Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy

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Are you an occupational therapy professional who requires information at your fingertips or a student searching for quick answers to your questions? If so, then Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Fourth Edition is the perfect reference to have by your side. This definitive companion provides quick access to words, their definitions, and important resources used in everyday practice and the classroom. Used by thousands of your peers and colleagues, the Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Fourth Edition is one of a kind and needed by all in the profession. Incorporated within this user-friendly fourth edition are innovative and unique features that help you keep pace with the latest in occupational therapy. Over 3,600 terms are defined (over 400 more than last edition) and 60 appendices are presented (including 9 new items). Essential AOTA references are featured, including the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics- 2000, making Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Fourth Edition ideal for students and professionals to enhance their knowledge base.

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"The definitions are simple, clear, and concise. The book finds its originality in the inclusion in its glossary of occupational therapy evaluation tools, approaches, and frequently used materials as well as the more conventional medical terms." -- Edith Lamay, "Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy" "The definitions are simple, clear, and concise. The book finds its originality in the inclusion in its glossary of occupational therapy evaluation tools, approaches, and frequently used materials as well as the more conventional medical terms." - Edith Lamay, Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy

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Karen Jacobs, EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA, is an occupational therapist and an ergonomist as well as a clinical professor of occupational therapy at Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Boston, MA. She is a former president and vice president of the American Occupational Therapy Association, an author of texts on work practice, the founding editor of the interdisciplinary and international journal, WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation (IOS Press, The Netherlands), and is widely published. She is internationally recognized as an expert in ergonomics and health care marketing and has presented numerous workshops, keynote addresses, and training programs on these subjects. Professor Jacobs, who lives in Andover, MA, is married to Matthew Gold and is the mother of three children—Laela, Joshua, and Ariel. She balances work with occupations such as kayaking, gardening, travel, photography, and cross-country skiing. Laela Jacobs OTR/L, is currently practicing as a Rehab Manager at a sub-acute facility in Wrentham, MA. She received her degree in occupational therapy from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL. Laela, her husband Craig Simon, and their two dogs live in North Attleboro, MA. Her interests include theater, travel, gardening, and most importantly spending time with her family.a

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