Occupational Therapy Standards

The following Standards of Care and Protocols are the property of BWH and should not be copied or otherwise used without the permission of the Director of Rehabilitation Services.

The information contained in these standards of care or protocols is not intended in any way to be used as primary medical advice or to replace medical advice offered by physical, occupational, speech therapists or other health care professionals. The intent of posting these standards of care and protocols is to provide clinicians and patients an understanding of our current standards of care and protocols at BWH.

Occupational Therapy Protocols & Standards of Care

Wrist/Hand

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Release
DeQuervain's Conservative Treatment
DeQuervain's Release
Extensor Tendon Repair
Flexor Tendon Repair Zone 1
Flexor Tendon Repair Zone 2-5
FPL Repair
Upper Extremity/Distal Fractures

Elbow

Distal Biceps Tendon Repair Protocol
Distal Biceps Tendon Repair Protocol - Accelerated
Total Elbow Arthroplasty
Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow Protocol

Other

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
Stretching and Flexibility
Lymphedema

Occupational Therapy Standards of Care

Burns
Craniotomy
Tendon Laceration Standard of Care
Total Hip Arthroplasty
Ventricular Assistive Device - Cardiac

Inpatient Specific Occupational Therapy Guidelines

Occupational Therapy Treatment Frequency Guidelines
Occupational Therapy Referral Response Standard

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