Poster Session  |   July 2017
Utilization of Occupational Therapy by Older Healthy Adults at Risk for Falls Is Low
Author Affiliations
  • Thomas Jefferson University
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Neurologic Conditions / Spinal Cord Injury / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Utilization of Occupational Therapy by Older Healthy Adults at Risk for Falls Is Low
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500032p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3018
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500032p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3018
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

A retrospective content analysis on physicians’ dictations for 50 healthy older adults visiting an ambulatory orthopedic spine clinic revealed that physicians may not be screening for executive functioning impairment or referring to occupational therapy for fall prevention.

Primary Author and Speaker: Stephanie Foo

Additional Authors and Speakers: M. J. Mulcahey, Catherine Piersol