Mouth stick design for the client with spinal cord injury.

  title={Mouth stick design for the client with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Roger O. Smith},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={43 4},
  • Roger O. Smith
  • Published 1989 in
    The American journal of occupational therapy…
This paper reviews literature on mouth sticks and presents information from a survey of occupational therapists specializing in the treatment of persons with spinal cord injuries. The review discusses the standards of mouth-stick design that have been established by dentists, but the survey suggests that occupational therapy practice is widely discrepant from these standards. The author suggests increased education for occupational therapists to provide knowledge of the key elements of oral… CONTINUE READING

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