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The Use of Theories and Models in Practice


This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This practical resource provides an overview of models and theories relevant to rehabilitation. It identifies the use of models in practice to facilitate interdisciplinary teamwork and to enable a client-centered approach. This book also employs case studies and questions for practice to aid in applying the theory to clinical practice.

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Key Features

    • The newly revised WHO International Classification of Function serves as a framework for the book.
    • Provides an overview of models and theories of rehabilitation.
    • Includes case studies and questions for practice included.
    • Aimed at the wide range of allied health disciplines that aid individuals in their progress towards rehabilitation.
    • Provides criteria that can be used to assess the usefulness of various models for rehabilitation.
    • Explains terminology and differences between professions.
    • Promotes interdisciplinary cooperation.
    • Identifies areas for future research.

Author Information

    Edited by Sally Davis, MSc, RGN, PGCEA, DipMan, Programme Leader, Rehabilitation, School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brooked University, Oxford, UK

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  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 208 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 7/16 X 9 11/16 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10024-6
  • Copyright: 2006