Pendleton, Heidi McHugh

Pedretti's occupational therapy: practice skills for physical dysfunction - 8th ed. - St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, 2018 - xiv, 1241 p. : illustrations (some color), map ; 28 cm.


Overview : occupational therapy foundations for physical dysfunction. The occupational therapy practice framework and the practice of occupational therapy for people with physical disabilities ; History and practice trends in physical dysfunction intervention --
Occupational therapy process and practice. Application of the occupational therapy practice framework to physical dysfunction ; Evidence-based practice for occupational therapy ; Health promotion and well-being for people with physical disabilities ; Personal and social contexts of disability : implications for occupational therapists ; Teaching activities in occupational therapy ; Documentation of occupational therapy services ; Infection control and safety issues in the clinic --
Occupational performance and the performance areas : evaluation and intervention. Activities of daily living ; Mobility ; Sexuality and physical dysfunction ; Sleep and rest ; Work evaluation and work programs ; Americans with Disabilities Act and related laws that promote participation in work, leisure, and activities of daily living ; Leisure occupations ; Assistive technology --
Performance skills and client factors : evaluation and intervention. Performance skills : definitions and evaluation in the context of the occupational therapy practice framework ; Evaluation of motor control ; Occupation-based functional motion assessment ; Joint range of motion ; Evaluation of muscle strength ; Evaluation of sensation and intervention for sensory dysfunction ; Evaluation and treatment of visual deficits after brain injury ; Evaluation and intervention for perception dysfunction ; Evaluation and treatment of limited occupational performance secondary to cognitive dysfunction ; Eating and swallowing ; Pain management --
The occupational therapy process : implementation of intervention. Therapeutic occupations and modalities ; Orthotics ; Traditional sensorimotor approaches to intervention ; Motor learning --
Intervention applications. Cerebrovascular accident (stroke) ; Traumatic brain injury ; Degenerative diseases of the central nervous system ; Spinal cord injury ; Disorders of the motor unit ; Arthritis ; Hand and upper extremity injuries ; Orthopedic conditions : hip fractures and hip, knee, and shoulder replacements ; Low back pain ; Burns and burn rehabilitation ; Amputations and prosthetics ; Cardiac and pulmonary disease ; Cancer and oncology rehabilitation ; Special needs of the older adult ; HIV infection and AIDS ; Polytrauma and occupational therapy ; Occupational therapy in hospice and palliative care.

"Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 8th Edition prepares you for occupational therapy practice with adults who have physical disabilities. This cornerstone text provides a foundation for the development of clinical reasoning skills in a comprehensive, case-based learning approach to physical dysfunction. New full color photos and helpful pedagogy, including threaded case studies, OT Practice Notes, ethical considerations, and end-of-chapter review questions, reinforce learning, enhance retention, and prompt you to apply principles in a clinical setting"


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