Book 2009

International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions


ISBN: 978-0-387-75423-9 (Print) 978-0-387-75424-6 (Online)

Table of contents (58 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-11

      The Genesis of the Handbook: Material and Methods

    3. Chapter

      Pages 13-35

      Occupational Therapy: Emphasis on Clinical Practice

  3. Interventions:The OT Manages for Adaptation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 38-38

    2. Chapter

      Pages 39-51

      Adaptive Interventions: Overview

    3. Chapter

      Pages 53-62

      Environmental Adaptations for Older Adults and Their Families in the Home and Community

    4. Chapter

      Pages 63-69

      Housing Adaptations: Current Practices FutureChallenges

    5. Chapter

      Pages 71-82

      Ergonomic Interventions for Computer Users with Cumulative Trauma Disorders

    6. Chapter

      Pages 83-90

      Optimal Positioning: Wheelchair Seating Comfort and Pressure Mapping

    7. Chapter

      Pages 91-98

      Wheelchair Intervention: Principles and Practice

    8. Chapter

      Pages 99-107

      Functional Electrical Stimulation Therapy: Individualized Neuroprosthesis for Grasping and Reaching

    9. Chapter

      Pages 109-125

      Splints: Mobilization, Corrective Splintage, and Pressure Therapy for the Acutely Injured Hand

    10. Chapter

      Pages 127-139

      Splinting: Positioning, Edema, and Scar Management Due to Burn Injury

    11. Chapter

      Pages 141-146

      Assistive Devices for Children with Disabilities

    12. Chapter

      Pages 147-157

      Low Vision Intervention: Decision-Making for Acquiring and Integrating Assistive Technology

    13. Chapter

      Pages 159-165

      Universal Design: Principles and Practice for People with Disabilities

    14. Chapter

      Pages 167-177

      The Design of Artisans’ Hand Tools: Users’ Perceived Comfort and Discomfort

    15. Chapter

      Pages 179-186

       Temporal Adaptation for Individuals Living with Serious Mental Illness in the Community

  4. Interventions: The OT Teaches for Learning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 188-188

    2. Chapter

      Pages 189-204

      Teaching Interventions: Overview

    3. Chapter

      Pages 205-216

      Problem Solving: A Teaching and Therapeutic Tool for Older Adults and Their Families

    4. Chapter

      Pages 217-223

      Teaching and Supporting Clients with Dementia and Their Caregivers in Daily Functioning

    5. Chapter

      Pages 225-231

      Metacognitive Occupation-Based Training in Traumatic Brain Injury

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