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Using a comprehensive, case-based learning approach, Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 7th Edition provides a thorough introduction to occupational therapy practice and prepares you to work with adults who have physical disabilities. 48 chapters cover everything from OT history, theory, process, and practice to evaluation, intervention, performance skills, and client factors. Significant updates have been made to this edition, including a new full-color design and new content on polytrauma and advances in prosthetics and assistive technologies. This leading text also offers a wide range of helpful features, such as threaded case studies, OT practice notes, and ethical considerations that help you apply content to a clinical setting. UNIQUE! Threaded case studies help you apply key concepts to real-life situations. UNIQUE! OT Practice Notes convey important considerations for professional practice. UNIQUE! Ethical Considerations highlight information you need to know to practice ethically. Client-centered perspective uses the terminology set forth by the updated 2008 OT Practice Framework to help you include the client when making treatment decisions. Evidence-based content includes clinical trials and outcome studies where appropriate. Cultural diversity/sensitivity familiarizes you with diverse client populations and situations you may encounter in professional practice. UNIQUE! Information on prevention moves your OT comprehension beyond just intervention and treatment. Student Resources on Evolve feature video clips, review questions, crossword puzzles, learning activities, forms for practice, and more to aid your understanding of key concepts. Key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives lay out the information you can expect to learn from a chapter. Chapter on polytrauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and injuries related to the War on Terror teaches you how to provide OT services to this unique population. Content covers new advances in prosthetics and assistive technologies, and provides more up-to-date assessment and interventions for TBI problems related to cognitive and visual perception. Full-color design visually clarifies important concepts. Video clips on the companion Evolve website vividly demonstrate a variety of OT interventions.

Table of Contents

Overview: Occupational Therapy Foundations for Physical Dysfunction
The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and the Practice of Occupational Therapy for Persons with Physical Disabilities
History and Practice Trends in the Treatment of Physical Dysfunction
Occupational Therapy Process and Practice
Application of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to Physical Dysfunction
Systematic OT Practice: A Model of Evidence-Based Practice for OT
Health Promotion and Wellness for People with Physical Disabilities
Personal and Social Contexts of Disability: Implications for Occupational Therapists
Teaching Activities in Occupational Therapy
Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services
Infection Control and Safety Issues in the Clinic
Occupational Performance and the Performance Areas: Evaluation and Intervention
Activities of Daily Living
: Functional Ambulation
: Wheelchairs
: Community Mobility
Sexuality and Physical Dysfunction
Sleep and Rest
Work Evaluation and Work Programs
Americans with Disabilities Act and Related Laws that Promote Participation in Work, Leisure, and Activities of Daily Living
Leisure Occupations
Assistive Technology
Performance Skills and Client Factors: Evaluation and Intervention
Performance Skills: Definitions and Evaluation in the Context of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework
Evaluation of Motor Control
Occupation-Based Functional Motion Assessment
Evaluation of Joint Range of Motion
. Evaluation of Muscle Strength
Evaluation of Sensation and Intervention for Sensory Dysfunction
Evaluation and Treatment of Visual Deficits Following Brain Injury
Evaluation and Intervention of Perceptual Dysfunction
Evaluation and Intervention of Cognitive Dysfunction
Eating and Swallowing
Evaluation and Pain Management
The Occupational Therapy Process: Implementation of Intervention
Therapeutic Occupations and Modalities
: Hand Splinting: Principles, Practice, and Decision Making
: Suspension Arm Devices and Mobile Arm Supports
Traditional Sensorimotor Approaches to Intervention
: The Rood Approach: A Reconstruction
: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Approach
Motor Learning
Intervention Applications
Cerebral Vascular Accident/Stroke
Traumatic Brain Injury
Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Alzheimer's Disease
Huntington's Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Parkinson's Disease
Spinal Cord Injury
Neurogenic and Myopathic Dysfunction
Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries
Hip Fractures and Lower Extremity Joint Replacement
Low Back Pain
Burns and Burn Rehabilitation
Amputations and Prosthetics
General Considerations of Upper and Lower Extremity Amputations
Upper Extremity Amputations
Lower Extremity Amputations
Cardiac and Pulmonary Diseases
Special Needs of the Older Adult
HIV Infection and AIDS
Polytrauma and the War on Terror NEW!
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