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Pediatric Occupational Therapy Handbook

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Pediatric Occupational Therapy Handbook

A Guide to Diagnoses and Evidence-Based Interventions

By Patricia Bowyer, EdD, OTR/L, BCN and Susan M. Cahill, MAEA, OTR/L

416 pages
Trim Size 4 3/8 X 7 3/8 in
Copyright 2009
$92.95, Paperback, Reference

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Combining essential assessment guidance with the latest evidence-based intervention strategies, this compact reference helps you quickly locate the information you need to evaluate and manage pediatric disorders. Access diagnosis-specific information on epidemiology, precautions, and more, as well as suggested interventions supported by the latest research, all in a convenient, pocket-sized handbook perfect for the busy clinical setting. Information is presented in a consistent format for easy reference and complies with the OT Practice Framework to help you ensure the most effective therapeutic outcomes.

Reviews

"As a pocket sized text, this is an ideal quick and easy reference book. Containing details of a wide range of conditions and disorders, it is easy to find relevant brief details on many of the conditions that a practitioner would expect to come across within their practice—as well as a few of the more obscure—and it includes a good range of information concerning physical as well as
learning disabilities."
International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, April 2009, Vol 16, No 4

 

"Overall I found this book to be an excellent resource for occupational therapists of various experience levels, from students to the more experienced therapists. It is definitely a reference book which should be available in all paediatric occupational therapy departments, as it provides fast, up to date, pertinent and succinct information on all conditions encountered in the practice of paediatric Occupational Therapy."
The Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy, Summer 2009, Volume 37 (1)

Key Features

  • Evidence-based evaluation and intervention content on over 80 common pediatric diagnoses helps you make sound clinical decisions supported by documented research.
  • Intervention strategies are highlighted through the text for fast, easy reference when planning treatment.
  • Convenient A-Z organization and pocket-sized format help you locate diagnosis-specific information quickly in busy practice settings.
  • Case studies illustrate real-life patient scenarios and help hone your clinical reasoning skills.

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By Patricia Bowyer, EdD, OTR/L, BCN, Associate Professor and Associate Director, Texas Woman's University at Houston, The Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX and Susan M. Cahill, MAEA, OTR/L, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

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