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lazarusInfinity, 2013

"One thing I never could stomach about living in New Orleans...all the damn zombies." That seems to be the overall sentiment to many living in the decadent madness that is the Crescent City. In OCCUPATION two best friends struggle to survive in a post-Katrina New Orleans in which several of the city’s residents have turned into mindless, ravenous zombies. Largely ignored by many in the city/state legislature, the city’s residents are ...


Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Occupations
Ruth Woodrow, Bruce J. Colbert, ...

Cengage Learning, 2010

Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Occupations, 6th Edition provides an extensive framework of drug information in a concise format for learners studying licensed practical nursing, medical assisting and other allied health professions. Learn calculations quickly through a simplified step-by-step process. Discover key drug information by classifications, such as their purpose, side effects, cautions, and interactions, or utilize this resource ...


Occupation-Based Activity Analysis (Thomas, Occupation-Based Activity Analysis)
Heather Thomas PhD OTR/L

Slack Incorporated, 2011

Activity Analysis is an essential skill to occupational therapy. Students and practitioners need not only an understanding of what activity analysis is and how to break down the steps of a task, but also understand how each aspect of an activity influences participation in occupations. Occupation-Based Activity Analysis is a definitive text that effectively progresses the reader toward understanding the differences between occupations and ...


Occupation: The Ordeal of France 1940-1944

Cooper Square Press, 2000

France was slow and somewhat ineffectual in organizing resistance movement. In Occupation Ian Ousby challenges the myth that France was liberated " by the whole of France." The author explores the Nazi occupation of France with superb detail and eyewitness accounts that range from famous figures like Simone de Beauvoir, Charles de Gaulle, Andre Gide, Jean-Paul Sartre and Gertrude Stein to ordinary citizens, forgotten heroes and traitors.


John Toland

Doubleday, 1987


Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
Michael R. Gordon, Bernard E. Trainor

Vintage, 2007

Written by the chief military correspondent of the New York Times and a prominent retired Marine general, this is the definitive account of the invasion of Iraq.A stunning work of investigative journalism, Cobra II describes in riveting detail how the American rush to Baghdad provided the opportunity for the virulent insurgency that followed. As Gordon and Trainor show, the brutal aftermath was not inevitable and was a surprise to the ...


The Occupation of Eliza Goode
Shelley Fraser Mickle

Koehler Books, 2013

Eliza Goode is born into a New Orleans’ parlor house in the mid 1800s. Sold as a courtesan on her seventeenth birthday, she flees her arranged future at the outbreak of the Civil War. She is passed up through Mississippi’s plantations from one slave quarters to another until she emerges at the Confederates’ Camp Corinth and is swept along to the battle of Manassas. Along the way, she meets Bennett McFerrin and his wife, Rissa, who ...


When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944
Ronald C. Rosbottom

Little, Brown and Company, 2014

The spellbinding and revealing chronicle of Nazi-occupied Paris On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation. Subsequently, an eerie sense of normalcy settled over the City of Light. Many Parisians keenly adapted themselves to the situation-even allied themselves with their Nazi overlords. At the same time, amidst this darkening gloom ...


Occupation Analysis in Practice

Wiley-Blackwell, 2011

Occupation Analysis in Practice is the essential book for all future and current occupational therapists. It offers a practical approach to the analysis of occupations in real world practice. The book frames occupation as the key component for analysis and builds upon previous work limited to analysis at the activity level. It examines the interests, goals, abilities and contexts of individuals, groups, institutions and communities, along with ...


Introduction to Occupation: The Art of Science and Living (2nd Edition)
Charles Christiansen Ed.D. OTR, Elizabeth Townsend Ph.D.

Prentice Hall, 2009

The second edition of Introduction to Occupation: The Art and Science of Living , presents the latest knowledge about occupation so that each of us around the world may understand how to seize and harvest our days for health, well-being, happiness and the development of more just and peaceful societies.   Introduction to Occupation   will appeal to any student, practitioner, researcher or educator with an interest in everyday life. Practical ...


Developing Occupation-Centered Programs for the Community (2nd Edition)
Linda S. Fazio Ph.D. OTR FAOTA

Prentice Hall, 2007

Patient/client care is swinging away from the institution and into the community. This is true not only for occupational therapy but also for many health care providers. Just as mental health and illness and the concerns of humane care established the origins of occupational therapists, these same concerns have ushered a return to the community as a favored site for practice. The text covers building a foundation within a community, program ...


