9780323046213

Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323046213

  • ISBN10:

    0323046215

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-01
  • Publisher: MOSBY-YEAR BOOK INC

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Summary

Reflecting current practice with a renewed focus on function-based assessments and evidence-based interventions, Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function includes all of the tools you need to make a positive impact on your patients lives. This clinical resource summarizes, highlights, and constructively critiques the state of cognitive and perceptual rehabilitation. This text helps you enhance your patients quality of life by promoting improved performance of necessary and meaningful activities, and decreasing participation restrictions. Evidence-based intervention tables focus on improving daily function through proven methods. Summary tables highlight each assessments clinical utility and pyschometric properties to provide you with the tools you need to choose the best assessment for each patient. An entire chapter on Application of Concepts features five case studies, each discussing background data and medical record review, evaluation findings, assessments, long-term goals, short-term goals, and interventions/functional activities to help you apply the theories and principles from the book to real-world situations. Handy learning aids including Key Terms, Learning Objectives, and Review Questions help you remember important information.

Table of Contents

Overview of Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation
General Considerations: Evaluations and Interventions for Those Living with Functional Limitations Secondary to Cognitive and Perceptual Impairments
Managing Visual and Spatial Impairments to Optimize Function
Self-Awareness and Insight: Foundations for Intervention
Evidence-Based Practice for Awareness Interventions
Managing Apraxia to Optimize Function
Evidence-Based Interventions for Apraxia Focused on Improving Daily Function
Managing Unilateral Neglect to Optimize Function
Evidence-Based Interventions for Neglect Focused on Improving Daily Function
Managing Agnosias to Optimize Function
Evidence-Based Practice for Agnosia Interventions
Managing Attention Deficits to Optimize Function
Evidence-Based Interventions Focused on Improving Activity Performance and Participation for those with Attention Impairments
Managing Memory Deficits to Optimize Function
Evidence-Based Interventions for Memory Loss Focused on Improving Daily Function
Managing Executive Function Impairments to Optimize Function
Evidence-Based Interventions for Impairments of Executive Functions Focused on Improving Daily Function
Application of Concepts: Case Studies
The Glasgow Coma Scale
Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning Revised and The Family Guide to the Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning Revised
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