An Elementary Cognitive Assessment and Treatment of the Craniocerebrally Injured Patient
This chapter aims to present the ongoing work of the Occupational Therapy (OT) Department at the Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital and has largely grown out of our practical work with the patients there. Certainly, we have been inspired by the rich literature dealing with these topics. Since other chapters in this volume have amply reviewed available testing procedures (see the chapter by W. J. Lynch), reference is made only to work directly related to this presentation. Furthermore, the work performed by the OT staff is an integral part of the interdisciplinary rehabilitative activity of this institution (Najenson, Mendelson, Schechler, David, Mintz, & Grosswasser, 1974; Najenson, Grosswasser, & Mendelson, 1980; Najenson, 1980). We thought to focus this paper on this fragment of our rehabilitative program.
KeywordsOccupational Therapy Clinical Neuropsychology Choice Object Intellectual Process Elementary Logical Thinking
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