Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, 4th Edition
A Practical Guide
Blending the latest technical and clinical skills of hand surgery and hand therapy, Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide, 4th Edition walks you through the treatment of common medical conditions affecting the upper extremities and highlights non-surgical and surgical procedures for these conditions. This expanded fourth edition presents the latest research in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation and provides the purpose and rationale for treatment options.Table of Contents
New to This Edition
- NEW! Authoritative quick reference guide to surgical and non-surgical procedures for hand and all upper extremity conditions.
- NEW! Updated information and references offers the latest information and research in the areas of hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.
- NEW! Larger trim size and new design accommodates a two-column format that is easier to follow.
- Clinical outcomes included in each chapter relate clinical expectations to the results of clinical research trials, providing you with the expected range of motion and function based on evidence in the literature.
- Highly structured organization makes information easy to find, allowing the text to function as a quick reference in the clinical setting.
- Contributors from a variety of clinical settings like hand therapy clinics, hospitals, and outpatient clinics means you get to learn from the experience of clinicians working in diverse clinical contexts like yourself.
- Over 400 line drawings and clinical photographs delineate important concepts described in text.
- Chapters divided into eight parts - Wound Management, Nerve Injuries, Tendon Injuries, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Distal Radial Ulnar Joint, Hand, and Special Topics - so information can be located quickly.
- 51 leading experts offer fresh insight and authoritative guidance on therapeutic approaches for many common diagnoses.
- Treatment guidelines presented for each stage of recovery from a wide range of upper extremity conditions.
By Rebecca Saunders, PT, CHT, Senior Hand Therapist, Department of Hand Therapy, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Susan L. Burke, OTR/L, CHT, MBA, Regional Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Program, Department of Hand Therapy, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; James Higgins, MD, Attending Hand Surgeon, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Michael A. McClinton, MD, Attending Hand Surgeon, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD and Romina Astifidis, MS, PT, CHT