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Hand Rehabilitation

A Quick Reference Guide and Review

This one-of-a-kind reference provides a comprehensive overview of hand rehabilitation. Featuring a unique, question and detailed-answer format, Hand Rehabilitation guides the reader from basic information about hand anatomy through complex topics including the most advanced treatment techniques. Each chapter is formatted as a series of multiple-choice questions, complete with detailed answers and references to other hand therapy resources. There are practice questions included at the end of the book with perforated pages for detachment and copying. Also included are "clinical" gems in each chapter, providing the reader with helpful hints and important facts to remember related to certain subjects or questions.


Published: October 2004

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02610-9


    1. Anatomy Extravaganza
    2. The Mysterious Intrinsics
    3. Evaluation
    4. Neuroanatomy and Sensory Re-education
    5. Modalities
    6. Wounds/Infection
    7. Flaps/Grafts/Thermal Conditions
    8. Wrist
    9. Elbow
    10. Shoulder
    11. Fractures
    12. Sports Injuries of the Upper Extremity
    13. Arthritis
    14. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    15. Tendons
    16. Biomechanics and Tendon Transfers
    17. Splinting
    18. Cumulative Trauma and Differential Diagnosis
    19. Dupuytren’s Disease and Tumors
    20. Congenital Anomalies/Amputations/Prosthetics
    21. Joint Mobilization/Other Treatment Techniques
    22. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    23. Research and Statistics
    Appendix 1: Drugs Commonly Encountered in Hand Therapy
    Appendix 2: Resource List of Vendors
    Appendix 3: Internet Websites
    Appendix 4: Nutrition
    Appendix 5: Excellence in Education: Internet Learning
    Appendix 6: Practice Questions


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