Pressure ulcers and occupational therapy practice: a Canadian perspective.

  title={Pressure ulcers and occupational therapy practice: a Canadian perspective.},
  author={Edward Mark Giesbrecht},
  journal={Canadian journal of occupational therapy. Revue canadienne d'ergotherapie},
  volume={73 1},
BACKGROUND Occupational therapists are involved in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers. While many therapists identify challenges with their clinical practice in this area, there is little information available regarding specific occupational therapy interventions or effectiveness. PURPOSE The goal of this study was to gain a national perspective of practice in Canada and identify directions and trends in the management of pressure ulcers. METHOD A survey was distributed to… CONTINUE READING