Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 8th Edition prepares you for occupational therapy practice with adults who have physical disabilities. This cornerstone text provides a foundation for the development of clinical reasoning skills in a comprehensive, case-based learning approach to physical dysfunction. New full color photos and helpful pedagogy, including threaded case studies, OT Practice Notes, ethical considerations, and end-of-chapter review questions, reinforce learning, enhance retention, and prompt you to apply principles in a clinical setting.
Part 1: Overview: Occupational Therapy Foundations for Physical Dysfunction 1. The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and the Practice of Occupational Therapy for Persons with Physical Disabilities 2. History and Practice Trends in the Treatment of Physical Dysfunction Part 2: Occupational Therapy Process and Practice 3. Application of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to Physical Dysfunction 4. Systematic OT Practice: A Model of Evidence-Based Practice for OT 5. Health Promotion and Wellness for People with Physical Disabilities 6. Personal and Social Contexts of Disability: Implications for Occupational Therapists 7. Teaching Activities and Therapeutic Use of Self-Employing Mindfulness in Occupational Therapy 8. Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services 9. Infection Control and Safety Issues in the Clinic Part 3: Occupational Performance and the Performance Areas: Evaluation and Intervention 10. Activities of Daily Living 11. Mobility Section 1: Functional Ambulation Section 2: Wheelchairs Section 3: Community Mobility 12. Sexuality and Physical Dysfunction 13. Sleep and Rest 14. Work Evaluation and Work Programs 15. Americans with Disabilities Act and Related Laws that Promote Participation in Work, Leisure, and Activities of Daily Living 16. Leisure Occupations 17. Assistive Technology Part 4: Performance Skills and Client Factors: Evaluation and Intervention 18. Performance Skills: Definitions and Evaluation in the Context of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework 19. Evaluation of Motor Control 20. Occupation-Based Functional Motion Assessment 21. Evaluation of Joint Range of Motion 22. Evaluation of Muscle Strength 23. Evaluation of Sensation and Intervention for Sensory Dysfunction 24. Evaluation and Treatment of Visual Deficits Following Brain Injury 25. Evaluation and Intervention of Perceptual Dysfunction 26. Evaluation and Intervention of Cognitive Dysfunction 27. Eating and Swallowing 28. Evaluation and Pain Management Part 5: The Occupational Therapy Process: Implementation of Intervention 29. Therapeutic Occupations and Modalities 30. Orthotics Section 1: Hand Splinting: Principles, Practice, and Decision Making Section 2: Suspension Arm Devices and Mobile Arm Supports 31. Traditional Sensorimotor Approaches to Intervention Section 1: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Approach Section 2: Principles of Neuro-Developmental Treatment Approach 32. Motor Learning Part 6: Intervention Applications 33. Cerebral Vascular Accident/Stroke 34. Traumatic Brain Injury 35. Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System Section 1: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Section 2: Alzheimer's Disease Section 3: Huntington's Disease Section 4: Multiple Sclerosis Section 5: Parkinson's Disease 36. Spinal Cord Injury 37. Neurogenic and Myopathic Dysfunction 38. Arthritis 39. Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries 40. Hip Fractures and Lower Extremity Joint Replacement 41. Low Back Pain 42. Burns and Burn Rehabilitation 43. Amputations and Prosthetics Section 1: General Considerations of Upper and Lower Extremity Amputations Section 2: Upper Extremity Amputations Section 3: Lower Extremity Amputations 44. Cardiac and Pulmonary Diseases 45. Oncology 46. Special Needs of the Older Adult 47. HIV Infection and AIDS 48. Polytrauma and the War on Terror 49. NEW! Hospice and Palliative Care in Occupational Therapy for Persons with Physical Disabilities
Schultz-Krohn, Winifred Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA.