Medical Research Council (MRC) Scoring System for Muscle Strength in the ICU for Occupational...

MRC in ICU for OT Manual muscle testing (MMT) in the ICU using the Medical Research Council (MRC) Scoring...

Occupational Therapy Dictionary

A B C D Diplopia: double vision. See treatment guide: 1. Disorientation: (disoriented). Unable to correctly judge person, place, time, and event; incorrect answer to A&Ox3 or...

Abbreviations

Follow your facilities' guidelines when using abbreviations in your documentation. Click on entries with for more information! Search Tip: To narrow down your search results,...

Spinal Cord Injury Occupational Therapy Reference Guide

ASIA Scale A - Complete - No motor or sensory B - Sensory Incomplete  - Sensory but no motor function below the specified level C - Motor...

DME & A/E (Durable Medical Equipment & Adaptive Equipment)

DME Guide & Tips Check the weight capacities of equipment. Although you may feel the urge to 'OT something', do NOT alter DME, as...
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Contact Guard Assist vs Standby Assist

Q: What is the difference and similarity between Contact Guard Assist (CGA) and Standby Assist (SBA) for physical rehab in occupational therapy and physical...
MET Levels Made Easy

MET Levels & Cardiac Rehab Made Easy for Occupational Therapy

In the process of making a new free NBCOT® Exam prep course for students, I accidentally discovered that the MET levels that the occupational...

Rule of 8’s (8-minute Rule) – Billing

8 minutes 1 unit 23 minutes 2 units 38 minutes 3 units 53 minutes 4 units 68 minutes 5 units 83 minutes 6 units Check with your facility for specifics. Although called the rule of 8's,...
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Occupational & Physical Therapy Levels of Assistance

Levels of Assistance Table Note: The following are 'traditional' values for levels of assistance in percentages. This shouldn't be a problem if you are say,...

Thera-Band Resistance Level Chart by Color

Background You may probably be aware that Thera-band comes in different colors. What are the differences between them? This consideration may be important, especially when...