Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines for Occupational Therapy

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Guidelines are sourced from credible journals around the world such as AJOT.**

Sources include: OT literature, occupational science, allied health sciences, and more.


RCTs and Systematic Reviews

Multiple Level I sources are considered before being added to the Guideline Database.

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