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Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant

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ISBN-10: 0323059090

ISBN-13: 9780323059091

Edition: 3rd 2013

Authors: Mary Beth Early, Mary Elizabeth Patnaude

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Covering the scope, theory, and approaches to the practice of occupational therapy, Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, 3rd Edition prepares you to care for adults who have physical disabilities. It takes a client-centered approach, following the latest OT Practice framework as it defines your role as an OTA in physical dysfunction practice. New to this edition is coverage of polytrauma, advances in prosthetics and assistive technologies, and assessment and interventions of traumatic brain injury problems related to cognitive and visual perception. Written by respected educator Mary Beth Early, Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the…    
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/2/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 752
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.06" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.158
Language: English

History and Foundations
OT and Physical Disabilities: Scope, Theory, and Approaches to Practice
Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Disability
Infection Control and Safety Issues in the Clinic
Framework and Process
Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation and Intervention in Physical Dysfunction
Documentation of OT Services
Assessment of Client Factors
Assessment of Motor Control and Functional Motion
Assessment of Joint Range of Motion
Assessment of Muscle Strength
Assessment of Sensation, Perception and Cognition
Intervention Principles
Teaching and Learning in Occupational Therapy
Habits of Health and Wellness
Occupations, Purposeful Activities, Preparatory Activities
Performance in Areas of Occupation
Activities and Occupations of Daily Living
Assistive Technology
Moving in the Environment: Functional Mobility, Transfer Training, Wheelchairs, Driving
Sexuality: An Activity of Daily Living
Promoting Engagement in Leisure and Social Participation
Interventions for Performance Skills and Client Factors
The Special Needs of the Older Adult
Hand Splinting
Sensorimotor Approaches to Treatment
Interventions for Deficits in Vision and Other Sensory Functions
Interventions for Disturbances in Perception and Cognition
Clinical Applications
Cerebrovascular Accident
Traumatic Brain Injury
Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System
Spinal Cord Injury
Neurogenic and Myopathic Dysfunction
Arthritic Diseases
Acute Hand Injuries
Hip Fractures and Lower Extremity Joint Replacement
Amputations and Prosthetics
Cardiac and Dysfunction and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
HIV Infection and AIDS