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Neuropsychology for Occupational TherapistsNeuropsychology for Occupational Therapists is a bestselling, comprehensive guide to the assessment and rehabilitation of impaired cognitive function and brain damage. Divided into two parts, the first introduces the fundamental role cognition has in occupational performance, before moving on to examine the theoretical frameworks behind cognitive rehabilitation. The second part covers the key components of each cognitive function, including attention, visual perception, movement, memory, and executive functions, and the disorders associated with them. Revised throughout, this invaluable new edition includes: Updated theory and evidence base of neuropsychology Frameworks and guidelines for assessment and intervention in practice Updated content on attention, memory and executive functions A new chapter on cognitive function in later years, and working with people to maintain cognitive health. Written in a clear and engaging style by an experienced author team of academic occupational therapists, with contributions from expert practising clinicians, it is full of a range of learning features, including case studies, summaries, and reflective activities, as well as for the first time narratives of the lived experience of cognitive impairment. Neuropsychology for Occupational Therapists is essential reading for students, newly qualified practitioners, and all those who work within neuropsychology and cognitive rehabilitation.
Practical Approach to Movement Disorders by Hubert FernandezThis is a quick-access, pocket-sized guide to the diagnosis and treatment of all major movement disorders. Written for busy practitioners who need an immediate reference at the bedside, it presents medical, behavioral, surgical, and nonpharmacological approaches in an expanded outline and bulleted format. The revised and expanded second edition is divided into four convenient sections. The medical section provides a starting point for assessing and treating patients who present with a movement disorder and guides practitioners through the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and work up of all major disease categories. A new section on psychiatric issues delves into the behavioral features that typically manifest with Parkinson disease, Huntington disease, Tourette syndrome, and also covers conversion disorders with concomitant movement abnormalities. The surgical approach section has been completely updated to incorporate recent advances in functional neurosurgery including deep brain stimulation. The final section on non-pharmacologic therapies includes informative chapters on physical and occupational therapy, speech and swallowing evaluation and therapy, and nutrition. The second edition also incorporates new information about sleep-related movement disorders and covers treatment of Parkinson disease in greater depth. Loaded with tables, algorithms, and flow charts that illustrate key concepts, outline management of disorders, and highlight important information about diagnosis and treatment, this book is a highly useful addition to the pockets of all clinicians who work with patients with movement disorders. Key Features: Completely revised and updated second edition of popular practical resource for busy clinicians Covers medical, psychiatric, surgical, and nonpharmacologic approaches to all types of movement disorders Written concisely in expanded outline, bullet-point format for quick access to information Emphasizes diagnosis, work-up, and treatment Packed with management algorithms, tables, and flow charts outlining drug dosing, side effects, and other therapeutic regimens
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Stroke Recovery and Rehabiliation by Joel SteinThe definitive core text in its field, Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive reference covering all aspects of stroke rehabilitation √o from neurophysiology of stroke through the latest treatments and interventions for functional recovery and restoration of mobility. This second edition is completely updated to reflect recent advances in scientific understanding of neural recovery and growing evidence for new clinical therapies. The second edition √o which includes free e-book access with every print purchase √o continues to provide in-depth information on the assessment and management of all acute and long-term stroke-related impairments and complications including cognitive dysfunctions, musculoskeletal pain, and psychological issues. It examines risk factors, epidemiology, prevention, and neurophysiology as well as complementary and alternative therapies, functional assessments, care systems, ethical issues, and community and psychosocial reintegration. With contributions from over 100 acknowledged leaders from every branch of the stroke recovery field, this edition features expanded coverage of key issues such as the role of robotics and virtual reality in rehabilitation. New chapters have been incorporated to cover fields of recent exploration including transcranial magnetic stimulation, biomarkers, and genetics of recovery as well as essentials like the use of medication and the survivor√as perspective. The up-to-date presentation of scientific underpinnings and multi-specialty clinical perspectives from physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, and nursing ensures that Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation will continue to serve as an invaluable reference for every health care professional working to restore function and help stroke survivors achieve their maximum potential. New to Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation, Second Edition All chapters are thoroughly revised and updated to reflect advances in scientific understanding of neural recovery and clinical progress Five completely new chapters and expanded coverage of key issues that drive the field forward New contributions from leading stroke specialists from all involved disciplines Includes access to the fully-searchable downloadable ebook
