Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Limb

  • ID: 3688331
  • Book
  • 376 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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In each section there will be a description of preoperative and postoperative measures and of conservative treatments for the various conditions.
Each section also contains a brief description of the surgical procedure.

The book is written for those medical and paramedical people who are called on to see, assess and treat patients with conditions of the hand and upper extremity. These professionals include physiotherapists, occupational therapists and hand surgeons; those in rehabilitation medicine, Rheumatologys and Pain Management Personnel.

There is no other one volume text of this size which covers this wide field in such a clear, didactic and illustrated fashion.

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1. INTRODUCTION
a. Wound and Tissue healing
b. Therapy Principles and Modalities
2. THE HAND
a. Functional Anatomy and Assessment
b. Fractures
c. Dislocations and Ligament Injuries
d. Flexor Tendon Injuries
e. Extensor Tendon Injuries
f. Tendonitis, Tenosynovitis and Trigger fingers
g. Burns
h. Amputations and Prosthesis
i. The stiff Hand
j. Dupuytrens Contracture
k. Vascular disorders
3. THE WRIST
a. Functional anatomy and assessment
b. Kintmatics of the wrist and mobilisation techniques
c. Investigation procedures and special tests
d. Distal Radial fractures
e. Carpal fractures
f. Management of carpal instability
g. Salvage procedures for the wrist
h. The stiff wrist
4. HAND AND WRIST ARTHRITIS
a. Oesteoarthritis
b. Rheumatoid arthritis
5. THE ELBOW
a. Functional anatomy and assessment
b. Elbow trauma
c. The stiff elbow
d. Elbow reconstruction and arthroplasty
e. Soft tissue injuries
6. THE SHOULDER
a. Functional anatomy and assessment
b. Conservative management of rotator cuff, capsulitis and frozen shoulder
c. Fractures
d. Rotator cuff conditions
e. Arthroplasty
f. Arthrodesis
g. Instability
h. Shoulder exercises
7. UPPER LIMB NERVE INJURIES AND CONDITIONS
a. Peripheral nerve injuries
b. Brachial Plexus injuries
c. Compression syndromes
d. Tendon transfers
e. Painful conditions
f. Other neurological conditions
Cerebral palsy
Spastic hand
8. SPORTING INJURIES
a. Hand and wrist
b. Elbow and shoulder
9. OVERUSE INJURIES OF THE UPPER LIMB
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Conolly, W. Bruce Associate Professor, Hand Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of New South Wales, Australia; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Sydney, Australia; Director, Hand Unit, St. Luke's Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Staff Hand Surgeon, Hand Unit, Sydney Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

Prosser, Rosemary Director, Sydney Hand Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre, Sydney, Australia.
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