Here ’s How Much Money Occupational Therapists Earn In Every State
If you're interested in a career in occupational therapy, find out where they earn the most and least money in the U.S. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew DePietro, Contributor Tags: Personal Finance /personal-finance Money /money Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Investing Source Type: news

Reducing veterans' symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, and posttraumatic stress, and enhancing engagement in occupations with SCUBA diving and occupational therapy - Krpalek D, Achondo N, Daher N, Javaherian H.
This article explores whether an occupational therapy program in combination with SCUBA diving can enhance occupational performance and mental health outcomes for veterans more than SCUBA... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Work-related transitions following hand injury: occupational therapy scoping review - Uys ME, Van Niekerk L, Buchanan H.
BACKGROUND.: Occupational therapists who facilitate work-related transitions after hand injury require robust evidence to inform practice. PURPOSE.: To identify the occupational therapist's contribution to facilitate work-related transitions for person... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A quick guide for occupational therapists: Rehabilitation for people recovering from COVID-19, RCOT
The purpose of this guide is to provide occupational therapists and service managers with a practical checklist of points to consider in relation to the potential rehabilitation needs of people recovering from COVID-19. It can be used to plan and structure appropriate occupational therapy provision. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical barriers faced by disabled people perceived by university students in Cali-Colombia - Z úñiga Bolívar SM, Hincapié Gallón OL.
OBJECTIVE: To identify physical barriers faced by disabled people perceived by university occupational therapy and nutrition students in a single institution in Cali-Colombia. METHODS: We carried out an analytical observational cross-sectional study. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sensory processing in children with a history of maltreatment: an occupational therapy perspective - Howard ARH, Lynch AK, Call CD, Cross DR.
Children with a history of maltreatment exhibit differences in a variety of domains, including sensory processing. However, little is known about how domain-specific sensory processing deficits differ by the type of maltreatment experienced. The focus of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Table of Experts: Aging Care
QUESTION:  How has COVID changed your business? MRS. WILSON: In outpatient physical and occupational therapy, our mission is still the same in that we continue to strive to treat the overall physical health, fitness, and quality of life of individuals by treating our patients with the highest quality, compr ehensive, and individualized therapy services possible.  COVID-19 has brought some changes to our business model in that we are now able to provide physical and occupational therapy via telehealth… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 12, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Citizen scientists help to expand Cochrane Library ’s trial register to include more nursing and allied health research
TheCochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) is a highly concentrated source of reports of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that publishes each month as part of Cochrane Library. CENTRAL assists Cochrane authors and other systematic reviewers around the world quickly find evidence to determine whether a treatment works.We ' re pleased to announce that the May issue of CENTRAL on Cochrane Library includes approximately 14,000 references to RCTs identified fromCINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature) and published under license with EBSCO. CINAHL is an essential...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Until My Disabled Son ’s Needs Are Met, Can I Get a Genius Award?
To provide all of my son ’s physical and occupational therapy at home in the pandemic, I’m constantly rigging solutions for the items we don’t have. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandra Joy Stein Tags: Disabilities Medical Devices Physical Therapy Shutdowns (Institutional) Parenting Wheelchairs Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Coronavirus Shutdowns Leave Disabled Students Behind, Parents Say
BOSTON (AP) — At school, Rose Hayes, 8, works with a team of teachers and therapists trained to help with her genetic condition. They set goals for her reading, give her physical therapy to improve her balance and make sure she stays on track. But for the last two weeks, her only connection to school has been through a computer screen. Rose, home amid the coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered schools across the country, now watches lessons her teacher posts to YouTube. Her therapists check in via video chat. In between, she works through daily assignments. Her parents say it’s the best they can expect, but they still...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Education Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Source Type: news

Occupational balance and sleep among women - Magnusson L, H åkansson C, Brandt S, Öberg M, Orban K.
Background: In occupational therapy, while several studies have focussed on occupational balance, few have investigated it in the context of sleep.Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between sleep and occupational ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Steady growth seen for occupational health, therapy providers
Local occupational therapy and health providers say they're seeing more of almost everything, leaving them the task of accommodating this growth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul Lane Source Type: news

Long-term follow-up of use of therapy services for patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury - Andelic N, Forslund MV, Perrin PB, Sigurdardottir S, Lu J, Howe EI, Sveen U, Rasmussen MS, S øberg HL, Røe C.
OBJECTIVES: To examine the probabilities and baseline predictors of the use of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy over a period of 10 years after traumatic brain injury. DESIGN: Longitudinal prospective follow-up at 1, 2, 5 a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Utilization of outpatient physical and occupational therapy in people with spinal cord injury in Germany: results of the German Spinal Cord Injury (GerSCI) Survey - Martini L, Maus U, B ökel A, Geng V, Kalke YB, Liebscher T, Weidner N, Hoffmann F.
OBJECTIVE: Assessing factors determining the utilization of physical and occupational therapy in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). DESIGN: Data from the German Spinal Cord Injury (GerSCI) study conducted in 2017 were analyzed. The 12-month prev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Outcomes after occupational therapy intervention for traumatic brachial plexus injury: a prospective longitudinal cohort study - Cole T, Nicks R, Ferris S, Paul E, O'Brien L, Pritchard E.
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective longitudinal cohort study. INTRODUCTION: Traumatic brachial plexus injuries (BPIs) can be devastating and negatively impact daily function and quality of life. Occupational therapists play an important role in rehabilitati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news