Section 1: Background Chapter 1: Embryology and Intrauterine Diagnosis Chapter 2: Functional Development
Section 2: Evaluation and Assessment Chapter 3: Physical Examination Chapter 4: Outcome Measures
Section 3: Complementary, Practical, and Clinical Approaches Chapter 5: Splinting, Taping, and Adaptation Chapter 6: Prosthetics and Training
Section 4: Congenital Disorders Chapter 7: Congeital 1 - Syndactyly and Polydactyly Chapter 8: Congenital II - Radial Deficiency Chapter 9: Arthrogryposis
Section 5: Neuro and Neuromuscular Disorders Chapter 10: Brachial Plexus Palsy - Intro and initial treatment (baby) Chapter 11: Brachial Plexus Pre and Post-Op Management Chapter 12: Brachial Plexus Pre and Post-Op Management: Secondary Chapter 13: Cerebral Palsy Chapter 14: Tetraplegia
Section 6: Join Disorders Chapter 15: Multi-Ligamentous Laxity Chapter 16: Rheumatologic Disorders
Section 7: Trauma Chapter 17: Fractures: Hand and Wrist Chapter 18: Fractures: Elbow and Shoulder Chapter 19: Tendon Inujries and Trigger Digits Chapter 20: Compartment Syndrome Chapter 21: Amputations and Replants Chapter 22: Burns
Section 8: Sports Chapter 23: Spors Wrist/Elbow: Gymnasts Chapter 24: Sports Shoulder, Throwing Athletes, Swimmers Chapter 25: Preparation for Mission Work
Get a quick, expert overview of optimal therapeutic interventions for pediatric patients with musculoskeletal conditions of the hand. This concise resource by Drs. Joshua Abzug, Scott Kozin, and Rebecca Neiduski offers practical recommendations and guidelines along with key background information, for a well-rounded, concise perspective on hand therapy for children. You'll benefit from the knowledge and experience of orthopaedic surgeons and other members of the rehabilitation care team who provide a real-world, multidisciplinary approach to this complex field.
- Covers a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including congenital disorders, joint disorders, neuromuscular disorders, sports-related injuries, trauma, and burns.
- Includes supporting background information, including an overview of embryology, intrauterine diagnosis, and physical functional development.
- Discusses complementary clinical approaches, including orthotic intervention and prosthetics.
- Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into a single convenient resource.
Edited by Joshua M. Abzug; Scott H. Kozin, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Rebecca Neiduski