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This investigation evaluated the effectiveness of the traditional and facilitation approaches to therapeutic exercise in stroke patients. A total of 42 adults (24 men and 18 women) with a mean age of 61.6 years (SD = 21) were selected from a larger population of hospitalized stroke victims. Stroke patients were classified by CT scan information and judged(More)
The Physical Capacity Evaluation, a performance measure of functional capabilities comprised of 13 tasks simulating those used in activities of daily living, was tested on 289 community-dwelling elderly people and compared against a widely used self-report measure of function, the Health Assessment Questionnaire. Factor analysis identified one dominant(More)
A variety of functions decline with aging, but whether losses occur in a predictable sequence is unknown. Improved understanding might facilitate the early detection and possible prevention of functional deterioration. We assessed self-reported difficulty with functional tasks in 288 community-dwelling elderly aged 65 to 97. We hypothesized that the ability(More)
  • M K Logigian
  • 1987
This paper discusses productivity analysis, a method used in the Department of Rehabilitation Services at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston to measure the efficiency of occupational therapy services. Input and output information forms are displayed for a computerized program of productivity analysis. Input information includes time and nontime(More)
Productivity management through cost analysis is fundamental in today's health care. A description of a cost analysis and management reporting system based on relative value units is presented in this article along with a practical method of identifying variable, fixed, and total costs for occupational therapy. Occupational therapy management participation(More)
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