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Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation

Optimizing Function

Reflecting current practice with a renewed focus on function-based assessments and evidence-based interventions, Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function includes all of the tools you need to make a positive impact on your patients’ lives. This clinical resource summarizes, highlights, and constructively critiques the state of cognitive and perceptual rehabilitation. This text helps you enhance your patients’ quality of life by promoting improved performance of necessary and meaningful activities, and decreasing participation restrictions.

Book, 320 Pages

Published: March 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09334-7


  • 1. Overview of Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation

    2. General Considerations: Evaluations and Interventions for Those Living with Functional Limitations Secondary to Cognitive and Perceptual Impairments

    3. Managing Visual and Spatial Impairments to Optimize Function

    4. Self-Awareness and Insight: Foundations for Intervention

    -Appendix 4-1. Evidence-Based Practice for Awareness Interventions

    5. Managing Apraxia to Optimize Function

    -Appendix 5-1. Evidence-Based Interventions for Apraxia Focused on Improving Daily Function

    6. Managing Unilateral Neglect to Optimize Function

    -Appendix 6-1. Evidence-Based Interventions for Neglect Focused on Improving Daily Function

    7. Managing Agnosias to Optimize Function

    -Appendix 7-1. Evidence-Based Practice for Agnosia Interventions

    8. Managing Attention Deficits to Optimize Function

    -Appendix 8-1. Evidence-Based Interventions Focused on Improving Activity Performance and Participation for those with Attention Impairments

    9. Managing Memory Deficits to Optimize Function

    -Appendix 9-1. Evidence-Based Interventions for Memory Loss Focused on Improving Daily Function

    10. Managing Executive Function Impairments to Optimize Function

    -Appendix 10-1. Evidence-Based Interventions for Impairments of Executive Functions Focused on Improving Daily Function

    11. Application of Concepts: Case Studies

    Appendix A. The Glasgow Coma Scale

    Appendix B. Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning Revised and The Family Guide to the Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning Revised


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