Pocket Guide to Treatment in Occupational Therapy

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Singular Publishing Group, 2000 - Medical - 381 pages
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This text is a practical guide to the treatment of the most common disabilities encountered by occupational therapists, enabling students to identify treatment techniques and strategies that are relevant and appropriate. The treatment suggestions are pragmatic and user-friendly, serving as the initial step and a quick reference for planning treatment. The text is organized around the major disabilities: physical, psychosocial, geriatric, and pediatric diagnoses. Brief descriptions of the treatment techniques therapists use and definitions of terms relevant to treatment are included. The treatment suggestions are based on real-life clinical experiences and the philosophy of good treatment is clearly stated and focused upon in the course of treatment. Keywords: Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist, OT, Treatment

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I sat up reading this little book before going to work the next day. It is terrific. It was easy to read and well organized. It is also small enough to carry with you for easy onthespot questions. Read full review

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Franklin Stein is Professor Emeritus of Occupational Therapy at the University of South Dakota and founding editor of Occupational Therapy International. Prior to coming to the University of South Dakota he was the Director of the School of Medical Rehabilitation at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, Director of the Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and Associate Professor, Graduate Division at Sargent College, Boston University. He is the co-author of several textbooks and has written over 50 articles in journals and books related to rehabilitation and psychosocial research. He has presented more than a hundred seminars, workshops, institutes, short courses and research papers at national and international conferences.

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