A few key concepts/terms for occupational therapy:
|Range of motion||Stroke rehabilitation||Learning disabilities|
|Assistive devices||Brain injuries||Autism|
|Low vision||Alzheimer’s disease||Carpal tunnel syndrome|
|Spinal cord injury||Patient assessment||Therapeutic modalities|
PRINT JOURNALS FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
_____________________________________________________________________________________________ Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library subscribes to a number of occupational therapy and health-related journals. The print journals are located on the 2nd floor in the periodicals area (near the copy room) and are shelved in broad subject categories; for OT-associated titles, look in the “Health Sciences” section.
Journal articles not available here at LSC-Tomball can be requested through InterLibrary Loan (http://www.lonestar.edu/library/interlibrary-request.htm). If not familiar with this process, a librarian will be happy to assist you.
Print journal titles:
American Journal of Occupational Therapy
New Mobility British Journal of Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy in Health Care Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy in Mental Health Journal of Hand Therapy
OT Practice Journal of Rehabilitation
AOTA: Special Interest Quarterly – Administration & Management, Developmental Disabilities, Education, Gerontology, Home & Community Health, Mental Health, Physical Disabilities, School System, Sensory Integration, Technology, Work Programs
Books, Videos and More available from the Library home page: http://www.lonestar.edu/library/
Search for materials in the Library Catalog.
Search STAT!Ref and NetLibrary for full-text electronic books.Internet Resources
From Stanford University, HighWire Press includes the largest archive of free full-text science journals, with one million plus free full-text articles.
MedlinePlus (National Institutes of Health)
Contains extensive information on over 740 diseases/conditions and prescription and nonprescription drugs.
Other key features are a medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, and hundreds of videos of actual surgical procedures performed at U.S. medical centers in recent years.
PubMed (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
Provides over 17 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. Limited full-text.
Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners
This Texas state agency is responsible for licensing OTAs in Texas. OTA licensure and other information can be found here.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Search this site for ADA information, including updates.
National Health Information Center
NHIC publishes a directory of organizations able to provide answers to health questions.
National Rehabilitation and Information Center
NRIC offers an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented resources.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration – Ergonomics Information
OSHA’s site provides information for reducing musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
Associations & Organizations
APA Citation Help
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