Hunter, Mackin & Callahan's Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity (2 Volume Set)

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9780323010948: Hunter, Mackin & Callahan's Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity (2 Volume Set)

The 5th Edition of this classic text combines the expertise of hand surgeons and hand therapists to detail the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of hand disorders. This comprehensive resource covers the entire upper extremity, with increased coverage of wrist and elbow problems. Up-to-the-minute chapters present the latest information on treatment of edema*rehabilitation of compression neuropathies(such as carpal tunnel syndrome)*cumulative trauma disorders, and pain management

  • Extensive new material on wrist, elbow and shoulder
  • In-depth coverage of new topics including upper extremity, outcome assessment, radial tunnel syndrome, tend on transfers for brachial plexus palsy, manual edema - mobilization, management of breast cancer related edemas, tendonitis in the hand and wrist, psychological effects of upper extremity disorders, clinical examination of the wrist and elbow, triangular fibrocartilage complex injuries, stiff elbow, nerve injuries about the shoulder, electrical injuries, tendon transfers in the rheumatoid hand, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus of the hand, kinesiotaping, soft splints, upper extremity difficulties of instrumental musicians and focal hand dystonia.

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Evelyn J. Mackin, PT, Anne D. Callahan, MS, OTR/L, CHT, A. Lee Osterman, MD, Terri M. Skirven, ORT, CHT; and Lawrence Schneider, MD


"The fifth edition of Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity has something for everyone. Therapists likely will find this book an indispensable reference source that will guide and inform them in treating problems from the shoulder to the fingertip. Residents and fellows who have an interest in upper-extremity conditions will find that many of the chapters in this book fall into the "must-read" category. Even seasoned practitioners will find new and useful information concerning common clinical problems as well as clearly written and thorough reviews of topics not otherwise readily available." ― Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, review of 5th edition.

"The purpose is to provide up-to-date information correlating hand and upper extremity therapy with surgery through the "synergy" of a group of truly expert editors and authors. This book is the bible of all aspects of hand rehabilitation.This is an essential for the library of therapists and surgeons treating the hand and the upper extremity." - Samuel Chmell, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

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Terri M. Skirven OTR/L CHT, A. Lee Osterman MD, Jane Fedorczyk PT PhD CHT ATC, Peter C. Amadio MD, Hunter, Robert R. Rich
Published by Mosby (2002)
ISBN 10: 0323010946 ISBN 13: 9780323010948
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Book Description Mosby, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0323010946

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