Introduction to Splinting

Introduction to Splinting

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The third edition of Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach helps readers master the basic theory, principles, and techniques of splinting needed for clinical practice. Using a combination textbook/workbook format, it integrates theory and technical knowledge with hands-on learning features that equip readers with essential clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving skills associated with splinting. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included.The intact endoneurial tube allows for potential regrowth for the proximal part of the nerve to reattach to the distal portion of the nerve. ... Sometimes nerves can be compressed at more than one site, which is called double crush injury [Upton and McComas 1973, Rehak 2001]. ... For example, a short opponens splint prevents a contracture of the thumb web space after a median nerve injury [Fess et al.

Title:Introduction to Splinting
Author:Brenda M. Coppard, Helene Lohman
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013-08-07


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