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April 2004 Issue

April 2004

edit post From the Editor: Giving Children Wings by Miki Fairley April 1, 2004 There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots;

Myo Arm Opens New Vistas

“I was scared at first, because I thought that I would need surgery to use a myoelectric arm. It’s really cool. I can now do more things for myself, like

Insurance Cuts, Costs: Who’s Responsible?

I recently went through the rather painful process of reviewing our company health insurance benefits and obtaining quotes for replacement (cheaper/less expensive) policies. We just got hit with the third double-digit

From the Editor: Giving Children Wings

There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings. –Hodding Carter, journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner. Whether temporary or permanent,

Therapy Skills Too Complex To Combine

I am an occupational therapist in New Jersey and just finished reading Jeffrey M. Arnette’s article on combining occupational therapy and physical therapy as one animal [” New Professional Standards To

Kids Count! Designing a Child-Friendly Facility

How do you appeal to pint-sized patients and keep them smiling throughout their visits? Some facility owners with a sizeable pediatric caseload tell how they do it. Ron Manganiello, New

Practitioners Need Rapport with Kids

The LeapFrog Learning Table (right) is the perfect height to evaluate patients age nine months-two and a half years in double support stance, while children ages three-seven are seen at

HIPAA Security and the Organizational Safeguards

In the last article, we covered the Security Rule standards categories of administrative safeguards, physical safeguards, and technical safeguards. These categories are included in Security Rule final rules and regulations,

Who Should Lead the Rehab Team?

Should the rehabilitation team leader be a physiatrist? Other physician specialist? Prosthetist/orthotist? Nurse? Some healthcare professionals give their opinions and reasons for their choice. Although other specialists may be called

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