Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants / Edition 3

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants / Edition 3

by Jean W. Solomon, Jane Clifford O'Brien
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323059104

ISBN-13: 9780323059107

Pub. Date: 01/03/2011

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

"Incorporating the American Occupational Therapy Association Practice Framework, Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy assistants, Second Edition, provides you with the fundamentals of pediatrics in a comprehensive and easy-to-read manner." "Its focused approach to pediatrics covers everything from the scope of practice to in-depth coverage of normal development,…  See more details below

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"Incorporating the American Occupational Therapy Association Practice Framework, Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy assistants, Second Edition, provides you with the fundamentals of pediatrics in a comprehensive and easy-to-read manner." "Its focused approach to pediatrics covers everything from the scope of practice to in-depth coverage of normal development, pediatric health conditions, and the occupational therapy process." You'll discover the latest information on the hottest topics, evidence-based content, expert advice and tips, and a wealth of practical activities that will help you bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323059107
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/03/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
644
Sales rank:
142,392
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

1Scope of practice1
2Family systems17
3Medical system31
4Educational system49
5Principles of normal development79
6Development of occupational performance skills87
7Development of areas of occupation109
8Adolescent development : the journey to adulthood131
9General intervention considerations151
10Introduction to pediatric health conditions167
11Intellectual disabilities189
12Cerebral palsy205
13Positioning and handling219
14Childhood and adolescent psychosocial and mental health disorders237
15Other common pediatric disorders265
16Therapeutic media : activity with purpose301
17Play and playfulness321
18Activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living343
19Occupation of school : handwriting433
20Motor control : fine motor skills461
21Sensory processing/integration and occupation481
22Assistive technology521
23Splinting for the child and adolescent539
24Animal-assisted services561

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