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Pediatric Hand Therapy

  • ID: 4579983
  • Book
  • November 2019
  • 404 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Get a quick, expert overview of optimal therapeutic interventions for pediatric patients with musculoskeletal conditions of the hand. This concise resource by Drs. Joshua Abzug, Scott Kozin, and Rebecca Neiduski offers practical recommendations and guidelines along with key background information, for a well-rounded, concise perspective on hand therapy for children. You'll benefit from the knowledge and experience of orthopaedic surgeons and other members of the rehabilitation care team who provide a real-world, multidisciplinary approach to this complex field.

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SECTION I - BACKGROUND 1 Embryology and Intrauterine Diagnosis 2 Hand Function: Typical Development

SECTION II - EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT 3 Physical Examination of the Pediatric Upper Extremity 4 Outcome Measures

SECTION III - COMPLEMENTARY, PRACTICAL, AND CLINICAL APPROACHES 5 Splinting, Taping, and Adaptation 6 Pediatric Hand Therapy-Prosthetics and Training

SECTION IV - CONGENITAL DISORDERS 7 Congenital-Syndactyly 8 Rehabilitation of the Pediatric Upper Extremity Congenital Part II-Polydactyly 9 Congenital II: Radial Longitudinal Deficiency and Thumb Hypoplasia 10 Arthrogryposis

SECTION V - NEURO AND NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS 11 Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy-Introduction and Initial Treatment 12 Brachial Plexus: Primary Surgery 13 Brachial Plexus Pre- and Post-Op Management: Secondary 14 Cerebral Palsy 15 Tetraplegia: Nerve and Tendon Transfers

SECTION VI - JOINT DISORDERS 16 Multiligamentous Laxity 17 Rheumatologic Disorders

SECTION VII - TRAUMA 18 Fractures: Hand and Wrist 19 Fractures of the Pediatric Elbow and Shoulder 20 Tendon Injuries and Trigger Digits 21 Surgical and Therapeutic Management of Volkmann's Ischemic Contracture and Free Functional Muscle Transfer 22 Amputations and Replants 23 Pediatric Hand Burn Therapy

SECTION VIII - SPORTS 24 Pediatric Sports Injuries: Little League Elbow, Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Elbow, Gymnast Wrist 25 Pediatric Hand Therapy-Sports Shoulder: Throwing Athletes

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Abzug, Joshua M.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Pediatrics, University of Maryland, Department of Pediatrics Orthopaedics; Baltimore, MD, United States
Kozin, Scott H. Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Academic Appointment:

Associate Professor, Department of

Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University

School of Medicine

Hand Surgeon, Shriners Hospital

for Children


Undergraduate: Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Degree: B.S. Computer Science 1978-1982

Medical: Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Degree: M.D. 1982-1986

Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Preliminary General Surgery

July 1986 to June 1987

Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Orthopaedic Surgery

July 1987 to June 1991

Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

January 1989 to July 1989

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Hand Rehabilitation Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hand Surgery

January 1990 to March 1990

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota

Hand & Microvascular Surgery

July 1991 - July 1992

Curriculum Vitae Scott H. Kozin, MD

Board Certification:

Certificate of Added Qualifications in

Hand Surgery, August 1995

Re-certification, November 2004

Board Certification, American Board of

Orthopaedic Surgeons, July 15, 1994

Re-certification, November 2004

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic


Diplomate, National Board of Medical


Organization Memberships:

Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society (1986)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (1996)

American Association for Hand Surgery

Temple-Shriners Alumni Association (1995)

Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society

Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society

AO Teaching Faculty (1995)

International Wrist Investigators Workshop (1998)

Philadelphia Hand Society (1992)

Orthopaedic Overseas

New Millennium Hand Club (1992)

American Orthopaedic Association (2001)

Awards/ Honors:

Sterling Bunnell Travelling Fellow 2001-2002, American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Joseph H. Boyes Award, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2002
Neiduski, Rebecca
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