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Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation. Edition No. 4

  • Book
  • September 2019
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 4759586
Gain a strong foundation in the field of orthotics and prosthetics! Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation, 4th Edition is a clear, comprehensive, one-stop resource for clinically relevant rehabilitation information and application. Divided into three sections, this text gives you a foundation in orthotics and prosthetics, clinical applications when working with typical and special populations, and an overview of amputation and prosthetic limbs. This edition has been updated with coverage of the latest technology and materials in the field, new evidence on effectiveness and efficacy of interventions and cognitive workload associated usage along with enhanced color photographs and case studies - it's a great resource for students and rehabilitation professionals alike.

- Comprehensive coverage addresses rehabilitation in a variety of environments, including acute care, long-term care and home health care, and outpatient settings. - Book organized into three parts corresponding with typical patient problems and clinical decision-making. - The latest evidence-based research throughout text help you learn clinical-decision making skills. - Case studies present real-life scenarios that demonstrate how key concepts apply to clinical decision-making and evidence-based practice. - World Health Organization disablement model (ICF) incorporated to help you learn how to match patient's limitations with the best clinical treatment. - Multidisciplinary approach in a variety of settings demonstrates how physical therapists can work with the rest of the healthcare team to provide high quality care in orthotic/prosthetic rehabilitation. - The latest equipment and technology throughout text addresses the latest options in prosthetics and orthotics rehabilitation - Authoritative information from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition is incorporated throughout. - A wealth of tables and boxes highlight vital information for quick reference and ease of use. - NEW! Color photographs improve visual appeal and facilitates learning. - NEW! Increased evidence-based content includes updated citations; coverage of new technology such as microprocessors, microcontrollers, and integrated load cells; new evidence on the effectiveness and efficacy of interventions; and new evidence on cognitive workload usage. - NEW! Authors Kevin K Chui, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, OCS, CEEAA, FAAOMPT and Sheng-Che (Steven) Yen, PT, PhD add their expertise to an already impressive list of contributors.

Table of Contents

Part I: Building Baseline Knowledge 1. Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation: Multidisciplinary Approach 2. Aging and Activity Tolerance 3. Motor Control, Motor Learning, and Neural Plasticity in Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation 4. Evidence-Based Approach to Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation 5. Clinical Assessment of Gait 6. Materials and Technology 7. Footwear: Foundation for Lower Extremity Orthoses

Part II: Orthotics in Rehabilitation 8. Foot Orthoses 9. Principles of Lower Extremity Orthoses 10. Neurological and Neuromascular Disease Implications for Orthotic Use 11. Orthoses for Knee Dysfunction 12. Orthoses in Orthopedic Care and Trauma 13. Orthoses for Spinal Dysfunction 14. Orthoses in the Management of Hand Dysfunction 15. Orthoses in Burn Care 16. Prescription Wheelchairs: Seating and Mobility Systems

Part III: Prosthetics in Rehabilitation 17. Etiology of Amputation 18. Wound Care for Vulnerable Feet 19. Amputation Surgeries 20. Post-Op/Pre-Prosthetic Care 21. Understanding and Selecting Prosthetic Feet 22. Postsurgical Management of Partial Foot and Syme Amputation 23. Transtibial Prosthesis 24. Transfemoral Prostheses 25. Prosthetic Options for Persons with High and Bilateral Amputation 26. Early Rehabilitation in Lower Extremity Dysvascular Amputation 27. Advanced Rehabilitation for People with Microprocessor Knee Prostheses 28. Athletic Options for Persons with Amputation 29. Children with Limb Deficiency 30. Prosthetic Options for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation 31. Rehabilitation for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation


Kevin C Chui Program Director and Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Radford University, Roanoke, Virginia. Milagros Jorge Professor Emerita, School of Physical Therapy, Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma. Sheng-Che Yen Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences
Bouvè College of Health Professions, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. Michelle M. Lusardi Professor Emerita, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science, College of Health Professions,
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut.