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Freund, Bill - - 2011
Latham, Stephen - - 2011
Johnson, Sandra - - 2011
Herbert, Cheryl - - 2011
DeCamp, Matthew - - 2011
Gindi, Mark - - 2011
Smith, Maxwell - - 2011
Henry, Blair - - 2011
Green, Ronald - - 2011
Kaebnick, Gregory - - 2011
Moses, Jacob - - 2011
Scanlan, Justin - - 2011
OBJECTIVE. We developed the Modified Occupational Questionnaire (MOQ), a simple, quantitative measure of meaningful time use.
Engel-Yeger, Batya - - 2011
OBJECTIVE. We examined the relationship between pain perception, as expressed by pain catastrophizing level, and sensory processing patterns among typical adults.
Beckelhimer, Sarah - - 2011
OBJECTIVE. We pilot tested the efficacy of computer-based training implementing rhythm and timing in chronic, severe, stroke-induced hemiparesis.
Myers, Christine - - 2011
We identified factors associated with occupational therapists' involvement as children receiving early intervention services transition into preschool. A survey was sent to members of the American Occupational Therapy Association's School System Special Interest Section. The highest ranked factor for respondents in early intervention was understanding their role (mean [M]= 4.96, ...
Pfeiffer, Beth - - 2011
The purpose of this pilot study was to establish a model for randomized controlled trial research, identify appropriate outcome measures, and address the effectiveness of sensory integration (SI) interventions in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Children ages 6-12 with ASD were randomly assigned to a fine motor or SI ...
Dickerson, Anne - - 2011
The purpose of this translational research article is to illustrate how general practice occupational therapists have the skills and knowledge to address driving as a valued occupation using an algorithm based on the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process (2nd ed.; American Occupational Therapy Association, 2008b). Evidence to support ...
Henshaw, Erin - - 2011
Despite the need for occupational therapy to emphasize client-specific occupational performance, primary emphasis in stroke rehabilitation continues to be on the remediation of client factors and self-care. Such practice leaves many survivors of stroke with continuing performance deficits. Two case studies demonstrate a novel, alternative approach. The Cognitive Orientation to ...
Lehman, Leigh - - 2011
PURPOSE. We generated a clinically useful data collection form for the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) questionnaire. This data collection form is designed to aid in measuring change and goal setting.
Snodgrass, Jeff - - 2011
A systematic review of the literature related to effective occupational therapy interventions in rehabilitation of individuals with work-related low back injuries and illnesses was carried out as part of the Evidence-Based Literature Review Project of the American Occupational Therapy Association. This review evaluated research on a broad range of occupational ...
Amini, Debbie - - 2011
A systematic review of the literature related to effective occupational therapy interventions in rehabilitation of individuals with work-related forearm, wrist, and hand injuries and illnesses was conducted as part of the Evidence-Based Literature Review Project of the American Occupational Therapy Association. This review provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of ...
Bohr, Paula - - 2011
This systematic review of literature examines and synthesizes research findings related to interventions for people with work-related elbow injuries, particularly epicondylitis. It was carried out as part of the Evidence-Based Literature Review Project of the American Occupational Therapy Association. The 11 articles included in this review suggest multiple approaches to ...
von der Heyde, Rebecca - - 2011
The objectives of this systematic review were (1) to identify, evaluate, and synthesize the research literature of relevance to occupational therapy regarding interventions for work-related shoulder conditions and (2) to interpret and apply the research literature to occupational therapy. Twenty-two studies were reviewed for this study--16 of Level I evidence, ...
Zachry, Anne - - 2011
We examined caregiver awareness of the American Academy of Pediatrics' prone play recommendation, determined the primary sources of the recommendation, and examined why some infants are not provided "tummy time." Of caregivers, 25% were not aware of prone play recommendations, and one-fourth of that group was not aware of potential ...
Arbesman, Marian - - 2011
Systematic reviews of literature relevant to individuals with work-related injuries and illnesses are important to the practice of occupational therapy. This article describes the four questions that served as the focus for the systematic reviews of the effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions for individuals with work-related injuries and illnesses of ...
Crawford, Jerry - - 2011
This document analyzes the health care industry as it currently operates in the American economy. The introductory section explores the challenges and problems being encountered. The following sections evaluate how it measures up to models of pure competition and models of imperfect competition. Finally, the discussion will center on the ...
Bryant, Scott - - 2011
Physician peer mentoring has the potential to provide improved physician job satisfaction while increasing patient satisfaction and improving patient health outcomes. Peer mentoring also has the potential to be more effective than traditional training methods for improving physicians' abilities to manage relationships with patients, including communication and interpersonal skills. By ...
Rosacker, Kirsten - - 2011
The management literature contains a number of studies regarding project critical success factors. Unfortunately, these studies do not focus on hospital organizations. Using a survey research methodology, this study empirically tests the factors proposed in the literature as important to project success within the context of hospital implementation projects. The ...
Manika, Danae - - 2011
Disease prevention is important to societal welfare and sustainability, especially when a disease has reached pandemic proportions. The findings from a USA Internet survey show that self-efficacy, perceived threat, perceived knowledge quantity, and information receptivity influence self-reported health prevention behaviors. Hypotheses developed from the Health Belief Model are supported. The ...
Niles, Nancy - - 2011
According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, using policies such as smoke free environments are considered high impact public health interventions. In 2006, approximately 19.2 percent of college students smoked. Although this is the lowest reported rate in nearly thirty years, the percentage is well above ...
Nelson, Millicent - - 2011
The shortage of nurses and other qualified health care workers has become a universal problem in the United States and other regions in the world. Recruitment and retention of quality healthcare workers in general and nurses in particular are of paramount importance to health care organizations. Previous research indicates that ...
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