The Journal of Korean Society of Community-Based Occupational Therapy Vol.6 No.1 pp.49-60
A Systematic Review on the Present Condition of the Internal Robot Therapy
Key Words : PICO,PICO,Robot therapy,Systematic review
Objective : By organizing systematically the study case that use Robot Therapy as intervention tool according to PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome), This study aims to investigate the domestic Robot Therapy's present condition. Methods : We searched 710 pieces of domestic scientific journal and master's thesis during the past nine years in 'Research Information Sharing Service' and 'National Digital Science Library' database using the keyword 'Robot therapy'. We finally chose 15 pieces of domestic scientific journal and master's thesis among the domestic studies that based on the full text which is affordable and used robot by therapeutic intervention tool. Chosen studies were layed out by PICO that could organize the resources systematically. Results : The quality of study tool was used to the method of evidence -based study level of 5 step classification. More than three stages of quality level study was 13. Result of dividing the studies using robot therapy by intervention field, language, lower extremity(gait), cognition, development and study for the region of the upper extremity of five is advancing. Conclusion : Nationally, the robot therapy has been used in various area that include the upper extremity and lower extremity's intervention of language, cognition, growth and others. We hope that this study for baseline data will be utilized in various area engaging to domestic robot therapy.