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Quick reference dictionary for occupational therapy / edited by Karen Jacobs, EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA, Clinical Professor, Program Director, Online Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy Program, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, Laela Simon, OTR/L, School-Based Occupational Therapist, Middletown, Connecticut.

Jacobs, Karen, 1951- (editor.). Simon, Laela, (editor.).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RM735 .J345 2015
Barcode: 30731101224867
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781617116469
  • ISBN: 1617116467
  • Physical Description: xiv, 724 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
  • Edition: Sixth edition.
  • Publisher: Thorofare, NJ : Slack Incorporated, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Machine generated contents note: Dictionary of Terms -- References -- List of Appendices -- Appendix 1 Acronyms and Abbreviations: General -- Appendix 2 Acronyms: Evaluations -- Appendix 3 Acronyms: Organizational -- Appendix 4 Adaptive Nutrition -- Appendix 5 American Occupational Therapy Association Core Values and Attitudes of Occupational Therapy Practice -- Appendix 6 American Occupational Therapy Association's Past Presidents -- Appendix 7 American Occupational Therapy Association Statements -- Appendix 8 Basic Signs and Tips for Communicating With Individuals With Hearing Impairments -- Appendix 9 Bones of the Body -- Appendix 10 Braille Alphabet -- Appendix 11 Brunnstrom's Stages of Recovery -- Appendix 12 Burn Chart -- Rule of Nines -- Appendix 13 Classifications of Seizures and Epilepsy -- Appendix 14 Cranial Nerves -- Appendix 15 Dermatomes -- Appendix 16 Descriptions of Occupational Therapy -- Appendix 17 Diseases, Pathologies, and Syndromes Defined.
Note continued: Appendix 18 Energy Conservation Techniques -- Appendix 19 Evidence-Based Practice, Levels of Evidence, and Qualitative Research -- Appendix 20 Frames of Reference Used in Occupational Therapy -- Appendix 21 Functional Abilities by Spinal Cord Injury Level -- Appendix 22 Glasgow Coma Scale -- Appendix 23 Glossary and Definitions of Terms Used in the Initial Health Assessment/Refugee Health Assessment -- Appendix 24 Grading Edema -- Appendix 25 Grading for Balance: Graded Posture Movement Ability of Individual -- Appendix 26 Grasp and Pinch Averages -- Appendix 27 Grip Development and Stages of Writing -- Appendix 28 Growth and Development in Early Childhood -- Appendix 29 Guidelines for Blood Pressure Management in Adults and Target Heart Rate -- Appendix 30 Health Literacy -- Appendix 31 International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health -- Appendix 32 Laboratory Values.
Note continued: Appendix 33 Legislation and Policy Decisions Affecting Rehabilitation -- Appendix 34 Levels of Assistance -- Appendix 35 Manual Muscle Testing -- Appendix 36 Measures and Weights -- Appendix 37 Medical Roots Terminology -- Appendix 38 Metabolic Equivalent (MET) Values for Activity and Exercise -- Appendix 39 Metric and English Conversion -- Appendix 40 Metric System -- Appendix 41 Muscles of the Body -- Appendix 42 Muscles: Origin/Insertion/Action -- Innervation -- Blood Supply -- Appendix 43 Nutrition -- Appendix 44 Pharmacology -- Appendix 45 Positive Language -- Appendix 46 Rancho Los Amigos Scales of Cognitive Functioning -- Appendix 47 Range of Motion -- Appendix 48 Range of Motion: Illustrations -- Appendix 49 Reflex/Reaction -- Appendix 50 Safe Patient Handling and Movement Skills for Occupational Therapy Practitioners and Students -- Appendix 51 Splints -- Appendix 52 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease.
Note continued: Appendix 53 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease: Seven Stages From the Alzheimer's Foundation -- Appendix 54 Stages of Decubitus Ulcers -- Appendix 55 Statistics: Basic -- Appendix 56 Symbols -- Appendix 57 Thoracic Outlet Syndrome -- Appendix 58 Total Hip Precautions -- Appendix 59 Useful Spanish Phrases -- Appendix 60 Useful Spanish Words -- Appendix 61 Visual Impairment -- Appendix 62 Wheelchair Measurement Procedures.
Summary, etc.:
"Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy has been a leading resource for more than 15 years and has provided occupational therapy professionals and students with pertinent information right at their fingertips. Now revised and updated into a Sixth Edition, this pocket-size resource includes the latest information in the field of occupational therapy. Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Sixth Edition by Dr. Karen Jacobs and Laela Simon remains the only comprehensive dictionary available specifically for occupational therapy. The handy, conveniently sized dictionary provides a quick reference to words, their definitions, and important resources used in daily practice and academic training. The changes in diagnoses that have recently occurred, as well as changes in the U.S. health care system, have also been incorporated into this Sixth Edition. Nearly 4,000 terms are defined and more than 70 appendices are included. Some of the 70 new appendices include: Useful Apps for Occupational Therapy Evidence-Based Practice, Levels of Evidence, and Qualitative Research Stages of Alzheimer's - Seven Stages From the Alzheimer's Foundation Energy Conservation Nutrition Safe Patient Handling and Movement skills Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Levels of Spasticity Grip Development and Stages of WritingOccupational therapy and occupational therapy assistants, clinicians, faculty, and students will benefit from the easy-to-use format and updated information that Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Sixth Edition has to offer. This valuable tool can be used by students completing fieldwork and new practitioners just starting out, and also serves as a handy reference for seasoned practitioners"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Occupational therapy > Dictionaries.
Occupational Therapy.
Genre: Dictionary.