This expanded edition offers updated information and the addition of 100 new photos and line drawings. An expanded alphabetical index of 800 splints provides a photographic key to all splints mentioned in the book. Updated information includes the basic concepts and principles of splint design and the importance of communication for creating effective splinting techniques. New information includes history of hand splinting, splints acting on the elbow and shoulder, and splinting paediatric patients, workers, musicians, athletes and spastic patients.
- Addition of 100 high-quality new photos and line drawings make the book even more interesting, more visual and easier to follow.
- All chapters have been updated/revised to reflect changes in the field over the past several years.
- Editors and contributors are well known and respected in their fields.
- Five appendices provide the reader with quick access to key information.