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Basic Principles of Splinting - Pass The OT - 0 views

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    Basic Principles of Splinting Splint in and of itself is an art form. Each splint is created, molded and should fit each unique patient. These are just some basic principles to splinting.
ashtonhay

Burn Care: Occupational Therapy - 1 views

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    This is an articulate lesson on evaluation, treatment planning, positioning and splinting for clients with burns on different areas of the body.
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    This is a link to a learning module on splinting and positioning of patients with UE burns in the acute phase.
ashtonhay

Occupational therapy and amputations - Robin's story - 2 views

shared by ashtonhay on 22 Oct 14 - No Cached
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    This is a really good reflection on the impact of OT specifically in amputation and from the client's perspective.
ashtonhay

Occupational Therapy & Shoulder Rotator Cuff Exercises | LIVESTRONG.COM - 1 views

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    Because rotator cuff repairs can be extremely complex, rehabilitation is often extensive, lasting three to six months. To rehabilitate patients, occupational therapists use activities that mirror the demands of the patients' occupations -- unlike physiotherapists, who use exercises as the primary means of rehabilitation. However, occupational thera...
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    Because rotator cuff repairs can be extremely complex, rehabilitation is often extensive, lasting three to six months. To rehabilitate patients, occupational therapists use activities that mirror the demands of the patients' occupations -- unlike physiotherapists, who use exercises as the primary means of rehabilitation. However, occupational...
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    This article provides information on some preparatory exercises you can do with a client who has had a rotator cuff injury.
ashtonhay

Sexuality and Disability - 3 views

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    Talks about the role of OT practioners regarding sexuality and disability.
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    Vol. 22 *Issue 3 * Page 43 Sexuality and Disability Occupational therapists can provide often-neglected assistance or intervention to patients Sex is an interesting subject, and it's important to people; but no one in health care wants to talk about it. I ought to know.
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    Here is an article, that an OT tells her story of addressing Sexuality. The OT provides information about her experience and great information about the PLISSIT.
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    Role of OT practitioners regarding sexuality and disability.
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    This article discusses the unique role of OT in sexuality and the PLISSIT model as well.
ashtonhay

Help "STOP" Heart Attack - 0 views

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    This link provides a good acronym to help you remember the for signs and symptoms of heart attack.
ashtonhay

Circulatory System Rap (Pump it Up!) - 0 views

shared by ashtonhay on 01 Dec 15 - No Cached
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    This is a cheezy rap about the flow of blood through the cardiopulmonary system that could help someone remember the sequential flow of blood through the heart and body.
ashtonhay

Accessible Home Design - 0 views

shared by ashtonhay on 01 Dec 15 - No Cached
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    This is another good video of a house that has had various modifications for WC accessibility and it also makes mention of a magnetic conduction stove and the safety benefits of them, which I found interesting.
ashtonhay

Mirror Therapy for Phantom Limb Pain - 2 views

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    This is an interesting article that discusses phantom limb pain and a the benefits of mirror therapy for pain management.
ashtonhay

Occupational therapy protocol for amputees with targeted muscle reinnervation - 0 views

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    This article explains what targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is for UE prostheses, the functional capacity increase over conventional myoelectric controlled UE prostheses, and OT's role in rehab with this type of device and patient.
Julie Noll

Amputee Model - 0 views

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    If you need an inspiring story to watch...watch this! "My therapy is my medicine"
Julie Noll

10 Reasons to use Diigo - 1 views

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    Just in case you were wondering what the benefits of using Diigo are ;)
Julie Noll

Fundamental Principles of Infection Prevention | Infection Control and Prevention Plan ... - 0 views

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    Standard Precautions represent the minimum infection prevention measures that apply to all patient care. These evidence-based practices are designed to both protect healthcare personnel and prevent the spread of infections among patients. Ambulatory care facilities need to develop specific strategies to control the spread of transmissible diseases specific to their setting. This includes early detection and management of potentially infectious patients.
Julie Noll

Universal precautions fact sheet - 0 views

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    Universal Precautions are actions that you take to place a barrier between yourself and potentially infected body fluids. This fact sheet goes on to further show what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Julie Noll

Recovering from Rotator Cuff Surgery - 0 views

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    A guide on what to expect after rotator cuff surgery. This includes some tips on things that you may not have been told about. Things like buying clothes in a bigger size to help with the dressing process and rubbing lotion on your arm every morning and night to prevent your skin from becoming dry and starting to itch.
Julie Noll

Top 3 exercises for Torn Rotator Cuff - 0 views

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    Nice visual aid to help with seeing how and why these exercises work to strengthen the muscles of the rotator cuff.
Julie Noll

Use of Occupations and Activities in a Modified Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Pro... - 0 views

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    This is an evidence based report on how therapeutic occupations and activities within a CIMT (constraint induced movement therapy) approach were used with a 52-yr-old woman 4 years after having a ischemic stroke to enable her to return to her occupational role of skilled violinist.
Julie Noll

Ten Exercises to Maximize the Performance of Your Prosthetic Feet - 0 views

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    Published by the Amputee Coalition in partnership with the U.S. Army Amputee Patient Care Program, this shows how to enhance prosthetic performance to maximize functional ability.
amanda03

Stronghold Equine Assisted Therapy.mov - 0 views

shared by amanda03 on 30 Nov 15 - No Cached
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    Dream job! I like how this video shows the before and after affects that the riding had on this guy. It explains what is being affected in different parts of the session, so that helps!
jernigant

interactive ergonomic desk - 0 views

shared by jernigant on 30 Nov 15 - No Cached
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    we have discussed some abut making work spaces more ergonomic for people who sit at a desk for the entire work day. Here is a video of an ergonomic desk that interacts with the user.
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