ISBN: 9780323062329
Page Count: 544
Imprint: Mosby
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Introduction to Splinting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Brenda M. Coppard, PhD, OTR/L and Helene Lohman, MA, OTD, OTR/L
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323062329
Page Count: 544
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $70.95
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The third edition of Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach helps readers master the basic theory, principles, and techniques of splinting needed for clinical practice. Using a combination textbook/workbook format, it integrates theory and technical knowledge with hands-on learning features that equip readers with essential clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving skills associated with splinting.
    • Comprehensive coverage presents the fundamentals of splinting that a therapist needs to know.
    • Self-quizzes, case studies, and lab exercises help readers bridge the gap between learning and practice and apply what they've learned to real-life situations.
    • Key terms, chapter outlines, and review questions highlights specific information that the reader can expect to learn from each chapter.
    • Combined textbook/workbook format reinforces information as it is learned and encourages practical application of concepts.
    • Content has been updated to include new research and techniques, current trends, and new information sources.
    • Lists of key terms for each chapter help familiarize the reader with relevant terminology.
    • Two new case studies have been added to each chapter, strengthening the book's clinical application focus.
    • Companion CD contains video clips demonstrating how to fabricate specific splints.
    • Four new chapters cover topics such as occupation-based splinting, tools, processes, and techniques of splinting, and splints for the elbow, shoulder, and fingers.
    • Chapters are divided into three units: splinting foundations; splints for conditions and populations; and topics related to splinting.
    • A new appendix directs readers to helpful online resources and vendors.
  • Unit 1: Splinting Foundations

    1. Foundations of Splinting

    2. Occupation-Based Splinting

    3. Tools, Process and Techniques of Splinting

    4. Anatomical and Biomechanical Principles of Splinting

    5. Clinical Examination for Splinting

    6. Clinical Reasoning for Splint Fabrication

    Unit 2: Splinting for Conditions and Populations

    7. Splints Acting on the Wrist

    8. Thumb Immobilization Splints

    9. Hand Immobilization Splints

    10. Splints for the Elbow and Shoulder

    11. Mobilization Splints: Dynamic, Serial-Static, and Static Progressive Splinting

    12. Splinting for the Fingers

    13. Splinting for Nerve Injuries

    14. Antispasticity Splinting

    15. Splinting on Older Adults

    16. Pediatric Splinting

    Unit 3: Topics Related to Splinting

    17. Lower Extremity Orthotics

    18. Upper Extremity Prosthetics

    19. Ethical Issues Related to Splinting


    Appendix A: Answers to Quizzes, Laboratory Exercises, and Case Studies

    Appendix B: Forms

    Appendix C: Grading Sheets

    Appendix D: Web Resources and Vendors
  • Brenda M. Coppard, PhD, OTR/L, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, Creighton University, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Omaha, NE, USA and Helene Lohman, MA, OTD, OTR/L, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Creighton University, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Omaha, NE, USA
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