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HomeHealth Professions Occupational Therapy

Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Limb

Butterworth-Heinemann Title
ISBN: 9780750622639

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Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Limb

By W. Bruce Conolly, AM, FRACS, FRCS, FACS and Rosemary Prosser, BApSc (Physio), MSc, CHT

376 pages
Copyright 2003
$146.00, Paperback, Reference

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In each section there will be a description of preoperative and postoperative measures and of conservative treatments for the various conditions.Each section also contains a brief description of the surgical procedure. The book is written for those medical and paramedical people who are called on to see, assess and treat patients with conditions of the hand and upper extremity. These professionals include physiotherapists, occupational therapists and hand surgeons; those in rehabilitation medicine, Rheumatologys and Pain Management Personnel.There is no other one volume text of this size which covers this wide field in such a clear, didactic and illustrated fashion.

Key Features

  • Each chapter includes:
    • Pathophysiology of the condition/injury
    • A brief literature review and present status
    • Therapy treatment with:
      • an easy to read style
      • brief content with adequate detail
      • an emphasis on particular important points or tips specific to the subject
      • good diagrams and photos to help clarify content
      • indications/precautions
      • an emphasis on functional aspects
      • an evaluation of treatment
      • possible complications
    • A reference list

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Author Information

By 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; and Rosemary Prosser, BApSc (Physio), MSc, CHT, Director, Sydney Hand Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre, Sydney, Australia

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