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Welcome to the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant - New Book Guide at The Parrott Centre Library.
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Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant
Pocket Guide to Intervention in Occupational Therapy by Pocket Guide to Intervention in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition builds upon the strengths of the first edition as a useful quick reference of occupational therapy terms and interventions regarding specific diagnoses and conditions. Occupational therapy is an evidence-based health care profession that uses scientifically based research to justify clinical practice. Interventions in hospitals, clinics, and community and school settings continue to evolve based on scientific evidence. These interventions are intended to prevent injury and maintain or improve client function. Pocket Guide to Intervention in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition by Dr. Franklin Stein and Dr. Kristine Haertl is organized around the major conditions that occupational therapists encounter in their everyday practice. These include physical, psychosocial, cognitive, geriatric, and pediatric diagnoses. Intervention guidelines are outlined for the major disabilities. In addition, there are brief descriptions of the intervention techniques that therapists use and definitions of terms that are relevant to interventions. Intervention techniques encompass the following: Non-medical techniques such as client health education or counseling Instruction in activities of daily living, modifying of environment such as in ergonomics Teaching and demonstrating arts and crafts as therapeutic activities Providing sensory stimulating activities especially for children The appendices include an outline of essential skills for occupational therapists, general developmental guidelines, an overview of muscles and movements, orthotic devices, tables of muscles, average range of motion measurements, prime movers for upper and selected lower extremity motions, and substitutions for muscle contractions. Pocket Guide to Intervention in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition is based on the latest scientific evidence garnered from recent research studies, meta-analyses, scoping reviews, occupational therapy textbooks and their own wide experiences as a clinician, professor and researcher.
Call Number: RM735.3 .S739 2019
Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology by Packed with vivid illustrations and a wealth of hands-on applications, best-selling FUNDAMENTALS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY, 4E is written specifically for learners in a one-semester introductory A&P course in the allied health field who have little or no previous knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Known for its clear approach to teaching, the text is widely praised for its ability to break A&P down into very simple, easy to understand language. Content is organized according to body systems, and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. Improving both the quality and quantity of text illustrations, the Fourth Edition's new art program brings text concepts to life with new figures throughout. Designed specifically for the needs of health care programs, the all-new Learning Lab's interactive simulation program helps learners maximize their success.
Call Number: QP34.5 .R56 2016
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities by The fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities reveals common ground between medical and exercise professionals, creating a more collaborative approach to patient care. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) with contributions from a specialized team of experts, this text presents a framework for optimizing patients' and clients' functionality by keeping them physically active. Featuring new content on common comorbid conditions, this edition is streamlined and updated to better suit chronic populations. This fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities outlines why exercise is significant in the treatment and prevention of disease, advises medical and exercise professionals in considering proper exercise prescription protocols, and provides evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs. Major advancements and features of the fourth edition include the following: * Current evidence on exercise management for persons with multiple conditions, providing guidance on working with these common yet complex populations * A refocused goal of using physical activity to optimize patients' and clients' functionality and participation in life activities rather than only to treat and prevent disease * Specific content to help physicians prescribe physical activity and exercise to patients for promotion of health, well-being, and longevity * Reorganization of case studies into one streamlined chapter along with commentary from the senior editor to encourage critical thinking and recognize the unique needs of each patient The case studies in the text are real-life scenarios that help professionals and clinicians combine scientific knowledge with experience to find appropriate solutions for each individual. Commentary on the case studies from the senior editor illustrates when improvisation may be appropriate and where further research is needed. Tables are highlighted throughout the text to help readers quickly reference important clinical information. Evidence-informed guidelines, suggested websites, and additional readings further encourage practical use of information and identify further learning opportunities. For instructors, an ancillary PowerPoint presentation package aids in classroom discussion. The critical element that distinguishes the fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities is its unifying mission to incorporate physical activity and exercise in both disease treatment and prevention. Its emphasis on assisting people with multiple conditions, which is ever present in health care today, moves beyond primary and secondary prevention to focus on how patients and clients can be kept physically active and functionally fit.
