COMMENTARY: Community-based occupational therapy improved daily functioning in older patients with dementia

Hirsch, Calvin
March 2007
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p34
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's comment on a research study focusing on the role of community-based occupational therapy (OT) in improving daily functioning in older patients with dementia. The author says that given the high cost of OT, the sustainability of its effects over the long term, its generalizability to different populations and its efficacy in more advanced dementia require further study. The author agreed that OT improves activities of daily living in patients of dementia.


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