Adult Physical Conditions

Author: Amy J Mahle
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803689802
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The go-to text/reference for class, clinical, and practice! A who’s who of experts and educators brings you practical, in-depth coverage of the most common adult conditions and the corresponding evidence-based occupational therapy interventions. Written for OTAs to meet their unique needs, this approach combines theory with the practical, evidence-based functional content that develops the critical-thinking and clinical-reasoning skills that are the foundation for professional, knowledgeable, creative, and competent practice.

Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults

Author: Karen Barney
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032306776X
Format: PDF
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Look no further for the book that provides the information essential for successful practice in the rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy! Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a new, comprehensive text edited by OT and gerontological experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering every major aspects of geriatric gerontological occupational therapy practice. With 30 chapters written by 70 eminent leaders in gerontology and OT, this book covers the entire continuum of care for the aging population along with special considerations for this rapidly growing demographic. This innovative text also covers topical issues spanning the areas of ethical approaches to treatment; nutrition and oral health concerns; pharmacological issues; low vision interventions; assistive technology supports; and more to ensure readers are well versed in every aspect of this key practice area. UNIQUE! Intraprofessional and interprofessional approach to intervention emphasizes working holistically and collaboratively in serving older adults. Case examples help you learn to apply new information to actual patient situations. Questions at the end of each chapter can be used for discussion or other learning applications. Chapter on evidence-based practice discusses how to incorporate evidence into the clinical setting. Chapter on ethics provides a deeper understanding of how to address challenging ethical dilemmas. UNIQUE! Chapter on the wide range of physiological changes among the aging patient population highlights related occupational performance issues. UNIQUE! Chapter on oral health explores the challenges faced by older adults.

Occupational Therapy with Elders E Book

Author: Rene Padilla
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323072267
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The only comprehensive book on geriatric occupational therapy designed specifically for the COTA, Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA, 3rd Edition provides in-depth coverage of each aspect of geriatric practice, from wellness and prevention to death and dying. A discussion of foundational concepts includes aging trends and strategies for elder care, and coverage of emerging areas includes low-vision rehabilitation, mobility issues including driving, and Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Expert authors René Padilla, Sue Byers-Connon, and Helene Lohman offer an unmatched discussion of diverse populations and the latest on geriatric policies and procedures in this fast-growing area of practice. Unique! A focus on the occupational therapy assistant highlights the importance of COTAs to the care of elder clients. Case studies illustrate principles and help you apply what you've learned to actual situations. Key terms, chapter objectives, and review questions highlight important content in each chapter. Use of the term "elder" reduces the stereotypical role of dependent patients and helps to dispel myths about aging. A multidisciplinary approach demonstrates how the OT and the COTA can collaborate effectively. Unique! Attention to diverse populations and cultures prepares you to respect and care for clients of different backgrounds. Unique! The companion Evolve website makes review easier with more learning activities, references linked to MEDLINE abstracts, and links to related OT sites. Unique! A discussion of elder abuse, battered women, and literacy includes information on how the COTA can address these often-overlooked issues. New information on alternative treatment settings for elders reflects new trends in OT care. Updated information on Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations discusses the latest policies and how to incorporate the newest procedures into practice. Significant additions are made to the chapters on public policy, dementia, and oncology.

Anatomy Trains

Author: Thomas W. Myers
Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag
ISBN: 3437597698
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Das Buch geht auf die funktionellen Zusammenhänge der Muskel-Faszien-Ketten ein. Zum leichten Verständnis benutzt der Autor dazu die Metapher von Schienen bzw. Eisenbahnlinien, die miteinander korrespondieren müssen. Außerdem: Informationen und Hinweise zur Begutachtung von Haltungs- und Bewegungsmustern, praxisbezogene Anwendungstipps für die Behandlung der myofaszialen Meridiane. Neu in der 2. Auflage: • Über 450 farbige Abbildungen (anatomische Zeichnungen, Fotos von anatomischen Präparaten, Fotos + erklärende Zeichnungen, Patientendarstellungen) • durchgehend vierfarbig gestaltet

Functional Performance in Older Adults

Author: Bette R Bonder
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803658834
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Support the very best health, well-being, and quality of life for older adults! Here’s the ideal resource for rehabilitation professionals who are working with or preparing to work with older adults! You’ll find descriptions of the normal aging process, discussions of how health and social factors can impede your clients’ ability to participate in regular activities, and step-by-step guidance on how to develop strategies for maximizing their well-being.

