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Introduction to Splinting, 3rd Edition

A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach

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The third edition of Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach helps readers master the basic theory, principles, and techniques of splinting needed for clinical practice. Using a combination textbook/workbook format, it integrates theory and technical knowledge with hands-on learning features that equip readers with essential clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving skills associated with splinting.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • Content has been updated to include new research and techniques, current trends, and new information sources.
    • Lists of key terms for each chapter help familiarize the reader with relevant terminology.
    • Two new case studies have been added to each chapter, strengthening the book's clinical application focus.
    • Companion CD contains video clips demonstrating how to fabricate specific splints.
    • Four new chapters cover topics such as occupation-based splinting, tools, processes, and techniques of splinting, and splints for the elbow, shoulder, and fingers.
    • Chapters are divided into three units: splinting foundations; splints for conditions and populations; and topics related to splinting.
    • A new appendix directs readers to helpful online resources and vendors.

Key Features

    • Comprehensive coverage presents the fundamentals of splinting that a therapist needs to know.
    • Self-quizzes, case studies, and lab exercises help readers bridge the gap between learning and practice and apply what they've learned to real-life situations.
    • Key terms, chapter outlines, and review questions highlights specific information that the reader can expect to learn from each chapter.
    • Combined textbook/workbook format reinforces information as it is learned and encourages practical application of concepts.

Author Information

    By Brenda M. Coppard, PhD, OTR/L, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, Creighton University, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Omaha, NE, USA; and Helene Lohman, MA, OTD, OTR/L, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Creighton University, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Omaha, NE, USA

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Introduction to Splinting, 3rd Edition
  • Spiral Bound
  • 544 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03384-8
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  • Copyright: 2008