- A quick-reference format uses illustrations, charts, and tables to organize key data.
- Logical, easy-to-find sections are organized and based on the OT Framework covering evaluation, intervention, intervention plan, and service management, making it easy to find essential facts, procedures, and applications.
- UNIQUE! Expert Advice tips and Pearls provide helpful pediatric and geriatric information that can be applied in the clinical setting.
- Basic guidelines refer back to leading textbooks, Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapist Assistant, for more detailed information.
- Coverage of all patient populations includes adult, pediatric, mental health, and neurological conditions.
- Convenient index makes it easy to locate tools you need to evaluate or treat a specific region or area.
- Pocket size and lay-flat binding provide convenience and portability for easy reference.
Section 1: Overview and Occupational Therapy Process
- The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 2nd Edition, and the Practice of Occupational Therapy for People with Physical Disabilities
- Application of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to Physical Dysfunction
- Health Promotion and Wellness for People with Physical Disabilities
- Teaching activities in Occupational Therapy
- Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services
- Infection Control and Safety Issues in the Clinic
Section 2: Occupational Performance and the Performance Areas: Evaluation and Intervention
- Wheelchair Selection
- Transfer Techniques
Section 3: Performance Skills and Client Factors: Evaluation and Intervention
- Assistive Technology
- Evaluation of Motor Control
- Occupation-Based Functional Motion Assessment
- Joint Range of Motion
- Evaluation of Muscle Strength
- Evaluation of Sensation and Intervention for Sensory Dysfunction
- Evaulation and Treatment of Visual Deficits Following Brain Injury
- Assessment and Intervention for Perceptual Dysfunction
- Evaluation and Treatment of Limited Occupational Performance Secondary to Cognitive Dysfunction
- Eating and Swallowing
Section 4: The Occupational Therapy Process: Implementation of Interventions
- Pain Management
- Neurological Considerations for Traditional Sensorimotor Approaches to Intervention
- Motor Learning
Part 5: Intervention Applications
- Cerebrovascular Accident/Stroke
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Disorders of the Motor Unit
- Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries
- Hip Fractures and Lower Extremity Joint Replacement