Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction

Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction

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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 WeaknessesStress can be graded by increasing the velocity and/or resistance needed to complete the activity or, for very weak muscles, ... can see and touch, such as the problem of getting soup out of a can, with can, manual can opener, and electrical can ... The patient figures out that he or she must open the can to get the soup, selects a can opener, and figures out through exploration how to use the can opener.

Title:Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction
Author:Mary Vining Radomski, Catherine A. Trombly Latham
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008


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