Classification of occupational therapy intervention for inpatient stroke rehabilitation.

  title={Classification of occupational therapy intervention for inpatient stroke rehabilitation.},
  author={Stacy Smallfield and Joy Renae Karges},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={63 4},
OBJECTIVE We investigated the specific type of occupational therapy intervention used by occupational therapists during inpatient stroke rehabilitation in one midwestern U.S. hospital to determine the frequency of prefunctional versus functional activity use. METHOD A retrospective chart analysis was conducted of clients who received inpatient stroke rehabilitation between January 2003 and June 2004. Type of intervention, intervention strategies, and adaptive equipment use were recorded for… CONTINUE READING