Occupational Therapy Manual for the Evaluation of Range of Motion and Muscle Strength

ISBN-10: 0766836274

ISBN-13: 9780766836273

Edition: 2003

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This occupational therapy manual focuses on the use of assessment tools when evaluating the range of motion and strength of clients, yet emphasizes the time efficiency required in today?s healthcare environment. Readers learn to screen clients for strength and motion deficits using functional observation and to formulate appropriate intervention plans through gross manual muscle assessment. Readers also receive instruction in methods of isolated manual muscle testing and when it is appropriate to utilize this specific assessment.
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Book details

List price: $176.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/26/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Preface
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Introduction
General introduction to range of motion and strength assessments
Definitions related to the assessment of range of motion and strength
The use of clinical reasoning to determine the appropriate assessments for a client
Introduction to the biomechanical frame of reference
Goniometry
Introduction to goniometry
Student goals
Definitions related to goniometry
Procedures of goniometry
Reading goniometric measurements
Contraindications and precautions for goniometry
Goniometric measurements of the trunk and neck
Goniometric measurements of the shoulder complex
Goniometric measurements of the elbow and forearm
Goniometric measurements of the wrist and hand
Goniometric measurements of the hip and knee
Goniometric measurements of the ankle and foot
Gross Manual Muscle Testing
Introduction to gross manual muscle testing
Student goals
Definitions related to gross and isolated manual muscle testing
Procedure of gross manual muscle testing
Contraindications and precautions for gross and isolated manual muscle testing
Gross manual muscle testing of the trunk and neck
Gross manual muscle testing of the scapula and shoulder complex
Gross manual muscle testing of the elbow and forearm
Gross manual muscle testing of the wrist and hand
Gross manual muscle testing of the hip and knee
Gross manual muscle testing of the ankle and foot
Isolated Manual Muscle Testing
Introduction to isolated manual muscle testing
Student goals
Isolated manual muscle testing of the trunk and neck
Isolated manual muscle testing of the scapula and shoulder complex
Isolated manual muscle testing of the elbow and forearm
Isolated manual muscle testing of the wrist and hand
Isolated manual muscle testing of the hip and knee
Isolated manual muscle testing of the ankle and foot
Glossary
References
Suggested Readings
Appendixes
Muscle tables
Normal range of motion tables
Sample evaluation forms
Index
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