Pediatric Hand Therapy

Pediatric Hand Therapy

1st Edition - November 6, 2019

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  • Editors: Joshua M. Abzug, Scott H. Kozin, Rebecca Neiduski
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323530934
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323530910

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Get a quick, expert overview of optimal therapeutic interventions for pediatric patients with musculoskeletal conditions of the hand. This concise resource by Drs. Joshua Abzug, Scott Kozin, and Rebecca Neiduski offers practical recommendations and guidelines along with key background information, for a well-rounded, concise perspective on hand therapy for children. You’ll benefit from the knowledge and experience of orthopaedic surgeons and other members of the rehabilitation care team who provide a real-world, multidisciplinary approach to this complex field.

Key Features

- Covers a range of musculoskeletal conditions, including: congenital disorders, joint disorders, neuromuscular disorders, sports-related injuries, and trauma.
- Includes supporting background information, including an overview of embryology, intrauterine diagnosis, and physical functional development. 
- Covers complementary, practical, and clinical approaches, including orthotic intervention and prosthetics.
- Editors and contributors represent orthopaedic surgeons and members of the rehabilitation care team for a well-rounded perspective.

Table of Contents

  • SECTION I - BACKGROUND
    1 Embryology and Intrauterine Diagnosis
    2 Hand Function: Typical Development

    SECTION II - EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT
    3 Physical Examination of the Pediatric Upper Extremity
    4 Outcome Measures

    SECTION III - COMPLEMENTARY, PRACTICAL, AND CLINICAL APPROACHES
    5 Splinting, Taping, and Adaptation
    6 Pediatric Hand Therapy-Prosthetics and Training

    SECTION IV - CONGENITAL DISORDERS
    7 Congenital-Syndactyly
    8 Rehabilitation of the Pediatric Upper Extremity Congenital Part II-Polydactyly
    9 Congenital II: Radial Longitudinal Deficiency and Thumb Hypoplasia
    10 Arthrogryposis

    SECTION V - NEURO AND NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS
    11 Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy-Introduction and Initial Treatment
    12 Brachial Plexus: Primary Surgery
    13 Brachial Plexus Pre- and Post-Op Management: Secondary
    14 Cerebral Palsy
    15 Tetraplegia: Nerve and Tendon Transfers

    SECTION VI - JOINT DISORDERS
    16 Multiligamentous Laxity
    17 Rheumatologic Disorders

    SECTION VII - TRAUMA
    18 Fractures: Hand and Wrist
    19 Fractures of the Pediatric Elbow and Shoulder
    20 Tendon Injuries and Trigger Digits
    21 Surgical and Therapeutic Management of Volkmann’s Ischemic Contracture and Free Functional Muscle Transfer
    22 Amputations and Replants
    23 Pediatric Hand Burn Therapy

    SECTION VIII - SPORTS
    24 Pediatric Sports Injuries: Little League Elbow, Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Elbow, Gymnast Wrist
    25 Pediatric Hand Therapy-Sports Shoulder: Throwing Athletes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 404
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: November 6, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323530934
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323530910

About the Editors

Joshua M. Abzug

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Pediatrics, University of Maryland, Department of Pediatrics Orthopaedics; Baltimore, MD, United States

Scott H. Kozin

Academic Appointment:

Associate Professor, Department of

Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University

School of Medicine

Hand Surgeon, Shriners Hospital

for Children

Education:

Undergraduate: Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Degree: B.S. Computer Science 1978-1982

Medical: Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Degree: M.D. 1982-1986

Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Preliminary General Surgery

July 1986 to June 1987

Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Orthopaedic Surgery

July 1987 to June 1991

Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

January 1989 to July 1989

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Hand Rehabilitation Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hand Surgery

January 1990 to March 1990

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota

Hand & Microvascular Surgery

July 1991 - July 1992

Curriculum Vitae Scott H. Kozin, MD

Board Certification:

Certificate of Added Qualifications in

Hand Surgery, August 1995

Re-certification, November 2004

Board Certification, American Board of

Orthopaedic Surgeons, July 15, 1994

Re-certification, November 2004

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic

Surgeons

Diplomate, National Board of Medical

Examiners

Organization Memberships:

Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society (1986)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (1996)

American Association for Hand Surgery

Temple-Shriners Alumni Association (1995)

Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society

Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society

AO Teaching Faculty (1995)

International Wrist Investigators Workshop (1998)

Philadelphia Hand Society (1992)

Orthopaedic Overseas

New Millennium Hand Club (1992)

American Orthopaedic Association (2001)

Awards/ Honors:

Sterling Bunnell Travelling Fellow 2001-2002, American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Joseph H. Boyes Award, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2002

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rebecca Neiduski

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