Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Limb

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Rosemary Prosser, W. Bruce Conolly
Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003 - Medical - 379 pages
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This valuable resource describes the rehabilitation technique for conditions of the hand and upper extremity in one practical volume. Edited by an experienced hand surgeon and hand professional of international reputation, this authoritative text is heavily illustrated, comprehensive in its coverage, and contains a range of contributions from acknowledged experts in the field. An invaluable companion, it is ideal for physical therapists, occupational therapists, hand surgeons, and all those involved in the assessment and treatment of patients with conditions of the hand and upper extremity.

  • Each chapter includes:
    • Pathophysiology of the condition/injury
    • A brief literature review and present status
    • Therapy treatment with:
      • an easy to read style
      • brief content with adequate detail
      • an emphasis on particular important points or tips specific to the subject
      • good diagrams and photos to help clarify content
      • indications/precautions
      • an emphasis on functional aspects
      • an evaluation of treatment
      • possible complications
    • A reference list

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