Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults: Promoting Quality of Life through Collaborative Practice (PDF) is a new, comprehensive textbook edited by OT and gerontological experts Margaret Perkinson and Karen Frank Barney that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering almost each and every major aspect of geriatric gerontological occupational therapy practice. With 30 chapters written by 70 eminent leaders in OT and gerontology, this ebook covers the entire continuum of care for the aging population along with special considerations for this rapidly growing demographic. This innovative textbook also covers topical issues spanning the areas of ethical approaches to treatment; pharmacological issues; nutrition and oral health concerns; assistive technology supports; low vision interventions; and more to ensure readers are well versed in every aspect of this key practice area.
- UNIQUE! The chapter on oral health explores the challenges faced by older adults.
- Case examples help students 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.
- A chapter on evidence-based practice discusses how to incorporate evidence into the clinical setting.
- The chapter on ethics provides a deeper understanding of how to address challenging ethical dilemmas.
- UNIQUE! Intraprofessional and interprofessional approach to intervention emphasizes working holistically and collaboratively in serving older adults.
- UNIQUE! A chapter on the wide range of physiological changes among the aging patient population highlights related occupational performance issues.
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