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Seating and wheeled mobility : a clinical resource guide

Author: Michelle L Lange; Jean Minkel
Publisher: Thorofare, NJ : Slack Incorporated, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Seating and Wheeled Mobility: A Clinical Resource Guide presents clinical assessment considerations when working with a person with a disability who may need wheelchair seating for postural support, skin integrity, or a wheelchair base to best meet dependent or independent mobility needs. Michelle L. Lange and Jean L. Minkel have designed this text to support occupational and physical therapists, complex  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Seating and wheeled mobility.
Thorofare, NJ : Slack Incorporated, [2018]
(DLC) 2017048480
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle L Lange; Jean Minkel
ISBN: 9781630913960 1630913960
OCLC Number: 1005760539
Description: xx, 420 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Seating and mobility evaluations for persons with long-term disabilities: focusing on the client assessment --
Pressure management for the seated client --
Postural support and pressure management considerations for hands-free sitters --
Postural support and pressure management considerations for hands-dependent sitters --
Postural support and pressure management considerations for prop sitters --
Standardized measures of the person, seating system and wheel chair --
Posture management 24/7 --
Mobility assessment: the mobility algorithm --
Manual mobility applications for the person able to self-propel --
Power mobility applications: mobility categories and clinical indicators --
Power mobility: alternative access methods --
Power mobility: optimizing driving --
Power mobility: advanced applications --
Manual mobility applications for the dependent user --
Alternate drive mechanisms for manual wheelchairs: bridging the gap between manual and power mobility --
Documentation of the seating and mobility assessment --
Considerations when working with the pediatric population --
Considerations when working with the geriatric population --
Considerations when working with the bariatric population --
Considerations when working with degenerative neurological conditions --
Considerations when working with complex neurological and orthopedic presentations --
Considerations when working with a person who is aging with a disability --
Environmental assessment --
Wheelchairs and transportation --
Application of wheelchair and seating standards: from inside the test lab and beyond.
Responsibility: [edited by] Michelle L. Lange, Jean L. Minkel.

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Seating and Wheeled Mobility: A Clinical Resource Guide provides the depth and breadth of the clinical practice of wheelchair seating and mobility to both those who are new to the field, as well as  Read more...

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