Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook, Third Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-21
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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Life Care Planning is an advanced collaborative practice concerned with coordinating, accessing, evaluating, and monitoring necessary services for individuals with significant medical adversity. This handbook provides a comprehensive resource for all people involved with catastrophic impairments who need to solve complex medical care problems. Updating life care planning references, the third edition presents new chapters on elder care as well as home and vehicle modification. The text offers an overview of issues relevant to selected disabilities, bringing together various concepts of life care plans into one publication and reviewing current thoughts, beliefs, and procedures.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Editorsp. xvii
Contributorsp. xix
About the Contributorsp. xxiii
Life Care Planning: Past, Present, and Futurep. 1
The Roles of Life Care Plan Team Members
The Role of the Physiatrist in Life Care Planningp. 17
The Role of the Nurse Case Manager in Life Care Planningp. 27
The Role of the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Life Care Planningp. 41
The Role of the Psychologist in Life Care Planningp. 63
The Role of the Neuropsychologist in Life Care Planningp. 83
The Role of the Occupational Therapist in Life Care Planningp. 95
The Role of the Physical Therapist in Life Care Planningp. 123
The Role of the SLP and Assistive Technology in Life Care Planningp. 139
The Role of the Audiologist in Life Care Planningp. 243
The Role of the Economist in Life Care Planningp. 303
Selected Disabilities: Topics and Issues
Life Care Planning for the Amputeep. 321
Life Care Planning for Acquired Brain Injuryp. 349
Life Care Planning for the Burn Patientp. 383
Life Care Planning for the HIV/AIDS Patientp. 509
Life Care Planning for Depressive Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Schizophreniap. 561
Life Care Planning for People with Chronic Painp. 589
Life Care Planning for Spinal Cord Injuryp. 615
Life Care Planning for Organ Transplantationp. 665
Life Care Planning for the Visually Impairedp. 701
Elder Care Management Life Care Planning Principlesp. 721
Forensic Considerations
Forensic Issues for Life Care Plannersp. 741
A Personal Perspective of Life Care Planningp. 761
A Plaintiff's Attorney's Perspective on Life Care Planningp. 771
A Defense Attorney's Perspective on Life Care Planningp. 783
Life Care Planning and the Elder Law Attorneyp. 799
Day-in-the-Life Video Production in Life Care Planningp. 811
General Issues
Ethical Issues for the Life Care Plannerp. 823
Reliability of Life Care Plans: A Comparison of Original and Updated Plansp. 833
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): From Case Law to Case Management and Life Care Planning Practicep. 841
Technology and Life Care Planningp. 857
Life Care Planning Resourcesp. 869
Medical Equipment Choices and the Role of the Rehab Equipment Specialist in Life Care Planningp. 889
Home Assessment in Life Care Planningp. 909
Vehicle Modifications: Useful Considerations for Life Care Plannersp. 923
Credentialing and Other Issues in Life Care Planningp. 935
Standards of Practice for Life Care Plannersp. 941
Bibliography of Life Care Planning and Related Publicationsp. 949
Author Indexp. 957
Subject Indexp. 965
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