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Willard and Spackman s Occupational Therapy

Willard and Spackman s Occupational Therapy Author Barbara A. Schell
ISBN-10 9781451110807
Release 2013-03-08
Pages 1312
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Willard and Spackman’s Occupational Therapy, Twelfth Edition, continues in the tradition of excellent coverage of critical concepts and practices that have long made this text the leading resource for Occupational Therapy students. Students using this text will learn how to apply client-centered, occupational, evidence based approach across the full spectrum of practice settings. Peppered with first-person narratives, which offer a unique perspective on the lives of those living with disease, this new edition has been fully updated with a visually enticing full color design, and even more photos and illustrations. Vital pedagogical features, including case studies, Practice Dilemmas, and Provocative questions, help position students in the real-world of occupational therapy practice to help prepare them to react appropriately.



Willard and Spackman s Occupational Therapy

Willard and Spackman s Occupational Therapy Author Helen S. Willard
ISBN-10 0781760046
Release 2009
Pages 1191
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An ideal reference, this market-leading text provides the most current and comprehensive presentation of occupational therapy concepts and practice. An occupation-based, client-centered and evidence-based approach to practice is described across a variety of community, education, and medical-based practice arenas. It answers the questions: "What will I do as an OT", "Who will I treat", and "Where will I practice?"



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.



The Intentional Relationship

The Intentional Relationship Author Renee R Taylor
ISBN-10 9780803620605
Release 2008-01-07
Pages 480
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A distinguished clinician and educator, Renee Taylor, PhD, uses a new conceptual practice model, the Intentional Relationship Model, to define how the client and the therapist each contribute to the unique interpersonal dynamic that becomes the therapeutic relationship. She emphasizes how therapists must act deliberately, thoughtfully, and with vigilant anticipation of the challenges and breakthroughs that have the potential to influence the course of the relationship.



Willard and Spackman s Occupational Therapy

Willard and Spackman s Occupational Therapy Author Helen L. Hopkins
ISBN-10 039754877X
Release 1993-01-01
Pages 948
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A standard textbook for occupational therapy students, first published in 1947 and most recently (7th ed.) in 1988. Part I of the text deals with professional issues and Part II deals with practical issues. Ninety percent of the content in the present edition is new and the remaining 10% has been revised and updated. The prerequisites are basic courses in the biological and behavioral sciences. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR



Pushed

Pushed Author Jennifer Block
ISBN-10 9780738211824
Release 2007-09-10
Pages 320
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A groundbreaking narrative investigation of childbirth in the age of machines, malpractice, and managed care, Pushed presents the complete picture of maternity care in America. From inside the operating room of a hospital with a 44% Cesarean rate to the living room floor of a woman who gives birth with an illegal midwife, Block exposes a system in which few women have an optimal experience. Pushed surveys the public health impact of routine labor inductions, C-sections, and epidurals, but also examines childbirth as a women’s rights issue: Do women even have the right to choose a normal birth? Is that right being upheld? A wake-up call for our times, Block’s gripping research reveals that while emergency obstetric care is essential, we are overusing medical technology at the expense of maternal and infant health.



When Action Follows Heart

When Action Follows Heart Author Susan Spencer
ISBN-10 9781401955533
Release 2018-04-17
Pages 384
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“Kindness is exactly what we need in our fractured world right now—it provides the simplest path to healing.” A single act of kindness, whether to a friend or a stranger, can become a spool of generosity that unwinds and touches the lives of so many. . . From Woman’s Day Editor-in-Chief Susan Spencer comes a heartwarming book featuring 365 kindness-focused actions. With beautifully whimsical illustrations by artist Jutta Kuss, this book shows how small acts can make a big difference. When Action Follows Heart was inspired by the Kindness Project, a monthly column in the magazine that highlights good deeds and everyday kindnesses from Woman’s Day readers from all over. The idea behind it is simple: to showcase readers’ kind acts toward others. Whether it’s bringing a box of doughnuts to a fire station, yielding a parking space to the other person vying for it, collecting blankets for the homeless, or even sharing a smile —these acts are sure to make your world a little brighter. Full of practical advice; uplifting stories; and inspirational quotations, this book is a must-have for anyone looking to bring positivity and joy into their lives —and the lives of others.



