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Occupational therapy evaluation for adults : a pocket guide

Author: Maureen E Neistadt
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2000.
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Helps occupational therapy students and practitioners perform efficient and comprehensive evaluations for adults with disabilities. This book features: appendices about standardized assessments and  Read more...

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Title: Occupational therapy evaluation for adults : a pocket guide /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen E Neistadt
ISBN: 0781724953; 9780781724951
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-240) and index.
Description: xx, 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Occupational Therapy Evaluation. Relation Between Evaluation, Theory, and Frame of Reference. Evaluation and Clinical Reasoning. Demands of the Healthcare Marketplace. Information Needed From Screening and Evaluation. Suggestions for Use of the Rest of the Book -- Ch. 2. A Guide to Evaluation. Review the client's medical record and/or other pre-evaluation information. Collect your evaluation materials. Check with nursing to see if the client can be seen. Stop before entering the client's space, take a deep breath, clear your mind, and focus on taking in everything you will see and hear during your evaluation. Knock before entering the client's room, home, or space. Read any signs posted in the client's environment about medical precautions or care procedures. Introduce yourself, ask the client how he or she would like to be addressed, and make sure the client is physically comfortable. Interview the client and/or his or her caregivers. Observe functional performance and record observations. Evaluate component skills contributing to functional performance problems and record evaluation results. Note type and amount of cuing client needs for activity performance. Synthesize and summarize the data; make discharge projections -- project and record rehabilitation objectives and interventions planned to reach discharge projections -- Ch. 3. Suggested Evaluation Sequences for Different Time Limits. 20- to 30-Minute Screenings. 30- to 40-Minute Evaluations. 40- to 60-Minute Evaluations. Doing an Evaluation During the Course of Several Intervention Sessions. App. A. Interview Assessments of Client Priorities -- App. B. Basic and Instrumental Activity of Daily Living -- App. C. Somatic Sensory Evaluation Procedures -- App. D. Cognitive/Perceptual Assessments -- App. E. Motor Evaluation Procedures -- App. F. Psychosocial Skills Assessments -- App. G. Discharge Situation Assessments -- App. H. Uniform Terminology -- App. I. International Classification of Impairments, Activities, and Participation.
Responsibility: Maureen E. Neistadt.
Genre/Form: Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
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Year: ©2000.
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 00042130; National Library: 101087904
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: RM735.3; Dewey No.: 615.8/515
OCLC No.: 44270528
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