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Systematic Review of Occupational Therapist’s Home-based Intervention for Stroke Patients

  • Korean Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • Abbr : Korean J of Occup Ther
  • 2019, 27(4), pp.15-29
  • DOI : 10.14519/kjot.2019.27.4.02
  • Publisher : Korean Society Of Occupational Therapy
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Working Therapeutics
  • Received : January 30, 2019
  • Accepted : October 13, 2019
  • Published : December 30, 2019

Lim, Young-Myoung ORD ID 1 Cha tae hyun 2

1건양대학교 일반대학원
2건양대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objective: In this study, a systematic review of overseas literature of the methods and effects of home-basedinterventions conducted by occupational therapists in the home environment of the stroke patients was applied. Methods: Data searches were conducted using the MEDLINE, CINAHL, and Pubmed databases. A total of 13 studieswere included in the final analysis. Based on the research included in the analysis, the data were extracted andanalyzed systematically by applying a Risk of bias assessment and the PICO method. Results: In the 13 studies included in the analysis, occupational therapists were involved in home-basedinterventions. Occupational therapists in home-based interventions consisted of individual intervention andmultidisciplinary rehabilitation teams. The occupational therapist has a role in selecting and improving the dailyliving, meaningful activities, and goal activities of stroke patients against the background of their homeenvironment. Conclusion: In the home-based intervention of stroke patients, occupational therapists are mostly applyingclient-centered intervention to facilitate activity and participation. It is expected that this study can be used asevidence for the role of occupational therapists in applying home-based intervention appropriate for domesticcircumstances.

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