Poster Session  |   November 2018
Defining the Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Users of Multiarticulating Prosthetic Hands
Author Affiliations
  • Hanger Clinic
Article Information
Assessment Development and Testing / Hand and Upper Extremity / Education of OTs and OTAs / Musculoskeletal Impairments / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Splinting / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Defining the Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Users of Multiarticulating Prosthetic Hands
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505126p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5048
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505126p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5048
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

Forty-six users of unilateral multiarticulating prosthetic hands completed the validated QuickDASH and TAPES-R self-report instruments. Users who received occupational therapy reported improved work-related self-efficacy and psychosocial adjustment and reduced discomfort.

Primary Author and Speaker: Mandi Laurie

Additional Authors and Speakers: Steve Mandacina

Contributing Authors: Joyce Tyler, Phil Stevens