Title

Restoring the role of the independent person

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2014

Publication Title

Occupational therapy for physical dysfunction

Department

Occupational Therapy

Abstract

"The seventh edition of Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction emphasizes four key themes that are essential to the best possible occupational therapy for adults with physical disabilities and to the future of the profession: Reliance on evidence/research to inform occupational therapy assessment and intervention - Occupation as the central intervention and outcome of occupational therapy services - Importance of expert activity analysis that synthesizes theoretical knowledge, clinical skills, and awareness of person and contextual factors to occupational therapy practice - Appreciation for the individuality, unique circumstances, and priorities of each patient/client These themes are evident in the book's organization, features, ancillaries, terminology, and authorship"--Provided by publisher.