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Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction


This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Pedretti's Occupational Therapy Skills for Physical Dysfunction gives a comprehensive, in-depth overview of occupational therapy history and theory, the occupational therapy process and practice, evaluation and intervention in the occupational performance areas, performance skills and client factors, implementation of intervention, and intervention applications. The text focuses on occupation-based practice in the context of working with physical disabilities, and takes a client-centered approach. New chapters and expert contributors bring a fresh approach to the text. New content on motor control and learning, prevention, and cultural diversity is integrated throughout.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • Threaded Case Study boxes
    • lOccupational Therapy Practice Notes boxes
    • Ethical Considerations boxes
    • Glossary
    • New chapters include:
    • Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health
    • Instructional Methods in Occupational Therapy
    • Performance Skills: Definitions and Evaluation in the Context of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework
    • Motor Relearning
    • Completely revised chapters include:
    • Health Promotion and Wellness for People with Physical Disabilities
    • Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services
    • Leisure Occupations
    • Evaluation of Sensation and Intervention for Sensory Dysfunction
    • Personal and Social Contexts of Disability: Implications for Occupational Therapists

Key Features

    • Information on motor control and learning, and prevention
    • Cultural diversity/sensitivity
    • Evidence-based content
    • Case examples
    • Client-centered perspective
    • OT practice framework

Author Information

    By Heidi McHugh Pendleton, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA and Winifred Schultz-Krohn, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, SWC, FAOTA, Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA

Customer Reviews

  • Digital Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-10152-3
  • Copyright: 2012