Get all the information you need to successfully practice in the
rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy!
Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a brand new text written
by OT experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes
a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering
every aspect of geriatric occupational therapy practice. Readers
will explore the entire continuum of care for the aging population
along with special considerations for this rapidly growing
demographic. This innovative text also covers topical issues
spanning the areas of ethical approaches to treatment; nutrition
and oral health concerns; pharmacological issues; low vision
interventions; assistive technology supports; and more to ensure
readers are well versed in every aspect of this key practice area.
UNIQUE! Intraprofessional and interprofessional approach to
intervention emphasizes working holistically and collaboratively in
serving older adults. Case examples help you learn to apply new
information to actual patient situations. Questions at the end of
each chapter can be used for discussion or other learning
applications. Chapter on evidence-based practice discusses how to
incorporate evidence into the clinical setting. Chapter on ethics
provides a deeper understanding of how to address challenging
ethical dilemmas. UNIQUE! Chapter on the wide range of
physiological changes among the aging patient population highlights
related occupational performance issues. UNIQUE! Chapter on oral
health explores the challenges faced by older adults.
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