Occupational therapy's role in return to occupations post-concussion in high school athletes - Douglas R, McConnell C, Abbott A, Bare G, Cleave S, Crum T, Kirkpatrick MA, Kuenzli M.
This study was designed to explore experiences of high school athletes in order to understand their occupational engagement after sustaining a sports-related concussion. The study explored the role occupational therapists (OTs) can play in post-concus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors affecting occupational therapy services for patients with traumatic brain injury - Leyder MCJS, Breytenbach F.
This study aimed to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Occupational therapy and public safety personnel: return to work practices and experiences - Edgelow M, Petrovi ć A, Gaherty C, Fecica A.
Background. Public safety personnel (PSP) are frequently exposed to psychological trauma through their work. Evidence shows that worker's compensation claims for work-related psychological injuries are on the rise for PSP. Occupational therapists increasin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Occupational therapy scope of practice in the rehabilitation of adults experiencing persistent post-concussion symptoms following traumatic brain injury: a scoping review protocol - Licciardi L, Olver J, Lalor A, Callaway L.
The objective of the review is to identify, categorize, and examine literature describing occupational therapy scope of practice in the rehabilitation of adults experiencing persistent post-concussion symptoms (PPCS). INTRODUCTION: PPCS ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Retracted: Occupational therapy and prevention of common sports injuries for special physical training - International OT.
This article has been retracted by Hindawi following an investigation undertaken by the publisher [1]. This investigation has uncovered evidence of one or more of the following indicators of syste... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

RETRACTED: Echoing mechanism of juvenile delinquency prevention and occupational therapy education guidance based on artificial intelligence - The editors.
[This retracts the article DOI: 10.1155/2022/9115547.]. [The original article record in the SafetyLit database has also been marked as RETRACTED] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

MOTION PT Group Expands Its Reach through Acquisition of Three Physical Therapy Practices in New York
Strength and Expertise Added to New York's Motion PT Group NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MOTION PT Group (MOTION) is excited to announce its acquisition of three esteemed physical therapy practices: Axiom Physical & Occupational Therapy Plus (Axiom), PTPC Physical Therapy &... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: TNM Source Type: news

Occupational Therapy ’s Role in Promoting Safe Sexual Activity in Residents: An Interview
Sexual activity can be an integral part of people ’s lives, and this does not necessarily change when people enter a long-term care facility. Occupational therapists (OTs) have a critical role in the adaptation of sexual activity to meet the desires and safety needs of clients interested in sexual activity. In this interview, Benjamin Canter, BA, OT/s talks with Zoe Loitz, BA, OT/s, an occupational therapy doctoral candidate at Boston University, about sexual activity as an activity of daily living (ADL) and how occupational therapy can help meet resident’s needs in this area. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 1, 2023 Category: Health Management Authors: Zoe M. Loitz, Benjamin E. Canter Source Type: news

Addressing driving in acute care: perceived relevance and competence - Vander Veen A, Holmes J, Tucker P, Alvarez L.
BACKGROUND. Recent legislation has expanded the responsibilities of occupational therapists regarding fitness to drive in the Canadian province of Ontario. To date, little is known about the practice of acute care occupational therapy with addressing drivi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The smart-home study: a feasibility study to pilot the use of smartphone technology to identify environmental falls risk factors in the home - Leung KHM, Brandis S.
INTRODUCTION: While occupational therapy home assessments are effective to identify environmental falls risk factors, patients may not receive these services due to workforce distribution and geographical distances. Technology may offer a new way for occup... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 on clinical education for occupational therapy students: a 3-year longitudinal study on fall risk prediction ability - Matsushita W, Arihisa K, MIyaguchi H, Ohura T, Kishita R, Ishizuki C.
This study aimed to examine if there were disadvantages to student learning and application when clinical education is canceled due to factors such as COVID-19 pandemic that occurred between 2020-2021. Forty occupational therapy students participated in th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Addressing swim safety in autistic children: a pilot feasibility study using aquatic occupational therapy - Kemp E, Woodson R, Baldino M.
Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death for children under 14 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of this mixed methods study was to determine the feasibility of aquatic occupational therapy to increase swim skills for children with AS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Occupational therapy under pressure: workforce survey findings 20222023
This report finds that the occupational therapy (OT) workforce is under pressure due to increased demand coupled with workforce shortages. It outlines concerns that this is challenging OTs ' capacity to provide essential support to people whose lives are impacted by long-term health conditions and disability. It makes several recommendations including building capacity within primary and community health and social care services, to ensure people receive advice and help early on. It also recommends that investment in the OT workforce must be matched to service and demographic need, not just in the NHS but also in social ca...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Classifications of Perinatal Stroke?
Discussion Perinatal stroke occurs in about 1:1000 live births and is a “focal vascular injury from the fetal period to 28 days postnatal age.” Perinatal stroke is the most common cause of hemiparetic cerebral palsy and causes other significant morbidity including cognitive deficits, learning disabilities, motor problems, sensory problems including visual and hearing disorders, epilepsy, and behavioral and psychological problems. Family members are also affected because of the potential anxiety and guilt feelings that having a child with a stroke presents, along with the care that may be needed over the child&#...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 1, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Quality of life, sense of coherence and occupational balance one year after an occupational therapy intervention for people with depression and anxiety disorders - Wagman P, Gunnarsson AB, Hj ärthag F, Hedin K, Håkansson C.
BACKGROUND: Quality of life (QOL), sense of coherence (SOC) and occupational balance (OB) have been found to increase after rehabilitation among people living with depression and anxiety. However, these aspects have not been investigated over time in parti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news