Prosthetics and Orthotics / Edition 2

Prosthetics and Orthotics / Edition 2

by Donald G. Shurr, John W. Michael
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838581331

ISBN-13: 9780838581339

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This volume provides a fundamental approach to the clinical practice of providing quality care to patients needing prosthetics and/or orthotics. The text discusses the most common problems, devices and strategies available for optimal care. Topics covered include: Methods, Materials, and Mechanics; Biomechanics of the Lower Limb; Above- and

Overview

This volume provides a fundamental approach to the clinical practice of providing quality care to patients needing prosthetics and/or orthotics. The text discusses the most common problems, devices and strategies available for optimal care. Topics covered include: Methods, Materials, and Mechanics; Biomechanics of the Lower Limb; Above- and Below-Knee Amputations and Prostheses; Hip Disarticulation and Amputation; Lower Limb Orthotics; Upper-Extremity Prosthetics and Orthotics; Juvenile Amputees; and Spinal Orthotics. For certified prosthetists and orthotists in clinical service.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838581339
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Prosthetics and Orthotics.

2. Methods, Materials, and Mechanics.

3. Biomechanics.

4. Transtibial Amputations and Prostheses.

5. Knee Disarticulation and Transfemoral Amputations and Prostheses.

6. Hip Disarticulation, Transpelvic, and Translumbar Amputation.

7. Upper Limb Prosthetics.

8. Lower Limb Orthoses.

9. Spinal Orthoses

10. Upper Limb Orthoses.

11. Foot Orthoses and Footwear.

12. Pediatrics.

Index.

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