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Pediatric Occupational Therapy Handbook, 1st Edition

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By Patricia Bowyer, EdD, OTR/L, BCN and Susan M. Cahill, MAEA, OTR/L
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 ...view more
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.
ISBN :
9780323053419
Publication Date :
25-08-2008
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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.

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.

Author Information
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