Poster Session  |   July 2017
Total Artificial Heart: A Retrospective Multiple-Case Analysis of Occupational Therapy in a Quaternary Hospital
Author Affiliations
  • Mayo Clinic
Article Information
Assistive Technology / Cardiopulmonary Conditions / Complementary/Alternative Approaches / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Total Artificial Heart: A Retrospective Multiple-Case Analysis of Occupational Therapy in a Quaternary Hospital
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515240p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO4068
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515240p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO4068
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

A retrospective multicase study of functional outcomes was done with patients with an implanted total artificial heart. Results show improved function with occupational therapy provided postoperatively. Knowledge and evidence can be used to develop and implement interventions for this population.

Primary Author and Speaker: Hannah Oldenburg

Additional Authors and Speakers: Jennifer Bergstrom, Gina Christensen

Contributing Authors: Caitlin Polley, Randi Privette, Maureen Musselmann, Mary Pyffereon, Charles Brannon