Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction

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Mary Vining Radomski, Catherine A. Trombly Latham
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 1432 pages
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The definitive work on occupational therapy for physical dysfunction returns in its Sixth Edition, with reputable co-editors and clinical, academic, and consumer contributors. This text provides a current and well-rounded view of the field- from theoretical rationale to evaluation, treatment, and follow-up. Through the Occupational Functioning Model (OFM), the Sixth Edition continues to emphasize the conceptual foundation and scientific basis for practice, including evidence to support the selection of appropriate assessments and interventions.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

  • Student DVD with video clips demonstrating range of motion, manual muscle testing, construction of hand splints, and transferring patients
  • Evidence Tables summarize the evidence behind key topics and cover Intervention, Participants, Dosage, Type of Best Evidence, Level of Evidence, Benefit, Statistical Probability, and Reference
  • Assessment Tables summarize key assessment tools and cover Instrument and Reference, Description, Time to Administer, Validity, Reliability, Sensitivity, and Strengths and Weaknesses
 

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Contents

SECTION
1
Conceptual Foundations for Practice
13
HighTechnology Adaptations
19
Historical and Social Foundations
21
Optimizing Motor Behavior Using
25
Restoring Competence for Homemaker
32
Stroke 1001 Kathy Stubblefield and Anne Armstrong
38
Planning Guiding and Documenting
40
Optimizing Personal and Social
68
Optimizing Access to Home Community
74
Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoarthritis
123
Preventing Occupational Dysfunction
173
10
187
11
203
SECTION III
214
Therapeutic Mechanisms
221

Spinal Cord Injury 1171
55
N2 Assessment of Occupational Function
65

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