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HomeHealth Professions Occupational Therapy

The Hand

Butterworth-Heinemann Title
ISBN: 9780750645775

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The Hand , 3rd Edition

Fundamentals of Therapy

By Judith Boscheinen-Morrin, Dip OT, MAAOT, MAHTA and W. Bruce Conolly, AM, FRACS, FRCS, FACS

256 pages
Copyright 2001
$129.00, Paperback, Reference

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Completely revised, much of the existing text has been replaced and updated. There are four new chapters covering simple wrist fractures, nerve compression, tendon entrapment and free tissue transfers. Many of the illustrations have been updated with new pictures added to illustrate the new chapters.Welcomed by both doctors and therapists intending to specialize in the subject, or those who regularly encounter hand patients in the course of general practice, this text is an accessible, quick reference book for all those involved in this difficult area of rehabilitation.With its new content and attractive new format, the popularity of this book is assured.


"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

Key Features

  • 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

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    Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Hand therapists, Hand surgeons

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    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

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