In the acute care setting, an occupational therapist often evaluates and treats patients after a central nervous system (CNS) brain injury. There are many intervention strategies used to help treat these conditions. Slings are most commonly used short-term with patients who present with a flaccid upper extremity. The main concern is the efficacy for the sling use with patients who fall under this diagnosis.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Guster, Cameron and Domin, Brittany, "Sling Use with the Flaccid Upper Extremity: Central Nervous System Brain Injury" (2016). Occupational Therapy Graduate Student Evidenced-Based Research Reviews. 15.