Call Number: RM725 .A3 2016
The Essential Guide for Newly-Qualified Occupational Therapists by Starting out in practice can be difficult and confusing. This guide for newly qualified occupational therapists provides an authoritative overview of what to expect in your role and work settings, and is full of practical guidance on how to make a good start to a successful practice. With chapters by experienced practitioners in the field, it offers insights into work in paediatrics, mental health, learning disability and the acute hospital setting. Vital information is also included on difficult aspects of practice such as legislation and data protection. It signposts sources for support and resources for furthering techniques in individual areas of work. Most importantly, the book offers tips for managing a busy workload, while building the positive relationships and resilience needed for a successful career in the occupational therapy.
Call Number: RM735.4 .E775 2018
Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant by Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant: Essential Components of Function and Movement, Second Edition approaches the study of kinesiology by connecting function to the underlying components that make movement possible. Jeremy Keough, Susan Sain, and Carolyn Roller present a text that makes learning and retaining information easier for students through application. A top-down approach, based on the AOTA's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition is used to allow the student to see the big picture and then guides them to understand what fundamental kinesiological functions may be causing limitations or decreased engagement in daily activities. Benefits and Features: New chapters on kinesiology and therapeutic exercise, as well as functional mobility in the home and community Upper extremity information is divided into four chapters for enhanced learning; information presented addresses function across the lifespan Occupational profiles describing actual client conditions at the beginning of several chapters Occupation/real-life based activities and questions at the end of each chapter Emphasis on function and identification of how and why movement occurs Multiple tables and figures to enhance learning Call out boxes that highlight and clarify key concepts A seamless integration of theory, fact, and practice Selected standardized tests, pinch and grip strength, and range of motion norms Glossary of terms and expanded Web resources Instructors materials include PowerPoint presentations, student study guides, and a test bank Bonus! You will receive access to Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing interactive learning tutorials FREE for 120 days with your new text purchase of Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, Second Edition. Watch the videos, read the text, listen to the experts explain the techniques--all at your own pace. Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant: Essential Components of Function and Movement, Second Edition provides students with thorough explanations and learning activities that will put kinesiology into context. Students will also gain insight into the practice of occupational therapy through directed questions and problem solving to assist the client in achieving movement goals.
Call Number: RM735 .K46 2018
Publication Date: 2017-08-15
Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy by In occupational therapy practice, well designed groups represent social and cultural contexts for occupational performance in everyday life. Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy: The Theoretical Basis and Practice Application of Group Intervention, the best-selling text for over 25 years by Marilyn B. Cole, has been updated to a Fifth Edition, offering strategies and learning tools to place clients in effective groups for enhanced therapeutic interventions. Updated to meet the AOTA's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition, this Fifth Edition provides guidelines for occupational therapy group design and leadership and guides application of theory-based groups. The theory section clarifies how occupation based models and frames of reference change the way occupational therapy groups are organized and how theory impacts the selection of group activities, goals, and outcomes. Recent examples and evidence are added in this Fifth Edition to reflect the design and use of groups for evaluation and intervention within the newly evolving paradigm of occupational therapy. The third section focuses on the design of group protocols and outlines a series of group experiences for students. These are intended to provide both personal and professional growth, as well as a format for practice in group leadership, self-reflection, cultural competence, and community service learning. A new chapter focusing on the recovery model and trauma-informed care suggests ways for occupational therapists to design group interventions within these broadly defined approaches. Cole's 7-step format for occupational therapy group leadership provides a concrete, user-friendly learning experience for students to design and lead theory based groups. The settings for which students can design group interventions has been updated to include current and emerging practice settings. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom. With a client-centered theoretical approach, Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy: The Theoretical Basis and Practice Application of Group Intervention, Fifth Edition continues a 25-year tradition of education for occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students and clinicians.
Call Number: RM735 .C65 2018
Publication Date: 2017-07-15
Occupational Therapy and Neurological Conditions by While diagnosis with a neurological condition may not be life-threatening, it can have significant impact on everyday life and on participation in activities. Occupational therapists must be able to fully consider the physical, cognitive, emotional, psychological and behavioural problems which may occur as a consequence of a neurological disorder, and understand the impact of diagnosis from a person-centred perspective. Occupational Therapy and Neurological Conditions incorporates theoretical, clinical and research evidence to support occupational therapists in the management of people with neurological conditions. Covers the key symptoms of neurological conditions and the biological basis of these within the ICF framework Provides an overview of therapy and management for all neurological conditions Includes key occupational therapy theory Case studies root concepts in real-life practice End-of-chapter self-evaluation questions help test understanding Occupational Therapy and Neurological Conditions is the ideal resource to support students, newly-qualified practitioners, and occupational therapists looking for an overview or introduction to this key area of practice.
