Parkinson’s disease is a disabling, progressive condition that hinders occupational performance in daily activities and social participation. Occupational therapy supports engagement in activities that are meaningful to the patient. The purpose of this study was to explore the benefits of occupational therapy in addition to standard care for patients with Parkinson's disease.
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Originally published as: Zadravecz, A., Tashjan, H., White, E., Pawek, S., & Li, K. (In press). Critically Appraised Paper for “Efficacy of occupational therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease: A randomized controlled trial” The Lancet Neurology, 13, 557-566. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association, Evidence-Based Practice Project.
Zadravecz, Amber; Tashjian, Hannah; White, Emily; Pawek, Stephanie; and Li, Kitsum, "Critically Appraised Paper for “Efficacy of occupational therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease: A randomized controlled trial”" (2017). Occupational Therapy | Critically Appraised Papers Series. 23.