Date of Defense

12-15-2017

Date of Graduation

12-2017

Department

Occupational Therapy

First Advisor

Ben Atchison

Second Advisor

Nancy Hock

Abstract

This paper describes information on best practices for occupational therapy treatment of distal radius fractures including current information about etiology, incidence and prevalence, diagnostic criteria, comorbidities, associated client factors involved in this injury and the effects of this condition on occupational performance. Two hypothetical case studies are presented using evidence-based treatment information. Discussion of additional research necessary to continue to determine best practice approaches is presented.

Access Setting

Honors Thesis-Restricted

Restricted to Campus until

1-24-2020

Available for download on Friday, January 24, 2020

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