This Is Your Brain on Parasites

This Is Your Brain on Parasites Author Kathleen McAuliffe
ISBN-10 9780544193222
Release 2016-06-07
Pages 272
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“Engrossing … [An] expedition through the hidden and sometimes horrifying microbial domain.” —Wall Street Journal “Fascinating—and full of the kind of factoids you can't wait to share.” —Scientific American Parasites can live only inside another animal and, as Kathleen McAuliffe reveals, these tiny organisms have many evolutionary motives for manipulating the behavior of their hosts. With astonishing precision, parasites can coax rats to approach cats, spiders to transform the patterns of their webs, and fish to draw the attention of birds that then swoop down to feast on them. We humans are hardly immune to their influence. Organisms we pick up from our own pets are strongly suspected of changing our personality traits and contributing to recklessness and impulsivity—even suicide. Germs that cause colds and the flu may alter our behavior even before symptoms become apparent. Parasites influence our species on the cultural level, too. Drawing on a huge body of research, McAuliffe argues that our dread of contamination is an evolved defense against parasites. The horror and revulsion we are programmed to feel when we come in contact with people who appear diseased or dirty helped pave the way for civilization, but may also be the basis for major divisions in societies that persist to this day. This Is Your Brain on Parasites is both a journey into cutting-edge science and a revelatory examination of what it means to be human. “If you’ve ever doubted the power of microbes to shape society and offer us a grander view of life, read on and find yourself duly impressed.” —Heather Havrilesky, Bookforum



Human Development and Performance Throughout the Lifespan

Human Development and Performance Throughout the Lifespan Author Anne Cronin
ISBN-10 9781305686243
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 512
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Human Development & Performance Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is ideal for occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other rehabilitation disciplines. It provides a broad, occupation-based viewpoint of development and performance throughout all life stages with an emphasis on the factors that influence daily participation and optimal performance of desired daily life tasks. The authors use a life course conceptual model as an organizational foundation for clinical reasoning to help readers understand how to implement the activity- and participation-based goals and outcomes for therapy. Written by an occupational therapist and a physical therapist, the book incorporates chapters by leading experts in human development, giving users cutting-edge information and a wide range of perspectives. By integrating information from the International Classification of Function and Disability (ICF) with a developmental life-task perspective, the book gives both newcomers and experienced professionals an essential, contemporary frame of reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook Author Stefano Federici
ISBN-10 9781439838662
Release 2012-03-26
Pages 484
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The process of matching a person who has a disability with the most appropriate assistive technology requires a series of assessments, typically administered by multidisciplinary teams at specialized centers for technical aid. Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook fills the need for a reference that helps assistive technology experts perform assessments that more effectively connect the person and the technology. Emphasizing the well-being of the individual with a disability, the book proposes an ideal model of the assistive technology assessment process and outlines how this model can be applied in practice internationally. Organized into three parts, the handbook: Gives readers a toolkit for performing assessments Describes the roles of the assessment team members, among them the new profession of the psychotechnologist, who is skilled in understanding individuals and their psychosocial and technological needs and preferences Reviews cutting-edge technologies for rehabilitation and independent living, including brain–computer interfaces and microswitches The book synthesizes information scattered throughout the international literature, focusing on aspects that are particularly representative or innovative. It also addresses the challenges posed by the variety of health and social care systems and the different ways that individuals who need aid are defined—are they users, patients, clients, or consumers, and how does that affect the assessment? Edited by Stefano Federici and Marcia J. Scherer, internationally renowned leaders in the field of assistive technology assessment, this cross-cultural handbook includes contributions from leading experts across five continents. Guiding readers in matching the person and the appropriate assistive technology, it offers a framework for future practice and research. Listen to Stefano Federici talk about the handbook.



