Pediatric Hand Therapy

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Edited by Joshua M. Abzug, Scott H. Kozin, MD and Rebecca Neiduski
ISBN
9780323530910
Publication Date
06-11-2019
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- Covers a range of musculoskeletal conditions, including: congenital disorders, joint disorders, neuromuscular disorders, sports-related injuries, and trauma.
- Includes supporting background information, including an overview of embryology, intrauterine diagnosis, and physical functional development. 
- Covers complementary, practical, and clinical approaches, including orthotic intervention and prosthetics.
- Editors and contributors represent orthopaedic surgeons and members of the rehabilitation care team for a well-rounded perspective.

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.


Key Features
  • Covers a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including congenital disorders, joint disorders, neuromuscular disorders, sports-related injuries, trauma, and burns.
  • Includes supporting background information, including an overview of embryology, intrauterine diagnosis, and physical functional development.
  • Discusses complementary clinical approaches, including orthotic intervention and prosthetics.
  • Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into a single convenient resource.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323530910
Author Informaiton Edited by Joshua M. Abzug; Scott H. Kozin, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Rebecca Neiduski
Table of Content

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

Publication Date 06-11-2019
Pages 392
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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