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Pedretti's occupational therapy : practice skills for physical dysfunction / Heidi McHugh Pendleton, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Winifred Schultz-Krohn, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, SWC, FAOTA.

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Location: IAHS STACKS RM735 .P34 2018
Barcode: 30731101220014
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780323339278
  • ISBN: 0323339271
  • ISBN: 9780323569088
  • ISBN: 0323569080
  • Physical Description: xiv, 1241 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 8th edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: Overview: occupational therapy foundations for physical dysfunction. The occupational therapy practice framework and the practice of occupational therapy for people with physical disabilities -- History and practice trends in physical dysfunction intervention -- Part II: Occupational therapy process and practice. Application of the occupational therapy practice framework to physical dysfunction -- Evidence-based practice for occupational therapy -- Health promotion and well-being for people with physical disabilities -- Personal and social contexts of disability: implications for occupational therapists -- Teaching activities in occupational therapy -- Documentation of occupational therapy services -- Infection control and safety issues in the clinic -- Part III: Occupational performance and the performance areas: evaluation and intervention. Activities of daily living -- Mobility -- Sexuality and physical dysfunction -- Sleep and rest -- Work evaluation and work programs -- Americans with disabilities act and related laws that promote participation in work, leisure, and activities of daily living -- Leisure occupations -- Assistive technology -- Part IV: Performance skills and client factors: evaluation and intervention. Performance skills: definitions and evaluation in the context of the occupational therapy practice framework -- Evaluation of motor control -- Occupation-based functional motion assessment -- Joint range of motion -- Evaluation of muscle strength -- Evaluation of sensation and intervention for sensory dysfunction -- Evaluation and treatment of visual deficits after brain injury -- Evaluation and intervention for perception dysfunction -- Evaluation and treatment of limited occupational performance secondary to cognitive dysfunction -- Eating and swallowing -- Pain management -- Part V: The occupational therapy process: implementation of intervention. Therapeutic occupations and modalities -- Orthotics -- Traditional sensorimotor approaches to intervention -- Motor learning -- Part VI: Intervention applications. Cerebrovascular accident (stroke) -- Traumatic brain injury -- Degenerative diseases of the central nervous system -- Spinal cord injury -- Disorders of the motor unit -- Arthritis -- Hand and upper extremity injuries -- Orthopedic conditions: hip fractures and hip, knee, and shoulder replacements -- Low back pain -- Burns and burn rehabilitation -- Amputations and prosthetics -- Cardiac and pulmonary disease -- Cancer and oncology rehabilitation -- Special needs of the older adult -- HIV infection and AIDS -- Polytrauma and occupational therapy -- Occupational therapy in hospice and palliative care.
Summary, etc.:
"Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 8th Edition prepares you for occupational therapy practice with adults who have physical disabilities. This cornerstone text provides a foundation for the development of clinical reasoning skills in a comprehensive, case-based learning approach to physical dysfunction. New full color photos and helpful pedagogy, including threaded case studies, OT Practice Notes, ethical considerations, and end-of-chapter review questions, reinforce learning, enhance retention, and prompt you to apply principles in a clinical setting."--Publisher's description.
Subject: People with disabilities > Rehabilitation.
Occupational therapy.
Occupational Therapy.
Disabled Persons.