Strict I & O (I/O) for Occupational Therapy – OT on the Job

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Occupational Therapy One Handed Dressing Techniques (Hemiparesis, Stroke, Amputation)

Instructions are provided in step-by-step sequential order for clients to participate in dressing with one hand. Adaptive equipment may be used to aid with...

PureWick Use, Warnings, & Precautions – PSA

PureWick Use, Warnings, & Precautions for OT UPDATE: I have been seeing more of this happening at my work. As mentioned by the manufacturer: "Do...

Proper Catheter Placement for Occupational Therapy

Proper Catheter Placement for Occupational Therapy Background When working with patients, especially mobilizing them, we take care to manage the foley. We unhook catheter tubing and...
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Dorsiflexion Assist Wrap Instructions for Occupational Therapy

Dorsiflexion Assist Wrap Instructions for Occupational Therapy This video shows how occupational therapists can use an ACE wrap for dorsiflexion assist during gait training and...
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Plastic Bag Trick for Compression Stockings – Occupational Therapy

Compression stockings can very helpful for people with lymphedema in their legs. Putting on compression stockings by yourself, for a family member, or patient...
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ROHO Cushion (Standard & Quadtro) Inflation Instructions Occupational Therapy

Background The purpose of a ROHO cushion is to decrease the amount of pressure on the sitting area through patented technology of interconnected neoprene air cells...

Self-Catheterization Occupational Therapy Guide (Female and Male) for Adults | Occupational Therapists Self-Cath Intervention

Intermittent self-catheterization is the temporary placement of a catheter (tube) to remove urine from the body. This is done by placing the catheter through...

Single Caregiver Method to Donning Adult Disposable Briefs for Dependent Patients Out of Bed

There are 2 main type of adult disposable briefs, each with their advantages and disadvantages. Patients would usually purchase the pull-up kind that resembles...
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Drop Arm Commode and other Bathroom Toilet Shower DME Letter of Medical Necessity for...

Drop Arm Commodes Drop arm commodes are much superior to standard 3-in-1 commodes. They allow the arm on each side to drop down to facilitate...