Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits A Guide for Occupational Therapists

ISBN-10: 1556429371
ISBN-13: 9781556429378
Edition: 3rd 2011
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

The Third Editionof Understanding and Managing Vision Deficitsis the go-to resource that will enable occupational therapists to develop a comprehensive understanding of vision, appreciate the various effects vision problems can have on the practice of occupational therapy, and to more effectively manage patients with vision disorders. Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits: A Guide for Occupational Therapists, Third Editionis a unique collaboration from occupational therapists, optometrists, and low vision rehabilitation specialists. Dr. Mitchell Scheiman presents a unique Three Component Model of Vision that includes: Visual integrity: Includes visual acuity (clarity), the optics of the eye, and eye health Visual efficiency skills: Includes focusing, eye teaming, and eye movements Visual information processing skills: Includes the ability to analyze, interpret and respond to visual information A major emphasis of the new edition is on management of eye movement, visual information processing, visual field, and low vision problems. Therapy suggestions have been expanded and the use of computer software has been incorporated into the therapy. Some Additional Chapter Topics Include: Visual problems associated with learning disorders Visual problems associated with acquired brain injury Management of vision problems for children with special needs Low vision Features of the Third Edition: Updated figures, research, and references Incorporates current American Occupational Therapy Association Practice Framework Glossary of key terms Appendices that include a vision screening report form and low vision supplies and equipment Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits: A Guide for Occupational Therapists, Third Editionwill continue to bring the professions of occupational therapy and optometry together and will guide health care professionals to provide the ultimate in patient care.

About the Author
Contributing Authors
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Background Information
Review of Basic Anatomy, Physiology, and Development of the Visual System
Three Component Model of Vision, Part One: Visual Integrity
Three Component Model of Vision, Part Two: Visual Efficiency Skills
Three Component Model of Vision, Part Three: Visual Information Processing Skills
Screening for Visual Acuity, Visual Efficiency, and Visual Information Processing Problems
Management of Refractive, Visual Efficiency, and Visual Information Processing Disorders
Visual Problems Associated With Learning Disorders
Visual Problems Associated With Acquired Brain Injury
Visual Rehabilitation for Patients With Brain Injury
Oculo-Visual Disorders Associated With Developmental and Sensory Disabilities
Management of Vision Problems for Children With Special Needs
Low Vision: Overview and Review of Low Vision Evaluation and Treatment
Activities of Daily Living and Individuals With Low Vision
Getting Involved in Low Vision Rehabilitation
The Inter-Relationship Model
Theory and Guidelines for Visual Task Analysis and Synthesis
Glossary of Key Terms
Resources
Vision Screening Report Form
Advanced-Degree Programs
Organizations
Low Vision Supplies and Equipment
Financial Disclosures
Index

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