Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Written in the concise LANGE format, this text is an essential resource for all health care professionals who diagnose and treat occupation and environmental illnesses.

Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents (Case Review)

Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents (Case Review)

Focusing on children from infancy to adolescence, Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents, 7th Edition provides comprehensive, full-color coverage of pediatric conditions and treatment techniques in all settings. Its emphasis on evidence-based practice includes updated references, research notes, and explanations of the evidentiary basis for specific interventions. And coverage of new research and theories, new techniques, and current trends, with additional case studies, keeps you in step with the latest advances in pediatric OT practice. Written by educators Jane Case-Smith and Jane Clifford O’Brien, this text is the Number One book in pediatric OT!Case studies help you apply concepts to actual situations you may encounter in practice.Research Notes boxes and evidence-based summary tables help you interpret evidence and strengthen your clinical decision-making skills.Learning resources on Evolve include video clips, review activities, and additional case studies.Learning objectives indicate what you will be learning in each chapter and serve as checkpoints in studying for examinations.A glossary makes it easy to look up key terms.NEW video clips and case studies on the Evolve website demonstrate important concepts and rehabilitation techniques.NEW Autism Spectrum Disorder chapter contains important information for OTs not addressed in other texts.NEW Neuromotor: Cerebral Palsy chapter addresses the most prevalent cause of motor dysfunction in children.NEW Adolescent Development chapter helps you manage the special needs of teenagers and young adults.NEW contemporary design includes full-color photos and illustrations.UPDATED content and references ensure you have access to the comprehensive, research-based information that will guide you in making optimal decisions in practice.

Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness

Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness

The definitive guide to the therapeutic Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or the art and science of how trees can promote health and happinessNotice how a tree sways in the wind. Run your hands over its bark. Take in its citrusy scent. As a society we suffer from nature deficit disorder, but studies have shown that spending mindful, intentional time around trees--what the Japanese call shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing--can promote health and happiness.In this beautiful book--featuring more than 100 color photographs from forests around the world, including the forest therapy trails that criss-cross Japan--Dr. Qing Li, the world's foremost expert in forest medicine, shows how forest bathing can reduce your stress levels and blood pressure, strengthen your immune and cardiovascular systems, boost your energy, mood, creativity, and concentration, and even help you lose weight and live longer.Once you've discovered the healing power of trees, you can lose yourself in the beauty of your surroundings, leave everyday stress behind, and reach a place of greater calm and wellness.

Occupational Emergency Medicine

Occupational Emergency Medicine

With a large proportion of emergency admissions due to occupationalhealth problems, the effect this can have on your practice cannotbe ignored. Owing to the shortage of occupational physicians andlimited worker access to health care, the diagnosis and treatmentof occupational diseases rely increasingly on the emergencyphysician. Apart from extra paperwork, owing to the extralegal and administrative regulations, a lack of knowledge ofoccupational medicine can risk a missed diagnosis. This burden of work means occupational disorders impact thewhole of the emergency department. Michael Greenberg addresses yourquestions and concerns about the management of these patients:from triage to discharge, and beyondfor all work-place injuries or disorders, whether office-based,agricultural or industrialand their employment regulationsOccupational Emergency Medicine is an essential referencefor emergency physicians and trainees, featuring comprehensiveinformation on legal issues involving the physician, and advice onmanaging occupational health admissions.

Leading & Managing Occupational Therapy Services: An Evidence-Based Approach

Leading & Managing Occupational Therapy Services: An Evidence-Based Approach

Put theory and research into practice for real-world success.Here’s your introduction to the use of theory, research, and evidence in guiding your practice as an occupational therapy manager. From leadership and supervision to policies, program development, and continuous quality improvement, you’ll find complete coverage of the full range of issues and functions managers encounter in the real worlds in which they practice. Whatever your role, the practical knowledge and the guidance you’ll find here will help you become a more effective OT, colleague, and manager.

Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy: The Theoretical Basis and Practice Application of Group Intervention

Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy: The Theoretical Basis and Practice Application of Group Intervention

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.  

Occupational Medicine: Principles and Practical Applications

Occupational Medicine: Principles and Practical Applications

Occupational Medicine: Principles and Practical Applications...

Occupational Therapy Examination Review Guide

Occupational Therapy Examination Review Guide

Be prepared for the latest NBCOT exam!Rely on the guide that has helped thousands of students pass their exams with exactly the practice they need. The 4th Edition mirrors the latest NBCOT exam blueprint and the question formats—multiple-choice and simulation at the difficulty level and in the decision-making style of the actual exam. More than 1,000 questions in five practice exams help you identify your strengths and weaknesses while you improve your test-taking performance.Access more online.Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to access a wealth of DavisPlus resources. You’ll find your Davis Digital Version, your complete text online, nine clinical simulation tests, and three practice exams, each featuring a clinical simulation followed by 170 multiple-choice questions as well as prompt and response-type questions covering evaluation, treatment, intervention, and professional practice—800 questions in all."The key to passing the test is not only knowledge, but practicing taking multiple-choice questions, and these questions most closely match the ones on the exam. I think that this is the best exam review guide on the market."—Paula Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia"The greatest strength of these review questions is that there are so many questions rich in diverse material and that the questions are so similar to the questions on the actual exam. Additionally, the explanations help in correcting the reader if he/she is thinking on the wrong track. As a former student, I would have felt far more comfortable taking the test after having finished reviewing all these questions." —Amy Perez, OTR/L, Graduate from Xavier University

Occupational Therapy Evaluation for Children: A Pocket Guide

Occupational Therapy Evaluation for Children: A Pocket Guide

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Master the skills and concepts necessary to effectively perform efficient evaluations of children with Occupational Therapy Evaluation for Children: A Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition. Reflecting the latest AOTA standards, this pocket-sized guide is a quick,comprehensive reference you can use throughout your education and into practice. Providing an overview of theory as well as step-by-step coverage of techniques, the book includes clinical examples that illustrate the application of content, as well as client and family-centered practice; illustrations that demonstrate assessment techniques; and extensive tables that summarize key assessments, techniques, and actions. See how concepts apply to practice with real world clinical examples. Develop your skills and understanding with illustrations and photographs that demonstrate assessment techniques. Expand your knowledge with a wide range of additional assessments, including COPM, MOHO, Sensory Profile, and visual and hand assessments.·         Develop practical skills for the workplace with new coverage of specialty areas, such as autism, where OTs have expanded their roles; up-to-date coverage of interview skills; information on IDEIA; and more. Quickly access any assessment of interest using the table of assessments that appears at the beginning of the book. Access a wide range of useful tools, including in-book tables that capture information in an easy-to-read manner and online sample evaluation forms.


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