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The Use of Theories and Models in Practice

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This practical resource provides an overview of models and theories relevant to rehabilitation. It identifies the use of models in practice to facilitate interdisciplinary teamwork and to enable a client-centered approach. This book also employs case studies and questions for practice to aid in applying the theory to clinical practice.


Published: December 2005

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10024-6


  • Contributors



    Section 1 – Rehabilitation and the ICF

    1. Rehabilitation at Macro and Micro Level

    2. The International Classification of Function and Health

    Section 2 – Models and Theories

    3. Models – Terminology and Usefulness

    Section 3 – Models in Practice

    4. The Canadian Model of Occupational Performance

    5. The Illness Constellation Model

    6. From PLISSIT to ExPLISSIT

    7. Health Promotion Models

    8. The Kawa (River) Model: Client-Centred Rehabilitation in Cultural Context

    9. The Way Forward



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