Pedretti's Occupational Therapy,
Edition 9 Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction
By Heidi McHugh Pendleton, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Winifred Schultz-Krohn, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, SWC, FAOTA

Publication Date: 18 Jul 2024
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Gain the knowledge and skills you need to treat clients/patients with physical disabilities! Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 9th Edition uses a case-based approach threaded through each chapter to provide a solid foundation in evaluation, intervention, and clinical reasoning. The text continues to support the entry-level occupational therapist and the experienced occupational therapist focused on expanding skills and knowledge. With the OT practice framework as a guide, you will focus on the core concepts and central goals of client care. And by studying threaded case studies, you will learn to apply theory to clinical practice. Written by a team of expert OT educators and professionals led by Heidi McHugh Pendleton and Winifred Schultz-Krohn, this edition includes an eBook free with each new print purchase, featuring a fully searchable version of the entire text.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Threaded case studies begin and are woven through each chapter, helping you develop clinical reasoning and decision-making skills and to apply concepts to real-life clinical practice.
  • UNIQUE! Ethical Considerations boxes examine the obligation to collaborate with clients on their care, using evidence to select treatment options.
  • UNIQUE! OT Practice Notes convey important tips and insights into professional practice.
  • Illustrated, evidence-based content provides a foundation for practice, especially relating to evaluation and intervention.
  • Information on prevention — rather than simply intervention or treatment — shows how OTs can take a proactive role in client care.
  • Focus on health promotion and wellness addresses the role of the occupational therapist in what the AOTA has identified as a key practice area.
  • Content on cultural and ethnic diversity is included in every chapter, reflecting occupational therapy’s commitment to this important issue.
  • Key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives highlight the information you can expect to learn from each chapter.

New Features

  • NEW! Updated content reflects the new Occupational Therapy Practice Framework (OTPF) and the new Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) curriculum standards along with the new AOTA Code of Ethics.
  • NEW! Implementation of Occupational Therapy Services, Therapeutic Use of Self, Telehealth, and Lifestyle Redesign chapters are added to this edition.
  • NEW! Content on the role of the occupational therapist with clients/patients who experience long COVID.
  • NEW! Inside look at the lived experience of disability covers the intersection of disability perspectives and occupational justice, along with the implications for Occupational Therapy.
  • NEW! Updated Mindfulness chapter is expanded to cover the wide use of mindfulness in occupational therapy for those with physical disabilities.
  • NEW! eBook version – included with print purchase – allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices, and offers the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have the content read aloud.
About the author
By Heidi McHugh Pendleton, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA and Winifred Schultz-Krohn, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, SWC, FAOTA, Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA
Table of Contents
PART I: Overview: Occupational Therapy Foundations for Physical Dysfunction
1. The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and the Practice of Occupational Therapy for People With Physical Disabilities
2. History and Practice Trends in Physical Dysfunction Intervention
PART II: Occupational Therapy Process and Practice
3. Application of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to Physical Dysfunction
4. Evidence-Based Practice for Occupational Therapy
5. Health Promotion, Well-Being, and Quality of Life for People With Physical Disabilities
6. The Lived Experience of Disability: The Intersection of Disability Perspectives and Occupational Justice
7. Implementation of Occupational Therapy Services NEW!
8. Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services
9. Infection Control and Safety Issues in the Clinic
PART III: Occupational Performance and the Performance Areas: Evaluation and Intervention
10. Activities of Daily Living
11. Mobility
12. Sexuality and Physical Dysfunction
13. Sleep and Rest
14. Work Evaluation and Work Programs
15. Americans with Disabilities Act and Related Laws that Promote Participation in Work, Leisure, and Activities of Daily Living
16. Leisure Occupations
17. Assistive Technology
PART IV: Performance Skills and Client Factors: Evaluation and Intervention
18. Performance Skills: Definitions and Evaluation in the Context of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework
19. Evaluation of Motor Control
20. Occupation-Based Functional Motion Assessment
21. Joint Range of Motion
22. Evaluation of Muscle Strength
23. Evaluation of Sensation and Intervention for Sensory Dysfunction
24. Evaluation and Treatment of Visual Deficits After Brain Injury
25. Evaluation and Intervention for Perception Dysfunction
26. Evaluation and Treatment of Limited Occupational Performance Secondary to Cognitive Dysfunction
27. Eating and Swallowing
28. Pain Management
PART V: The Occupational Therapy Process: Implementation of Intervention
29. Therapeutic Occupations and Modalities
30. Orthotic Fabrication for the Upper Extremity
31. Therapeutic Arm Supports and Robotic Assisted Therapy
32. Traditional Sensorimotor Approaches to Intervention
33. Motor Learning
PART VI: Intervention Applications
34. Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)
35. Traumatic Brain Injury
36. Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System
37. Spinal Cord Injury
38. Disorders of the Motor Unit
39. Arthritis
40. Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries
41. Orthopedic Conditions: Hip Fractures and Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Replacements
42. Low Back Pain
43. Burns and Burn Rehabilitation
44. Amputations and Prosthetics
45. Cardiac and Pulmonary Disease
46. Cancer and Oncology Rehabilitation
47. Meeting the Needs of the Older Adult
48. HIV Infection and AIDS
49. Polytrauma and Occupational Therapy
50. Occupational Therapy in Hospice and Palliative Care
51. Therapeutic Use of Self: Embodying Mindfulness in Occupational Therapy NEW!
52. Telehealth NEW!
53. Lifestyle Redesign NEW!

Book details
ISBN: 9780323792554
Page Count: 1384
Retail Price : £87.99

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