Research activities School of Health Professions
The latest publications and projects from the School of Health Professions.
European Spine Journal.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-021-06829-w
Annals of Palliative Medicine.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.21037/apm-20-1339
Baumann, Isabel; Madero-Cabib, Ignacio,
Journal of Aging & Social Policy.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2019.1685358
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1332-8026
Werren, Melanie; Händler-Schuster, Daniela,
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1024/1662-9027/a000106
Development and validation of a tool for advising primiparous women during early labour (GebStart-Study)
Background Pregnant women experience early labour as the first phase of labour with different physical and emotional symptoms. Early admission to hospital has been found to be associated with increased intervention and caesarean section rates. However, primiparous women often contact the hospital before labour ...
The situation of users of complementary public transport services in Switzerland
The Occupational Therapy Research Unit investigates the view of users of public transport-supplementary driving services on how and in which areas they experience restrictions in their mobility. Starting point Mobility plays an essential role in different areas of life. These include independent coping with everyday ...
Digital Support Against Social Isolation
Linguistic and occupational therapy support for augmentative and alternative communication in young adults
Persons who are using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) often do not receive new communication devices after compulsory schooling, and they do not receive further speech therapy support. As young adults, they are at a threshold into an important stage of their life, and into vocational education or ...
Definition and validation of use cases for the application of the MyoSuit
Different use cases for the MyoSuit, a technology to support daily live activities, will be developed together with prospective users and implementation guidelines for the most relevant use cases will be established. The user-centred approach will ensure a high benefit for users of the MyoSuit. The MyoSuit is ...