Student Resources on Evolve
Video clipsLearning activitiesAdditional case studiesReview questions and answersSelf-quiz questions and answersFabrication procedures from the textForms from the textGrading sheets from the textHow-To videos on the Evolve companion website let you watch the construction of orthotics again and again to increase your proficiency.Review questions and self-quizzes reinforce your comprehension of the material.Case studies in each chapter show how concepts relate to real-life clinical practice.Self-evaluation forms allow you to analyze your strengths and weaknesses related to new orthotic intervention techniques.Laboratory exercises test your clinical reasoning and technical skills.High-quality photos and line drawings illustrate key concepts and techniques.Combined textbook/workbook format makes it easier to develop fundamental skills in the theory, design, and fabrication of orthoses,Spiral binding lets the book lay flat when opened for convenient use while on the job. NEW! Fabrication processes appear in special boxes to allow for quick reference.NEW! Fabrication processes, forms, and grading sheets are included on the Evolve companion website, allowing you to create a personalized study guide.UPDATED content includes new case studies, references, evidence-based research tables, and more on the ‘science’ of orthotic intervention.NEW! Additional learning exercises show how to apply theory to practice.NEW! More integration of patient safety addresses this important aspect of patient care.
A client-centered approach allows you to include the client when making decisions about planning and treatment, using the terminology set forth by the 2008 Occupational Therapy Practice Framework.
Evidence-based content includes clinical trials and outcome studies, especially those relating to intervention.
Key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives introduce the essential information in each chapter.
Reading guide questions and summaries in each chapter make it easier to measure your comprehension of the material.
Information on prevention is incorporated throughout the book, especially in the Habits on Health and Wellness chapter.
Cultural diversity/sensitivity information helps you learn about the beliefs and customs of other cultures so you can provide appropriate care.
An Evolve companion website reinforces learning with resources such as review questions, forms for practice, crossword puzzles, and other learning activities.New content on the latest advances in OT assessment and intervention includes prosthetics and assistive technologies, and updated assessment and interventions of TBI (traumatic brain injury) problems related to cognitive and visual perception.