A. Paul Beaulne

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine if 1.0 Full-time Equivalent (FTE) physical therapy (PT) and 1.0 FTE occupational therapy (OT) per 50 beds resulted in differences in functional status for nursing home residents when compared to 1.0 FTE PT and 1.0 FTE OT per 200 beds. DESIGN Randomized control program evaluation, cost analysis. (More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the intra-individual stability of gross motor scores obtained by normally developing full-term infants on the Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS). The gross motor skills of 47 infants were assessed monthly in their homes by pairs of physical therapists. Infants were followed from two weeks of age until they achieved(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine factors related to a return to work following the completion of a work hardening program. Data from the Workers' Compensation Board of Alberta Millard Rehabilitation Centre for 1527 discharges, collected over 22 months, were examined retrospectively. Factors related to return to work were compared bivariately using(More)
A correlational study was carried out to consider whether a program based on a work-hardening paradigm would result in objective improvements in return-to-work rates relative to a functional-activities approach. Subjects, 165 nurses, were obtained from the Alberta Workers' Compensation Board Rehabilitation Centre client files. The clients were described(More)
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