Adults With Diabetes Occupational Therapy Helps Young Adults With Diabetes
Facilitating chronic disease management is an emerging area within the field of occupational therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Revision of the Competency Standards for Occupational Therapy Driver Assessors: an overview of the evidence for the inclusion of cognitive and perceptual assessments within fitness-to-drive evaluations - Fields SM, Unsworth CA.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Determination of fitness-to-drive after illness or injury is a complex process typically requiring a comprehensive driving assessment, including off-road and on-road assessment components. The competency standards for occupational therapy d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Unintentional injury prevention and the role of occupational therapy in the Solomon Islands: an integrative review - Daufanamae B, Franklin R, Eagers J.
INTRODUCTION: Unintentional injuries (injuries for which there is no evidence of a predetermined intent) are one of the leading causes of death worldwide, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Although evidence demonstrates unintention... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Characteristics and consequences of falls among older adult trauma patients: considerations for injury prevention programs - Chippendale T, Gentile PA, James MK.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Health promotion and prevention is an important component of occupational therapy practice. Falls are one of the most common causes of ER visits among older adults and injurious falls requiring trauma care can have a significant impact on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

'Boring Self-Care' Drawings Celebrate Everyday Mental Health Victories
The first #boringselfcare I drew . . . . . . #edfam #edfamiliy #therapy #mentalhealth #mentalillness #drawing #art #illustration #psychosis #ocd #depression #anxiety #gad #bpd #selfharrm #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #eatingdisorder #anorexia #promarker #art #illustration #chroncillness #spoonie #spoonies #spooniesunite A post shared by Hannah Daisy ️‍ (@makedaisychains) on May 11, 2017 at 6:32am PDT What constitutes an act of self-care? The internet is full of suggestions on how to prioritize oneself, ranging from meditation to hot tea, prayer to yoga, face masks to nap time. Although such rituals are...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Weren't Listening To Somali Immigrants' Autism Concerns. Then Anti-Vaxxers Did.
Deeqa Hussein can’t put her finger on exactly how or when the vaccination disconnect happened in her community. For years, the large number of Somali immigrant parents in the Twin Cities area vaccinated their children at rates as high as 92 percent ― outpacing virtually every other ethnic group. And then, Hussein said, many parents just stopped.  “I felt like there was a lot fear and anxiety surrounding the MMR vaccine,” said Hussein, a special-education teacher with the Minneapolis Public Schools who also serves as the vice president of the local Somali Parents Autism Network and has two sons with...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinician perceptions about inpatient occupational therapy groups in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation - Patterson F, Fleming J, Doig E.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to explore the experiences and perceptions of clinicians about the benefits, challenges and processes of facilitating inpatient occupational therapy groups in traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation including... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

