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Piper, Elizabeth - - 2009
Jahrami, Haitham - - 2009
Emotional burnout is associated with decreased job performance and poor career satisfaction. It has special significance in mental health care settings, where clinicians experience psychological, emotional and physical stress. This study aimed to determine the extent to which occupational therapy staff employed in a Bahrain mental health setting were affected ...
Fisher, Thomas - - 2009
Limiting or eliminating work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) is a goal of many employers. Understanding risk factors associated with WRMSDs assists workers in avoiding these factors. The purposes of this study were to determine employees' awareness of risk factors of WRMSDs and their knowledge for avoiding such risks and to evaluate ...
Csonto, Sylvia - - 2009
Spirituality in occupational therapy has become more prominent through research and discussion over the last decade. This study aimed to examine further the topic of occupational therapists' inclusion of spirituality in their practice through exploring the experiences of occupational therapy students. The study investigated students' consideration and understanding of spirituality ...
Wilding, Clare - - 2009
In this article, it is argued that in order to meet the profession's ethical and moral obligations, occupational therapists need to ensure that they are connected to the philosophical foundations of occupational therapy. By making occupational therapy practice occupation-focused, therapists guarantee that they provide a unique and valuable contribution to ...
Roy, Laurence - - 2009
Introduction: Early and intensive rehabilitation for individuals living with first-episode psychosis (FEP) is a key issue for occupational therapists working in mental health settings. Purpose: The purpose of this multiple case study was to explore the perception of outpatients in a youth psychosis clinic in Montreal regarding their community functioning. ...
Viljoen, Wayne - - 2009
Objective. To describe the incidence of injuries in a professional rugby team, and to identify any associations between injury rates and training volume.
Dunn, Robert - - 2009
Injury to the spinal cord with paralysis during rugby is rare but remains an emotionally charged issue, especially at schoolboy level. The game has evolved over the years with rule changes to reduce injury risk. Scrums were originally perceived as the high-risk phase of play and rule changes in the ...
Karstaedt, A.S. - - 2009
Background. Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections cause seasonal excess mortality and hospitalisation in adults (particularly the elderly) in high-income countries. Little information exists on the impact of these infections on adults in Africa.
Peer, Nasheeta - - 2009
Introduction. Since peaking in the early 1990s in South Africa, tobacco use has declined significantly. The reduction has been attributed to the government's comprehensive tobacco control policies that were introduced at the time.
Middelkoop, Keren - - 2009
Background. Tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in South Africa. While adult TB results from both recent and past infection, childhood TB results from recent infection and reflects ongoing transmission despite current TB control strategies.
Davies, Mary-Ann - - 2009
Objectives. To assess paediatric antiretroviral treatment (ART) outcomes and their associations from a collaborative cohort representing 20% of the South African national treatment programme.
McIntyre, Di - - 2009
Background. National Health Insurance (NHI) is currently high on the health policy agenda. The intention of this financing system is to promote efficiency and the equitable distribution of financial and human resources, improving health outcomes for the majority. However, there are some key prerequisites that need to be in place ...
Thomson, Sandie - - 2009
van Niekerk, J.P. de - - 2009
van Niekerk, J.P. de - - 2009
Bateman, Chris - - 2009
Lippi, G. - - 2009
Objective. This study re-evaluated, after a period of 20 years, a cohort of patients with schizophrenia who had been considered to be at high risk for suicide. The outcome and social factors associated with their suicide risk were investigated over the two decades.
Lakie, B.R. - - 2009
Moosa, M.Y.H. - - 2009
Restraints are usually used for the protection of patients and others when medication and verbal therapies are insufficient to control potentially violent patients. Many fear the abuse of restraints as well as their psychological, physical and emotional consequences.
Saloojee, S. - - 2009
Objectives. To determine the need for routine screening for exclusion of a medical illness causing or contributing to the aggression in aggressive patients who required sedation in the emergency department (ED). The value of the individual components of the screening process was also investigated.
Sukeri, K. - - 2009
Background. Parasuicide is a serious public health concern. Understanding the methods used will help in developing preventive strategies.
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