AOTA9-Don’t use slings for individuals with a hemiplegic arm that place the arm in a flexor pattern for extended periods of time.
AOTA8-Don’t use reflex integration programs for individuals with delayed primary motor reflexes without clear links to occupational outcomes.
AOTA7-Don’t provide interventions for autistic persons to reduce or eliminate “restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior, activities, or interests” without evaluating and understanding the meaning of the behavior to the person, as well as personal and environmental factors.
AOTA6- Don’t initiate occupational therapy interventions without completion of the client’s occupational profile and setting collaborative goals.
15AMDA-Don’t provide long-term opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain in the absence of clear and documented benefits to functional status and quality of life.
14AMDA-Don’t routinely prescribe or continue acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors or N-Methyl-D-Aspartate antagonists in patients with advanced dementia.
AAOS – Avoid routine use of Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) after knee arthroplasty.
Avoid routine use of Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) after knee arthroplasty.