Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction

Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction

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The definitive work on occupational therapy for physical dysfunction returns in its Sixth Edition, with reputable 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 (OFM), the Sixth Edition continues to emphasize the conceptual foundation and scientific basis for practice, including evidence to support the selection of appropriate assessments and interventions. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Student DVD with video clips demonstrating range of motion, manual muscle testing, construction of hand splints, and transferring patients Evidence Tables summarize the evidence behind key topics and cover Intervention, Participants, Dosage, Type of Best Evidence, Level of Evidence, Benefit, Statistical Probability, and Reference Assessment Tables summarize key assessment tools and cover Instrument and Reference, Description, Time to Administer, Validity, Reliability, Sensitivity, and Strengths and Weaknesses... C3-4 Rhomboids (dorsal scapular) C5 Serratus anterior (long thoracic) C5-7 Shoulder Anterior deltoid (axillary) C5-6 Coracobrachialis ... CLINICAL REASONING IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE Planning a Muscle Testing Strategy Testing of shoulder, elbow, ... ABDUCTION FLEXION EXTENSION ABDUCTION ADDUCTION Figure 5-60 Sample form for recording manual muscle strength.

Title:Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction
Author:Mary Vining Radomski, Catherine A. Trombly Latham
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008


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