Pediatric Rehabilitation Therapy and Physiotherapy Education in China
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Source: Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics - July 25, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Lijiao Meng Qingchuan Wei Raymond C. C. Tsang Panxing Peng Xiaofan Pang Lin Yang Source Type: research

Comparative evaluation of early versus late tracheostomy for reduction of the length of ICU stay, incidence of nosocomial pneumonias, risk of laryngeal injury and mortality of mechanically ventilated patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Western India
AbstractIntroductionTracheostomy is a very common procedure performed in ICU as it offers significant advantages over prolonged endotracheal intubation. It facilitates weaning by decreasing the work of breathing in patients with limited reserve by decreasing the dead space area, decreases the requirement for sedation, and may allow for earlier patient mobilization, feeding, and physical and occupational therapy as compared to prolonged intubation along with lesser oral and oropharyngeal ulcerations, improves pulmonary toileting, and lowers incidence of pulmonary infections. Tracheostomy, however, is not devoid of risks. Co...
Source: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - July 25, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research

French-Canadian translation, cultural adaptation, and preliminary evaluation of the wheelchair service provision - basic test validity among occupational therapy students
CONCLUSION: The ISWP bWSPT, French-Canadian version, is not internally consistent and demonstrates a non-statistically significant, positive, weak correlation with the final grade of a wheelchair service provision-specific course among a cohort of 35 occupational therapy students.IMPLICATIONS FOR REHABILITATIONThe lack of adequately educated wheelchair service providers is a contributing factor to inappropriate wheelchair provision worldwide.The ISWP Wheelchair Service Provision Basic Test (ISWP bWSPT) has been created to evaluate competency among wheelchair service providers and provides a standardized test recognized int...
Source: Disability and Rehabilitation. Assistive Technology. - July 22, 2022 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Paula W Rushton Diana Kawish-Arbelaez Annabelle Levac-Marquis Karen Fung Genevi ève Daoust Michelle Ishack Mary Goldberg Jon Pearlman Source Type: research

Diagnostics and Treatment of Volkmann Ischemic Contracture in a Seven-Year-Old Child
European J Pediatr Surg Rep. 2022 Jul 19;10(1):e68-e72. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1749210. eCollection 2022 Jan.ABSTRACTA 7-year-old boy presented 6 weeks after open reduction and crossed Kirschner wire (K-wire) fixation of a supracondylar humerus fracture. Previous treatments had restored skeletal anatomy without documented complications. However, the patient would not move the entire arm, including his forearm and hand. Any passive movement led to anxious adverse reactions, and there was partial numbness of all fingers. After intensive physio- and occupational therapy supported by nerve stimulation and psychological counseling...
Source: Hand Surgery - July 22, 2022 Category: Surgery Authors: Annekatrin Schulze Jurek Schultz Adrian Dragu Guido Fitze Source Type: research

Interventions to Improve Work and Leisure for Adults Poststroke (January 1, 2009-December 31, 2019)
Am J Occup Ther. 2022 Jul 1;76(4):7604393020. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2022.050092.ABSTRACTSystematic Review Briefs provide a summary of the findings from systematic reviews developed in conjunction with the American Occupational Therapy Association's Evidence-Based Practice Program. Each Systematic Review Brief summarizes the evidence on a theme related to a systematic review topic. This Systematic Review Brief presents findings from the systematic review on interventions to improve work and leisure for adults poststroke.PMID:35867031 | DOI:10.5014/ajot.2022.050092 (Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy)
Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 22, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Rachel Proffitt Anna Boone Olivia Schaffer Madison Strickland Lea Wood Timothy J Wolf Source Type: research

French-Canadian translation, cultural adaptation, and preliminary evaluation of the wheelchair service provision - basic test validity among occupational therapy students
CONCLUSION: The ISWP bWSPT, French-Canadian version, is not internally consistent and demonstrates a non-statistically significant, positive, weak correlation with the final grade of a wheelchair service provision-specific course among a cohort of 35 occupational therapy students.IMPLICATIONS FOR REHABILITATIONThe lack of adequately educated wheelchair service providers is a contributing factor to inappropriate wheelchair provision worldwide.The ISWP Wheelchair Service Provision Basic Test (ISWP bWSPT) has been created to evaluate competency among wheelchair service providers and provides a standardized test recognized int...
Source: Disability and Rehabilitation. Assistive Technology. - July 22, 2022 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Paula W Rushton Diana Kawish-Arbelaez Annabelle Levac-Marquis Karen Fung Genevi ève Daoust Michelle Ishack Mary Goldberg Jon Pearlman Source Type: research

Diagnostics and Treatment of Volkmann Ischemic Contracture in a Seven-Year-Old Child
European J Pediatr Surg Rep. 2022 Jul 19;10(1):e68-e72. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1749210. eCollection 2022 Jan.ABSTRACTA 7-year-old boy presented 6 weeks after open reduction and crossed Kirschner wire (K-wire) fixation of a supracondylar humerus fracture. Previous treatments had restored skeletal anatomy without documented complications. However, the patient would not move the entire arm, including his forearm and hand. Any passive movement led to anxious adverse reactions, and there was partial numbness of all fingers. After intensive physio- and occupational therapy supported by nerve stimulation and psychological counseling...
Source: Hand Surgery - July 22, 2022 Category: Surgery Authors: Annekatrin Schulze Jurek Schultz Adrian Dragu Guido Fitze Source Type: research