Orthotics & Prosthetics in Rehabilitation / Edition 1

Orthotics & Prosthetics in Rehabilitation / Edition 1

by Michelle M. Lusardi, Caroline C. Nielsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750698071

ISBN-13: 9780750698078

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Up-to-date and authoritative, this text covers orthotics and prosthetics in one comprehensive and cohesive source. Whether you are a student or clinician, if you work with patients with neuromuscular and musculoskeletal impairments, you will appreciate the lucid writing and practical applications this book provides. Organized from a functional, rather than a

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Up-to-date and authoritative, this text covers orthotics and prosthetics in one comprehensive and cohesive source. Whether you are a student or clinician, if you work with patients with neuromuscular and musculoskeletal impairments, you will appreciate the lucid writing and practical applications this book provides. Organized from a functional, rather than a technical, perspective, this text supplies a strong foundational understanding of the field of orthotics and prosthetics that will give you the critical skills you need when working with this unique client population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750698078
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
612
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 11.24(h) x 1.36(d)

Table of Contents

BUILDING BASELINE KNOWLEDGE: Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation: The Multidisciplinary Approach; Materials and Technology; Clinical Assessment of Pathologic Gait; Exercise, Energy Cost, and Aging in Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation; ORTHOTICS IN REHABILITATION:
Principles of Orthotic Design; Assessment Strategies for Lower Extremity Orthoses; Footwear: Foundation for Lower Extremity Orthotics; Functional Foot Orthoses; Ankle-Foot Orthoses; Knee Orthoses; Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses; Hip-Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses; Hip Orthoses; Spinal Orthoses; Orthotics and Exercise in the Management of Scoliosis; Principles of Splinting for the Hand; Management of Extremity Fractures: Principles of Casting and Orthotics; Splinting, Orthotics, and Prosthetics in the Management of Burns; PROSTHETICS IN REHABILITATION: Etiology of Amputation; Conservative Management of Vulnerable Feet; When Amputation is Necessary: Preoperative Assessment and Surgery; Postsurgical Management of Partial Foot and Syme's Amputation; Postoperative and Preprosthetic Care; Prosthetic Feet; Transtibial Prosthetics; Transtibial Prosthetic Training and Rehabilitation; Transfemoral Prosthetics; Rehabilitation for Persons with Transfemoral Amputation; Prosthetic Options for High-Level and Bilateral Amputation; Rehabilitation for Children with Limb Deficiencies; Upper Extremity Amputations and Prosthetic Management

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