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Skills for Practice in Occupational Therapy


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This book is the companion volume to Duncan: FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, 5e and provides a comprehensive guide to the practice applications of the theory base. It is designed to be a "basic and beyond" text, of value to students throughout their studies but also a valuable reference text to clinicians. The sections cover the following essential skills for effective occupational therapy practice: clinical skills, management and leadership skills, evidence-based and research skills, and thinking, judgement and decision-making skills.

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Key Features

    • Links theory and evidence-base, and is also practical
    • Each chapter follows same basic structure (same format as Foundations)
    • Each chapter contains practical examples and/or vignettes
    • New addition of highlight boxes in each chapter gives the main points in bullet format for ease of access to students new to the area
    • Well referenced

Author Information

    By Edward A. S. Duncan, PhD, BSc(Hons), Dip CBT, Clinical Research Fellow, Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, The University of Stirling, Scotland, UK; Honorary Advanced Clinical Practitioner, NHS Forth Valley, Scotland, UK

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Skills for Practice in Occupational Therapy
  • Paperback
  • 368 Pages
  • Trim Size: 9 11/16 X 7 7/16 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-045042-1
  • Copyright: 2009