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.
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
Completely revised chapters include:
Health Promotion and Wellness for People with Physical Disabilities
Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services
Evaluation of Sensation and Intervention for Sensory Dysfunction
Personal and Social Contexts of Disability: Implications for Occupational Therapists
Information on motor control and learning, and prevention
OT practice framework
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
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