Occupational Therapy and Stroke guides newly qualified occupational therapists (and those new to the field of stroke management) through the complexities of treating people following stroke. It encourages and assists therapists to use their skills in problem solving, building on techniques taught and observed as an undergraduate. Written and edited by practising occupational therapists, the book acknowledges the variety of techniques that may be used in stroke management and the scope of the occupational therapist's role. Chapters span such key topics as early intervention and the theoretical.
Theoretical basis / Janet Ivey and Melissa Mew -- The occupational therapy process / Melissa Mew and Janet Ivey -- Early management / Sue Winnall and Janet Ivey -- Management of motor impairments / Stephanie Wolff, Thérèse Jackson and Louisa Reid -- Management of visual and sensory impairments / Melissa Mew and Sue Winnall -- Management of cognitive impairments / Thérèse Jackson and Stephanie Wolff -- Management of perceptual impairments / Louisa Reid and Judi Edmans -- Resettlement / Pip Logan and Fiona Skelly -- Evaluation / Fiona Coupar and Judi Edmans
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