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Allied Health Subject Guide: Occupational Therapy

Alerts - Important Information Worth Knowing

Alerts - Important Information Worth Knowing


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Artificial Intelligence Spotlight Citations

Below are a few citations for articles regarding Artificial Intelligence in the area of occupational therapy.  You may find the information interesting and useful.  Just copy and paste its associated URL into a browser to access the full text of the article.


1. Song, Chao et al. “The Influence of Occupational Therapy on College Students' Home

Physical Exercise Behavior and Mental Health Status under the Artificial Intelligence Technology.”

Occupational therapy international vol. 2022 8074658. 9 Sep. 2022,

doi:10.1155/2022/8074658.                                                                                                                                                                                                                PMID: 36133575


2. Li, Xiao. “Evaluation and Analysis of Elderly Mental Health Based on Artificial Intelligence.” 

Occupational therapy international vol. 2023 7077568. 9 Feb. 2023, doi:10.1155/2023/7077568                                                                                                PMID: 36817324


3. Hou, Fang. “Echoing Mechanism of Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Occupational Therapy

Education Guidance Based on Artificial Intelligence.” Occupational therapy international

vol. 2022 9115547. 29 Sep. 2022, doi:10.1155/2022/9115547                                                                                               PMID: 36249580


4. Silva, Nelson et al. “The future of General Movement Assessment: The role of

computer vision and machine learning - A scoping review.” 

Research in developmental disabilities vol. 110 (2021): 103854.

doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2021.103854                                                                                               PMID: 33571849               


5. Ferreira, Fernanda M R M et al. “Effect of Robot-Assisted Therapy on

Participation of People with Limited Upper Limb Functioning: A Systematic Review

with GRADE Recommendations.” Occupational therapy international

vol. 2021 6649549. 31 Jul. 2021, doi:10.1155/2021/6649549                                                                                                      PMID: 34393681                                                    

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