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The definitive work on occupational therapy for physical dysfunction returns in its Sixth Edition, with distinguished co-editors and clinical, academic, and consumer contributors. This text provides a current and well-rounded view of the field--from theoretical rationale to evaluation, treatment, and follow-up. Through the Occupational Functioning Model, this edition continues to emphasize the conceptual foundation of practice. New features include Evidence Tables summarizing the evidence supporting each intervention and Assessment Tables summarizing the pros and cons of key assessment tools. A brand-new companion DVD contains video clips demonstrating range of motion, manual muscle testing, construction of hand splints, and transferring patients.

Table of Contents

Conceptual foundations for practicep. 1
Historical and social foundations for practicep. 21
Planning, guiding, and documenting practicep. 40
Assessing roles and competencep. 65
Assessing abilities and capacities : range of motion, strength, and endurancep. 91
Assessing abilities and capacities : motor behaviorp. 186
Assessing abilities and capacities : sensationp. 212
Assessing abilities and capacities : vision, visual perception, and praxisp. 234
Assessing abilities and capacities : cognitionp. 260
Assessing context : personal, social, and culturalp. 284
Assessing environment : home, community, and workplace accessp. 310
Occupation : philosophy and conceptsp. 339
Occupation as therapy : selection, gradation, analysis, and adaptationp. 358
Learningp. 382
Therapeutic rapportp. 402
Upper extremity orthosesp. 421
Construction of hand splintsp. 465
Wheelchair selectionp. 487
High-technology adaptations to compensate for disabilityp. 510
Physical agent modalitiesp. 542
Optimizing abilities and capacities : range of motion, strength, and endurancep. 573
Optimizing motor behavior using the occupational therapy task-oriented approachp. 598
Optimizing motor skill using task-related trainingp. 618
Optimizing motor behavior using the Bobath approachp. 642
Optimizing motor behavior using the Brunnstrom movement therapy approachp. 667
Managing deficit of first-level motor control capacities using rood and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniquesp. 690
Optimizing sensory abilities and capacitiesp. 714
Optimizing vision, visual perception, and praxis abilitiesp. 728
Optimizing cognitive abilitiesp. 748
Restoring the role of independent personp. 774
Restoring mobilityp. 817
Restoring competence for homemaker and parent rolesp. 854
Restoring competence for the worker rolesp. 875
Restoring competence in leisure pursuitsp. 909
Optimizing personal and social adaptationp. 924
Optimizing access to home, community, and work environmentsp. 951
Preventing occupational dysfunction secondary to agingp. 974
Strokep. 1001
Traumatic brain injuryp. 1042
Neurodegenerative diseasesp. 1079
Orthopaedic conditionsp. 1106
Hand impairmentsp. 1131
Spinal cord injuryp. 1171
Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and fibromyalgiap. 1214
Burn injuriesp. 1244
Amputations and prostheticsp. 1264
Cardiac and pulmonary diseasesp. 1295
Dysphagiap. 1321
Human immunodeficiency virusp. 1345
Oncologyp. 1358
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