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ACE Report #9147
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Supervised vs. unsupervised use of adaptive devices in elderly patients undergoing THR


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Supervised Usage of Adaptive Devices on Functional Outcomes and Independence after Total Hip Replacement in Iranian Elderly: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Occup Ther Int. 2016 Jun;23(2):143-53

Contributing Authors: AA Jame Bozorgi L Ghamkhar AH Kahlaee H Sabouri

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Synopsis

40 patients with hip osteoarthritis undergoing total hip replacement were included in this trial to determine the effectiveness of occupation therapy supervised usage of adaptive devices. Patients were randomized to an experimental group that used adaptive devices in an organized and supervised manner or to a control group that used devices without supervision. Devices included abduction pillows, ...

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