Assessment to Use for the Acceptance of Pain | Occupational Therapy

Pain Acceptance One of the ways to help patients manage their pain is to assess for their acceptance of pain. Chronic pain acceptance involves experiencing the ongoing pain without psychological or physical attempts to avoid, reduce, or control it.((McCracken LM, Carson JW, Eccleston C, Keefe FJ. Acceptance and change in the context of chronic pain. … Read more

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Cognition Kettle Test Short-Blessed Test Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) Glasgow Coma Scale Saint Louis University Mental Status (SLUMS) ADLs AM-PAC 6 Clicks Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) Functional Independence Measure (FIM) Katz Index Modified Barthel Index Routine Task Inventory (RTI) IADLs Lawton-Brody Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) Scale Sleep … Read more

Function in Sitting Test Calculator


About The function in sitting test is a bedside evaluation of sitting balance – sensory, motor, proactive, reactive, & steady state. Scoring Key 4 = Independent (completes task independently & successfully) 3 = Verbal cues/increased time (completes task independently & successfully and only needs more time/cues) 2 = Upper extremity support (must use UE for … Read more