Functional Outcomes Documentation for Rehabilitation / Edition 1

Functional Outcomes Documentation for Rehabilitation / Edition 1

by Lori Quinn, Richard B. Goldbloom, James Gordon, Lori Quinn
     
 

This hands-on textbook/workbook teaches readers how to document functional outcomes in a clear, logical progression. Extensive examples and exercises in each chapter highlight the essential points of functional outcomes documentation, designed to help improve client function and reduce disability as well as provide evidence of functional progress for insurance

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This hands-on textbook/workbook teaches readers how to document functional outcomes in a clear, logical progression. Extensive examples and exercises in each chapter highlight the essential points of functional outcomes documentation, designed to help improve client function and reduce disability as well as provide evidence of functional progress for insurance payment and reimbursement.

• Provides both theoretical foundations and a practical approach to functional outcomes documentation.
• Presents a top-down perspective on rehabilitation, based on the Nagi disablement model.
• Numerous examples and exercises in every chapter allow readers to put documentation skills into practice as they learn essential theoretical concepts.
• An overview of key legal issues related to physical therapy documentation is provided.
• Functional outcomes documentation in a variety of settings is covered, including acute care, rehabilitation, outpatient, home care, nursing homes, pediatrics, school settings, and group homes.
• Examples illustrate a range of impairments featuring different client groups that challenge students to consider real-life scenarios.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721689470
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/14/2003
Series:
.NET Developers Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 - Theoretical Foundations
1. Introduction
2. Essentials of documentation
3. Overview of the Functional Outcomes Approach to Documentation: The Initial Evaluation Format

Section 2 - Implementing a Functional Outcomes Approach to Documentation
4. Documenting Reason for referral: medical diagnosis and pathology
5. Documenting reason for referral: disability and social history
6. Documenting Functional limitations
7. Documenting Impairments
8. Documenting Assessment and PT Diagnosis
9. Documenting Goals
10. Documenting Intervention Plan

Section 3 - Alternative Documentation Formats
11. Progress note format - elements of the SOAP note
12. Specialized documentation
13. Computerized documentation

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