Call Number: RM735 .O2989 2016
Publication Date: 2016-05-02
Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment - Volume 1 by Now in its fifth edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, systematic guide to the examination, assessment and clinical reasoning processes needed by clinicians when managing patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Nicola Petty is joined by Dionne Ryder in editing this new edition, which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing individual chapters. Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment provides an invaluable guide to the technical and clinical reasoning skills involved in the differential diagnosis of joint, nerve and muscle tissues within a psychosocial model of health and illness. Three initial chapters outline the subjective and physical examination as well as the clinical reasoning process. Subsequent chapters provide details of the examination for each region of the body. This edition is designed for physiotherapy and musculoskeletal therapy students as they get to grips with contemporary clinical practice. Provides a logical, clinically reasoned and evidence-enhanced approach to patient examination and assessment Emphasizes a patient-centred approach Presents key clinical concepts of leading therapists and researchers in the field of musculoskeletal therapy Many drawings and photographs visually demonstrate techniques while enhancing descriptions in the text Clinical examples bring to life the clinical reasoning process An emphasis on consideration of the patient's perspective Reliability, validity, sensitivity and specificity of the physical tests are highlighted Vascular considerations are included throughout the text References updated throughout
Call Number: RC925.7 .N46 2018
Publication Date: 2017-09-21
Physiotherapy in Mental Health and Psychiatry by A brand new and must have textbook for the students and practising physiotherapists which acts as a trusted guide on the different perspectives, contexts and approaches across the spectrum of mental health and psychiatry settings. Grounded in theory and clinical practice, it covers a range of widely-used evaluation tools and treatment methods for specific syndromes and pathologies which will help physiotherapists to signpost and identify the care needs of their patients within both individual and group therapeutic settings. Case studies ensure that the theory discussed is applied to various practical scenarios after which reflective exercises are used to reinforce learning and understanding. First internationally-relevant textbook for physiotherapists covering a range of mental health and psychiatry settings Ideal confidence booster for both students and practitioners new to the subject Contributed by world-leading academics, clinicians and researchers in the field Advocates a scientific and clinical based approach with patient at centre Concepts applied to practice with case studies Multi-perspective views and approaches to human movement and function In-text reflective learning exercises
Call Number: RC482 .P493 2018
Publication Date: 2017-10-12
Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management - Volume 2 by Now in its third edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, evidence-enhanced guide to the principles of treatment and management of the musculoskeletal system. Nicola Petty is joined by Kieran Barnard in editing this new edition which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing individual chapters. Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management provides both students and experienced practitioners with an invaluable guide to the principles applied in contemporary musculoskeletal therapy. Provides theory and research knowledge to underpin treatment and management strategies for patients with musculoskeletal conditions Provides a rationale to support clinical decision-making Offers an up-to-date evidence-enhanced approach to patient treatment and management Emphasizes the importance of communication and clinical reasoning, as well as hands-on and rehabilitation skills Brand-new chapter on the principles of communication and its application to clinical reasoning Brand-new chapter on the principles of exercise rehabilitation Highlights the health benefits of some treatment approaches References updated throughout
Call Number: RC925.5 P445 2018
Publication Date: 2017-08-24
Kielhofner's Research in Occupational Therapy by This guide bridges the gap between theorists and practitioners. It focuses on the relevance and logic of research to provide a practical, demystified approach to conducting applied research in the field for graduate students and clinicians. You'll begin with an introduction to the nature and scope of research and its place in OT and then explore research designs, measurements, and statistical analysis for qualitative, quantitative, and mixed studies. You'll examine the steps and procedures required to conduct research and how research can be used to shape professional practice and improve patient care.
