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Fundamentals of Hand Therapy Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity

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ISBN-10: 0323033865

ISBN-13: 9780323033862

Edition: 2007

Authors: Cynthia Cooper

List price: $91.95
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This illustrated text and reference emphasizes the fundamentals of hand therapy for both specialists and non-specialists who encounter clients with hand issues. It provides a consistent format with tips and guidelines for hand therapy treatment. Coverage includes hand anatomy, key terms and concepts, and the evaluation process. A focus on professional issues includes clients with functional somatic syndromes and challenging behavior, client-therapist rapport, and the roles of therapy assistants. Providing many case studies, this text helps therapists think critically about clients individual needs. Emphasizes the development of clinical reasoning skills, describing the components of the…    
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Book details

List price: $91.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 8/9/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Fundamentals
Fundamentals of Clinical Reasoning: Hand Therapy Concepts and Treatment Techniques and Rationale for Use
Upper Extremity Anatomy
Edema Reduction Techniques: A Biological Rationale for Selection
Tissue-Specific Exercises for the Upper Extremity
Evaluation of the Hand and Upper Extremity
Assessing Functional Outcomes
Professionalism
Clients with Functional Somatic Syndromes and Clients with Challenging Behavior
Fundamentals of Client-Therapist
Therapy Assistants Roles in Hand Therapy
Appendix to Part Two: Some Thoughts on Professionalism
Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity
Common Shoulder Diagnoses
Common Elbow Diagnoses
Common Peripheral Nerve Problems
Common Wrist and Hand Fractures
Common Forms of Tendinitis/Tendinosis
Common Finger Sprains and Deformities
Tendon Injury
Arthritis
Pain Related Syndromes: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Fibromyalgia
Burns
Common Infections
Ganglion Cysts and Other Common Tumors of the Hand and Wrist
Traumatic Hand Injury Involving Multiple Structures
Preventing and Treating Stiffness
Dupuytrens Disease
Upper Extremity Problems in Clients with Central Nervous System Dysfunction
Pediatric Hand Therapy
Geriatric Hand Therapy
Glossary