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Introduction to Orthotics

Introduction to Orthotics Author Brenda Coppard
ISBN-10 0323112099
Release 2014-12-08
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The third edition of Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach helps readers master the basic theory, principles, and techniques of splinting needed for clinical practice. Using a combination textbook/workbook format, it integrates theory and technical knowledge with hands-on learning features that equip readers with essential clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving skills associated with splinting. Comprehensive coverage presents the fundamentals of splinting that a therapist needs to know. Self-quizzes, case studies, and lab exercises help readers bridge the gap between learning and practice and apply what they've learned to real-life situations. Key terms, chapter outlines, and review questions highlights specific information that the reader can expect to learn from each chapter. Combined textbook/workbook format reinforces information as it is learned and encourages practical application of concepts. Content has been updated to include new research and techniques, current trends, and new information sources. Lists of key terms for each chapter help familiarize the reader with relevant terminology. Two new case studies have been added to each chapter, strengthening the book's clinical application focus. Companion CD contains video clips demonstrating how to fabricate specific splints. Four new chapters cover topics such as occupation-based splinting, tools, processes, and techniques of splinting, and splints for the elbow, shoulder, and fingers. Chapters are divided into three units: splinting foundations; splints for conditions and populations; and topics related to splinting. A new appendix directs readers to helpful online resources and vendors.



Introduction to Splinting E Book

Introduction to Splinting  E Book Author Brenda M. Coppard
ISBN-10 9780323266437
Release 2013-08-07
Pages 544
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The third edition of Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach helps readers master the basic theory, principles, and techniques of splinting needed for clinical practice. Using a combination textbook/workbook format, it integrates theory and technical knowledge with hands-on learning features that equip readers with essential clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving skills associated with splinting. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included.



Introduction to Orthotics E Book

Introduction to Orthotics   E Book Author Brenda M. Coppard
ISBN-10 9780323291040
Release 2014-11-05
Pages 504
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Covering the theory, design, and fabrication of orthotic devices, Introduction to Orthotics: A Clinical Reasoning & Problem-Solving Approach, 4th Edition helps you master the skills you need to choose and fit effective orthoses for patients with hand injuries and functional deficits. It emphasizes upper extremity splinting, with additional coverage of lower extremity orthotics and upper extremity prosthetics, and offers case studies promoting clinical reasoning and problem solving. This edition includes new chapters on orthotics of the shoulder and orthotic systems, plus online videos demonstrating fabrication and fitting techniques. Written by occupational therapy educators Brenda Coppard and Helene Lohman, this textbook/workbook is ideal for students and as a practical resource for occupational therapists and therapy assistants in the clinical setting. Student Resources on Evolve Video clips Learning activities Additional case studies Review questions and answers Self-quiz questions and answers Fabrication procedures from the text Forms from the text Grading sheets from the text How-To videos on the Evolve companion website let you watch the construction of orthotics again and again to increase your proficiency. Review questions and self-quizzes reinforce your comprehension of the material. Case studies in each chapter show how concepts relate to real-life clinical practice. Self-evaluation forms allow you to analyze your strengths and weaknesses related to new orthotic intervention techniques. Laboratory exercises test your clinical reasoning and technical skills. High-quality photos and line drawings illustrate key concepts and techniques. Combined textbook/workbook format makes it easier to develop fundamental skills in the theory, design, and fabrication of orthoses, Spiral binding lets the book lay flat when opened for convenient use while on the job. NEW! Fabrication processes appear in special boxes to allow for quick reference. NEW! Fabrication processes, forms, and grading sheets are included on the Evolve companion website, allowing you to create a personalized study guide. UPDATED content includes new case studies, references, evidence-based research tables, and more on the ‘science’ of orthotic intervention. NEW! Additional learning exercises show how to apply theory to practice. NEW! More integration of patient safety addresses this important aspect of patient care.



