Introduction to Occupational Therapy

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Mosby, 1998 - Medical - 294 pages
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The second edition of this popular book features a new co-author and has been substantially revised in format, content, and references to reflect the current state of the profession. It covers all topics that an introductory OT or OTA student needs to know. Chapters have been completely reorganized for better flow and understandability. There are three sections: Section 1, The Profession of Occupational Therapy, Section 2, The Practice of Occupational Therapy, Section 3, Specific Skills to Develop.

* Geared for both the occupational therapy student and the occupational therapy assistant student. * Contains approximately 55 figures providing the reader with a visual guide to the material presented. * Content is very comprehensive, covering all the material that an introductory OT or OTA student will need to know. * Each chapter includes the following: chapter objectives, key terms, and suggested activities.

  • New content includes: service management functions including documentation, clinical reasoning and problem solving, activity analysis, standards and regulation, occupational therapy process including evaluation and treatment planning, the unique role of the occupational therapy assistant, the history of OT, practice settings, and ethics.
  • Testimonials from practising OTs about their profession are scattered throughout the book.
  • Chapters have been completely reorganized for better flow and understandability.
  • Key terms and chapter objectives are provided.
  • New illustrations and photos are clearly tied into the text.
  • Features up-to-date references for each chapter, allowing the reader an opportunity for further reading on a particular subject.
  • New design and trim size makes the information more reader-friendly and easy to follow and use.
  • FEATURES:
  • Geared for both the occupational therapy student and the occupational therapy assistant student.
  • Contains approximately 55 figures providing the reader with a visual guide to the material presented.
  • Content is very comprehensive, covering all the material that an introductory OT or OTA student will need to know.
  • Each chapter includes the following: chapter objectives, key terms, and suggested activities.

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