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Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation
Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA
Reflecting current practice with a renewed focus on function-based assessments and evidence-based interventions, Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function includes all of the tools you need to make a positive impact on your patients’ lives. This clinical resource summarizes, highlights, and constructively critiques the state of cognitive and perceptual rehabilitation. This text helps you enhance your patients’ quality of life by promoting improved performance of necessary and meaningful activities, and decreasing participation restrictions.
Evidence-based intervention tables focus on improving daily function through proven methods.
Summary tables highlight each assessment’s clinical utility and pyschometric properties to provide you with the tools you need to choose the best assessment for each patient.
An entire chapter on Application of Concepts features five case studies, each discussing background data and medical record review, evaluation findings, assessments, long-term goals, short-term goals, and interventions/functional activities to help you apply the theories and principles from the book to real-world situations.
Handy learning aids including Key Terms, Learning Objectives, and Review Questions help you remember important information.
"Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation is a very valuable resource for clinicians, with a comprehensive list of references to ensure best practice. It would be a very beneficial and practical book to have within any occupational therapy department…It would also be an excellent reference for students." The Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy, Summer 2009, Volume 37 (1)
By Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy, Programs in Occupational Therapy, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
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