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Pedretti's Occupational Therapy

Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction (Factsbook)

By Heidi McHugh Pendleton, Winifred Schultz-Krohn

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Format: Hardcover, 1328 pages, 7th Revised Edition
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 December 2011
Using a comprehensive, case-based learning approach, Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 7th Edition provides a thorough introduction to occupational therapy practice and prepares you to work with adults who have physical disabilities. 48 chapters cover everything from OT history, theory, process, and practice to evaluation, intervention, performance skills, and client factors. Significant updates have been made to this edition, including a new full-color design and new content on polytrauma and advances in prosthetics and assistive technologies. This leading text also offers a wide range of helpful features, such as threaded case studies, OT practice notes, and ethical considerations that help you apply content to a clinical setting.UNIQUE! Threaded case studies help you apply key concepts to real-life situations. UNIQUE! OT Practice Notes convey important considerations for professional practice. UNIQUE! Ethical Considerations highlight information you need to know to practice ethically. Client-centered perspective uses the terminology set forth by the updated 2008 OT Practice Framework to help you include the client when making treatment decisions. Evidence-based content includes clinical trials and outcome studies where appropriate. Cultural diversity/sensitivity familiarizes you with diverse client populations and situations you may encounter in professional practice. UNIQUE! Information on prevention moves your OT comprehension beyond just intervention and treatment. Student Resources on Evolve feature video clips, review questions, crossword puzzles, learning activities, forms for practice, and more to aid your understanding of key concepts. Key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives lay out the information you can expect to learn from a chapter.Chapter on polytrauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and injuries related to the War on Terror teaches you how to provide OT services to this unique population. Content covers new advances in prosthetics and assistive technologies, and provides more up-to-date assessment and interventions for TBI problems related to cognitive and visual perception. Full-color design visually clarifies important concepts. Video clips on the companion Evolve website vividly demonstrate a variety of OT interventions.

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview: Occupational Therapy Foundations for Physical Dysfunction 1. The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and the Practice of Occupational Therapy for Persons with Physical Disabilities 2. History and Practice Trends in the Treatment of Physical Dysfunction Part II: Occupational Therapy Process and Practice 3. Application of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to Physical Dysfunction 4. Systematic OT Practice: A Model of Evidence-Based Practice for OT 5. Health Promotion and Wellness for People with Physical Disabilities 6. Personal and Social Contexts of Disability: Implications for Occupational Therapists 7. Teaching Activities in Occupational Therapy 8. Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services 9. Infection Control and Safety Issues in the Clinic Part III: Occupational Performance and the Performance Areas: Evaluation and Intervention 10. Activities of Daily Living 11. Mobility Section I: Functional Ambulation Section II: Wheelchairs Section III: Community Mobility 12. Sexuality and Physical Dysfunction 13. Sleep and Rest 14. Work Evaluation and Work Programs 15. Americans with Disabilities Act and Related Laws that Promote Participation in Work, Leisure, and Activities of Daily Living 16. Leisure Occupations 17. Assistive Technology Part IV: Performance Skills and Client Factors: Evaluation and Intervention 18. Performance Skills: Definitions and Evaluation in the Context of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework 19. Evaluation of Motor Control 20. Occupation-Based Functional Motion Assessment 21. Evaluation of Joint Range of Motion 21. . Evaluation of Muscle Strength 23. Evaluation of Sensation and Intervention for Sensory Dysfunction 24. Evaluation and Treatment of Visual Deficits Following Brain Injury 25. Evaluation and Intervention of Perceptual Dysfunction 26. Evaluation and Intervention of Cognitive Dysfunction 27. Eating and Swallowing 28. Evaluation and Pain Management Part V: The Occupational Therapy Process: Implementation of Intervention 29. Therapeutic Occupations and Modalities 30. Orthotics Section I: Hand Splinting: Principles, Practice, and Decision Making Section II: Suspension Arm Devices and Mobile Arm Supports 31. Traditional Sensorimotor Approaches to Intervention Section I: The Rood Approach: A Reconstruction Section II: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Approach 32. Motor Learning Part VI: Intervention Applications 33. Cerebral Vascular Accident/Stroke 34. Traumatic Brain Injury 35. Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System Section 1: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Section 2: Alzheimer's Disease Section 3: Huntington's Disease Section 4: Multiple Sclerosis Section 5: Parkinson's Disease 36. Spinal Cord Injury 37. Neurogenic and Myopathic Dysfunction 38. Arthritis 39. Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries 40. Hip Fractures and Lower Extremity Joint Replacement 41. Low Back Pain 42. Burns and Burn Rehabilitation 43. Amputations and Prosthetics Section 1: General Considerations of Upper and Lower Extremity Amputations Section 2: Upper Extremity Amputations Section 3: Lower Extremity Amputations 44. Cardiac and Pulmonary Diseases 45. Oncology 46. Special Needs of the Older Adult 47. HIV Infection and AIDS 48. Polytrauma and the War on Terror NEW! Glossary

EAN: 9780323059121
ISBN: 0323059120
Publisher: Mosby
Dimensions: 27.69 x 22.61 x 5.59 centimetres (2.99 kg)
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