Conditions in occupational therapy : effect on occupational performance / editors, Ben J. Atchison, Diane K. Dirette
- Blueprints series
- Thinking like an OT / Ruth Hansen, Diane K. Dirette, Ben J. Atchison -- Cerebral palsy / Mary Steichen Yamamoto -- Autism spectrum disorders / Kathryn Shangraw -- Mental retardation / Ben J. Atchison -- Schizophrenia / Yvonne Russell Teske -- Mood disorders / Thomas Zelnick and Valerie Howells -- Anxiety disorders / Christine K. Urish -- Dementia / Joyce Fraker -- Cerebrovascular accident / Paula W. Jamison and David P. Orchanian -- Cardiopulmonary disorders / Jacqueline Eckert -- Diabetes / Joanne Phillips Estes -- Traumatic brain injury / Gerry E. Conti -- Burns / Elizabeth L. Phillips -- Progressive neurological disorders / Diane K. Dirette -- Rheumatoid arthritis / David P. Orchanian -- Spinal cord injury / Laura V. Miller -- Orthopaedics / Heather (Gallew) Javaherian.
- Focuses on chronic health problems and their impact on an individual's physical, cognitive, psychological, and social capabilities. Readers learn how the patient's age, life tasks, and living environment affect occupational therapy needs, and how to determine what occupational therapy services to provide. Chapters present the etiology, symptoms, prognosis, and progression of conditions frequently encountered in practice. Case studies at the end of every chapter help students apply the content to real-life clinical situations. This edition includes new chapters on anxiety disorders and cardiopulmonary disorders. The expanded art program includes more photos, drawings, charts, and graphs.
- 0781754879 (alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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