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From work and occupation to occupational therapy: The policies of professionalisation in English mental hospitals from 1919 to 1959

John Hall

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter outlines the pattern of growth of new forms of work and occupation for patients in English mental hospitals and how those activities were conceptualised as occupation therapy between ... More


Occupational therapy, environmental modifications, and pulmonary rehabilitation

Sally Singh and Louise Sewell

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Occupational therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation share common approaches towards delivery of supportive care. Occupational therapy aims firstly to establish what changes in functional performance ... More


Multidisciplinary Care: Occupational Therapy

Chris Kingsnorth

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Occupational therapy (OT) assessment of an ALS patient requires consideration of the domains of occupational performance. Occupational performance is the ability of an individual to perform tasks and ... More


Occupational therapy and environmental modifications

Sam H. Ahmedzai and Martin F. Muers

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631411
eISBN:
9780191730160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631411.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the role of occupational therapy in the management and treatment of dyspnoea. It explains that the objective of occupational therapy is first to establish what changes in ... More


Partnering with Families: A New Service Delivery Model for Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapy

Wesley L. Ford, Debra Ruge, Nancy Cappel, Tess Jens O'Hern, and Sidney Roth

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0035
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Service delivery models play an important role in health outcomes. When California’s largest physical and occupational therapy program for children diagnosed with life-long disabilities was found to ... More


Multidisciplinary care: occupational therapy

Chris Kingsnorth and Sarah Lavender

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Occupational therapy (OT) intervention in patients with ALS covers a broad scope of the person’s life and occupations. This includes activities of daily living, such as self-care, work, and leisure ... More


Healing the War-Disabled: The Re-Orientation of German Orthopaedics

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter one begins with an examination of the social and medical programs for disabled adults in Imperial Germany and outlines how the introduction of social insurance in the 1880s divided Germany’s ... More


Rehabilitation Nation: Re-Membering the Disabled in War-Time Germany

Heather R. Perry

in Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089244
eISBN:
9781781707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089244.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter three begins with the organization of German military medicine and traces the path of the wounded soldier from the battlefield to the homefront. It then outlines how military authorities ... More


Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies

Michael Ellis

in Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the collective term used for treatments or therapies that have not typically been part of Western medicine. The “complementary” part of this term ... More


A Father’s Perspective on Autism

Michael Ellis

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0005
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

A father has a unique perspective on autism and its impact on his family. I write about my experience as a father of a child with autism as it is fairly typical in terms of the timing of concerns ... More


The Educational System and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Michael Ellis

in Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Navigating the educational system is likely the most treacherous and frustrating part of raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Often parents feel that they have to be lawyers to ... More


Pediatric Robotics and Ethics: The Robot Is Ready to See You Now, but Should It Be Trusted?

Jason Borenstein, Ayanna Howard, and Alan R. Wagner

in Robot Ethics 2.0: From Autonomous Cars to Artificial Intelligence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190652951
eISBN:
9780190652982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652951.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

As robots leave the lab and are deployed in hospital or other healthcare settings, the community of users may become overreliant on and overtrust such technology. Thus, there is a pressing need to ... More


Decision Making in Learning Disability Nursing

Sue Hart and Eva Scarlett

in Nursing: Decision-Making Skills for Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199641420
eISBN:
9780191918186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641420.003.0021
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing Skills

This chapter focuses on exploring decision making in the learning disability nursing field of practice. Previous chapters have covered the background about decision making, the principles, tools, ... More


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