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.
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
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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