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Moores, Alis - - 2010
An occupational therapy card sort was developed as part of an enquiry-based learning initiative to enable students to evaluate their skill development. The online card sort comprises modified playing cards that students deal to assess their skill development. The card items reflect standards of proficiency for occupational therapists.
O'Connell, Jane - - 2010
The Mental Health Commission (2006a) and the Department of Health and Children (2006) have identified a gap in the knowledge relating to the interventions carried out by mental health workers in community mental health teams (CMHTs) in Ireland. The purpose of this research was to address this gap by exploring ...
Abernethy, Helga - - 2010
The aim of this literature review was to explore the nature of the relationship between sensory defensiveness and mental health problems. The bibliographical database Dialog DataStar and various online resources were searched. Six papers were selected, based on the inclusion and exclusion criteria. They were analysed by identifying and discussing ...
Kolehmainen, Niina - - 2010
Lyons, Carissa - - 2010
Evidence-based practice and research utilisation are promoted to enable clients to receive the most current care; however, there is limited research evaluating the use of these approaches within the occupational therapy profession. This study aimed to investigate the knowledge, attitudes, practices and barriers to evidence-based practice and research utilisation of ...
Kolehmainen, Niina - - 2010
This study aimed to explore parents' views of the management of their children's occupational therapy in the United Kingdom (UK). Forty-one parents of children recently seen by occupational therapists were approached. Seven mothers from four different health boards who agreed to participate were interviewed about their experiences and views of ...
Drummond, Avril - - 2010
Lawrence, Shawn - - 2010
The childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity rates are rising at an alarming rate. Numerous individual, family, community, and social factors contribute to overweight and obesity in children and are explored. If left unaddressed, the epidemic of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity may lead to amplified problems for individual ...
Yoo, Joan - - 2010
This study's objective was to examine whether five child health-promoting behaviors by caregivers would be associated with caregivers' assessments of their children's health as "excellent," controlling for an array of risk factors for adverse health outcomes. The study used the third and fourth waves of the Illinois Families Study-Child Well-being ...
Hodge, David - - 2010
Mental health practitioners are increasingly called on to administer spiritual assessments with Native American clients, in spite of limited training on the topic. To help practitioners better understand the strengths and limitations of various assessment instruments from a Native perspective, this study used a sample of recognized experts in Native ...
Hopp, Faith - - 2010
The growing number of older adults with heart failure (HF) suggests the need for more information about how people with this condition experience their illness and strategies for coping with this condition. To address this need, the authors conducted a systematic review of the literature and an in-depth, thematic analysis ...
McCoyd, Judith - - 2010
Identifying common patient dynamics is useful for developing social work practice sensitivity in health social work.This article draws on findings from a study of women who terminated desired pregnancies because of fetal anomalies and identifies dynamics that may be applicable to many health settings. Data suggest that women have expectations ...
Neely-Barnes, Susan - - 2010
Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) was explored in a sample of 119 custodial grandparents. A latent profile analysis identified three groups of grandparents along a continuum of good to poor HRQOL, with most custodial grandparents reporting Short Form-12 Health Survey (version 2) scores significantly below U.S. population means. Grandparent and ...
Mueller, Dave - - 2010
Tassos, Donna - - 2010
Eskew, Philip - - 2010
An examination of two types of educational tracks used by medical students seeking a faster route to practice: 1) "3+3" programs that combined the final year of medical school with the first year of a primary care residency, and 2) graduating from medical school after only three years. The "3+3" ...
Cain, Loretta - - 2010
During the 9-year period from 2000-2008, West Virginia experienced 301 deaths related to All-terrain Vehicles (ATVs). The distribution of ATV deaths across the top 20 counties in West Virginia accounted for nearly seventy percent of the ATV-related deaths during the 9-year study period. Time-of-day was a significant predictor of population-based ...
Rowan, Shon - - 2010
Background: An invasive mole is a form of persistent trophoblastic disease. The traditional surgical treatment is hysterectomy.
Loos, Matthew - - 2010
Background: The use of free muscle or myocutaneous flaps is well established as a means for reconstructing tissue defects over nearly any part of the body. This free tissue transfer is based on the availability of a robust blood supply in the recipient wound. The reliability of native blood supplies ...
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