Danit Langer, Hagit Magen, Shlomit Tendler, Asnat Bar-Haim Erez; Breast Cancer: Perceived Quality of Life, Participation, Body Function and the Role of OT. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411510247. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO1722
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Date Presented 03/26/20
The goal of the study was to evaluate the long-term implications of breast cancer on upper-extremity function, participation, and perceived quality of life among Israeli women and to examine the utilization of OT services in the rehabilitation process. The study included two steps: (1) an online survey and (2) face-to-face in-depth evaluation. Women with breast cancer reported a wide range of impairments that are within the domain of OT, but only a small minority received OT services.
Primary Author and Speaker: Danit Langer
Additional Authors and Speakers: Asnat Bar-Haim Erez
Contributing Authors: Hagit Magen, Shlomit Tendler
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