Fundamentals of Hand Therapy

Fundamentals of Hand Therapy Author Cynthia Cooper
ISBN-10 9780323091046
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 596
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Emphasizes the development of clinical reasoning skills, describing the components of the evaluation process and addressing how to decide what to evaluate. Covers a broad array of common diagnoses seen in hand therapy, including shoulder and elbow disorders, peripheral nerve problems, wrist and hand fractures, tendonitis and tendonosis, finger sprains and deformities, tendon injuries, arthritis, burns, infections, ganglion cysts, stiffness, Dupuytrens, and pediatric and geriatric hand problems. Diagnostic-specific information and treatment guidelines follow a consistent format: Overview Diagnosis and pathology Timelines and healing Anatomy Treatment (non-operative and/or operative) Questions to ask the doctor What to say to clients Evaluation tips Diagnosis-specific information that affects clinical reasoning Tips from the field Precautions and concerns Role of therapy assistants Case examples Offers topics to use as mental prompts when working in the clinical setting: Questions to ask the doctor What to say to clients Tips from the field Precautions and concerns Over 400 illustrations in the text and on the CD demonstrate important concepts. Case studies in the common diagnoses chapters demonstrate the use of clinical reasoning and highlight the "human" side of each client encounter. Clinical pearls and precautions share advice from the author and contributors, learned from years of clinical experience. Describes the role of the therapy assistant with the client, showing how the therapy assistant may be included in the therapy process. Glossary includes key terms from the text, offering easy access to definitions of key terms. CD provides samples of hand therapy exercises and clinical forms that may be used with clients.



Occupational Therapy Community Based Practice Settings

Occupational Therapy Community Based Practice Settings Author Marjorie E Scaffa
ISBN-10 9780803640733
Release 2013-08-20
Pages 478
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From basic principles and policy issues through the variety of settings to the future role of the OT, a noted authority in the field introduces you to all aspects of this rapidly expanding field of practice. You’ll be prepared to take on new roles, to take unusual risks, and to envision service in creative ways - See more at: http://www.fadavis.com/product/occupational-therapy-promotion-health-wellness-2-scaffa-reitz#sthash.BmZH3m6J.dpuf



Elder Care in Occupational Therapy

Elder Care in Occupational Therapy Author Sandra Cutler Lewis
ISBN-10 1556425279
Release 2003
Pages 507
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Elder Care in Occupational Therapy has been extensively revised into a new and completely updated second edition. This pragmatic text presents up-to-date information in a user-friendly format that seamlessly flows from one subject to the next. From wellness to hospice, Elder Care in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition offers a broad yet detailed discussion of occupational therapy practice that is devoted to older adults. A wide variety of topics are covered in a concise format, such as historical perspectives, theoretical insights, the aging process, and current interventional strategies, to name a few. Twenty informative appendices are also included that clarify issues such as Medicare coverage, community and clinical living arrangements, client-centered practice, exercise programs, evidence-based practice, and a summary of the newly adopted Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process. Additional features: Contains information about the most advanced scientific achievements that can ultimately affect occupational therapy. Lists new and updated resource materials. Presents case studies that provide theoretical considerations and Intervention methods. Clearly discusses exciting and new venues for occupational therapy programming. Explains fundamentals of documentation and current reimbursement issues. Perfect for the student or clinician, Elder Care in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition provides classic, professional information on theory, disease entities, and intervention in a comprehensive format.



An Occupational Therapist s Guide to Home Modification Practice

An Occupational Therapist s Guide to Home Modification Practice Author Elizabeth Ainsworth
ISBN-10 9781556428524
Release 2011
Pages 392
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Occupational therapists require skills to access the daily living skills of their clients. This book uses a transactional approach to examine the home environment and the client. Current and future needs are assessed and this book addresses concerns and suggests solutions which will assist in helping the client remain in their own home.



