Quick Reference to Occupational Therapy–Third Edition Kathlyn L. Reed

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This greatly enhanced and expanded Third Edition of Quick Reference to Occupational Therapy adds sixty-five topics and disorders to the already extensive list. All information in the text is updated. New and veteran therapists will benefit from having the latest disorder-specific information at their fingertips as they assess and treat clients. An extensive References for Further Reading section includes a review of the levels of evidence for each journal article.

Contents include:

  • Developmental Disorders
  • Sensory Disorders
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Cardiopulmonary Disorders
  • Hand and Wrist Conditions
  • Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Systemic Disorders
  • Immunologic and Infectious Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Cognitive-Perceptual Disorders
  • Mental Disorders
  • Lifestyle Disorders

For each disorder, the easy-to-use outline format provides:

  • Description
  • Cause
  • Assessments used to evaluate
  • Problems experienced by the client
  • Treatment and intervention
  • Precautions to be observed
  • Prognosis and outcome
  • References for further reading

Answers the question, "Is there anything else?" Other articles, chapters, books, and websites are listed that were identified in the literature search but were not cited specifically because they repeated known information. Because the bibliographies are quite long, they have been put on the PRO-ED website to save space and trees. Please click here for the bibliography and assessments.

994 pages • 6 x 9 • softcover book • ©2014

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