Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational by Ben Atchison MEd OTR FAOTA, Diane Dirette

By Ben Atchison MEd OTR FAOTA, Diane Dirette

Stipulations in Occupational treatment specializes in power illnesses and their influence on an individual's actual, cognitive, mental, and social features. Readers find out how the patient's age, lifestyles initiatives, and dwelling atmosphere impact occupational remedy wishes, and the way to figure out what occupational treatment companies to supply. Chapters current the etiology, signs, diagnosis, and development of stipulations often encountered in perform. Case experiences on the finish of each bankruptcy support scholars observe the content material to real-life scientific situations.This version comprises new chapters on imaginative and prescient problems, muscular dystrophy, infectious ailments, and developmental trauma affliction. The increased artwork software comprises extra photographs, drawings, charts, and graphs.

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She was healthy at birth but by her well-baby visit at 9 months of age she was not yet rolling, crawling, or sitting independently. Her pediatrician referred her to a pediatric neurologist who diagnosed her with spastic diplegia at 11 months of age. The neurologist referred her to a physiatrist (a physician and rehabilitation physician) at the local children’s hospital as well as the local school district for early intervention services. The physiatrist signed a referral for her to the orthotics department to fit her with AFOs to help her with standing and walking.

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