The definitive work on occupational therapy for physical dysfunction returns in its Sixth Edition, with reputable co-editors and clinical, academic, and consumer contributors. This text provides a current and well-rounded view of the field- from theoretical rationale to evaluation, treatment, and follow-up. Through the Occupational Functioning Model (OFM), the Sixth Edition continues to emphasize the conceptual foundation and scientific basis for practice, including evidence to support the selection of appropriate assessments and interventions. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Student DVD with video clips demonstrating range of motion, manual muscle testing, construction of hand splints, and transferring patients Evidence Tables summarize the evidence behind key topics and cover Intervention, Participants, Dosage, Type of Best Evidence, Level of Evidence, Benefit, Statistical Probability, and Reference Assessment Tables summarize key assessment tools and cover Instrument and Reference, Description, Time to Administer, Validity, Reliability, Sensitivity, and Strengths and Weaknesses.
Table of Contents
SECTION I: OCCUPATIONAL FUNCTION: DEFINITION, PROCESS, AND HISTORY Chapter 1: Conceptual Foundations for Practice Chapter 2: Historical and Social Contexts for Practice Chapter 3: Planning, Guiding, and Documenting Practice SECTION II: ASSESSMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL FUNCTION Chapter 4: Assessing Roles and Competence Chapter 5: Assessing Abilities and Capacities: Range of Motion, Strength, and Endurance Chapter 6: Assessing Abilities and Capacities: Motor Behavior Chapter 7: Assessing Abilities and Capacities: Sensation Chapter 8: Assessing Abilities and Capacities: Vision, Visual Perception, and Praxis Chapter 9: Assessing Abilities and Capacities: Cognition Chapter 10: Assessing Context: Personal, Social, and Cultural Chapter 11: Assessing Context: Home, Community, and Workplace Access SECTION III: THERAPEUTIC MECHANISMS Chapter 12: Occupation: Philosophy and Concepts Chapter 13: Occupation as Therapy: Analysis, Selection, Gradation, Adaptation Chapter 14: Learning Chapter 15: Therapeutic Rapport SECTION IV: THERAPEUTIC TECHNOLOGIES Chapter 16: Upper Extremity Orthoses Chapter 17: Construction of Hand Splints Chapter 18: Wheelchair Selection Chapter 19: High-Technology Adaptations to Compensate for Disability Chapter 20: Physical Agent Modalities SECTION V: TREATMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL FUNCTION Chapter 21: Optimizing Abilities and Capacities: Range of Motion, Strength, and Endurance Chapter 22: Optimizing Motor Behavior Using the Occupational Therapy Task Oriented Approach Chapter 23: Optimizing Motor Skills Using Task-Related Training Chapter 24: Optimizing Motor Behavior Using the Bobath Approach Chapter 25: Optimizing Motor Behavior Using the Brunnstrom Movement Therapy Approach Chapter 26: Managing Deficit of First-Level Motor Control Capacities Using Rood and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Techniques Chapter 27: Optimizing Sensory Abilities and Capacities Chapter 28: Optimizing Vision, Visual Perception, and Praxis Abilities Chapter 29: Optimizing Cognitive Abilities Chapter 30: Restoring the Role of Independent Person Chapter 31: Restoring Mobility Chapter 32: Restoring Competence for Homemaker and Parent Roles Chapter 33: Restoring Competence for the Worker Role Chapter 34: Restoring Competence in Leisure Pursuits Chapter 35: Optimizing Personal and Social Adaptation Chapter 36: Optimizing Access to Home, Community, and Work Environments Chapter 37: Preventing Occupational Dysfunction Secondary to Aging SECTION VI: TREATMENT TO PROMOTE OCCUPATIONAL FUNCTION FOR SELECTED DIAGNOSTIC CATEGORIES Chapter 38: Stroke Chapter 39: Traumatic Brain Injury Chapter 40: Neurodegenerative Diseases Chapter 41: Orthopaedic Conditions Chapter 42: Hand Impairments Chapter 43: Spinal Cord Injury Chapter 44: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis Chapter 45: Burn Injuries Chapter 46: Amputations and Prosthetics Chapter 47: Cardiac and Pulmonary Diseases Chapter 48: Dysphagia Chapter 49: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Chapter 50: Oncology Index