For Parents Of Kids With Pre-existing Conditions, Trumpcare Is Terrifying
Megan, 36, still had 16 weeks left in her pregnancy when she gave birth to her second child four years ago. Her daughter, Ellie, teetered on the edge of survival and weighed less than a pound. She spent the first four months of her life hooked up to tubes in the NICU. At the time, Megan—who asked that only her first name be used—had health insurance though Obamacare. Ellie also qualified for secondary Medicaid coverage. The couple still relies on that combination to cover her ongoing health complications: Chronic lung disease, which requires her to be on oxygen; intestinal complications that require a special f...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Occupational therapy interventions for adults with traumatic brain injury - Wheeler S, Acord-Vira A, Arbesman M, Lieberman D.
This Evidence Connection describes a case report of an adult with traumatic brain injury (TBI), applying the evidence for intervention from the systematic reviews on TBI that were conducted in conjunction with the American Occupational Therapy Association'... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Occupation-based practices and homelessness: a scoping review - Roy L, Vall ée C, Kirsh BH, Marshall CA, Marval R, Low A.
BACKGROUND: Persons experiencing or at risk of homelessness have occupational needs that are seldom addressed in the Canadian system of care. The lack of documented evidence on occupational therapy practices in this field hinders the development of the pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Lead Poisons Children In L.A. Neighborhoods Rich And Poor
With its century-old Spanish-style homes tucked behind immaculately trimmed hedges, San Marino, California, is among the most coveted spots to live in the Los Angeles area. Its public schools rank top in the state, attracting families affiliated with CalTech, the elite university blocks away. The city’s zoning rules promote a healthy lifestyle, barring fast food chains. Home values in L.A. County census tract 4641, in the heart of San Marino and 20 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, can rival those in Beverly Hills. The current average listing price: $2.9 million. But the area has another, unsettling distinction, unk...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Student perspectives of a student-led groups program model of professional practice education in a brain injury rehabilitation unit - Patterson F, Fleming J, Marshall K, Ninness N.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Professional practice education is a core and essential component of occupational therapy training. With increasing numbers of education programmes and more students requiring professional practice placements, development of innovative mode... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Home- and community-based occupational therapy improves functioning in frail older people: a systematic review - De Coninck L, Bekkering GE, Bouckaert L, Declercq A, Graff MJ, Aertgeerts B.
The objective is to assess the effectiveness of occupational therapy to improve performance in daily living activities in community-dwelling physically frail older people. DESIGN: We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis. We i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Focus on: Autism spectrum disorder
April is Autism Awareness Month and there is a lot in the news about autism. More and more children — up to one out of 68 — are diagnosed with autism. Sesame Street even has a new character, Julia, who has autism. But what exactly is this condition, how does it affect children and what can you do to help? What is autism? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex disorder of very early brain development that is approximately four times more common in boys than girls. Autism spectrum disorder was previously recognized as several separate disorders — including autistic disorder, pervasive develop...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 6, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Carolyn Bridgemohan and Sarah Spence Tags: Diseases & Conditions Parenting autism Autism Spectrum Center autism spectrum disorder Dr. Carolyn Bridgemohan Dr. Sarah Spence Source Type: news

Superhero Joey: Five-year-old fights moyamoya disease
It’s been said that not all heroes wear capes — but Joey Gallagher owns several. The five-year-old has already amassed a collection of superhero gear, from a Superman Halloween costume to a t-shirt emblazoned with the Batman logo. Yet even the most diehard comic book fan would likely admit that feats like flying, leaping tall buildings and fighting bad guys don’t hold a candle to the challenges this little boy has already surmounted. Just last June, Joey was out of town with his family when he had what his parents, Leila and Scott, feared was a seizure. Clinicians in the emergency department dismissed the...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 4, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories childhood stroke Dr. Edward Smith Dr. Michael Scott moyamoya Moyamoya Disease Program Source Type: news

In-home occupational therapy curbs depression in visually impaired patients
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Johns Hopkins researchers report that in-home occupational therapy appears to reduce the rate and severity of depression in people at higher risk for the disorder because of seriously impaired vision. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 8, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

2017 Health Care Heroes winner: Sarah Meinking
Sarah Meinking Title: Certified occupational therapy assistant Organization: Mercy Health - West Hospital Meinking helps patients improve their motor skills and regain independence while also advocating on their behalf. What’s the most challenging part of your work? Time constraints. It is important to be a ble to complete a thorough chart review on a patient, ask the right questions, provide quality therapy services, document concise and clear notes, keep on schedule to avoid patients waiting… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

