Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals Book

Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals


  • Author : Pamela Enderby
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-05-31
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118699812

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Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals Excerpt :

Previously published as two separate books for Speech and Language Therapists and for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Nursing, this book has now been updated and expanded and combines the two first editions into one. This fits in with the increased amount of team working in rehabilitation, both in hospital and community settings. The book assists with the practical implementation of gathering outcome data on patient/clients receiving treatment. Over the last decade there has been a growing awareness of the importance of being able to gather information that could assist in identifying specific gains related to treatment programmes. This should not only help to identify areas for resource change, but also enable health care professionals to monitor the effectiveness of their treatments with individual clients.

Rehabilitation Outcome Measures Book
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Rehabilitation Outcome Measures


  • Author : Emma K Stokes
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-12-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702044465

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Rehabilitation Outcome Measures Excerpt :

Rehabilitation Outcome Measures is a comprehensive review and comparison of measurement instruments in rehabilitation. It includes a high-level section on professional practice in physiotherapy and an introduction to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) International Classification of Health. For those who wish to learn more about the relevance of reported measurement properties, the text focuses on how this knowledge can assist clinical decision-making. Additionally, the book reviews a range of measurements in neurological rehabilitation as well mobility, fatigue, physical activity and patient satisfaction. Rehabilitation Outcome Measures is directed at students preparing for clinical practice, as well as researchers and practitioners seeking information about a range of measurement instruments. Provides details on how to manage a project and select an outcome measure Introduction to WHO’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Boxes with specific links to clinical decision-making Easy format for review of measurement possibilities in each domain Clear review of 36 measurement instruments

Therapy Outcome Measures  TOM  Book

Therapy Outcome Measures TOM


  • Author : Pamela Mary Enderby
  • Publisher : Singular
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000033653105

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CORE SCALE CARDSTen laminated 5 1/2 8 1/2 cards with scales and rating points listed for Child Speech-Language Impairment, Dysarthria, Dysfluency, Dysphagia, Dysphasia/Aphasia, Dysphonia, Hearing Therapy/Aural Rehabilitation, Laryngectomy, Learning Disability/Mental Retardation, and Phonological Disorders for Fingertip Reference in the Clinic.

Physical Rehabilitation Outcome Measures Book

Physical Rehabilitation Outcome Measures


  • Author : Elspeth Finch
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 0781742412

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The revised and expanded second edition of this easy-to-use manual reflects current methods used by today's rehabilitation professionals to establish and measure outcomes. Chapters cover the development of an outcome measure plan, how to choose the appropriate outcome measure, measure properties and terms used in review of measures, the application of outcome measures to individual clients, and how outcome data can be used in client programme planning and evaluation. New to this edition are: a new template for reviewing outcome measures, updated terminology, case histories, and a new appendix including a critical appraisal form. A dual-platform CD-ROM accompanying the book contains a new template for reviewing outcome measures, revised terminology and reviews and references for over 70 measures.

Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders Book

Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders


  • Author : Robert Iansek
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107014008

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Provides a broad overview of current rehabilitation approaches, emphasizing the need for interdisciplinary management and focussing on deliverable outcomes.

Therapy Outcome Measures Manual Book

Therapy Outcome Measures Manual


  • Author : Pamela M. Enderby
  • Publisher : Singular
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 10 : 1565939956

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Therapy Outcome Measures Manual Excerpt :

This book provides tools that allow therapists to provide the documentation needed for service provision in today's health care environment.The absolute need to adhere and adapt to the radical changes in health care service delivery have increased the pressure on all service providers to examine methods for reporting results relating to the impact of health services. Information reflecting the effects of treatment is essential in order to modify methods of provision, influence purchasing patterns, and improve overall care. As a result professionals are becoming more conscious of their social, as well as clinical, responsibility to account for the value and benefits of interventions in the form of "Outcome Measurements." The Therapy Outcome Measures Manual allows physical and occupational therapists and rehabilitation nurses to describe the relative abilities/difficulties of a patient in the four domains of impairment, disability, handicap, and well-being, in order to monitor changes over time. Rigorously tested for reliability and clinical validity, this manual contains Core Scale Cards and Outcome Measures Client Detail Forms that are quick and simple to use. This new practical approach allows for the gathering of outcome measures suitable for use across client groups by all health care professionals, and for the comparison of different services.Keywords: Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist, OT, Physical Therapy, Nursing, outcomes

Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals Book

Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals


  • Author : Pamela Mary Enderby
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-01
  • Genre: Medical rehabilitation
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 1907826297

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Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals Excerpt :

Previously published as two separate books for speech and language therapists and for physiotherapists, occupational therapists and rehabilitation nursing, this text assists with the practical implementation of gathering outcome data on patient/clients receiving treatment.

Principles of Assessment and Outcome Measurement for Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists Book

Principles of Assessment and Outcome Measurement for Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists


  • Author : Alison Laver Fawcett
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-03-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118709696

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Principles of Assessment and Outcome Measurement for Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists Excerpt :

This textbook on assessment and outcome measurement is written for both occupational therapy and physiotherapy students and qualified therapists. It begins by defining what is meant by assessment, outcome, evaluation and measurement and discussing the complexity of therapy assessment and measurement, including the challenge of measuring human behaviour and the impact of factors such as task demand and context, including the environment. Methods of data collection (e.g. observation, interview, standardised testing) and sources (e.g. self-report, proxy) for collecting information about clients are then reviewed, and the main purposes of assessment (e.g. descriptive, evaluative, predictive, discriminative) presented. The book then addresses the topics of standardisation, levels of measurement, reliability, validity and clinical utility. There is a chapter describing and applying models for categorizing levels of function to aid assessment and measurement. The concept of clinical reasoning and reflective practice is then explored. Application of principles is supported through detailed case studies and worksheets and the criteria for test critique and guidelines for choosing a particular assessment approach are discussed.

