• Psychology
  • Published 2016

Roles of Occupational Therapists in Theater, Past and Present.

@inproceedings{Ev2016RolesOO,
  title={Roles of Occupational Therapists in Theater, Past and Present.},
  author={Smith-Forbes Ev and Quick Cd and Brown Km},
  year={2016}
}
The impetus to deploy occupational therapy (OT) assets into theaters of operation lies in the occupational therapist's ability to evaluate the effect of physical and/or behavioral symptoms on functional performance and effectively develop individualized interventions. Occupational therapy utilization has been robust during 14 years of continuous deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. Occupational therapy's indoctrinated role in combat is solely with the combat and operational stress control… CONTINUE READING

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