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Measuring Occupational PerformanceAs the profession of occupational therapy continues to mature and expand its practice, the measurement of occupational performance is one of the key avenues that all practicing clinicians will need to explore and master. Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy, Third Edition summarizes the measurement tools needed to assess client occupational performance, to provide the best intervention, and to document the effectiveness of that intervention. These measurement tools are not just a compilation of all that are available for measurement relevant to occupational therapy; they are an elite group of tools carefully selected by the editors through a process of rigorous theoretical, clinical, and scientific reasoning. In this Third Edition, Drs. Mary Law, Carolyn Baum, and Winnie Dunn have updated current chapters and added new topics that have not been covered in past editions, such as a chapter on measuring school performance, a key area of practice. Also included is a chapter on measurement principles and development to highlight the concepts common to all the measures included in the text. The Third Edition also has a focus on the best measures and measures that are used most frequently. Features of the Third Edition: Offers insight into the importance of measuring functional performance, methodologies, measurement issues, and best approach for outcome measurement Conveys a broad focus on occupational performance and offers examples from a wide range of practice settings and from multiple spots throughout the lifespan Explains the technical aspects of measurement development and methodologies and which components of functioning are to be measured and how Develops an understanding of the theoretical aspects and evidence for both standardized tests and non-standardized tests Instructors in educational settings can visitwww.efacultylounge.com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom. New in the Third Edition: Focus on strengths-based approaches Measures health and disability at both individual and population levels using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) An emphasis on evidence-based practice and using evidence from other disciplines, not just from occupational therapy New chapter focused on school-based practice New content on reliability, validity, and responsiveness New content on goal attainment Additional material on decision making in practice In this changing health care environment, Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy, Third Edition explains how core values and beliefs can be put into everyday practice and is the essential reference manual for the evidence-based occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant student and practitioner.
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The Occupational Therapist's Handbook for Inclusive School Practices by Ph.D., Julie Causton;Save 20% when you order this book during the month of February.* Use Savings Code 3NEW0214. A great occupational therapist is a key success factor in your inclusive schoolâe"OTs are on the front lines every day, making critical decisions that help students access the curriculum and fully participate. This is the friendly, down-to-earth survival guide OTs need to deliver their important services effectively as part of an inclusive school team. Packed with practical guidance and tips, examples that relate directly to an OTâe(tm)s daily practice, and first-person insights from seasoned OTs, this guidebook is key to helping students develop new skills in key areas, from motor skills and mobility to academic achievement and friendships. All new OTs should read this book before their first day in an inclusive schoolâe"and veteran OTs will find it invaluable for ensuring that supports are delivered in the least restrictive environment. STRATEGIES THAT HELP OTs: collaborate with other members of the school team choose and use environmental, behavioral, social, and academic supports that help students succeed stay focused on strengths and abilities rather than disability use an RTI framework to deliver appropriate levels of support match supports to studentsâe(tm) specific strengths avoid âeoethe Velcro effectâe#157; and support student independence facilitate peer supports and friendships resolve challenging behavior in gentle, positive ways keep expectations high for all students PRACTICAL MATERIALS: Tools and checklists to help organize team meeting notes, choose student supports, define team roles and responsibilities, support participation of nonverbal students, presume competence, and more. *Not to be combined with any other discounts or offers. Consumer orders only, please. Use Savings Code 3NEW0214. Offer good through February 28, 2014.
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Selected OT Books
Occupational Therapy Assessments for Older Adults by Kevin BortnickThe role of measurement and the benefits of outcome measures are defined as important tools used to document change in one or more constructs over time, help to describe a client's condition, formulate a prognosis, as well as to evaluate the effects of occupational therapy intervention. Occupational Therapy Assessments for Older Adults: 100 Instruments for Measuring Occupational Performance presents over 100 outcome measures in the form of vignettes that encompass a brief description of each instrument, a review of its psychometric properties, its advantages and disadvantages, administration procedures, permissions to use, author contact information, as well as where and how to procure the instrument. Occupational Therapy Assessments for Older Adults by Dr. Kevin Bortnick narrows down the list of possible choices for the occupational therapy student or clinician to only those with an amount of peer review, bibliographic citations, as well as acceptance within the profession. The text also includes research-based information with text citations and has over 100 tables, diagrams, and figures. Included in the review of each outcome measure: Description: A brief record of the measure. Psychometrics: A review of the level of research evidence that either supports or does not support the instrument, including such items as inter-rater, intra-rater, and test-retest reliabilities, as well as internal consistencies and construct validities among others. Advantages: Synopsis of the benefits of using the measure over others including its unique attributes. Disadvantages: A summary of its faults. For example, the amount of research evidence may be limited or the measure may be expensive. Administration: Information regarding how to administer, score, and interpret results. Permissions: How and where to procure the instrument, such as websites where it may be purchased or journal articles or publications that may contain the scale. Summary: A brief summation of important information. Occupational Therapy Assessments for Older Adults: 100 Instruments for Measuring Occupational Performance encourages occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistants to expand their thinking about the use of appropriate outcome measures with older adult populations. Using the appropriate outcome measure based on evidence can aid in the promotion of health, well-being, and participation of clients.