If Trump Really Wants To 'Do Something' About Autism, Here Are 3 Suggestions
This reporting is brought to you by HuffPost’s health and science platform, The Scope. Like us on Facebook and Twitter and tell us your story: scopestories@huffingtonpost.com.    function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arg...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fifth Annual Interprofessional Evening of Conversation for Aspiring...
At this event, students pursuing degrees in physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, healthcare studies, education, counseling, and nursing observe a "patient" case presentation and...(PRWeb February 09, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/HussonUniversity/InterprofessionalEvening/prweb14056290.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ascension opens first clinic under new unified name
Ascension Medical Group has opened its first clinic in the country under the new unified name for the St. Louis-based health care system. Ascension Medical Group at Westwood opened this week in Wausau, Wisconsin. The 48,000-square-foot clinic offers primary and specialty care, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, occupational medicine and physical and occupational therapy. Ascension, which is the largest nonprofit health syste m in the United States, announced in September that it was launching… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 3, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Ascension opens first clinic under new unified name
Ascension Medical Group has opened its first clinic in the country under the new unified name for the St. Louis-based health care system. Ascension Medical Group at Westwood opened this week in Wausau, Wisconsin. The 48,000-square-foot clinic offers primary and specialty care, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, occupational medicine and physical and occupational therapy. Ascension, which is the largest nonprofit health syste m in the United States, announced in September that it was launching… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 3, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Interventions for resuming driving after traumatic brain injury - Ross PE, Di Stefano M, Charlton J, Spitz G, Ponsford JL.
PURPOSE: To describe the goals, processes, resources and outcomes of on-road training lessons provided to drivers with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who failed an initial occupational therapy (OT) driver assessment. METHOD: Descriptive cohort study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Why These Preemie Parents Are Sharing Their NICU Photos
On Sep. 23, 2015, Jourdan and Matt Moore welcomed their twin son and daughter, Jaxson and Cadence. The babies were born four months early and went on to spend over three months in the NICU. The experience was difficult for the Moores to say the least, but now the twins are healthy and thriving at home. Jourdan and Matt are sharing photos from the NICU, along with images of their progress, to offer a message of hope to other parents in that difficult situation. On this day... One year ago October 16th Jaxson fit inside his daddy's hand. He was 23 days old and weighed 1lb 8oz. Exactly one week prior he had a breat...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 24, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why These Preemie Parents Are Sharing Their NICU Photos
On Sep. 23, 2015, Jourdan and Matt Moore welcomed their twin son and daughter, Jaxson and Cadence. The babies were born four months early and went on to spend over three months in the NICU. The experience was difficult for the Moores to say the least, but now the twins are healthy and thriving at home. Jourdan and Matt are sharing photos from the NICU, along with images of their progress, to offer a message of hope to other parents in that difficult situation. On this day... One year ago October 16th Jaxson fit inside his daddy's hand. He was 23 days old and weighed 1lb 8oz. Exactly one week prior he had a breat...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Post-transplant tips & tricks from families who ’ve been through it
Transplant recipients typically feel stronger and more energetic following transplant recovery. But returning to regular activities, sports and travel can be challenging. A few “transplant moms,” who’ve already been through the experience, share their wisdom and advice. Charlene, mom to Brent, 19, liver transplant recipient Planning a first vacation post-transplant is easier said than done. Charlene Newhall knows. And, she has a handful of advice, following a family summer trip to Arizona from their home in Maine: Work with your pharmacy to ensure you have enough medications. Research the closest major ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 3, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Emily Williams Tags: Health & Wellness Parenting heart transplant Heart transplant program kidney transplant Kidney Transplant Program Liver transplant Liver Transplant Program Pediatric Transplant Center (PTC) Source Type: news

Ingenuity helps when health challenges get in the way of doing laundry, tying shoes, buttoning shirts
Students from biology, engineering, medicine and occupational therapy come together to create devices for clients living with health challenges. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Occupational therapy may have the potential to slow down functional decline and reduce behavioral troubles
Dementia patients benefiting from occupational therapy sessions report relevant clinical benefits over the intervention period, according to a research study. The research suggested the influence of occupational therapy on reducing behavioral troubles, caregivers'burden and amount of informal care over the intervention period and a stabilization over the 3-months period thereafter. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Occupational therapy may have the potential to slow down functional decline and reduce behavioral troubles
(IOS Press) A French observational study in real life showed that dementia patients benefiting from occupational therapy sessions report relevant clinical benefits over the intervention period, according to a research study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease this month. The research suggested the influence of occupational therapy on reducing behavioral troubles, caregivers' burden and amount of informal care over the intervention period and a stabilization over the 3-months period thereafter. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

