Therapy for Amputees, 3rd Edition

Edited by Barbara Engstrom and Catherine Van de Ven
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  • Takes a practical, problem-based approach which is easy to follow
  • Follows a logical structure from assessment of the problems and the psychological impact on the client to evidence-based practice, audit and care protocols
  • Addresses the concerns of the client with a chapter on Different Perspectives; The Users Point of View,and through practical advice and information for the amputees and their carers, on all aspects of their rehabilitation including details of patient/user support groups
  • Uses the terminology adopted for International Standards
  • Extensively referenced with contact points for access to further information on technical detail and new developments in hardware availability
  • Highly illustrated with 280 photographs and line drawings
  • Includes details of producers and suppliers of prosthetic equipment and components
  • An interdisciplinary team of experts addresses all aspects of rehabilitation for amputees, from assessments and phychosocial considerations through evidence-based treatment approaches and more. The New Edition is updated to incorporate the latest advances in this field, and to reflect the fact that amputees now receive rehabilitation therapy in a variety of settings.
    ISBN 9780443059759
    Author Information Edited by Barbara Engstrom, MCSP, DipMgt(Open), Formerly Therapy Services Manager, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Headington, Oxford; and Catherine Van de Ven, Formerly Physiotherapy Services Manager, Roehampton Rehabilitation Centre, Queen Mary's University Hospital, London
    Table of Content Introduction. Pre-Operative Assessment. Early Postoperative Treatment. Exercise Programme. Early Mobility. Assessment for Prosthetic Rehabilitation. Prosthetic Services for the Amputee. Normal Locomotion and Prosthetic Replacement. Gait Re-Education. The Hemipelvectomyand Hip Disarticulation Levels of Amputation. The Above-Knee Level of Amputation. The Through-Knee Level of Amputation. The Symes and Partial Foot Levels of Amputation. Advanced Function. Bilateral Amputees. Upper Limb Amputation and Congenital Limb Deficiency. General Advice to the Amputee. The Problem of Pain. Special Cases
    Publication Date 27-05-1999
    Pages 352
    Trim 254x191
    Stock Status In Stock
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