Occupational Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation Book

Occupational Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation


  • Author : Simon B. N. Thompson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-12-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 10 : 9781489930835

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Occupational Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation Excerpt :

This book is both an introductory text to the rehabilitation of stroke for student therapists and a reference text for qualified therapists. The layout of the book reflects these needs with Chapters 1-4 assuming a minimal level of understanding of the material. These chapters provide an introduction to the condition of stroke itself, the problern therapists face in assessing and treating stroke patients and therapeutic approaches in occu pational therapy. Prognosis of stroke is also discussed which is an issue taken up in later chapters concemed with expert systems. The use of microcomputers in occupational therapy is discussed throughout the book with particular reference to their direct role during therapy. Chapters 5-7 assume a higher level of understand ing from the reader although students will find the material useful as an insight into the work of the modern-day therapist. Chapter 5 addresses the work carried out in the area of biofeedback; Chapter 6 introduces the concept and uses of databases, and Chapter 7 discusses the versatility of microcomputers, especially in the provision of expert systems for the prognosis of stroke.

Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research  A User s Guide Book

Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research A User s Guide


  • Author : Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (U.S.)
  • Publisher : Government Printing Office
  • Release Date : 2013-02-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9781587634239

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Developing a Protocol for Observational Comparative Effectiveness Research A User s Guide Excerpt :

This User’s Guide is a resource for investigators and stakeholders who develop and review observational comparative effectiveness research protocols. It explains how to (1) identify key considerations and best practices for research design; (2) build a protocol based on these standards and best practices; and (3) judge the adequacy and completeness of a protocol. Eleven chapters cover all aspects of research design, including: developing study objectives, defining and refining study questions, addressing the heterogeneity of treatment effect, characterizing exposure, selecting a comparator, defining and measuring outcomes, and identifying optimal data sources. Checklists of guidance and key considerations for protocols are provided at the end of each chapter. The User’s Guide was created by researchers affiliated with AHRQ’s Effective Health Care Program, particularly those who participated in AHRQ’s DEcIDE (Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions About Effectiveness) program. Chapters were subject to multiple internal and external independent reviews. More more information, please consult the Agency website: www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov)

Davis s Drug Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals Book

Davis s Drug Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals


  • Author : Charles D Ciccone
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release Date : 2013-03-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 900
  • ISBN 10 : 9780803640047

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Davis s Drug Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals Excerpt :

A one-of-a-kind guide specifically for rehabilitation specialists! A leader in pharmacology and rehabilitation, Charles Ciccone, PT, PhD offers a concise, easy-to-access resource that delivers the drug information rehabilitation specialists need to know. Organized alphabetically by generic name, over 800 drug monographs offer the most up-to-date information on drug indications, therapeutic effects, potential adverse reactions, and much more! A list of implications for physical therapy at the end of each monograph helps you provide the best possible care for your patients. It’s the perfect companion to Pharmacology in Rehabilitation, 4th Edition!

Field Trials of Health Interventions Book

Field Trials of Health Interventions


  • Author : Richard H. Morrow
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015-06-11
  • Genre: Tropical medicine
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198732860

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Before new interventions can be used in disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in "field trials", which may be complex and expensive undertakings. Descriptions of the detailed procedures and methods used in trials that have been conducted in the past have generally not been published. As a consequence, those planning such trials have few guidelines available and little access to previously accumulated knowledge. In this book the practical issues of trial design and conduct are discussed fully and in sufficient detail for the text to be used as a "toolbox" by field investigators. The toolbox has now been extensively tested through use of the first two editions and this third edition is a comprehensive revision, incorporating the many developments that have taken place with respect to trials since 1996 and involving more than 30 contributors. Most of the chapters have been extensively revised and 7 new chapters have been added.

Aphasia Rehabilitation Book

Aphasia Rehabilitation


  • Author : Nadine Martin
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007-11-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN 10 : 9781597568357

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Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation Book

Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation


  • Author : Glen Gillen
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008-04-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323074704

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Reflecting current practice with a renewed focus on function-based assessments and evidence-based interventions, Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function includes all of the tools you need to make a positive impact on your patients’ lives. This clinical resource summarizes, highlights, and constructively critiques the state of cognitive and perceptual rehabilitation. This text helps you enhance your patients’ quality of life by promoting improved performance of necessary and meaningful activities, and decreasing participation restrictions. Evidence-based intervention tables focus on improving daily function through proven methods. Summary tables highlight each assessment’s clinical utility and pyschometric properties to provide you with the tools you need to choose the best assessment for each patient. An entire chapter on Application of Concepts features five case studies, each discussing background data and medical record review, evaluation findings, assessments, long-term goals, short-term goals, and interventions/functional activities to help you apply the theories and principles from the book to real-world situations. Handy learning aids including Key Terms, Learning Objectives, and Review Questions help you remember important information.

Austoms for Occupational Therapy Book

Austoms for Occupational Therapy


  • Author : C. A. Unsworth
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Occupational therapy
  • Pages : 43
  • ISBN 10 : 1920948546

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