ISBN: 9781455756476
Page Count: 608
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Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, 4th Edition

by Rebecca Saunders, PT, CHT, Romina Astifidis, MS, PT, CHT, Susan L. Burke, OTR/L, CHT, MBA, James Higgins, MD and Michael A. McClinton, MD
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Blending the latest technical and clinical skills of hand surgery and hand therapy, Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide, 4th Edition walks you through the treatment of common medical conditions affecting the upper extremities and highlights non-surgical and surgical procedures for these conditions. This expanded fourth edition presents the latest research in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation and provides the purpose and rationale for treatment options.

    • Clinical outcomes included in each chapter relate clinical expectations to the results of clinical research trials, providing you with the expected range of motion and function based on evidence in the literature.
    • Highly structured organization makes information easy to find, allowing the text to function as a quick reference in the clinical setting.
    • Contributors from a variety of clinical settings like hand therapy clinics, hospitals, and outpatient clinics means you get to learn from the experience of clinicians working in diverse clinical contexts like yourself.
    • Over 400 line drawings and clinical photographs delineate important concepts described in text.
    • Chapters divided into eight parts - Wound Management, Nerve Injuries, Tendon Injuries, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Distal Radial Ulnar Joint, Hand, and Special Topics - so information can be located quickly.
    • 51 leading experts offer fresh insight and authoritative guidance on therapeutic approaches for many common diagnoses.
    • Treatment guidelines presented for each stage of recovery from a wide range of upper extremity conditions.
    • NEW! Authoritative quick reference guide to surgical and non-surgical procedures for hand and all upper extremity conditions.
    • NEW! Updated information and references offers the latest information and research in the areas of hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.
    • NEW! Larger trim size and new design accommodates a two-column format that is easier to follow.
  • Part One: Wound Management
    1. Wound Care
    2. Skin Grafts and Flaps
    3. Burns
    4. Scar Management
    Part Two: Nerve Injuries and Compression
    5. Sensibility Testing
    6. Median Nerve Compression
    7. Ulnar Nerve Compression
    8. Radial Nerve Compression
    9. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    10. Nerve Repair
    11. Desensitization and Reeducation
    12. Tendon Transfers for Median Nerve Palsy
    13. Tendon Transfers for Ulnar Nerve Palsy
    14. Tendon Transfers for Radial Nerve Palsy
    15. Brachial Plexus Injuries
    16. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    Part Three: Tendon Injuries
    17. Flexor Tendon Repair
    18. Flexor Tendon Reconstruction
    19. Flexor Tenolysis
    20. Management of Extensor Tendon Repairs
    21. Extensor Tendon Imbalance: Mallet Finger, Swan-Neck Deformity, Boutonniere Deformity
    22. Extensor Tendon Tenolysis
    23. Complex Extensor Reconstruction
    Part Four: Shoulder
    24. Shoulder Tendonitis
    25. Rotator Cuff Repairs
    26. Glenohumeral Instability
    27. Humeral Fractures
    28. Shoulder Arthroplasty
    Part Five: Elbow
    29. Epicondylitis
    30. Elbow Fractures and Dislocations
    31. Elbow Arthroscopy
    32. Elbow Arthroplasty
    Part Six: Wrist and Distal Radial Ulnar Joint
    33. Wrist and Hand Tendinopathies
    34. Wrist Arthroscopy
    35. Carpal Fractures and Instabilities
    36. Triangular Fibrocartilage Injuries
    37. External and Internal Fixation of Unstable Distal Radius Fractures
    38. Ulnar Head Resection
    39. Proximal Row Carpectomy
    40. Wrist Arthroplasty
    41. Wrist Arthrodesis
    Part Seven: Hand
    42. Dupuytren’s Disease
    43. Ligament Injuries of the Hand
    44. Digital Fracture Rehabilitation
    45. Replantation
    46. Digital Amputation and Ray Resection
    47. Metacarpal and Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Capsulectomy
    48. Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Arthroplasty
    49. Metacarpalpophalangeal Joint Arthroplasty
    50. Proximal and Distal Interphalangeal Joint Arthroplasty
    51. Small Joint Arthrodesis of the Hand
    Part Eight: Special Topics
    52. Conservative Management of Arthritis
    53. Congenital Differences in the Hand and Upper Extremity
    54. Therapeutic Management of the Performing Artist
    55. Special Consideration and Common Injuries of Athletes
    56. Management of Upper Extremity Amputations
    57. Social Work Services
    58. Industrial Rehabilitation Services
    59. Evidence-Based Practice In Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy
  • Rebecca Saunders, PT, CHT, Clinical Specialist, Research and Staff Development, Department of Hand Therapy, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, Romina Astifidis, MS, PT, CHT, Susan L. Burke, OTR/L, CHT, MBA, Regional Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Program, Department of Hand Therapy, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, James Higgins, MD, Chief of Hand Surgery, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD and Michael A. McClinton, MD, Attending Hand Surgeon, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
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