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AOTA Offers Choosing Wisely List of Practices to Question

…to individual children or youth without documented assessment results of difficulties processing or integrating sensory information. Sensory issues are complex, and an intervention that does not address the correct problem…

Treatments to Relieve Chronic Pain

…opioids carefully: Take your opioids exactly as your doctor prescribes and never share them with anyone else. Store your medications in a place where children or others cannot access them….

Making Smart Decisions About Genetic Testing

…future. If you have an increased risk, your children may also. There are many genetic tests. There are tests that look at one gene, many genes, or most of your…

Am I Choosing Wisely?

…when imaging children. Modules created by Kognito walk users through simulated encounters from either the patient or provider point of view to aid conversations about avoiding unnecessary antibiotics. Part of…

Occupational Therapy

children, this could include activities like learning or playing. Occupational therapy got its name from its focus on helping patients with everyday activities—or “occupations.” Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Occupational Therapy…

Spirometry for Asthma

…test and you have asthma, an emergency room visit for an asthma attack can cost thousands of dollars. When should you have a spirometry test? Children older than age five,…