Model of Human Occupation MOHO

Author: Gary Kielhofner
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783540659426
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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MOHO: Ergotherapie aus ganzheitlicher Sicht Das im deutschsprachigen Raum bereits bekannte und praktisch erprobte "Modell der menschlichen Betätigung" (Model of Human Occupation, MOHO) bietet Ihnen viele Denkanstöße und Anregungen für eine zeitgemäße systemische Ausrichtung Ihrer ergotherapeutischen Arbeit. * Was ist eigentlich "Betätigung"? * Welche Bedeutung hat sie für den Menschen im Alltagsverhalten? * Wie entsteht Motivation? * Welche Funktion haben automatisierte Routinehandlungen? * Wie entwickelt man Handlungsfertigkeiten? * Welchen Einfluss hat die Umwelt auf Betätigungsverhalten? Zu diesen und weiteren Grundbegriffen finden Sie Definitionen und ausführliche Erläuterungen, die Ihnen die MOHO-Grundlagen anschaulich und praktisch nachvollziehbar vor Augen führen. Anhand eines bundesweiten Projektes erfahren Sie zudem, wie Befundaufnahme und Dokumentation nach dem Modell in Deutschland praktisch umgesetzt werden. Das Grundlagenbuch für ErgotherapeutInnen zu einem bewährten Praxismodell

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants E Book

Author: Jean W. Solomon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291635
Format: PDF
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Utilizes a family-centered perspective, using the terminology of the AOTA Practice Framework, which focuses on tailoring the OT approach to meet the needs of children within the context of their own environments. Includes evidence-based content such as clinical trials and outcome studies that demonstrate the basis for OTA best practices. Presents case examples that show how key concepts apply to real-life situations. UNIQUE! Features expert advice and tips from the authors and contributors in highlighted Clinical Pearls boxes. Addresses cultural diversity and sensitivity to introduce you to the wide groups of people that OTAs treat. Incorporates prevention as a role OTA’s have in addition to intervention and treatment. Contains suggested activities in each chapter that help bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic. Prepares you for the information you’re expected to learn from the chapter with key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter. Helps you assess and evaluate what you’ve learned with review questions and summaries at the end of each chapter. UNIQUE! Evolve website offers a variety of video clips and learning activities to help reinforce the material you learn in the text. UNIQUE! Demonstrates how concepts apply to practice with video clips on the Evolve website that exhibit pediatric clients involved in a variety of occupational therapy interventions. UNIQUE! Prepares you for new career opportunities with content on emerging practice areas such as community systems. UNIQUE! Offers new assessment and intervention strategies with the addition of content on Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) assessments and physical agent modalities (PAMS). Provides the latest information on current trends and issues such as childhood obesity, documentation, neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT), and concepts of elongation.

PNF in der Praxis

Author: Math Buck
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 354027846X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Propriozeptiv" betrifft Rezeptoren, die für Bewegungs- und Lageempfindung des Körpers verantwortlich sind. "Neuromuskulär" bezieht sich auf das Zusammenspiel der Nerven und Muskeln des Körpers. "Fazilitation" bedeutet Anbahnung (engl. facilitate: einfacher machen, erleichtern). PNF in der Praxis, inzwischen in der überarbeiteten 5. Auflage, stellt Prinzipien, Techniken, Bewegungsmuster und die funktionelle Anwendung dieser Behandlungsmethode systematisch und präzise dar: - Über 500 Fotos machen Techniken und Behandlungsschritte leicht nachvollziehbar. - PNF-Pattern und die Anwendung der Techniken werden gut verständlich erklärt. - Behandlungsbeispiele und Praxistipps leiten zur Umsetzung in der praktischen funktions- und aktivitätsorientierten Arbeit am und mit dem Patienten an. Neu in der 5. Auflage: - Besser strukturierte Gestaltung zur schnelleren Orientierung. - Zusätzliche Lernhilfen. - Im Kapitel "Aktivitäten des täglichen Lebens" ausführliche Erläuterungen zu den Fotoserien.

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants

Author: Jean W. Solomon
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323031837
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Incorporating the AOTA Practice Framework, the 2nd edition of this practical clinical reference and comprehensive classroom text is thoroughly updated and expanded to include areas such as therapeutic media, orthotics and prosthetics, and animal-assisted therapy. Its focused, easy-to-use approach to pediatrics covers everything from the scope of practice to in-depth coverage of normal development, pediatric health conditions, and treatment planning. Readers will also find a wealth of activities that reinforce learning - prompting them to think critically about applying these principles to a clinical setting. 129 case stories help apply concepts to practice. Utilizes a family-centered perspective which focuses on tailoring the OT approach to meets the needs of children within the context of their own environments Includes evidence-based content such as clinical trials and outcome studies that demonstrate evidentiary basis for OTA practice Features expert advice and tips from the authors and contributors in highlighted areas called Clinical Pearls Contains valuable information on the OTA's role in prevention Addresses cultural diversity and sensitivity to bring about awareness on the wide groups of people that OTAs treat Contains suggested activities in each chapter that help readers bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic Key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter prepare readers for the information expected to learn from the chapter Completely updated to reflect emerging practices and hot topics such as No Child Left Behind, Models of Medical Care, Community Mobility, Client Factors: Functional Implications and OT Intervention, IADLs, Funding for Assistive Technology Includes the OT Practice Framework, which reflects the current approach to occupational therapy Additional case stories that apply key concepts to real-life situations have been added 8 chapters that cover information on adolescent development, pediatric health conditions, therapeutic media, handwriting, motor control, sensory integration, orthotics and prosthetics, and animal-assisted therapy