Geriatric assessment-guided interventions: The role of occupational therapy and allied health

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Published: 29 Nov 2019
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Dr Mackenzi Pergolotti - ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, Mechanicsburg, USA

Dr Mackenzi Pergolotti speaks to ecancer at the SIOG 2019 meeting in Geneva about cancer rehabilitation and how the role of occupational therapists to

She explains a particular case-study of a patient with colorectal cancer and the value of occupational therapy to help patients re-engage with life.

Dr Pergolotti mentions that the geriatric assessment used to assess these patients is narrow and should include more details on patient functionality - in terms of their daily living.

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