OT Myths: “Time for Grilled Cheese School!” by Kelly Patrick My grandfather was the type of person that would do anything you asked, and when he was in the hospital undergoing rehabilitation this was no exception. He patiently did everything the therapists asked him to do: get in and out of bed, walk down the…
Rotationplasty, also known as the Van Nes rotation, was popularized by Van Nes in the 1950s in children with Tuberculosis who had proximal femoral focal deficiency. The Van Nes rotationplasty technique has since grown favor amongst tumor surgeons worldwide as an alternative to endoprosthetic replacement or amputation, either as a primary or alternative procedure.
In the therapy world, it is not easy to manage both providing effective treatment and completing our best documentation. How can we balance the scales to reflect that we can be just as effective documenters as we are clinicians?
First, we need to be honest with ourselves and determine what type of individual documenters we are, as this will help us articulate how we best can change. No matter which habits you have formed, there are ways to elevate your documentation into a clearer picture. Challenge yourself to read each of the unique documenter characteristics below and conclude which one(s) you can relate with the most! Use the associated tips as a starting point to improve and re-focus your documentation.