Mosby s Field Guide to Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction E Book

Mosby s Field Guide to Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction   E Book Author Mosby
ISBN-10 9780323087544
Release 2012-09-02
Pages 392
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An all-in-one resource covering the basics of point-of-care assessment and intervention, Mosby’s Field Guide to Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction helps you master the skills you need to become competent in occupational therapy (OT) or as an occupational therapy assistant (OTA). It is ideal for use as a clinical companion to Mosby’s bestselling texts, Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction and Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapist Assistant. Expert information covers anatomy, assessment tools, screening tools, and more, and is provided in a compact format that’s easy to use on the go. A quick-reference format uses illustrations, charts, and tables to organize key data. Logical, easy-to-find sections are organized and based on the OT Framework covering evaluation, intervention, intervention plan, and service management, making it easy to find essential facts, procedures, and applications. UNIQUE! Expert Advice tips and Pearls provide helpful pediatric and geriatric information that can be applied in the clinical setting. Basic guidelines refer back to leading textbooks, Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapist Assistant, for more detailed information. Coverage of all patient populations includes adult, pediatric, mental health, and neurological conditions. Convenient index makes it easy to locate tools you need to evaluate or treat a specific region or area. Pocket size and lay-flat binding provide convenience and portability for easy reference.



The Hand

The Hand Author Judith Boscheinen-Morrin
ISBN-10 0750645776
Release 2001
Pages 243
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* Continues to provide a concise, straightforward guide to the assessment and management of the more commonly encountered hand injuries and conditions * The book is brief whilst still retaining sufficient theoretical background to provide a rationale for treatment * A popular and well-established practical manual * Totally updated and revised for this new edition containing many new chapters and illustrations with a revised format for even greater clarity * An accessible, quick reference book for all those involved in this difficult area of rehabilitation



Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation Author Glen Gillen
ISBN-10 9780323172813
Release 2015-08-12
Pages 768
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Gillen's Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 3rd Edition is theonly comprehensive, evidence-based stroke rehabilitation resource for occupational therapists. Extensively updated with the latest research in assessment and intervention, this essential text presents a holistic, application-based approach that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies to help you confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients. UNIQUE! Case studies challenge you to apply rehabilitation concepts to realistic scenarios. Evidence-based clinical trials and outcome studies clearly outline the basis for stroke interventions. UNIQUE! Survivor's Perspectives help you understand the stroke rehabilitation process from the client's point-of-view. UNIQUE! A multidisciplinary approach highlights discipline-specific distinctions in stroke rehabilitation among occupation and physical therapists, physicians, and speech-language pathologists. Review questions in each chapter help you assess your understanding of rehabilitation concepts. Key terms and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you study more efficiently. Three new chapters broaden your understanding of stroke intervention in the areas ofUsing Technology to Improve Limb Function, Managing Speech and Language Deficits after Stroke, andParenting after Stroke. Learning activities and interactive references on a companion Evolve Resources website help you review textbook content and locate additional information.



Orthotics

Orthotics Author Joan E. Edelstein
ISBN-10 1556424167
Release 2002
Pages 178
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Orthotics: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach is an innovative and comprehensive new text that provides essential information about contemporary orthoses to guide the student and clinician in prescribing and utilizing these appliances in neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and integumentary rehabilitation. Written by recognized authorities in the field, Joan Edelstein, MA, PT, FISPO and Jan Bruckner, PhD, PT, this is a prime resource for practitioners and clinicians. Individual chapters cover orthoses for the foot, ankle, knee, hip, trunk, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Orthoses for patients with paraplegia, burns, and soft tissue contractures are detailed and illustrated. Prescription guidelines, evaluation techniques, goal setting, and training procedures are presented. Each chapter has interesting "thought" questions and case studies to promote clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills. A unique feature of this text is the inclusion of a point-counterpoint discussion to demonstrate how clinicians can manage the same patient in different ways. This approach inspires broader thinking about clinical management.



