Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation

4th Edition - July 6, 2019

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  • Authors: Kevin Chui, Milagros Jorge, Sheng-Che Yen, Michelle Lusardi
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323676915
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323609135
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323610186

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Gain a strong foundation in the field of orthotics and prosthetics! Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation, 4th Edition is a clear, comprehensive, one-stop resource for clinically relevant rehabilitation information and application. Divided into three sections, this text gives you a foundation in orthotics and prosthetics, clinical applications when working with typical and special populations, and an overview of amputation and prosthetic limbs. This edition has been updated with coverage of the latest technology and materials in the field, new evidence on effectiveness and efficacy of interventions and cognitive workload associated usage along with enhanced color photographs and case studies - it’s a great resource for students and rehabilitation professionals alike.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage addresses rehabilitation in a variety of environments, including acute care, long-term care and home health care, and outpatient settings.
  • Book organized into three parts corresponding with typical patient problems and clinical decision-making.
  • The latest evidence-based research throughout text help you learn clinical-decision making skills.
  • Case studies present real-life scenarios that demonstrate how key concepts apply to clinical decision-making and evidence-based practice.
  • World Health Organization disablement model (ICF) incorporated to help you learn how to match patient’s limitations with the best clinical treatment.
  • Multidisciplinary approach in a variety of settings demonstrates how physical therapists can work with the rest of the healthcare team to provide high quality care in orthotic/prosthetic rehabilitation.
  • The latest equipment and technology throughout text addresses the latest options in prosthetics and orthotics rehabilitation
  • Authoritative information from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition is incorporated throughout.
  • A wealth of tables and boxes highlight vital information for quick reference and ease of use.

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Building Baseline Knowledge
    1. Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation: Multidisciplinary Approach
    2. Aging and Activity Tolerance
    3. Motor Control, Motor Learning, and Neural Plasticity in Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation
    4. Evidence-Based Approach to Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation
    5. Clinical Assessment of Gait
    6. Materials and Technology
    7. Footwear: Foundation for Lower Extremity Orthoses

    Part II: Orthotics in Rehabilitation
    8. Foot Orthoses
    9. Principles of Lower Extremity Orthoses
    10. Neurological and Neuromascular Disease Implications for Orthotic Use
    11. Orthoses for Knee Dysfunction
    12. Orthoses in Orthopedic Care and Trauma
    13. Orthoses for Spinal Dysfunction
    14. Orthoses in the Management of Hand Dysfunction
    15. Orthoses in Burn Care
    16. Prescription Wheelchairs: Seating and Mobility Systems

    Part III: Prosthetics in Rehabilitation
    17. Etiology of Amputation
    18. Wound Care for Vulnerable Feet
    19. Amputation Surgeries
    20. Post-Op/Pre-Prosthetic Care
    21. Understanding and Selecting Prosthetic Feet
    22. Postsurgical Management of Partial Foot and Syme Amputation
    23. Transtibial Prosthesis
    24. Transfemoral Prostheses
    25. Prosthetic Options for Persons with High and Bilateral Amputation
    26. Early Rehabilitation in Lower Extremity Dysvascular Amputation
    27. Advanced Rehabilitation for People with Microprocessor Knee Prostheses
    28. Athletic Options for Persons with Amputation
    29. Children with Limb Deficiency
    30. Prosthetic Options for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation
    31. Rehabilitation for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation

Product details

  • No. of pages: 832
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2019
  • Published: July 6, 2019
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323676915
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323609135
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323610186

About the Authors

Kevin Chui

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director and Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Radford University, Roanoke, Virginia

Milagros Jorge

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, School of Physical Therapy, Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma

Sheng-Che Yen

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences Bouvè College of Health Professions, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts

Michelle Lusardi

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science, College of Health Professions, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut

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