Norikazu Kobayashi

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We are currently investigating the physiological polymorphism of wheelchair users with profound cerebral palsy and the properties of the Seating Buggy (developed by S. Nishimura, 1998) to clarify important and general elements of wheelchairs for widespread use. Cerebral palsy is a diagnostic term used to describe a group of motor syndromes resulting from(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an occupational therapy program for health promotion among healthy elderly by a randomized controlled trial. METHODS Participants were 220 community-dwelling healthy elderly, 65 years of age or older. They were assigned randomly to: an experimental group receiving a 15-session MOHO(More)
Although Japan is among the most highly industrialized countries, it has only been ten years since the concept of advocacy for the disabled--especially for the mentally disabled--was introduced here. This new concept does not seem to be rooted in our culture, and advocate activities are not widely disseminated.
PURPOSE To determine prevalence and risk factors for pressure ulcers of subjects in visiting nursing service stations. METHOD Descriptive cross-sectional study. Data were collected by a mail survey questionnaire from 934 visiting nursing service stations that were listed in "Visiting nursing service stations list" in September 1995. RESULTS Responses(More)
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