The Hand, 3rd Edition

By Judith Boscheinen-Morrin, Dip OT, MAAOT, MAHTA and W. Bruce Conolly, AM, FRACS, FRCS, FACS
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* new format makes practical use of this book even easier and helps to locate the information quickly
* brevity has been maintained while sufficient theoretical background still provides a rationale for treatment
* emphasis is on a practical, step-by-step approach to pre- and postoperative management
* Continues to provide a concise, straightforward guide to the assessment and management of the more commonly encountered hand injuries and conditions * The book is brief whilst still retaining sufficient theoretical background to provide a rationale for treatment * A popular and well-established practical manual * Totally updated and revised for this new edition containing many new chapters and illustrations with a revised format for even greater clarity * An accessible, quick reference book for all those involved in this difficult area of rehabilitation
ISBN 9780750645775
Author Information By Judith Boscheinen-Morrin, Dip OT, MAAOT, MAHTA, Hand Therapist, South West Hand Therapy, Sydney, Australia; Founding Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association; and W. Bruce Conolly, AM, FRACS, FRCS, FACS, 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
Published Reviews "This book is a superior resource for a new therapist in the field and an excellent teaching tool for students. For the hand therapist, it is an up-to-date reference. The author has taken her vast knowledge base and presented it in very clear terms. Impressive!"Doody's Health Sciences, July 2001
be essential reading for any non-hand specialist involved in the assessment and care of patients suffering common hand conditions" Ian Winspur, FRCS, FACS,, Journal of Orthopaedic Medicine 24/01/02
as a useful addition to departmental librariesfor students on placement or new therapists." Dr Barbara Steward, Research and Development Officer British Association of Hand Therapists, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, January 2003
Table of Content Assessment; Treatment principles and tools; Flexor tendons; Extensor tendons; Peripheral nerve injuries; Tendon transfers; Peripheral nerve entrapment; Conditions of the wrist and finger tendons; Dupuytren's contracture; Fractures of the hand; Joint injuries of the fingers and thumb; The wrist; Amputations - digital and partial hand; The arthritic hand; The complex hand injury; Microvascular free tissue transfer; The burnt hand; Chronic regional pain syndrome
Publication Date 13-02-2001
Pages 256
Trim 246x189mm
Stock Status In Stock
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