Essentials of Assistive Technologies

Essentials of Assistive Technologies Author Albert M. Cook
ISBN-10 0323075363
Release 2011-12
Pages 343
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Master the assistive strategies you need to make confident clinical decisions and help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities with this new essentials text. Based on the Human Activity Assistive Technology (HAAT) model developed by Dr. Cook, the book provides the most important coverage of the devices, services, and practices that comprise assistive technology and focuses on the relationship between the human user and the assisted activity within specific contexts. Case studies, illustrations of assistive devices, review questions, and well-developed learning objectives help you focus on the most important areas of assistive technology application. UNIQUE! OTA focus provides you with the specific information occupational therapy assistants need to know to implement and utilize assistive technologies. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of assistive technologies. The AT industry A historical perspective on the industry Relevant legislation Issues of professional practice Service delivery in assistive technologies General purpose assistive technologies Specific areas of application for assistive technologies And more Content derived from market leader gives you similar chapters and organization to the Principles text, but has more of a focus on the practical skills and knowledge needed for the implementation of AT.



Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction

Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction Author Mary Vining Radomski
ISBN-10 0781763126
Release 2008
Pages 1432
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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



Hand and Upper Extremity Splinting

Hand and Upper Extremity Splinting Author
ISBN-10 0801675227
Release 2005
Pages 725
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This updated version includes the basic concepts and principles of splint design, splints acting on the elbow and shoulder; and splinting pediatric patients, workers, musicians, athletes and spastic patients. An expanded alphabetical index of 800 splints provides a photographic key to all splints mentioned in the book.



International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions

International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions Author Ingrid Söderback
ISBN-10 9783319081410
Release 2014-11-25
Pages 900
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Advanced therapies and technologies, new service delivery methods, and care upgrades in underserved areas are translating into improved quality of life for millions with disabilities. Occupational therapy parallels this progress at the individual level, balancing short-term recovery and adaptation with long-term independence and well-being. This Second Edition of the International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions builds on its ground-breaking predecessor by modelling current clinical standards rooted in scientific evidence-based practice. Its interventions are applied to a diverse range of client disabilities, with many new or rewritten chapters on workplace and vehicle accommodations, smart home technologies, end-of-life planning, and other salient topics. New introductory chapters spotlight core competencies in the field, from assessing client needs and choosing appropriate interventions to evaluating programs and weighing priorities. And for increased educational value, interactive case studies allow readers an extra avenue for honing clinical reasoning and decision-making skills. Of particular note is a new chapter providing a taxonomy—the Occupational Therapy Intervention Framework—and a validation study of its categories and concepts, delineating the occupational therapist’s roles and the expected outcomes. Intervention areas featured in the Handbook include: ● Adaptive interventions, OTs manage and facilitate clients’ adaptations. ● Learning interventions, OTs teach and the clients learn or relearn. ● Enabling interventions, OTs enable clients to be meaningfully occupied. ● Preventing interventions, OTs prevent ill-health and promote clients’ ability to sustain health in daily life. The Second Edition of the International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions is career-affirming reading for all members of rehabilitation teams, including occupational and physical therapists and rehabilitation nurses. Students intending to enter this growing field and professionals working toward its continued improvement will find it useful and inspiring.



Functional Performance in Older Adults

Functional Performance in Older Adults Author Bette R Bonder
ISBN-10 9780803658837
Release 2017-12-04
Pages 600
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Support the very best health, well-being, and quality of life for older adults! Here’s the ideal resource for rehabilitation professionals who are working with or preparing to work with older adults! You’ll find descriptions of the normal aging process, discussions of how health and social factors can impede your clients’ ability to participate in regular activities, and step-by-step guidance on how to develop strategies for maximizing their well-being.



Cook and Hussey s Assistive Technologies E Book

Cook and Hussey s Assistive Technologies  E Book Author Albert M. Cook
ISBN-10 9780323266307
Release 2013-08-07
Pages 592
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Master the assistive strategies you need to make confident clinical decisions and help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities with the latest edition of this comprehensive text. Based on the Human Activity Assistive Technology (HAAT) model developed by the authors, the book provides detailed coverage of the broad range of devices, services, and practices that comprise assistive technology and focuses on the relationship between the human user and the assisted activity within specific contexts. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included