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Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools by Nearly 20% of occupational therapy practitioners work in school settings, requiring current, effective, and evidence-based best practices for students. Reflecting the extensiveness of occupational therapy practice in schools, the second edition of this bestseller contains best practices from preschool to postsecondary transitions, from ADLs to driving. The latest edition of Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools promotes best school practices, education, research, and policy and provides school occupational therapy practitioners with current, effective information to use in their daily practices. This comprehensive text details working with multiple student populations, transition planning, assistive technology, enhancing student participation, and work readiness. Appendixes provide resources for educators using the text in the classroom, documentation, assessment tools, liability issues, and templates for the occupational profile and occupational therapy intervention plan.
Publication Date: 2019-01-01
Coping Strategies to Promote Mental Health by "This manual offers care providers a unique combination of evidence-based methods for adult learning and coping strategy development when training clients individually or in groups. The coping content is split into four categories: health and wellness routines, changing the bodys response to stress, changing the situation, and changing attitude. Each category is then divided into four modules, including sleep, hygiene, suicide safety planning, setting healthy boundaries and gratitude. Coping strategies within categories help clients to engage and thrive in meaningful self-care, productive and leisure occupations. A clear learning objective defines what the client learns before leaving the session and outlines for facilitators actions/comments follow with suggestions of expected client responses and completion of handouts to ensure the learning is taking place. Occupational therapists and other care providers will find this manual useful to improve efficiencies in practice and support even the novice practitioner in providing meaningful teachings"--
Publication Date: 2021-11-01
Discovery Through Activity by Discovery Through Activity provides a compendium of ideas, resources and practice evaluations that will inspire practitioners to be even more imaginative and to customise their own Recovery Through Activity programmes to meet the specifi c needs of participants. The original Recovery Through Activity handbook offers a flexible programme that is widely used in adult mental health settings. This accompanying and complementary resource shows how the intervention has been extended, adapted and applied service-wide. The resource showcases the work of a growing community of practitioners who have successfully facilitated Recovery Through Activity programmes to provide a forum for people to refl ect on their occupational lives and discuss and practise lifestyle choices that will enable them to improve their health and wellbeing. It includes: * an extended range of flexible ideas and resources to meet the needs of participants in Recovery Through Activity sessions * examples of how to apply Recovery Through Activity in one- to- one sessions and virtual groups * encouragement to adopt Recovery Through Activity across your services with confidence. With contributions illustrating the effective application of Recovery Through Activity in a range of settings and situations, this is a valuable resource for occupational therapists and other practitioners in mental health settings.
Publication Date: 2022-01-05
A Practical Approach to Movement Disorders by Revised Third Edition of the practical yet authoritative guide to diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders. Written in an expanded outline format, this book is packed with flow charts, algorithms, and tables to provide quick access to point-of-care information. Easy-to-read and thoroughly up-to-date, this new edition includes the latest diagnostic and treatment protocols, recent FDA-approved drugs, and non-pharmacological therapies. With coverage of all major disease categories, this essential handbook belongs in the pocket of any clinician who suspects a movement disorder in a patient. The book is organized by medical, behavioral, surgical, and non-pharmacological treatment approaches to movement disorders. Opening chapters walk the practitioner through clinical presentation, diagnosis, and work-up of common and uncommon disorders, sleep-related movement disorders, eye and vestibular function, including pediatric issues. Behavioral and psychiatric complications for Parkinson disease, Huntington disease, and Tourette syndrome follow, with a fully reconfigured chapter on functional movement disorders, incorporating changes in classification and treatment approach. Expanded chapters on surgical devices and indications address deep brain stimulation surgery; lesioning, shunts, and pumps; post-operative care; and neuropsychological, social, and ethical issues. The final section on non-pharmacological approaches covers physical and occupational therapy, speech and swallowing therapy, nutrition, and palliative care. Key Features: Thoroughly revised and updated third edition of popular practical resource for busy clinicians Incorporates most recent evidence for the pharmacological, behavioral, surgical, and non-pharmacological treatment of the full spectrum of movement disorders Expanded bullet-point outline format for quick access to essential information Loaded with illustrative flow charts, algorithms, and tables outlining drug dosing, side effects, and other therapeutic treatments Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers
Publication Date: 2021-08-01
Occupational Therapy Placements : A Pocket Guide by A handy pocket guide to help occupational therapy students prepare for their practice placements. Occupational Therapy placements can be daunting – you'll be working in a range of settings and supporting individuals with a variety of conditions. There are new colleagues to work with, and newly learned theory to put into practice. This pocket guide is designed to make your placements much more enjoyable and less stressful. From basic equipment to role emerging placements, via positive risk taking, it's full of practical detail, hints and tips. Written by a senior lecturer with key input from students – this guidance is really produced with you in mind. Pocket-sized format – carry it with you at all times. Space to make your own notes – be it uniform policy, new terminology, or just the names of your new colleagues! Reduce your stress and make the most of your placements by having this book to hand from the start.
Publication Date: 2021
Conditions in Occupational Therapy by Selected as a Doody's Core Title for 2021! Now in its 5th Edition, Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance is now fully aligned with the DSM-5 and Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 3rd edition, reflects the most current research and brings in 5 new chapters covering conditions your students will see in practice. This with new features and tools further help enhance this essential book. Each chapter of the 5th Edition follows a consistent format--an opening case, followed by definition and descriptions, incidence and prevalence, signs and symptoms, course and prognosis, medical/surgical management, impact on occupational performance, and finally, two case illustrations. This format helps students to prepare for what they will see in practice. With new instructor resources and case studies that connect up-to-date content to practice, this is an essential resource for both occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students.
