1st Edition

Computer Applications in Occupational Therapy

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ISBN 9780866565837
Published January 1, 1986 by Routledge
228 Pages

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Book Description

Here is an invaluable book that provides you with a comprehensive introduction and exploration of the present and future issues of computer use in occupational therapy. This practical book will serve as a resource--to the novice, the experienced, and the student--regarding the often overwhelming world of microcomputer use in your profession.

Computer Applications in Occupational Therapy will serve as your source of answers to the questions you may have regarding the often overwhelming world of microcomputer usage in your field. Occupational therapy professionals explore such topics as the impact of this new technology on rehabilitation, robotics and the disabled, and the computer as an administrative tool and as an educational tool. With this practical guide, you can learn how to best use the computer for your specific needs and avoid the pitfalls that many encounter when first using the computer.

Table of Contents

Contents Glossary of Microcomputer Terminology and Other Suggested Resources

  • Microcomputers: An Introduction for Occupational Therapists
  • Evaluation of Software and Hardware for Rehabilitation and Management: Beyond Salesmen’s Bluff
  • Ergonomics, Occupational Therapy, and Computers
  • Impact of Technology on Rehabilitation
  • Introduction: Robotics and the Disabled
  • Computer Applications in Occupational Therapy: A Journal Review
  • Computers and the Occupational Therapy Administrator--1985
  • Using the Apple IIe Computer as an Administrative Tool in an Occupational Therapy Department
  • An Apple for the Teacher: Microcomputer Applications for Occupational Therapy Educators
  • Using a Personal Computer for Fieldwork Scheduling in a University Occupational Therapy Program
  • Microcomputer Applications for the Severely Disabled: Two Case Studies
  • Competence and Computers: A Pediatric Case Study
  • The Therapeutic Use of Computers in Occupational Therapy With Patients With Closed Head Injuries
  • The Nature and Implications of Shifting Patterns of Practice in Physical Disabilities Occupational Therapy
  • An Empirical Approach to Setting Priorities Within a Department of Rehabilitation
  • Rivermead Perceptual Assessment Battery

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