Occupational Therapy Interventions: Function and Occupations

Occupational Therapy Interventions: Function and Occupations

by Catherine Meriano JD OTR/L

ISBN-10: 1556427328
ISBN-13: 9781556427329
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
Edition: 1st - 2007

Book Description
Occupational Therapy Interventions: Functions and Occupations is a unique, comprehensive text that provides the essential information needed to know about the physical dysfunction intervention process. Written in a user-friendly format, this practical text offers the answers to common questions about intervention making it ideal for occupational therapy students and clinicians.

Throughout this text, Catherine Meriano and Donna Latella provide a hands-on approach to the physical dysfunction intervention process while covering all performance areas in the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework. Each chapter in this text focuses on the keys to implementing various occupational therapy interventions while also providing information on applying specific terms to clinical practice.

Inside the text you’ll find:
• Color flow charts
• Color tables
• Chapter objectives
• Case studies
• Summary questions
• Photographs
• References

Occupational Therapy Interventions also includes an extensive “evaluation grid” which allows for a unique approach in choosing an occupational therapy evaluation. An assessment chart is also included in the text which provides a convenient, useful reference.

You will find the concepts from the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework incorporated throughout the chapters and appendices. These topics include:
• ADL
• IADL
• Education
• Work & Retirement
• Social Participation
• Wellness
• Foundation Skills
• Leisure

Offering the most up-to-date information on the physical dysfunction intervention process, Occupational Therapy Interventions is a practical, inexpensive resource that all occupational therapy students and clinicians should have by their side.