Pediatric Hand Therapy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323530910

Pediatric Hand Therapy

1st Edition

Editors: Joshua M. Abzug Scott H. Kozin Rebecca Neiduski
Paperback ISBN: 9780323530910
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st November 2019
Page Count: 350

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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.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Background
Chapter 1: Embryology and Intrauterine Diagnosis
Chapter 2: Functional Development

Section 2: Evaluation and Assessment
Chapter 3: Physical Examination
Chapter 4: Outcome Measures

Section 3: Complementary, Practical, and Clinical Approaches
Chapter 5: Splinting, Taping, and Adaptation
Chapter 6: Prosthetics and Training

Section 4: Congenital Disorders
Chapter 7: Congeital 1 - Syndactyly and Polydactyly
Chapter 8: Congenital II - Radial Deficiency
Chapter 9: Arthrogryposis

Section 5: Neuro and Neuromuscular Disorders
Chapter 10: Brachial Plexus Palsy - Intro and initial treatment (baby)
Chapter 11: Brachial Plexus Pre and Post-Op Management
Chapter 12: Brachial Plexus Pre and Post-Op Management: Secondary
Chapter 13: Cerebral Palsy
Chapter 14: Tetraplegia

Section 6: Join Disorders
Chapter 15: Multi-Ligamentous Laxity
Chapter 16: Rheumatologic Disorders

Section 7: Trauma
Chapter 17: Fractures: Hand and Wrist
Chapter 18: Fractures: Elbow and Shoulder
Chapter 19: Tendon Inujries and Trigger Digits
Chapter 20: Compartment Syndrome
Chapter 21: Amputations and Replants
Chapter 22: Burns

Section 8: Sports
Chapter 23: Spors Wrist/Elbow: Gymnasts
Chapter 24: Sports Shoulder, Throwing Athletes, Swimmers
Chapter 25: Preparation for Mission Work


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About the Editor

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


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


Diplomate, National Board of Medical


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