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Conceptual Foundations of Occupational Therapy Practice

Kielhofner, G.

PublicadoNoviembre 2009
Peso1.200 gramos
Dimensiones19 x 26 x 2 cms.
EditorialF.A. DAVIS
Disponibilidad7-10 Días
PVP sin IVA80,72  76,68 €

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PREPARE YOUR OT STUDENTS TO BECOME OT THINKERS. Thoroughly revised and updated, the 4th Edition of this groundbreaking text traces the historical development of the foundations of modern occupational therapy theory; examines its status today; and looks to its future. Dr. Kielhofner compares and contrasts eight well-known models, using diagrams to illustrate their practical applications and to highlight their similarities and differences. Well organized chapters are supported by extensive references.

What's News:

  • Case studies with illustrative photographs introduce each chapter, initiating a dialogue with the reader.
  • International contributors bring a global perspective, explaining how they incorporate the models into their practice.
  • Coverage of new OT Practice Framework and WHO’s ICF language.
  • Up-to-date references.
  • Five new chapters, The Intentional Relationship Model, The Functional Group Model, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Therapeutic Reasoning, and Activity Analysis.

Key Features:

  • Offers the most comprehensive coverage of theories in the field.
  • Presents a framework for understanding what kind of knowledge is needed to support practice and critically examines existing knowledge.
  • Provides a structure for thinking about and analyzing knowledge in order to compare different approaches.
  • Includes summary tables for each model.
  • Highlights profession-wide concepts such as dynamic systems, narrative, and occupational form.

Table of Contents

I. An Overview of Occupational Therapy’s Conceptual Foundations
1. Introduction
2. The Kind of Knowledge Needed to Support Practice
3. The Early Development of Occupational Therapy Practice: The Preparadigm and Occupational Therapy Paradigm Period
4. The Development of Occupational Therapy Practice in Mid-Century: A New Paradigm of Inner Mechanisms
5. Emergence of the Contemporary Paradigm: A Return to Occupation

II. Conceptual Practice Models
6. Conceptual Practice Models
7. The Biomechanical Model
8. The Cognitive Model
9. The Functional Group Model
10. The Intentional Relationship Model
11. The Model of Human Occupation
12. The Motor Control Model
13. The Sensory Integration Model

III. Related Knowledge
14. The Nature and Use of Related Knowledge
15. The Medical Model
16. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
17. Disabilities Studies

IV. Using the Conceptual Foundations in Practice
18. Using the Conceptual Foundations in Practice: Creation of a Personal Conceptual Portfolio
19. Therapeutic Reasoning: Using Occupational Therapy’s Conceptual Foundations in Everyday Practice
20. Activity Analysis: Using the Conceptual Foundations to Understand the Fit between Persons and Occupations

By Gary Kielhofner, DrPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois.

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