Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation : A Practical Guide, Paperback Book

Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation : A Practical Guide Paperback


This practical resource blends the technical and clinical skills and knowledge of hand surgery and hand therapy for the treatment of common medical conditions affecting the upper extremity.

Written in an outline format, it covers non-surgical and surgical procedures for these conditions, along with their purpose and rationale.

The new edition addresses not only the hand, but also features expanded coverage of the wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

Both conservative and postoperative rehabilitation are reviewed, and potential postoperative complications are addressed.Clinical outcomes included in each chapter relate clinical expectations to the results of clinical research trials, providing you with the expected range of motion and function based on evidence in the literature.

Highly structured organization makes information easy to find, allowing the text to function as a quick reference in the clinical setting.Contributors from a variety of clinical settings like hand therapy clinics, hospitals, and outpatient clinics means you get to learn from the experience of clinicians working in diverse clinical contexts like yourself.

Over 400 line drawings and clinical photographs delineate important concepts described in text.

Chapters divided into eight parts - Wound Management, Nerve Injuries, Tendon Injuries, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Distal Radial Ulnar Joint, Hand, and Special Topics - so information can be located quickly.51 leading experts offer fresh insight and authoritative guidance on therapeutic approaches for many common diagnoses.Treatment guidelines presented for each stage of recovery from a wide range of upper extremity conditions.

NEW! Authoritative quick reference guide to surgical and non-surgical procedures for hand and all upper extremity conditions.

NEW! Updated information and references offers the latest information and research in the areas of hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.NEW!

Larger trim size and new design accommodates a two-column format that is easier to follow.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 608 pages
  • Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Occupational therapy
  • ISBN: 9781455756476

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