Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity Splinting Principles and Process

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Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity Splinting Principles and Process by Jacobs, MaryLynn; Austin, Noelle M., 9781975140953
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  • ISBN: 9781975140953 | 1975140958
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/30/2021

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Companion to the Fabrication Process Manual for Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity, now published as a separate text.

This comprehensive text is the perfect resource for use in the classroom, during labs, and in clinical practice for both occupational and physical therapists. Additionally, it is a great reference for those studying to become a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity: Splinting Principles and Process superbly highlights anatomical and mechanical principles; discusses associated indications and precautions; and promotes clinical reasoning skills by presenting various patient examples, therefore allowing you to confidently utilize techniques in clinical practice.

This updated third edition is divided into the following sections: fundamentals necessary for successful orthotic fabrication, additional intervention methods, and orthoses for specific diagnoses and patient populations. Now with a larger format for more generous pattern appreciation, as well as incorporated and revised evidence-based content from an expanded list of contributing authors, it remains the go-to resource for every level of usage.

  • New Chapters on Relative Motion Orthoses, Prosthetics, Orficast,Delta-Cast, and Tendon & Nerve Transfers.
  • Fabrication Process Manual is now a separate supplemental resource including comprehensive step-by-step directions for more than 60 orthoses in addition to dozens more orthosis options included within the Clinical and Expert Pearls.
  • Full-color photographs of actual patients provide hundreds of new clinical examples demonstrating the direct link to clinical practice.
  • Larger Format of textbook allowing for larger images and additional content.
  • Addition of Expert Pearls generously shared by dozens of hand therapy experts from around the world including unique orthotic ideas, tips, and material usage.
  • Field Notes written by chosen clinical experts highlighting a unique perspective on that chapter’s content.
  • FAQs list common questions therapists have related to orthotic fabrication and other intervention strategies for a specific patient population.
  • Respected Surgeons contributed their thoughts highlighting the important collaborative relationship between a surgeon and hand therapist.
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