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Introduction to Orthotics: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach by Develop the critical thinking skills you need to choose and fit effective orthoses for patients with hand injuries and functional deficits. As a combination workbook/textbook, Introduction to Orthotics, 5th Edition uses reader friendly language to cover the theory, design, and fabrication of orthopedic devices. Ideal for use in the classroom or in the clinical setting, it emphasizes upper extremity versus hand orthoses, with additional coverage of lower extremity orthotics and upper extremity prosthetics, and offers case studies promoting clinical reasoning and problem solving as well as an occupation-based approach. This new edition also demonstrates the fine detail of orthotics and equips you with a repertoire of skills and knowledge related to orthoses. Updated content, references, grading forms and self-evaluation, and case studies provide students and practitioners with the most current and up-to-date information they need to prepare to serve their clients' needs. Combined textbook/workbook format makes it easier to develop fundamental skills in the theory, design, and fabrication of orthoses Numerous case studies in each chapter show how concepts relate to real-life clinical practice. How-To videos on the Evolve companion website let students watch the construction of orthotics again and again to increase their proficiency. Integration of patient safety addresses this important aspect of patient care. Spiral binding lets the book lay flat when opened for convenient use while on the job. Self-evaluation forms allow you to analyze personal strengths and weaknesses related to new orthotic intervention techniques. Review questions and self-quizzes reinforce your comprehension of the material. Laboratory exercises test your clinical reasoning and technical skills. NEW! chapter covering Casting techniques provides guidance regarding current advances. NEW! Chapter for Professional Issues Related to Orthotic Provision. NEW! Elbow, Forearm, and Shoulder Immobilization Orthoses expands the content that previously only addressed elbow and forearm orthoses to include shoulder immobilization orthoses. NEW! Photos and illustrations for pre-fabrication, fitting, and fabrication techniques appear throughout the text. NEW! Evidence-based practice charts
Call Number: RD559 .C68 2020
Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A Vision for Participation by Uses the Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) model as a framework to promote the full participation in the lives of individuals with mental illness and those struggling with psychosocial issues related to their disabilities. Features first-person "The Lived Experience," narratives that give voice to the experience of living with a mental illness Incorporates "Photo Voice" features, a blend of photography and personal stories that enable individuals to record their visions and experiences to promote dialogue about important issues. Addresses co-occurring conditions such as depression, stroke, substance abuse and spinal cord injury, and attention deficit disorder and learning disabilities. Promotes best practices with "Evidence-Based Practice "boxes that synthesize significant research and implications for practice. Offers extensive information on theory and evidence-based interventions Employs active learning strategies to facilitate the application of knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for mental health and psychosocial interventions. Addresses occupational therapy in a variety of practice settings for individuals from all cultures across the life span. Discusses non-diagnosis-based populations, such as the homeless, as well as the continuum of care from institution or hospital to the community.
Call Number: RC487 .O252 2019
Rehabilitation Ethics for Interprofessional Practice by Rehabilitation professionals need to be grounded in moral principles in order to meet the needs of patients and effectively collaborate in interprofessional healthcare teams. Rehabilitation Ethics for Interprofessional Practice introduces a common language and theory for interdisciplinary ethics education and practice while establishing a moral foundation and guiding readers in how to put ethical principles into action. The text begins by describing the moral commons, a framework for ethical deliberation characterized by mutual respect for personal and professional identity, common language, inclusion of relevant stakeholders, and the dialogic process. The authors then describe the Dialogic Engagement Model (DEM), gives professionals a structure and space for learning and understanding within their teams as they strive to provide ethical patient care. Rehabilitation Ethics for Interprofessional Practice is forward-looking, grounded in both theory and practice. A resource for faculty and students across the rehabilitation sciences, it translates ethical principles into simple units that rule-based, ends-based, virtue-based, and narrative-based. It also focuses on: * Developing ethical comportment--not just beliefs and decisions, but also dispositions and actions * Embodying the moral standards of practice: humility, respect, openness, curiosity, honesty, and more * Cultivating engaged relationships in rehabilitation practice
Call Number: RM735.4 .R44 2020x