Call Number: 615.8515 B739 2017
Adult Physical ConditionsContent aligns with the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) standards and the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain & Process, 3rd Edition (OTPF-3). "Evidence-Based Practice," highlights recent research articles relevant to topics in each chapter, reinforcing the evidence-based perspective presented throughout the text. "Putting it all Together: Sample Treatment and Documentation" connects what students are learning in the classroom and the lab to what they will actually do with a real client--illustrating the clinical reasoning process by providing a list of the tasks/activities performed in the first treatment session, along with corresponding goals, and rationales for selecting each task, followed by sample documentation written in the traditional SOAP note format and then asking the student to create two treatment sessions and to write a corresponding SOAP note for each. "Technology & Trends" shows how common technologies may be used in unique ways, as well as to introduce technologies that are not yet commercially available. Client examples provide context for how the conditions impact function and how to consider the person when doing an intervention. Photographs and line drawings make concepts easy-to-understand and easy-to-follow. "Case Studies" based on real-life examples illustrate important learning points and feature questions to develop critical-thinking skills. Review questions at the end of each chapter offer practice with certification-style questions.
Call Number: 615.8515 A244 2019
The Weighted Blanket Guide by Eileen Parker; Cara KoscinskiProviding everything you need to know about the use of weighted blankets to help with sensory integration, improve sleep, ease chronic pain and more, this book includes: · What a weighted blanket is and how it works · An exploration of deep pressure and how weight on the body affects the mind · Guidelines for using weighted blankets at home and in professional environments · Studies into the effectiveness of weighted blankets · Advice on how to select an appropriate weighted blanket or sew your own. Based on the latest research, this book dispels the online myths surrounding weighted blankets. It delivers clear information for occupational therapists and anyone considering using a weighted blanket to help with sensory processing disorder, autism, sleep disorders, fibromyalgia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and more.
Call Number: 615.8515 P238 2016
A Clinician's Guide to Balance and Dizziness by Plishka, Charles M.With an increasing number of referrals to treat balance impairment, gait disorders, and dizziness, A Clinician's Guide to Balance and Dizziness: Evaluation and Treatment by Dr. Charles M. Plishka looks to address these issues and provides tests, measures, and interventions that are matched to research studies when available, for evidence-based practice. It begins with a review of the anatomy and physiology of the systems used to balance. With a basic understanding of how we balance, the signs and symptoms of patients will be understood with much greater ease. A Clinician's Guide to Balance and Dizziness enables the reader to perform a complete and thorough evaluation and helps to provide treatment options for identified deficits that place the patient at risk for falls. Along with numerous diagrams and photos, this text comes with access to a web site containing video clips that demonstrate key evaluation and treatment techniques. The result will be a better evaluation, treatment plan, and outcome. Topics and Features Include: How do we balance? Tests to evaluate the balance-impaired patient Tests and interventions for conditions such as Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), Vestibular Loss, and the central and peripheral causes of dizziness Therapy treatments "How to" instructions throughout Companion web site with video clips demonstrating evaluation and treatments A Clinician's Guide to Balance and Dizziness: Evaluation and Treatment is an easy-to-use reference perfect for professionals who assess and treat balance impairments and dizziness. While it is an instructional text for physical therapy students and clinicians, it is also a great reference for established physicians, vestibular and balance therapy specialists, occupational therapists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, audiologists, and athletic trainers.
Call Number: 615.82 P728 2015
Case Studies Through the Healthcare Continuum by Nancy Lowenstein; Patricia Halloran The extensively updated Second Edition of Case Studies Through the Health Care Continuum: A Workbook for the Occupational Therapy Student is a versatile resource that focuses on assisting students through the use of case studies. Through these 34 cases, students learn about the many possible choices in the clinical decision-making process, and how these different choices can lead to many equally successful outcomes. Case Studies Through the Health Care Continuum, Second Edition by Nancy Lowenstein and Patricia Halloran encompasses new and revised case studies across the health care continuum, from early intervention to older adults. These cases involve situations that students might encounter during their interventions and require them to think about issues that might occur to disrupt their original intervention plan. Inside Case Studies Through the Health Care Continuum, Second Edition, new questions on theory and evidence will allow students to think of theory-driven and evidence-based practice concepts, as well as search the literature to support their interventions. Care was also taken to avoid using a specific frame of reference or theoretical model to enable instructors to use various frames of reference and theories with different cases. New to the Second Edition: Each case allows the student to consider the client's occupations, performance patterns, performance skills, client factors, contexts, and environments Case studies are now formatted around an Occupational Profile and an Analysis of Occupation, adhering to the AOTA's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework language Pediatric case studies Increased number of community case studies Case study on primary care, an emerging practice area in occupational therapy Case studies involving complex conditions, not just one condition Case Studies Through the Health Care Continuum: A Workbook for the Occupational Therapy Student, Second Edition is a valuable learning tool for any occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant student as it provides a way to put theories and clinical reasoning into practice through the use of case studies.
