Scoping review: occupational therapy interventions in primary care

Marije Bolt, Tiska Ikking, Rosa Baaijen, Stephanie Saenger
2019 Primary Health Care Research and Development  
This is the second article in a series of two about occupational therapy and primary care. The first article (see PH&RD....) described the position of the profession in primary care across Europe and the scope of the profession. In this article the broad scope of the profession is illustrated with various examples of occupational therapy interventions. The interventions are identified by means of a literature search. A questionnaire (the questionnaire is available by mailing the author) was
more » ... the author) was sent out to experts across Europe which resulted in both relevant literature and evidence-based examples. The evidence level of these examples differs from expert opinion (5), case series (4), case–controlled studies (3), cohort studies (2) and randomized-control trial (1). The article ends with recommendations in four areas how to develop, establish or strengthen the profession in primary care.
doi:10.1017/s146342361800049x pmid:32799994 fatcat:3lgl6qubmzgmfhackbyvkn6s54