Search for dissertations about: "occupational therapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 311 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational therapy.

  1. 1. Occupational therapy practice for clients with cognitive impairments following aquired brain injury occupational therapists' perspective

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Kajsa Lidström Holmqvist; Ann-Britt Ivarsson; Kitty Kamwendo; Marie Holmefur; Margareta Lilja; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational therapy; cognition; rehabilitation; practice; acquired brain injury; stroke; TBI; assessment; intervention; Arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe occupational therapy practice for clients with cognitive impairment following acquired brain injury (CIABI) from the perspective of practicing occupational therapists (OTs).To fulfill this aim, qualitative and quantitative approaches were used including interviews (Study I) and questionnaires (Studies II -IV). READ MORE

  2. 2. On functions, abilities and quality of life after subarachnoid haemorrhage occupational therapy aspects

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Margareta Lindberg; Axel Fugl-Meyer; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Subarachnoid heamorrhage; impairment; disability; activities of daily living; work; leisure; depression; quality of life; rehabilitation; occupational therapy;

    Abstract : This investigation addresses functions/impairments, abilities/disabilities and quality of life (QoL) in a consecutive series of non-hospitalised long-term survivors (2,5-12 years) of subarachnoid heamorrhage (SAH). The investigated parameters of functions/impairments were: motor, language, perceptual and memory functions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Measuring the impact of body functions on occupational performance validation of the ADL-focused occupation-based neurobehavioral evaluation (A-ONE)

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Guðrún Árnadóttir; Anne Fisher; Britta Löfgren; Erik Bautz-Holter; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational therapy; Rasch measurement; activities of daily living; assessment; stroke; dementia; neurology; outcome; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Occupational therapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Arbetsterapi; arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy;

    Abstract : Background: Among the instruments commonly used by occupational therapists working in the area of rehabilitation of persons with neurological disorders are evaluations of both occupation, such as activities of daily living (ADL), and body functions. While persons with neurological diagnoses typically have symptoms that represent diminished neurobehavioral functions, the resulting pattern of neurobehavioral impairments affecting ADL performance often differs among diagnostic groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Measuring quality of occupational performance based on self-report and observation development and validation of instruments to evaluate ADL task performance

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Eva Ejlersen Waehrens; Anne G Fisher; Hans Lund; Bente Danneskiold-Samsöe; Lena von Koch; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; activities of daily living; acquired brain injury; ADL evaluation; ADL task performance; chronic disease; chronic widespread pain; interview; observation; occupational therapy; observation-based evaluation; questionnaire; Rasch measurement; rheumatic diseases; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Occupational therapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Background People with rheumatic or neurologic conditions are commonly referred for occupational therapy because of decreased ability to perform ADL tasks. Upon referral, occupational therapists use a client-centred, occupationfocused approach when evaluating a person's perceived and observed quality of ADL task performance to clarify the nature and extent of the person’s problems, plan interventions and determine effectiveness of interventions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Occupation-based and occupation-focused evaluation and intervention with children a validation study of the assessment of motor and process skills (AMPS)

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Brigitte Elisabeth Gantschnig; Ingeborg Nilsson; Anne G Fisher; Julie Page; Wendy Costa; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; occupational performance; evaluation; Rasch analysis; mild disabilities; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; developmental coordination disorder; learning disorder; sensory integrative disorder; occupational therapy; feasibility; implementation; translational research; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : IntroductionOccupational therapists are concerned with enabling people to perform the daily life tasks they need, want, or are expected to perform for fullest possible integration into community living and participation in society. Children with mild disabilities have problems performing personal and instrumental activities of daily living (ADL) tasks at home or school, and that can limit their full integration and participation in their homes and school lives. READ MORE