230 collaborators from 49 countries join to announce the official launch of Cochrane Rehabilitation
Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch ofCochrane Rehabilitation.Cochrane Rehabilitation is a global network of individuals, involved in the production, dissemination, and implementation of evidence-informed clinical practice inrehabilitation.The new Cochrane Field will promote and advocate for using the best evidence within the rehabilitation world, including physical therapy, speech and occupational therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, psychology, and physical medicine to inform clinical decision-making.With more than 230 collaborators from 49 countries expressing their willingness to join, Cochrane Rehabil...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 5, 2016 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Walking faster after stroke, managing chemobrain after cancer
(Allina Health) New gate guidelines developed by Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute doubled stroke patients' walking speeds. And, occupational therapy helped breast cancer patients manage chemobrain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 29, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

An occupational therapy fall reduction home visit program for community-dwelling older adults in Hong Kong after an emergency department visit for a fall - Chu MM, Fong KN, Lit AC, Rainer TH, Cheng SW, Au FL, Fung HK, Wong CM, Tong HK.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effects of an occupational therapy fall reduction home visit program for older adults admitted to the emergency department (ED) for a fall and discharged directly home. DESIGN: Single-blind, multicenter, randomized, c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Occupational Therapy Doesn't Slow Functional Decline in AD Occupational Therapy Doesn't Slow Functional Decline in AD
Receiving in-home occupational therapy plus collaborative care for 2 years showed no difference in daily living skills or physical performance compared with receiving collaborative care aloneMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - November 23, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Occupational therapy fails to aid functioning in Alzheimer's patients
New research questions the benefits of occupational therapy for patients with Alzheimer's disease, particularly for slowing down functional decline. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Can Occupational Therapy Slow Alzheimer's Decline?
Patients, caregivers may reap some benefits, but study sees no effect on everyday functioning Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Rehabilitation (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Occupational Therapy Slow Alzheimer's Decline?
Title: Can Occupational Therapy Slow Alzheimer's Decline?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/22/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - November 22, 2016 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Clinical trial suggests occupational therapy slows Alzheimer's decline
Amy Norton, HealthDay News Home-based occupational therapy may not slow down the physical decline that comes with Alzheimer's disease, a new clinical trial suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Occupational Therapy Doesn't Slow Functional Decline Associated with Alzheimer's (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD Adding in-home occupational therapy to usual care does not lead to better functional outcomes in Alzheimer … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 21, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Can Occupational Therapy Slow Alzheimer's Decline?
Patients, caregivers may reap some benefits, but study sees no effect on everyday functioning (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Occupational Therapy Slow Alzheimer's Decline?
MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2016 -- Home-based occupational therapy may not slow down the physical decline that comes with Alzheimer's disease, a new clinical trial suggests. The study looked at whether home visits from occupational therapists could put the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 21, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Occupational therapy did not slow functional decline in patients with dementia
(American College of Physicians) Two years of in-home occupational therapy combined with collaborative care did not slow the rate of functional decline among persons with Alzheimer disease. Given that family members often shoulder the burden of caring for patients with dementia, the authors suggest that research is needed to identify strategies to support caregivers in the home. The findings are published in Annals of Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 21, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Effect of collaborative care with occupational therapy indeterminate for slowing functional decline from dementia
(American College of Physicians) Two years of in-home occupational therapy combined with collaborative care did not slow the rate of functional decline among persons with Alzheimer disease. Given that family members often shoulder the burden of caring for patients with dementia, the authors suggest that research is needed to identify strategies to support caregivers in the home. The findings are published in Annals of Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 21, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news