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Hand Function in the Child - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Seven new chapters reflect current practice in the field and cover cognition & motor skills, handedness, fine-motor program for preschoolers, handwriting evaluation, splinting the upper extremity of the child, pediatric hand therapy, and efficacy of interventions.
    • Extensively revised content throughout includes new research and theories, new techniques, current trends, and new information sources.
    • 9 new contributors offer authoritative guidance in the field.
    • Over 200 new illustrations demonstrate important concepts with new clinical photographs and line drawings.
    • Over 50 new tables and boxes highlight important information.
    • An updated and expanded glossary defines key terms.

Key Features

    • Covers foundation and development of hand skills, therapeutic intervention, and special problems and approaches.
    • Is readable, concise, and well-organized with a consistent format throughout.
    • Integrates recent research findings and current thinking throughout the text.
    • Emphasizes neuroscience and the hand's sensory function and haptic perception.
    • Applies neuroscience and development frames of reference throughout.
    • Implications for practice included in each chapter.
    • Presents concepts in the foundation/development chapters that are linked with the intervention chapters.

Author Information

    By Anne Henderson, PhD, OTR, Professor Emeritus, Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University/Sargent College of Allied Health Professions, Boston, MA, USA; and Charlane Pehoski, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA , Consultant, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Waltham, MA, USA

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Hand Function in the Child - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2006