Occupational Therapy Manual for the Evaluation of Range of Motion and Muscle Strength / Edition 1

Occupational Therapy Manual for the Evaluation of Range of Motion and Muscle Strength / Edition 1

by Donna Latella, Catherine Meriano, Catherine Meriano
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0766836274

ISBN-13: 9780766836273

Pub. Date: 02/26/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This occupational therapy manual instructs students in the use of assessment tools when evaluating the range of motion and strength of clients, yet emphasizes the time efficiency required in today's healthcare environment. Students learn to screen clients for strength and motion deficits using functional observation and to formulate appropriate intervention plans

Overview

This occupational therapy manual instructs students in the use of assessment tools when evaluating the range of motion and strength of clients, yet emphasizes the time efficiency required in today's healthcare environment. Students learn to screen clients for strength and motion deficits using functional observation and to formulate appropriate intervention plans through gross manual muscle assessment. Students also receive instruction in methods of isolated manual muscle testing and when it is appropriate to progress to this specific assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766836273
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/26/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
294,213
Product dimensions:
9.04(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. CONTRIBUTORS. INTRODUCTION. CHAPTER 1:GONIOMETRY. CHAPTER 2: GROSS MANUAL MUSCLE TESTING. CHAPTER 3: ISOLATED MANUAL MUSCLE TESTING. Appendix A: Muscle tables. Appendix B: Normal range of motion tables. Appendix C: Sample evaluation forms

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