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cover image - Cooper's Fundamentals of Hand Therapy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323550147
Copyright: 2020
Publication Date: 11-27-2019
Page Count: 560
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $87.99

Cooper's Fundamentals of Hand Therapy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

by Christine M. Wietlisbach, OTD, CHT, MPA

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

cover image - Cooper's Fundamentals of Hand Therapy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323550147
Copyright: 2020
Publication Date: 11-27-2019
Page Count: 560
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $87.99
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Written for hand therapy specialists and non-specialists, Cooper's Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, 3rd Edition emphasizes treatment fundamentals, and provides tips and guidelines for hand therapy practice. This easy-to-use illustrated text and reference guide helps students further develop their clinical reasoning skills by describing what goes into the evaluation process, highlighting the humanistic side of each encounter through case studies, and providing the wisdom the contributing authors have acquired through years of practice. This new edition also features additional chapters on the use of common physical agents and orthoses, plus added content on how to integrate evidence-based findings into daily hand practice.

    • NEW! Chapter covering Physical Agent Modalities helps students understand how to use common hand therapy tools. 
    • NEW! Evidence-Based Practice content outlines how to closely examine evidence and integrate it into daily hand therapy practice.
    • UPDATED! Chapter covering Orthoses Essential Concepts reflects the latest information in the field. 
    • NEW! Photos and illustrations throughout provide clear examples of tools, techniques, and therapies.
    • Case studies with questions and resolutions help students develop strong clinical reasoning skills while presenting the human side of each client encounter.
    • Special features sections such as Questions to Discuss with the Physician, What to Say to Clients, Tips from the Field, and more help students find their own clinical voices. 
    • Anatomy sections throughout text highlight important anatomical bases of dysfunctions, injuries, or disorders.
    • Clinical Pearls highlight relevant information from an experienced author and contributors that students can apply to clinical practice in the future.
    • Evaluation Techniques and Tips help students master appropriate and thorough clinical evaluation of clients.
    • Diagnosis-specific information in the final section of the book is well-organized to give students quick access to the information they need.
    • NEW! Chapter covering Physical Agent Modalities helps you understand how to use common hand therapy tools. 
    • NEW! Evidence-Based Practice content outlines how to closely examine evidence and integrate it into daily hand therapy practice.
    • NEW! Photos and illustrations throughout provide clear examples of tools, techniques, and therapies.
  • Part One: Fundamentals 1. Fundamentals: Hand Therapy Concepts and Treatment Techniques 2. Evidence-Based Practice: The Basic Tools 3. Functional Anatomy 4. Evaluation of the Hand and Upper Extremity 5. Assessment of Functional Outcomes 6. Hand Coordination 7. Orthoses: Essential Concepts 8. Fundamentals of Edema Management 9. Physical Agent Modalities in the Hand Clinic 10. Tissue-Specific Exercises for the Upper Extremity 11. Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation 12. Fundamentals of Client-Therapist Rapport 13. Facilitating Adherence to the Plan of Care 14. Narratives in Hand Therapy 15. Utilization of Therapy Assistants in Hand Therapy 16. Some Thoughts on Professionalism

    Part Two: Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity 17. Wounds 18. Common Shoulder Diagnoses 19. Elbow Diagnoses 20. Peripheral Nerve Problems 21. Wrist Fractures 22. Wrist Instabilities 23. Hand Fractures 24. Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Tendinopathies 25. Finger Sprains and Deformities 26. Flexor Tendon Injury 27. Extensor Tendon Injury 28. Tendon and Nerve Transfers 29. Arthritis 30. Burns 31. Infections 32. Dupuytren Contracture 33. Ganglions and Tumors of the Hand and Wrist 34. Traumatic Hand Injury Involving Multiple Structures 35. The Stiff Hand 36. The Neurologic Hand 37. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Pain 38. Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy 39. Functional Somatic Syndromes or Challenging Behavior Index

  • Christine M. Wietlisbach, OTD, CHT, MPA, Hand Therapist, Eisenhower Health, Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage, CA; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Program, West Coast University, Los Angeles, CA; Lecturer and Clinical Faculty, Occupational Therapy Program, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Program, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT
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