Call Number: 615.8515 L917 2015
Documentation Manual for Occupational Therapy by Crystal Gateley; Sherry BorcherdingAs the practice of occupational therapy evolves, so too should the resources that aid clinicians, faculty, and students in learning and achieving the skill of effective documentation. Documentation Manual for Occupational Therapy: Writing SOAP Notes, Third Edition is designed to provide each part of the documentation process, while the worksheets are designed to let you practice each step as you learn it. Crystal A. Gateley and Sherry Borcherding take the Third Edition and broaden the scope of the text to include SOAP notes relevant to pediatric practice, driving assessment, balance, assistive technology, positioning and mobility, and other practice settings. Additionally, the authors have introduced in this updated edition, the COAST method of goal writing that emphasizes client-centered and occupation-based intervention and documentation. Also included in the Third Edition, new online instructor's material that includes videos, scenarios, corresponding documentation, sample grading rubrics, and assignments As in the previous editions, Documentation Manual for Occupational Therapy: Writing SOAP Notes, Third Edition focuses specifically on documentation of client performance in occupational therapy practice. The proven "how to" strategy of this workbook translates the SOAP note process into a step-by-step sequence. Features of the Third Edition Include: * Worksheets designed to practice individual skills as well as the entire SOAP note process * New chapter on reimbursement, legal, and ethical consideration * New chapter on general guidelines for documentation * Instructor's material that includes videos, scenarios, corresponding documentation, sample grading rubrics, and assignments * Additional on-line resources available with new book purchase * Current information including AOTA's Centennial Vision, the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain & Process, 2nd Edition, and other AOTA Official Documents. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom. Documentation Manual for Occupational Therapy, Third Edition presents essential documentation skills that all occupational therapy clinicians, faculty, and students will find critical for when assessing, treating, and offering the best evidence available for their clients.
Call Number: 615.8515 G258
Crafts and Creative Media in Therapy by Carol Tubbs; Margaret DrakeFor more than 20 years, Crafts and Creative Media in Therapy, Fifth Edition has been an illuminating reference for the use of creative approaches in helping clients achieve their therapeutic goals. Carol Crellin Tubbs has included a range of craft and creative activity categories, from paper crafts, to cooking, to the use of recycled materials, and everything in between. Each chapter includes a brief history of the craft, several projects along with suggestions for grading or adapting, examples of related documentation, and a short case study. The text also features chapters on activity analysis, general strategies for implementation of creative activities, and documentation, as well as a chapter describing the relevance of this media from both historical and current occupation-based perspectives. In this updated Fifth Edition, the craft projects have been updated and numerous resources and links for more ideas have been added. There are new chapters on making therapy tools and crafting with a purpose, and the recycled and found materials chapter has been expanded in keeping with cultural trends. A flow chart has been added to each case study to help students better understand the process and rationale for tailoring activities for individual client needs, and project suggestions for working on specific performance skills or client factors are scattered throughout the chapters. Other additions include a behavioral observation checklist as an aid in evaluation and documentation, and several illustrations to help students distinguish between the use of occupation as means and occupation as end. This Fifth Edition also includes an updated instructors' manual with additional resources and suggestions for lesson planning. Crafts and Creative Media in Therapy, Fifth Edition not only provides a wide assortment of craft ideas and instructions, but also provides multiple suggestions for therapeutic uses for activities in each category. It includes ways to grade activities to best achieve therapy objectives, and examples of documentation for reimbursement. For each craft category, there is discussion on precautions for use with certain populations, contextual limitations, and safety considerations. Information is presented in several different formats such as examples, tables, illustrations, and other formats to promote student understanding. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom. Crafts and Creative Media in Therapy, Fifth Edition is the foremost resource for using creative approaches in helping clients achieve their therapeutic goals and should be used by all occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and recreational therapists.