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Title Occupational therapy and Duchenne muscular dystrophy / by Kate Stone ... [and others]
Published Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2007


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Description xi, 254 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Duchenne muscular dystrophy : a medical overview / Alex Howarth -- 2. The occupational therapy process / Kate Stone, Claire Tester and Mary McCutcheon -- 3. The psychosocial and emotional impact of Duchenne muscular dystrophy : some considerations / Claire Tester -- 4. From our point of view : from young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, as shared with claire / Claire Tester -- 5. Personal activities of daily living / Alex Howarth, Ruth Johnston, Heather McAndrew and Nicola Traynor -- 6. Seating / Joy Blakeney and Ruth Johnston -- 7. Moving and handling / Kate Stone and Claire Tester -- 8. Occupational therapy in education / Alex Howarth, Heather McAndrew, Mary McCutcheon and Nicola Traynor -- 9. Learning and behaviour difficulties / Claire Tester -- 10. Leisure and play / Kate Stone -- 11. Community care / Kate Stone -- 12. Housing issues / Kate Stone -- 13. Social needs : an overview / Claire Tester -- 14. Employment / Kate Stone -- 15. Transport / Kale Stone
16. Bereavement and anticipatory grief / Claire Tester -- 17. The role of the hospice / Claire Tester -- 18. In conversation with occupational therapists / Claire Tester -- 19. The future / Claire Tester and Alison Wilcox
Summary "This is a practical guide for Occupational Therapists and others who provide services to people who have Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The goal of the book is to deepen the readers understanding of the support that occupational therapists can offer to families who are affected by this condition. Written by experienced occupational therapists with a special interest in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The book will provide information and support to therapists who may be working in isolation, or who rarely work with this client group. It is for the experienced therapist as well as the student. Each chapter of this book gives a clear and comprehensive description of different aspects of occupational therapy assessments and interventions."--Publisher's website
Notes Title from e-book title screen (viewed April 28, 2008)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Duchenne muscular dystrophy -- Treatment.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Occupational therapy for children.
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne -- psychology.
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne -- therapy.
Occupational Therapy -- methods.
Quality of Life.
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne.
Occupational Therapy.
Quality of Life.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Author Stone, Kate.
LC no. 2007011293