Psychosocial Frames of Reference: Core for Occupation-Based Practice
Mary Ann Giroux Bruce PhD OTR, Barbara Borg MA OTR

Slack Incorporated, 2001

Psychosocial Frames of Reference has a successful history as a resource for planning psychosocial occupational therapy intervention. This exceptional new edition continues to provide a comprehensive description of occupational therapy and relevant psychological, social, and cognitive theories, plus “real-life” examples that contribute to the reader’s understanding of the person and his or her mental health concerns as they influence the ...


The Occupation: War and Resistance in Iraq
Patrick Cockburn

Verso, 2007

In February 2003, Patrick Cockburn secretly crossed the Tigris river from Syria into Iraq just before the US/British invasion, and has covered the war ever since. In The Occupation , he provides a vivid and disturbing picture of a country in turmoil, and the dangers and privations endured by its people. The Occupation explores the mosaic of communities in Iraq, the US and Britain’s failure to understand the country they were invading and ...


Occupational Therapy Interventions: Function and Occupations
Catherine Meriano JD OTR/L, Donna Latella EdD OTR/L

Slack Incorporated, 2007

Occupational Therapy Interventions: Functions and Occupations is a unique, comprehensive text that provides the essential information needed to know about the physical dysfunction intervention process. Written in a user-friendly format, this practical text offers the answers to common questions about intervention making it ideal for occupational therapy students and clinicians. Throughout this text, Catherine Meriano and Donna Latella provide ...


Kiska: The Japanese Occupation of an Alaska Island
Brendan Coyle

University of Alaska Press, 2014

Alaska’s windswept Aleutian Island chain arcs for over a thousand miles toward Asia from the Alaska Peninsula. In this remote and hostile archipelago is Kiska Island, an uninhabited sub-arctic speck in the tempestuous Bering Sea. Few have the opportunity even to visit this island, but in June of 1942 Japanese troops seized Kiska and neighboring Attu in the only occupation of North American territory since the War of 1812. The bastion of ...


Perspectives in Human Occupation: Participation in Life
Paula Kramer PhD OTR FAOTA, Jim Hinojosa PhD OT BCP FAOTA, ...

LWW, 2003

This anchor text provides students with a firm foundation on the emerging perspectives of occupation. The book fosters an understanding of where the profession is today as well as where the various scholars are headed with their unique perspectives. It includes issues to be considered when implementing these perspectives into practice, and is designed to support the educational standards set by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy ...


Occupation By Design: Building Therapeutic Power
Doris E. Pierce PhD OTR/L FAOTA

F.A. Davis Company, 2003

This engaging, user-friendly text guides occupational practitioners and students toward creatively designing and implementing occupation-based interventions for people with disabilities. The book covers the three primary proficiencies: understanding occupation in context, developing design skills, and applying occupation in practice. This innovative approach focuses on the interactive process of designing client-centered interventions, building ...


Model of Human Occupation: Theory and Application (Model of Human Occupation: Theory & Application)
Gary Kielhofner MD PH OTR FAOTA

LWW, 2007

Model of Human Occupation, Fourth Edition offers a complete and current presentation of the most widely used model in occupational therapy, and delivers the latest in MOHO theory, research, and application to practice. This authoritative text explores what motivates individuals, how they select occupations and establish everyday routines, how environment influences occupational behavior, and more. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Case Vignettes that ...


The Texture of Life: Occupations and Related Activities
Jim Hinojosa, Marie-Louise Blount

AOTA Press, 2014

Engaging clients in occupation and activities to promote health and well-being is a fundamental principle of occupational therapy. The fourth edition of The Texture of Life clearly defines the importance of occupation and describes the relationship between occupations and their related activities. This text describes occupational therapy's foundation in occupations and activities through in-depth exploration of topics such as theoretical ...


Paris Under the Occupation

Now and Then Reader, LLC, 2011

As Hitler armed in the mid-1930s, Europe prepared for war.  With its sophisticated series of fortifications called the Maginot Line, France expected to thwart any rapid German advance from the east so that, with England, the countries could fight an updated version of their World War I experience.  But Hitler's blitzkrieg ("lightning war") tactics, based upon rapid tank and troop movements, overran the powerful French army.  In 1940 France ...



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