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Pacemaker Precautions Occupational Therapy
See details: Referral from your doctor, assuming there is a good reason to get to ot in the first place. ...Read more
A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain ...Read more
Typically not: Talk therapy is something provided by a mental health counselor. ...Read more
Physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists are all considered necessary if stroke?
Yes: Whole team is.Get a more detailed answer ›
OT can be helpful: After a stroke the function of the arm or hand may be affected. If this is the case the ability to do basic activities of daily living can be impaired. In this situation occupational therapy is part of standard rehabilitation along with other therapy disciplines like phyical therapy and if needed speech therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It might: It is a very expensive trreatment but its greatest benefit is treating spinal injury asap. Read my blog "oxygen, the spark of life" you can google. Oxygen is the very root of energy metabolism and a great deal of energy is required for healing. But, like everything else, it has to be dosed. Too much oxygen is as bad as too little. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can occupational therapy or talk therapy help a person with Alzheimer/Schizophrenia, Diabetic Neuropathy, Pacemaker and Hypertension simultaneous.
OT: Ot is used to help people learn compensatories strategies for performing their activities of daily living including bathing, grooming, dressing, getting in and out of the bathroom, showering etc, they also focus on trying to strengthen the upper extremities deal with issues of pain and paralysis of the upper extremities. They are very helpful. It has nothing to do with an "occupation". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
24 months psychology therapy, occupational therapy,meditation,SSRI,yoga,group therapy,benzos,Not working ! Can't get rid of anxiety! What do?
Probably not: By chemical testing if you mean biological monitoring for effects of workplace toxins, like lead, asbestos, etc., there's no point in doing this if a worker is not exposed to these substances by the nature of their work, even if the toxins exist somewhere else in the workplace. If you mean drug testing, this is a matter of company policy as it pertains to the drug free workplace act. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No data: No data to support this.Get a more detailed answer ›
See explanation: You served on or after september 16, 1940 and •your service-connected disabilities (scd) are rated at least 20% disabling by va and •you need vocational rehabilitation to overcome an employment handicap and • it has been less than 12 years since va notified you of your qualified scd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hbot: caretaker in chamber w/ pt breathes room air at 2.4 ata + pt exhaled pco2. No o2 mask provided for caretaker. What are risks to latter?
Please advice about the following therapy for thalassemia purpose-
Bluebird Bio Gene Therapy
When the therapy will be available?
Pcp prescribed meds &recommended therapy for depression.Meds are working. After 3 sessions, therapist stated i was not ready for therapy sessions?
Use protection: All of the medications and treatments used have been studied very thoroughly and recommendations made as to personal protective equipment to be used during their administration. As long as you follow these guidelines (which for most is just proper gloving and handling of the meds), you will be fine. You can also request to see the OSHA sheets on any substance used - employer required to have these ...Read more
Occupational therapy is a type of physical therapy to improve one's engagement of activities of daily living and their occupation. It includes reintroducing daily tasks of living including physical and mental task to help one improve a type of disability. Hand therapy is also a ...Read more
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