What is the system for the assessment of patient's condition - LOTCA?
Loewenstein Occupational Therapy Cognitive Assessment (LOTCA) - a system that is used in the rehabilitation process for the initial and current assessment of the patient with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, etc. It allows doctor to fix the starting point of the rehabilitation and monitor the effectiveness of various types of physical, occupational therapy and other methods.
What functions evaluates LOTCA?
LOTCA consists of more than 20 tests that monitor the indicators of such 4 functions:
- orientation in space;
- space and visual perception;
- visual and motor function;
- thinking processes.
Duration of examination
All test takes about 30-45 minutes. Rehabilitation specialists individually determine the frequency of LOTCA tests for the patient. The first time diagnostics is carried out before the beginning of rehabilitation, and then the frequency is formed on the basis of condition of the patient and on a set of methods, which are determined by a doctor. During the control tests easy objectively assess the dynamics of improvements and correct a complex of procedures.
Bookimed presents you a medical rehabilitation center "Loewenstein", which is located in Raanan near Tel-Aviv. It is the largest medical facility in Israel similar direction. Here adults and children are undergoing rehabilitation after various diseases and injuries.The Center also receives victims of road accidents and terrorist attacks. Due to its achievements in the field of medicine, the Center "Loewenstein" has international recognition. Operating personnel has a high level of qualification.
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