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South African Journal of Occupational Therapy

versión On-line ISSN 0038-2337


VAN BILJON, Hester. Occupational therapists in medico-legal work - South African experiences and opinions. S. Afr. j. occup. ther. [online]. 2013, vol.43, n.2, pp. 27-33. ISSN 0038-2337.

In South Africa, occupational therapists' who practice in the medico-legal field face changes as the impact of new and amended legislation begins to be felt. This article looks at the current realities and experiences of South African occupational therapists' working in the Medico Legal field. The opinions of relevant role players are shared. The aim being for the profession as a whole, to profit from the pasts triumphs and disasters and to encourage the meeting of challenges and ethical questions raised, as we move into a new legislative era.

Palabras clave : Occupational Therapy; Medico-Legal; Expert Witness; Ethics.

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