Publication type: Conference other
Type of review: Not specified
Title: Principles of occupational therapy in burned children
Authors: Krieger, Beate
Meuli, Martin
Conference details: 1th Saudi Arabian Occupational Therapy Conference, Riad, 6-7 April 2010
Issue Date: 6-Apr-2010
Language: English
Subjects: Video; Children burn centre Zürich; Activities; Splints
Subject (DDC): 615.8515: Occupational therapy
617: Surgery
Abstract: Pediatric burn injuries are devastating and can affect occupational performance lifelong. As secondary prevention, immediate multidisciplinary clinical treatment is essential to struggle for survival and minimize contractures and scarves that afterwards interfere with any performance of these clients. In pediatric burn injuries, the clients must be treated according to their developmental stage. This implicit naturally a combination between a top-down and a bottom-up approach for occupational therapists. This presentation show in the type of an instruction video the different tasks and strategies, occupational therapists at the Pediatric Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland implement to work with this fragile group of clients. It provides mainly information about major fields of clinical occupational therapy, illustrated by typical therapeutic situations.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Health Professions
Organisational Unit: Institute of Occupational Therapy (IER)
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