Prosthetics and Orthotics in Clinical Practice: A Case Study Approach / Edition 1

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Building on the strengths of Amputations and Prosthetics 2nd Edition, Doctors Bella J. May and Margery Lockard have joined forces to deliver—with superb clarity—a research-based, problem-solving approach to prosthetics and orthotics.

A clinical focus with unfolding case studies, stimulating questions, and an outstanding art program of 550 photographs and line illustrations make important concepts easy to understand and apply. You’ll also find a discussion, unique to this text, of the pathology of what necessitates amputations and why you would choose one prosthetic/orthotic over another.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803622579
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 3/8/2011
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 196,928
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Foundation for Prosthetics/Orthotic Practice

  1. Introduction to Prosthetics & Orthotics
  2. Biomechanical Principles in Prosthetics and Orthotics
  3. Psychosocial Issues

  1. Amputations & Prostheses

  1. Amputation Surgery of the Lower Extremity
  2. Postsurgical Management
  3. Prosthetic Components
  4. Lower Extremity Prosthetic Management
  5. Other Levels of Amputation
  6. The Child with an Amputation
  7. Upper Extremity Amputations

  1. Orthoses

  1. Examinations for Orthotic Prescription and Check-out
  2. Designing and Prescribing Orthoses
  3. Shoes and Orthoses for Foot Impairments
  4. Orthoses for Ankle Impairments
  5. Orthoses for Knee Impairments
  6. Orthoses for Paraplegia or Hip Impairments
  7. Orthoses for Trunk, Cervical or Cranial Impairments
  8. Orthoses for Upper Extremity Impairments

  1. Living with a Prosthesis/Orthosis

  1. Training for Sports and Leisure
  2. Clinical Decision-Making Prosthetics and Orthotics



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