Call Number: RM735 .C66 2017
Publication Date: 2016-09-14
Crafts and Creative Media in Therapy by For 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.
Call Number: RM735.7.H35 2017
Publication Date: 2016-10-30
Occupational Therapy in Action by Occupational Therapy in Action: A Library of Occupational Therapy Case Studies helps students develop the clinical reasoning skills they need to provide meaningful, client-centered interventions across the continuum of care and as an integral part of an interprofessional team. This much-needed book provides a decision-making framework, the Case Development Protocol, to help students integrate treatment concepts and apply theory and sound clinical judgement to dozens of OT cases representing clients of all ages in a range of clinical setting. Scores and qualitative information from the book's unique Clinical Skills Self-Assessment Survey helps instructors and students gauge where further training is required and provides guidance on cases from the book that will provide the maximum skill development for each student.
Call Number: RM735 .T75 2017
Publication Date: 2016-02-06
The Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine by Today Americans participate in sports more than ever before, and with increased activity follows an increased chance of injury. Sports medicine is therefore no longer relevant only to college and professional athletes, but also parents, amateur athletes, leisure sportsmen, and aging people maintaining a fitness regime everywhere. Orthopedic surgeons, nutritionists, physical therapists, sports psychologists, athletic trainers, and exercise physiologists are just a few of the various professionals whose work with patients and clients may cross over into the field of sports medicine.. The Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine delivers more than 150 in-depth, A-to-Z entries that define and explain the many fields of specialization within sports medicine while providing broad coverage of the terms relevant to each discipline. Using everyday language, basic descriptions of various sports medicine terms introduce the reader to many important topics and provide an at-home reference that can supplement and accompany the information received from sports medicine professionals. Entries on individual sports detail their most common injuries and how to prevent them. Appendixes offer additional resources and directories of relevant organizations, as well as detailing safety tips by sport, common injuries by body part or area, nutrition information by sport, and five commonly misdiagnosed sports injuries.
Call Number: Location: Meyer Reference 1st Floor Call Number: RC1206 .O355 2005
Publication Date: 2004-11-01
The Alternative Health and Medicine Encyclopedia 1 by What is alternative medicine? -- Diet and nutrition -- Vitamins -- Minerals and trace elements -- Botanical medicine -- Exercise -- Stregthening the immune system -- Coping with stress -- Stress-related disorders -- Drug abuse and addiction -- Mental health disorders -- Common male health problems -- Common female health problems -- Holistic pregnancy and childbrith -- Dental care -- Eye, ear, nose, and throat disroders -- Cancer -- Heart disorders -- Aging -- Epilogue: the future of alternative medicine -- Glossary -- General bibliography -- Index.
Call Number: R733 .M38 1998
Publication Date: 1997-10-01
Gray's Anatomy by Not since it first published in 1858 has Gray's Anatomy introduced so much innovation to the world of anatomical references. A team of renowned clinicians, anatomists, and basic scientists have radically transformed this classic resource to incorporate all of the newest anatomical knowledge reorganized it by body region to parallel clinical practice and added many new surface anatomy, radiologic anatomy, and microanatomy images to complement the exquisite artwork that the book is known for. Although there are now many books called "Gray's Anatomy," only this 39th Edition carries on the true lineage of the original text. And, only this 39th Edition delivers so much pragmatic, clinically indispensable information. The result is, once again, the world's definitive source on human anatomy.. A new organization-by body region, rather than by organ system-parallels the way physicians approach patients. A new clinical emphasis ensures relevance to everyday practice. Updates reflect the very latest understanding of the pelvic floor · the inner ear · the peritoneum · preimplantation embryology · assisted fertilization · smooth and cardiac muscle · wrist kinematics and kinetics · the temporomandibular joint · blood supply to the muscles and skin · topographical, clinico-pathological, and functional anatomy · cross-sectional and endoscopic imaging · the spread of infection along fascial planes · anatomical landmarks that facilitate differential diagnosis · key anatomical variants throughout the body · and many other crucial areas. Almost 400 new illustrations nearly 2,000 in all, over half of them in full color-depict all structures with optimal clarity, includ¬ing surface anatomy, radiologic anatomy, and microanatomy.
Call Number: Location: Meyer Reference 1st Floor Call Number: QM23.2 .G73 2005
Publication Date: 2004-12-22
Encyclopedia of Arthritis by Arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the United States. More than 40 million people show some evidence of it on x-rays and more than 16 million suffer its effects. One of the most common misconceptions regarding arthritis is that it is a single disease, when in reality there are many different types of arthritis, requiring different types of treatment. The Encyclopedia of Arthritis is a new volume in the Library of Health and Living series. It provides comprehensive coverage of the topic in an accessible A-to-Z format written for lay reader but useful to the professional. The book covers everything from definitions of specific types of arthritis, its symptoms, its causes, and diagnoses to medications, pain management, and possible treatments. Relevant appendixes listing statistics and resources, information on drugs used for treatment, directories of organizations, periodicals and internet resources, and an extensive bibliography are also included.
Call Number: Location: Meyer Reference 1st Floor Call Number: RC933 .S766 2004
Publication Date: 2003-10-01