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Receiving Referrals: Decision Making by the Community Occupational Therapist

British Journal of Occupational Therapy

Author: Grime, H.
Year: 1990
Type: Journal Article

Abstract:

The article discusses the way in which an initial decision is made when receiving a referral as a community occupational therapist. This often difficult decision is influenced by many factors, such as clinical and social policies, recourse constraints, intuition and professional expertise. Theoretical models clarify decision making - the cognitive continuum, problem solving and formal decision aids - are biefly outlined. A brief outline is also given of the legal, ethical and economic constraints on the decision.

Further Details

Full Title British Journal of Occupational Therapy
Pages 4
Volume 53
Issue 2
Section 53
Research Notes Electronic copy added 12/06/2013 Hard copy discarded 12/06/2013
Keywords Occupational Therapists, referrals, decision making

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