Occupational Therapy and Older People

Occupational Therapy and Older People Author Anne McIntyre
ISBN-10 9781118709825
Release 2013-05-30
Pages 248
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This timely book locates older people as major clients of occupational therapy services. It provides a comprehensive resource for students and a basic working reference for clinicians. The book encompasses current theories, debates and challenges which occupational therapists need to engage in if they are to provide pro-active and promotional approaches to ageing. Detailed coverage of bodily structures, functions and pathologies leads onto chapters dedicated to activity, occupation and participation. The ethos of the book is to inspire innovation in the practice of occupational therapy with older people, promoting successful ageing that entails control and empowerment. Features: * Contains many practical elements, including case studies, and narratives from practice. * Promotes active ageing. * Adopts the framework of the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (2001) * Specialist contributions reveal the diversity of occupational performance considerations in older age.



Willard and Spackmans Occupational Therapy

Willard and Spackmans Occupational Therapy Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781467246408
Release 2016-10-16
Pages 352
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Willard and Spackmans Occupational Therapy. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Pedretti s Occupational Therapy

Pedretti s Occupational Therapy Author Heidi Mchugh Pendleton
ISBN-10 0323339271
Release 2016-12-15
Pages 1312
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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.



Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition

Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition Author Phillip L. Senger
ISBN-10 0965764834
Release 2012
Pages 381
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Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition book for free.



Model of Human Occupation

Model of Human Occupation Author Renee Taylor
ISBN-10 1451190344
Release 2017-03-31
Pages 568
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Preceded by Model of human occupation: theory and application / Gary Kielhofner. 4th ed. 2008.



Occupational Therapy and Stroke

Occupational Therapy and Stroke Author Judi Edmans
ISBN-10 9781444348088
Release 2011-06-09
Pages 264
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Occupational Therapy and Stroke guides newly qualified occupational therapists (and those new to the field of stroke management) through the complexities of treating people following stroke. It encourages and assists therapists to use their skills in problem solving, building on techniques taught and observed as an undergraduate. Written and edited by practising occupational therapists, the book acknowledges the variety of techniques that may be used in stroke management and the scope of the occupational therapist's role. Chapters span such key topics as early intervention and the theoretical underpinnings of stroke care, as well as the management of motor, sensory, cognitive and perceptual deficits. They are written in a user-friendly style and presented in a form that enables the therapist to review the subject prior to assessment and treatment planning. Complex problems are grouped together for greater clarity. This second edition has been fully revised and updated in line with the WHO ICF model, National Clinical Guidelines and Occupational Therapy standards. It is produced on behalf of the College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section - Neurological Practice.



Hand Function in the Child

Hand Function in the Child Author Anne Henderson
ISBN-10 9780323031868
Release 2006
Pages 480
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This comprehensive resource and clinical guide for students and practicing pediatric therapists features current information on the neurological foundations of hand skills, the development of hand skills, and intervention with children who have problems related to hand skills. Covers foundation and development of hand skills, therapeutic intervention, and special problems and approaches. Is readable, concise, and well-organized with a consistent format throughout. Integrates recent research findings and current thinking throughout the text. Emphasizes neuroscience and the hand's sensory function and haptic perception. Applies neuroscience and development frames of reference throughout. Implications for practice included in each chapter. Presents concepts in the foundation/development chapters that are linked with the intervention chapters. Seven new chapters reflect current practice in the field and cover cognition & motor skills, handedness, fine-motor program for preschoolers, handwriting evaluation, splinting the upper extremity of the child, pediatric hand therapy, and efficacy of interventions. Extensively revised content throughout includes new research and theories, new techniques, current trends, and new information sources. 9 new contributors offer authoritative guidance in the field. Over 200 new illustrations demonstrate important concepts with new clinical photographs and line drawings. Over 50 new tables and boxes highlight important information. An updated and expanded glossary defines key terms.