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Introduction to occupational therapy /
Jane Clifford O'Brien, Susan M. Hussey, Barbara Sabonis-Chafee.
edition
4th ed.
imprint
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2012.
description
xii, 218 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
0323084656 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780323084659 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2012.
isbn
0323084656 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780323084659 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Introductory questions -- Looking back: a history of occupational therapy -- Philosophical principles and values in occupational therapy -- Current issues and emerging practice areas -- From student to practitioner: educational preparation and certification -- Professional organizations -- The occupational therapy practitioner: roles, responsibilities, and relationships -- Practicing legally and ethically -- Occupational therapy practice framework: domain and process -- Occupational therapy across the lifespan -- Treatment settings and areas of practice -- Occupational therapy process: evaluation, intervention, and outcomes -- Service management functions -- Models of practice and frames of reference -- Intervention modalities -- Therapeutic relationships -- Clinical reasoning.
general note
Rev. ed. of: Introduction to occupational therapy / Susan Hussey, Barbara Sabonis-Chafee, Jane Clifford O'Brien. 3rd ed. c2007.
catalogue key
8758257
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Bowker Data Service Summary
Providing an overview of the profession and the practice of occupational therapy, this new edition offers updated information on adult, geriatric, pediatric, and mental health practice. New review questions are included in each chapter along with additional case studies and student activities added throughout.
Main Description
A complete overview of the profession and the practice of occupational therapy, Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 4th Edition prepares you for the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of the OT practitioner. This edition incorporates the latest revisions of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, which defines the OT process and areas of concern. Discussions also include treatment settings, occupational therapy across the lifespan, and evaluation, intervention, and outcomes within the OT process. Written by OT expert Jane Clifford OBrien, this edition also keeps you current with emerging topics such as working with culturally diverse patients, evidence-based practice, and new practice areas such as driving and obesity.
Main Description
A complete overview of the profession and the practice of occupational therapy, Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 4th Edition prepares you for the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of the OT practitioner. This edition incorporates the latest revisions of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, which defines the OT process and areas of concern. Discussions also include treatment settings, occupational therapy across the lifespan, and evaluation, intervention, and outcomes within the OT process. Written by OT expert Jane Clifford O'Brien, this edition also keeps you current with emerging topics such as working with culturally diverse patients, evidence-based practice, and new practice areas such as driving and obesity. Coverage of different OT practice areas (e.g., adult, geriatric, pediatric, and mental health) prepares you for the variety of clients you will encounter in clinical practice. An emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you think logically and use the literature to form a basis for diagnoses and treatment plans. Case studies and activities in each chapter promote problem-solving skills and demonstrate concepts. The OT Practice Framework and reimbursement mechanisms are addressed in terms of the occupational therapy process, providing a sound basis for decision making. A broad perspective on OT practice fits the needs of both occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students. Chapter objectives, key terms, chapter summaries, and review questions highlight important content in each chapter. A companion Evolve website includes video clips, review questions with answers, crossword puzzles, and additional case studies. NEW! The latest revisions to the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework are incorporated throughout the book, keeping you current with today's OT theories and practice. NEW cultural content prepares you to meet the needs of diverse clients. NEW discussions of the Centennial Vision provide a "big picture" view of occupational therapy and its changes as the profession reaches the age of 100.

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