Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals - by Pamela Mary Enderby, Alexandra John, Brian Petheram

By Pamela Mary Enderby, Alexandra John, Brian Petheram

Formerly released as separate books for Speech and Language Therapists and for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Nursing, this e-book has now been up to date and accelerated and combines the 2 first variations into one. This matches in with the elevated volume of group operating in rehabilitation, either in medical institution and group settings. The booklet assists with the sensible implementation of accumulating consequence facts on patient/clients receiving therapy. during the last decade there was a growing to be understanding of the significance of having the ability to collect details that can help in opting for particular earnings relating to remedy programmes. this could not just aid to spot components for source switch, but additionally permit wellbeing and fitness care pros to observe the effectiveness in their remedies with person consumers.

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The data set available for benchmark analysis was 1711 patients/clients treated from admission to discharge by OT with the study period. In the patients/client group ‘‘acquired neurological disease’’ there were 288 patients/clients in which there were 160 Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) cases, 22 head injury cases, 4 Guillan Barre patients/clients and 102 other ‘‘acquired neurological’’ conditions. It was found that ‘‘multi-factorial’’ was the most common reason for OT involvement, accounting for over half the patients/clients.

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