Introduction to Splinting - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach, 3rd Edition

Introduction to Splinting - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

3rd Edition A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach

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


Unit 1: Splinting Foundations

1. Foundations of Splinting

2. Occupation-Based Splinting

3. Tools, Process and Techniques of Splinting

4. Anatomical and Biomechanical Principles of Splinting

5. Clinical Examination for Splinting

6. Clinical Reasoning for Splint Fabrication

Unit 2: Splinting for Conditions and Populations

7. Splints Acting on the Wrist

8. Thumb Immobilization Splints

9. Hand Immobilization Splints

10. Splints for the Elbow and Shoulder

11. Mobilization Splints: Dynamic, Serial-Static, and Static Progressive Splinting

12. Splinting for the Fingers

13. Splinting for Nerve Injuries

14. Antispasticity Splinting

15. Splinting on Older Adults

16. Pediatric Splinting

Unit 3: Topics Related to Splinting

17. Lower Extremity Orthotics

18. Upper Extremity Prosthetics

19. Ethical Issues Related to Splinting

Glossary

Appendix A: Answers to Quizzes, Laboratory Exercises, and Case Studies

Appendix B: Forms

Appendix C: Grading Sheets

Appendix D: Web Resources and Vendors