Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance / Edition 4

Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance / Edition 4

by Diane Dirette
     
 

ISBN-10: 1609135075

ISBN-13: 9781609135072

Pub. Date: 10/30/2011

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Conditions in Occupational Therapy focuses on chronic health problems and their impact on an individual's physical, cognitive, psychological, and social capabilities. Readers learn how the patient's age, life tasks, and living environment affect occupational therapy needs, and how to determine what occupational therapy services to provide. Chapters present

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Overview

Conditions in Occupational Therapy focuses on chronic health problems and their impact on an individual's physical, cognitive, psychological, and social capabilities. Readers learn how the patient's age, life tasks, and living environment affect occupational therapy needs, and how to determine what occupational therapy services to provide. Chapters present the etiology, symptoms, prognosis, and progression of conditions frequently encountered in practice. Case studies at the end of every chapter help students apply the content to real-life clinical situations.

This edition includes new chapters on vision disorders, muscular dystrophy, infectious diseases, and developmental trauma disorder. The expanded art program includes more photos, drawings, charts, and graphs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609135072
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/30/2011
Edition description:
Fourth
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
78,753
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Contributors

  1. Introduction
  2. Cerebral Palsy
  3. Intellectual Disability
  4. Autism Spectrum Disorders
  5. Psychotic Disorders
  6. Mood Disorders
  7. Anxiety Disorders
  8. Dementia
  9. Cerebrovascular Accident
  10. Cardiopulmonary Disorders
  11. Diabetes
  12. Acquired Brain Injuries (including Brain Tumors)
  13. Burns
  14. Progressive Neurological Disorders
  15. Rheumatic Diseases
  16. Spinal Cord Injuries
  17. Orthopaedics
  18. Vision Disorders
  19. Muscular Dystrophy
  20. Infectious Diseases
  21. Developmental Trauma Disorder

Glossary

Index

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