Provides a comprehensive overview of theories and frames of reference in occupational therapy. The origins of each frame is included as well as their objectives, function-dysfunction continuum, and views of change and motivation. The text also includes practical guidelines to assist with evaluation and treatment planning.
Provides an introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings, providing information for the health professional who wants to learn about the subject. This book provides the in-depth knowledge needed to begin using essential oils in the practice environment.
Arts Approaches to Conflict explores how various arts approaches can both raise our understanding of conflict and lead to its constructive resolution. Practitioners and experts from a wide range of art forms examine their own fields as approaches to conflict. It is fascinating and eye-opening reading for students and practitioners.
This book brings together versions of the Language Assessment Remediation and Screening Procedure (LARSP) in 13 different languages from around the world. It will be an invaluable resource for speech-language pathologists around the world and for those wishing to analyse the grammatical abilities of clients of many linguistic backgrounds.
This is book, for both the student paramedic and qualified paramedic, provides key information on the appropriate assessment skills needed when attending an emergency call. This book is a more accessible and concise alternative or supplement to the encyclopedias available -- for use 'on the job' and perfect for exam revision.
The Atlas of Musculo-skeletal Anatomy has been written as the complete reference guide for all students and practitioners of anatomy, massage / bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic, medicine, physiotherapy, or any other health-related field.
Containing over 900 entries of general disease conditions and corresponding herbal treatments, this book covers therapeutic action, 550 monographs of medicinal plants, and the properties of herbs and preparations such as tinctures, liquid extracts, poultices and essential oils.
Clinically oriented and student-friendly, this title provides the anatomic and pathophysiologic basis necessary to understand neurologic abnormalities. It emphasizes the localization of specific medically important anatomic structures and clinically important pathways, using anatomy-enhancing illustrations.
First Aid is the immediate provision of treatment and care to a person who has suffered an illness or injury. It is often used before the emergency services or medical professionals take over. Although it is not an exact science, first aid can make a real difference and reading this book might help you quite literally save somebody's life one day.
This text reviews major models of body image, examines appropriate empirical studies and applies findings from mental health care to body image disturbance. It provides recommendations for the appropriate care of patients.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest specifications from the different awarding bodies. It features a brand new colour section, an updated page design and photographs and illustrations throughout.