Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants
Jean W. Solomon, Jane Clifford O'Brien
Elsevier Mosby, 2006 - Medical - 605 pages
Incorporating the AOTA Practice Framework, the 2nd edition of this practical clinical reference and comprehensive classroom text is thoroughly updated and expanded to include areas such as therapeutic media, orthotics and prosthetics, and animal-assisted therapy. Its focused, easy-to-use approach to pediatrics covers everything from the scope of practice to in-depth coverage of normal development, pediatric health conditions, and treatment planning. Readers will also find a wealth of activities that reinforce learning - prompting them to think critically about applying these principles to a clinical setting. 129 case stories help apply concepts to practice.
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Scope of Practice
Family Systems 17
Medical System 31
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