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Using a comprehensive, case-based learning approach, Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 7th Edition provides a thorough introduction to occupational therapy practice and prepares you to work with adults who have physical disabilities. 48 chapters cover everything from OT history, theory, process, and practice to evaluation, intervention, performance skills, and client factors. Significant updates have been made to this edition, including a new full-color design and new content on polytrauma and advances in prosthetics and assistive technologies. This leading text also offers a wide range of helpful features, such as threaded case studies, OT practice notes, and ethical considerations that help you apply content to a clinical setting.

  • Information on motor control and learning, and prevention
  • Cultural diversity/sensitivity
  • Evidence-based content
  • Case examples
  • Client-centered perspective
  • OT practice framework
  • Threaded Case Study boxes
  • lOccupational Therapy Practice Notes boxes
  • Ethical Considerations boxes
  • Glossary
  • New chapters include:
  • Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health
  • Instructional Methods in Occupational Therapy
  • Performance Skills: Definitions and Evaluation in the Context of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework
  • Motor Relearning
  • Completely revised chapters include:
  • Health Promotion and Wellness for People with Physical Disabilities
  • Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services
  • Leisure Occupations
  • Evaluation of Sensation and Intervention for Sensory Dysfunction
  • Personal and Social Contexts of Disability: Implications for Occupational Therapists
Part I: Overview: Occupational Therapy Foundations for Physical Dysfunction

1. Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health

2. History and Practice Trends in the Treatment of Physical Dysfunction

Part II: Occupational Therapy Process and Practice

3. Application of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to Physical Dysfunction

4. Systematic OT Practice: A Model of Evidence-Based Practice for OT

5. Health Promotion and Wellness for People with Physical Disabilities

6. Personal and Social Contexts of Disability: Implications for Occupational Therapists

7. Instructional Methods in Occupational Therapy

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

Section I: Functional Ambulation
Section II: Wheelchairs
Section III: Community Mobility

12. Sexuality and Physical Dysfunction

13. Work Evaluation and Work Programs

14. Americans with Disabilities Act and Related Laws that Promote Participation in Work, Leisure, and Activities of Daily Living

15. Leisure Occupations

16. Assistive Technology

Part IV: Performance Skills and Client Factors: Evaluation and Intervention

17. Performance Skills: Definitions and Evaluation in the Context of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework

18. Evaluation of Motor Control

19. Occupation-Based Functional Motion Assessment

20. Evaluation of Joint Range of Motion

21. Evaluation of Muscle Strength

22. Evaluation of Sensation and Intervention for Sensory Dysfunction

23. Evaluation and Treatment of Visual Deficits Following Brain Injury

24. Evaluation and Intervention of Perceptual Dysfunction

25. Evaluation and Intervention of Cognitive Dysfunction

26. Eating and Swallowing

27. Evaluation and Pain Management

Part V: The Occupational Therapy Process: Implementation of Intervention

28. Therapeutic Occupations and Modalities

29. Orthotics

Section I: Hand Splinting
Section II: Mobile Arm Supports and Suspension Slings

30. Traditional Sensorimotor Approaches to Intervention Overview

Section I: The Rood Approach: A Reconstruction
Section II: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Approach

31. Neurodevelopmental Treatment of Adult Hemiplegia

32. Motor Relearning

Part VI: Intervention Applications

33. Cerebral Vascular Accident/Stroke

34. Traumatic Brain Injury

35. Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System

36. Spinal Cord Injury

37. Neurogenic and Myopathic Dysfunction

38. Arthritis

39. Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries

40. Hip Fractures and Lower Extremity Joint Replacement

41. Low Back Pain

42. Burns and Burn Rehabilitation

43. Amputations and Prosthetics

Section I: Upper Extremity Body Controlled Prostheses
Section II: Upper Extremity Electric Controlled Prostheses
Section III: Lower Extremity Amputations

44. Cardiac and Pulmonary Diseases

45. Oncology

46. Special Needs of the Older Adult

47. HIV Infection and AIDS

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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
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