Hand Rehabilitation: A Quick Reference Guide and Review

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Mosby, 1999 - Medical - 289 pages
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HAND REHABILITATION: A Quick Reference Guide and Review provides a comprehensive overview of hand rehabilitation in a quick reference, question and answer format. It guides the reader from basic information about the anatomy of the hand through more complex topics, including the most advanced treatment techniques available in hand rehabilitation and all commonly seen hand pathologies.

* Covers basic information about the anatomy of the hand and more complex topics such as advanced treatment techniques, providing information readers need in one source. * Organizes chapters in a building block fashion, beginning with anatomy and progressing to clinical application, allowing the reader to learn basic concepts prior to moving on to clinical application. * Provides readers with a bulleted list of topics at the beginning of each chapter, giving them a quick overview of chapter coverage. * Includes "clinical gems" in each chapter, providing the reader with helpful hints and important facts to remember related to certain subjects or questions. * Features a detailed Quick Reference Guide in the front of the book, so readers can easily find information on any topic or question they might need answered. * Contains an icon after each advanced question/answer, alerting the reader to more difficult topic areas that may require further study. * Provides references so readers can quickly find more detailed information on a particular subject. * Reinforces difficult concepts by providing multiple questions of the same type or providing them in various formats. * Includes case studies throughout as questions/answers to help the reader learn how to apply topics in a clinical situation. * Includes 224 figures emphasizing important topics and helping the reader visualize material. * Features several appendices at the end of the book, including: Drugs Commonly Encountered in Hand Therapy, Nutrition, Resource List of Vendors, Internet Web Sites, and Practice Questions. * Contains a removable slide rule on the back cover, which can be detached and used in self-testing. * Features a group of 22 expert contributors from a wide range of disciplines.

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Contents

Anatomy Extravaganza 1
1
Intrinsic Mechanism 15
15
Evaluation 25
25
Neuroanatomy and Sensory Reeducation 35
35
Wrist
53
Shoulder
69
FlapsGraftsThermal Conditions
83
WoundsInfection
97
Fractures 113
129
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
143
Tendons
153
Biomechanics and Tendon Transfers 757
167
Splinting 777
177
Congenital AnomaliesAmputations
193
Modalities
205
Copyright

Dupuytrens Disease and Tumors 707
107

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