Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 2-Volume Set, 6th Edition

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Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 2-Volume Set, 6th Edition


With the combined expertise of leading hand surgeons and therapists, Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 6th Edition, by Drs. Skirven, Osterman, Fedorczyk and Amadio, helps you apply the best practices in the rehabilitation of hand, wrist, elbow, arm and shoulder problems, so you can help your patients achieve the highest level of function possible. This popular, unparalleled text has been updated with 30 new chapters that include the latest information on arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus injuries, and pain management. An expanded editorial team and an even more geographically diverse set of contributors provide you with a fresh, authoritative, and truly global perspective while new full-color images and photos provide unmatched visual guidance. Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com along with streaming video of surgical and rehabilitation techniques, links to Pub Med, and more.

  • Provide the best patient care and optimal outcomes with trusted guidance from this multidisciplinary, comprehensive resource covering the entire upper extremity, now with increased coverage of wrist and elbow problems.
  • Apply the latest treatments, rehabilitation protocols, and expertise of leading surgeons and therapists to help your patients regain maximum movement after traumatic injuries or to improve limited functionality caused by chronic or acquired conditions.

  • Effectively implement the newest techniques detailed in new and updated chapters on a variety of sports-specific and other acquired injuries, and chronic disorders.

  • Keep up with the latest advances in arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus injuries, and pain management

  • See conditions and treatments as they appear in practice thanks to detailed, full-color design, illustrations, and photographs.

  • Access the full contents online with streaming video of surgical and rehabilitation techniques, downloadable patient handouts, links to Pub Med, and regular updates at www.expertconsult.com.

  • Get a fresh perspective from seven new section editors, as well as an even more geographically diverse set of contributors.

Volume 1

Part 1: Anatomy and Kinesiology

1. Anatomy and Kinesiology of the Hand

2. Anatomy and Kinesiology of the Wrist

3. Anatomy and Kinesiology of the Elbow

4. Anatomy and Kinesiology of the Shoulder

5. Surface Anatomy of the Upper Extremity

Part 2: Examination

6. Clinical Examination of the Hand

7. Clinical Examination of the Wrist

8. Clinical Examination of the Elbow

9. Clinical Examination of the Shoulder

10. Upper Quarter Screen

11. Sensibility Testing: History, Instrumentation, and Clinical Procedures

12. Functional Tests

13. Diagnostic Imaging of the Upper Extremity

14. Diagnostic Imaging of the Shoulder and Elbow

15. Clinical Interpretation of Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography of the Upper Extremity

16. Outcome Measurement in Upper Extremity Practice

17. Impairment Evaluation

Part 3: Skin and Soft Tissue Conditions

18. Wound Classification

19. Common Infections of the Hand

20. Management of Skin Grafts and Flaps

21. Fingertip Injuries

22. Dupuytren's Disease: Surgical Management

23. Therapeutic Management of Dupuytren's Contracture

24. Soft Tissue Tumors of the Forearm and Hand

25. Management of Burns of the Upper Extremity

26. Therapist's Management of the Burned Hand

27. Acute Care and Rehabilitation of the Hand After Cold Injury

Part 4: Hand Fractures and Joint Injuries

28. Fractures: General Principles of Surgical Management

29. Hand Fracture Fixation and Healing: Skeletal Stability and Digital Mobility

30. Extra-articular Hand Fractures, Part I: Surgeon's Management-A Practical Approach

31. Extra-articular Hand Fractures, Part II: Therapist's Management

32. Intra-articular Hand Fractures and Joint Injuries: Part I-Surgeon's Management

33. Intra-articular Hand Fractures and Joint Injuries: Part II-Therapist's Management

Part 5: Tendon Injuries and Tendinopathies

34. Advances in Understanding of Tendon Healing and Repairs and Effect on Postoperative Management

35. Primary Care of Flexor Tendon Injuries

36. Postoperative Management of Flexor Tendon Injuries

37. Staged/Delayed Tendon Reconstruction

38. The Extensor Tendons: Evaluation and Surgical Management

39. Clinical Managament of Extensor Tendon Injuries: The Therapist's Perspective

40. Flexor and Extensor Tenolysis: Surgeon's and Therapist's Management

41. Management of Hand and Wrist Tendinopathies

Part 6: Nerve Lacerations

42. Basic Science of Peripheral Nerve Injury and Repair

43. Nerve Response to Injury and Repair

44. New Advances in Nerve Repair

45. Therapist's Management of Peripheral Nerve Injury

46. Sensory Reeducation

Part 7: Compression Neuropathies

47. Basic Science of Nerve Compressions

48. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Surgeon's Management

49. Therapist's Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Practical Approach

50. Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

51. Other Nerve Compression Syndromes of the Wrist and Elbow

52. Therapist's Managment of Other Nerve Compressions About the Elbow and Wrist

Part 8: Proximal Nerve Conditions

53. Cervical Radiculopathy

54. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

55. Therapist's Management of Upper Quarter Neuropathies

56. Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injuries

57. Common Nerve Injuries About the Shoulder

Part 9: Surgical Reconstruction for Nerve Injuries

58. Tendon Transfers for Upper Extremity Peripheral Nerve Injuries

59. Therapist's Management of Tendon Transfers

60. Brachial Plexus Palsy Reconstruction: Tendon Transfers, Osteotomies, Capsular Release, and Arthrodesis

61. Nerve Transfers

Part 10: Vascular and

Terri M. Skirven, OTR/L, CHT, Director, Hand Therapy, Philadelphia Hand Center; Associate Director, Hand Rehabilitation Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, A. Lee Osterman, MD, Chairman, Division of Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University; Director, Philadelphia Hand Center and Fellowship Program, Philadelphia, PA, Jane Fedorczyk, PT, PhD, CHT, ATC, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA and Peter C. Amadio, MD, Professor in Orthopaedics, Consultant in Hand Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


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