Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity

Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity

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Providing orthosis patterns for most upper extremity diagnoses, this Second Edition of Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity: Splinting Principles and Process provides a practical framework to help students, as well as new and experienced occupational therapists, make an informed decisions about the best solutions for their patients. This detailed and easy-to-use reference demonstrates splint fabrication techniques and related interventions for the upper extremity, highlights anatomical and biomechanical principles, discusses associated indications and precautions, details common orthotic interventions, and provides an overview of popular taping methods. Abundantly illustrated, the book includes clinical pearls and a section dedicated to splinting for a spectrum of diagnoses and populations. For the first time, Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity is accompanied by a full suite of instructor and student resources that save time and reinforce student learning, including online case studies, videos that demonstrate common injuries/splints, instructor PowerPoint slides, sample syllabi, an image bank, a test generator and much more.For example, if an elbow cast does not control the wrist, flexor tone (now controlled at the elbow) may increase at the wrist, causing ... All plaster casting materials heat the extremity during fabrication, which in turn can warm soft tissue structures, making the ... CHAPTER12 a€c Casting 333 CNS Casting Materials Fabrication Precautions CNS Cast Regimen Casting Materials and Equipment Plaster of Paris.

Title:Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity
Author:MaryLynn A. Jacobs, Noelle M. Austin
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2013-11-18


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