Call Number: RM735 .K54 2017
Publication Date: 2017-01-12
Therapeutic Exercise by Here is all the guidance you need to customize interventions for individuals with movement dysfunction. You'll find the perfect balance of theory and clinical technique--in-depth discussions of the principles of therapeutic exercise and manual therapy and the most up-to-date exercise and management guidelines. Full-color videos show you how! A complete video library of basic therapeutic exercises and techniques online at www.DavisPlus.com shows you how to achieve the best results for range of motion, stretching, joint mobilization, resistance, and spinal stabilization. You will also find supplemental tables and boxes and a glossary. See what students and practitioners are saying online about the previous edition... Great book... "with great explanation, descriptions and pictures to describe the various interventions that can be used for specific patient complaints or conditions. Highly recommended!"--Natalie B. Martinez Great Standard. "This book is a must have for any orthopedic physical therapist. Now it is even better with ICF information in it."--R.F. Sousa Good buy. "Initially bought this book for PT school. It's quite substantial. Most definitely one of the books I do not plan to sell after I am done with the program. Would recommend."--Talisa Swanson
Call Number: RM725 .K57 2018
Publication Date: 2017-10-18
Adaptive Sports Medicine by This first-of-its-kind text provides a comprehensive presentation and review of the unique aspects of adaptive sports medicine and adaptive athletes, who are increasingly active and prominent, not only individually and in local leagues and organizations but also in larger settings like the Paralympics. Divided into thematic sections, part one covers the history and natural course of the care, policies and laws that have been developed over the years for persons with disabilities, as well as the biomechanics and technology of wheelchair sports and adaptive sports prostheses. The medical considerations of the adaptive athlete comprise part two, including injury epidemiology, emergent care, and surgical and rehabilitative considerations. Part three, by far the most extensive section, discusses specific wheelchair and adaptive sports, including adaptive running, cycling, water sports and throwing sports, wheelchair basketball, softball and rugby, as well as adaptive combative and extreme sports. Selected topics, including event planning, advocacy and controversies such as doping, are covered in part four. A comprehensive yet practical text, Adaptive Sports Medicine is a go-to resource and will be an invaluable reference for any sports medicine or primary medicine practitioner working with this unique population.
Call Number: RC1210 .A33 2018
Occupational Therapies Without Borders by The new edition of this landmark international work builds on the previous two volumes, offering a window onto occupational therapy practice, theory and ideas in different cultures and geographies. It emphasizes the importance of critically deconstructing and engaging with the broader context of occupation, particularly around how occupational injustices are shaped through political, economic and historical factors. Centering on the wider social and political aspects of occupation and occupation-based practices, this textbook aims to inspire occupational therapy students and practitioners to include transformational elements into their practice. It also illustrates how occupational therapists from all over the world can affect positive changes by engaging with political and historical contexts. Divided into six sections, the new edition begins by analyzing the key concepts outlined throughout, along with an overview on the importance and practicalities of monitoring and evaluation in community projects. Section Two explores occupation and justice emphasizing that issues of occupational injustice are present everywhere, in different forms: from clinical settings to community-based rehabilitation. Section Three covers the enactment of different Occupational Therapies with a focus on the multiplicity of occupational therapy from the intimately personal to the broadly political. Section Four engages with the broader context of occupational therapy from the political to the financial. The chapters in this section highlight the recent financial crisis and the impact it has had on people's everyday life. Section Five collects a range of different approaches to working to enable a notion of occupational justice. Featuring chapters from across the globe, Section Six concludes by highlighting the importance and diversity of educational practices. Comprehensively covers occupational therapy theory, methodology and practice examples related to working with underserved and neglected populations Gives a truly global overview with contributions from over 100 international leading experts in the field and across a range of geographical, political and linguistic contexts Demonstrates how occupational injustices are shaped through political, economic and historical factors Advocates participatory approaches which work for those who experience inequalities Includes a complete set of new chapters Explores neoliberalism and financial contexts, and their impact on occupation Examines the concept of disability Discusses theoretical and practical approaches to occupational justice
Call Number: RM735 .O23 2017
Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation by Considering therapeutic recreation as your profession -- History of therapeutic recreation -- Professional opportunities in therapeutic recreation -- Person-first philosophy in therapeutic recreation -- Models and modalities of practice -- The therapeutic recreation process -- Therapeutic recreation and mental health -- Therapeutic recreation and developmental disabilities -- Therapeutic recreation and physical rehabilitation -- Youth development and therapeutic recreation -- Therapeutic recreation and senior populations -- A global perspective of therapeutic recreation -- Envisioning the future: therapeutic recreation as a profession.
Call Number: RM736.7 F66 2019
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