Occupational Therapy for People with Eating Dysfunctions

Occupational Therapy for People with Eating Dysfunctions

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This practical volume provides a wealth of both basic and new knowledge about eating activities and deficits. Occupational therapy professionals offer interventions that meet the needs of patients with eating problems. A rich resource for clinician and student alike, this vital book examines in a clear and engaging style such topics as eating problems among neonates, patients with dramatic structural changes in their eating a€œapparatusa€ as a result of surgery, and the growing need among the rising population of elderly whose competencies in daily life are threatened or impaired.Some of the explicit instructions are difficult to follow and additional pictures which might help with clarity were not used, i.e., the gravity eliminated positions on the manual muscle test, and the upper extremity prosthetic checkout procedure. ... activities and activities of daily living give specific treatment suggestions with helpful charts and pictures including an addition on quadriplegia dressing techniques.

Title:Occupational Therapy for People with Eating Dysfunctions
Author:Florence S. Cromwell
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1986-01-01


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