Screening Adult Neurologic Populations / Edition 1

Screening Adult Neurologic Populations / Edition 1

by Sharon A. Gutman, Alison B. Schonfeld
     
 

ISBN-10: 1569001405

ISBN-13: 9781569001400

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Occupational therapists who work with adults with neurological problems must be able to appropriately and quickly use a variety of screening methods to pinpoint deficit areas and assess how these have impaired the person's daily life function. This comprehensive book compiles the most common occupational therapy screening methods used with adults with neurological

Overview

Occupational therapists who work with adults with neurological problems must be able to appropriately and quickly use a variety of screening methods to pinpoint deficit areas and assess how these have impaired the person's daily life function. This comprehensive book compiles the most common occupational therapy screening methods used with adults with neurological conditions. Presented as a step-by-step instruction manual, the book includes copies of all screens and is presented in an easy-to-use format that facilitates its use in the clinic and in home health and community-based settings. It is also an ideal text for students, clearly outlining how to administer neurological screens in occupational therapy practice. Extensive use of photographs enhances the instructions and clearly shows practitioners how to use the various techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569001400
Publisher:
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Series:
Rheumatologic Rehabilitation Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
316

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Introductionxi
Acknowledgmentsxiv
Section 1Cognitive Screening1
Section 2Functional Visual Screening31
Section 3Perceptual Screening58
Section 4Sensory Screening84
Section 5Motor Screening110
Section 6Cerebellar and Basal Ganglia Function Screening (Postural Control, Balance, and Automated Movements)156
Section 7Cranial Nerve Function Screening177
Section 8Neuropathy and Peripheral Nerve Functioning Screening198
Section 9Dysphagia Screening223
Glossary235
Index251

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