Ergonomics for Therapists

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  • Author : Karen Jacobs
  • Publisher : Mosby
  • Pages : 460 pages
  • ISBN : 9780323048538
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Ergonomics for Therapists

Ergonomics for Therapists
  • Author : Karen Jacobs
  • Publisher : Mosby
  • Release : 18 May 2021
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Provides an introduction to ergonomic concepts and discusses their application to clinical practice. Covers the skills needed to analyze work environments, change work habits, and prevent injury. Thoroughly revised with the latest ergonomic techniques and strategies using evidence-based research.

Occupational Therapy and Ergonomics

Occupational Therapy and Ergonomics
  • Author : Franklin Stein,Ingrid Söderback,Susan Cutler,Barbara Larson
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 18 May 2006
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This practical book describes how the principles of ergonomics should be applied by occupational therapists. It clearly demonstrates how to create functional environments to prevent injuries and enabling people with disabilities to engage in everyday occupations. Occupational stress and other psychological variables are considered in the ergonomics of work. Includes case studies of an administrative secretary, industrial worker, assembly line food handler and maintenance worker Contains a unique insight into the Scandinavian experience in universal design and everyday ergonomics Provides

Ergonomics in Health Care and Rehabilitation

Ergonomics in Health Care and Rehabilitation
  • Author : Valerie J. Berg Rice
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
  • Release : 18 May 1998
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This unique book teaches therapists how to use ergonomics to optimize human performance and improve patient health. It explains what recommendations should be made to industry to promote healthy work habits and decrease the incidence of musculoskeletal injuries and discusses proper body mechanics, work simplification techniques, and recommendations for ergonomic equipment. * -Defines two new practice areas: health care ergonomics and rehabilitation ergonomics * - Combines theory and practice * - Includes ]real life] case studies

Occupational Therapy in Community and Population Health Practice

Occupational Therapy in Community and Population Health Practice
  • Author : Marjorie E Scaffa,S. Maggie Reitz
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release : 28 January 2020
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Be prepared for the growing opportunities in community and population health practice with the 3rd Edition of this groundbreaking resource. The New Edition reflects the convergence of community and population health practice with expanded content on health promotion, well-being, and wellness. Drs. Scaffa and Reitz present the theories underpinning occupational therapy practice in community and population health. Then, the authors provide practical guidance in program needs assessment, program development, and program evaluation. Both new practitioners and students will find practice-applicable

Ergonomics for Children

Ergonomics for Children
  • Author : Rani Lueder,Valerie J. Berg Rice
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 July 2007
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Providing guidance on a broad range of issues for young children and adolescents, Ergonomics for Children: Designing Products and Places for Toddlers to Teens give you a deep understanding of how children develop and how these developmental changes can influence the design of products and places for children. Copiously illustrated with photos and other images, the book helps you quickly find answers to your questions, grasp concepts, and apply them. Its subsections are organized to help you locate and understand

Save Your Hands

Save Your Hands
  • Author : Lauriann Greene,Richard W. Goggins
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 May 2021
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Comprehensive, authoritative, research-based information to help manual therapists prevent injury, enhance their practice, and prolong their careers. Includes practical information, advice and suggestions on good body mechanics, designing the workspace for greater comfort and safety, protecting vulnerable parts of the body by finding alternative techniques, staying in shape with a conditioning program designed by a doctor of physical therapy specifically for manual therapists, and recognizing and treating early symptoms to keep them from turning into injury. Written by a leading

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety
  • Author : Pascale Carayon
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 September 2006
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A complete resource, this handbook presents current knowledge on concepts and methods of human factors and ergonomics, and their applications to help improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care. It provides specific information on how to analyze medical errors with the fundamental goal to reduce such errors and the harm that potentially ensues. Editor Pascale Carayon and an impressive group of contributors highlight important issues relevant to healthcare providers and professionals and their employers. They discuss the design

Applied Ergonomics Handbook

Applied Ergonomics Handbook
  • Author : Michael J. Burke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 December 1991
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Applied Ergonomics Handbook is a procedural guide that includes forms, protocols, and "real life" suggestions for preventing musculoskeletal trauma in the workplace. The book is based on the results of years of job site analysis experience using various techniques to find out which procedures are least cumbersome, most practical, and still remain objective. The book's step-by-step format lends itself to selecting the procedures, forms, and advice that are most appropriate to a wide array of groups. Readers can use the

Computer Applications in Occupational Therapy

Computer Applications in Occupational Therapy
  • Author : Florence S. Cromwell
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 18 May 1986
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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.

Pedretti s Occupational Therapy E Book

Pedretti s Occupational Therapy   E Book
  • Author : Heidi McHugh Pendleton,Winifred Schultz-Krohn
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 10 March 2017
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Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 8th Edition prepares you for occupational therapy practice with adults who have physical disabilities. This cornerstone text provides a foundation for the development of clinical reasoning skills in a comprehensive, case-based learning approach to physical dysfunction. New full color photos and helpful pedagogy, including threaded case studies, OT Practice Notes, ethical considerations, and end-of-chapter review questions, reinforce learning, enhance retention, and prompt you to apply principles in a clinical setting. UNIQUE!

Advances In Industrial Ergonomics And Safety V

Advances In Industrial Ergonomics And Safety V
  • Author : R Nielson,K. Jorgensen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 02 September 2003
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Each year public awareness of the importance of ergonomics for improving people's working conditions and home environment increases, as the application of ergonomics brings more and more tangible benefits to society at large. The Annual International Industrial Ergonomics and Safety Conference held in Copenhagen, Denmark in June 1993, sponsored by the International Foundation for Industrial Ergonomics and Safety Research brought together more than 200 ergonomic professionals from North America, Europe and Asia to present over 120 research papers, in a quest to share

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics 2012 14 Volume Set

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics 2012  14 Volume Set
  • Author : Gavriel Salvendy,Waldemar Karwowski
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 August 2012
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With contributions from an international group of authors with diverse backgrounds, this set comprises all fourteen volumes of the proceedings of the 4th AHFE Conference 21-25 July 2012. The set presents the latest research on current issues in Human Factors and Ergonomics. It draws from an international panel that examines cross-cultural differences, design issues, usability, road and rail transportation, aviation, modeling and simulation, and healthcare.

Meaningful Motion

Meaningful Motion
  • Author : Sandi Jennifer Spaulding
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 18 May 2021
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Meaningful Motion covers biomechanical and motor control principles and provides examples that address combining the principles of kinesiology with clinical occupational therapy practice. The text also has case studies and laboratory exercises specifically designed for occupational therapy students. The focus is on the concepts of kinesiology and excludes some of the mathematics that is used by biomechanists. Written by a kinesiologist who is also an occupational therapist, the text is tailored to the needs of the undergraduate and the practicing