Now in one convenient volume, Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies: Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles, Fifth Edition, remains the definitive reference on the surgical and prosthetic management of acquired and congenital limb loss. Developed in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and edited by Joseph Ivan Krajbich, MD, FRCS(C), Michael S. Pinzur, MD, FAAOS, COL Benjamin K. Potter, MD, FAAOS, FACS, and Phillip M. Stevens, MEd, CPO, FAAOP, it discusses the most recent advances and future developments in prosthetic technology with in-depth treatment and management recommendations for adult and pediatric conditions. With coverage of every aspect of this complex field from recognized experts in amputation surgery, rehabilitation, and prosthetics, it is an invaluable resource for surgeons, physicians, prosthetists, physiatrists, therapists, and all others with an interest in this field.
Offers important content updates throughout, with 12new chapters covering:
• General Rehabilitation Principles and Strategies for the Upper Limb Amputee
• General Rehabilitation Principles and Strategies for the Lower Limb Amputee
• Advanced Nerve Management Techniques for Treatment and Prevention of Pain
• Congenital Limb Deficiencies
• Scientific, Technologic, Surgical, and Prosthetic Advances in Pediatric Limb Deficiency
• Gait Analysis in the Limb-Deficient Child
• Psychologic, Social, and Socioeconomic Aspects of Limb Deficiencies
• Role of Limb Lengthening in the Pediatric Amputee
• Traumatic Amputations of the Lower Extremity in Children and Adolescents
• Syme, Boyd, and Transtibial Amputation in Children: Surgical and Prosthetic Management
• Terminal Bone Overgrowth
• Athletic and Sports Programs for Limb-Deficient Children
• Features more than 1,500 illustrations, photographs, and images that provide insights into the wide variety of current high-tech surgical techniques and prosthetic solutions
• Provides decision support for amputation versus limb salvage, including treatment, management, and alternatives for all levels of limb loss
• Brings you and your treatment team up to date with the latest research and considerations regarding these significant surgical procedures and surrounding treatments
• Covers every aspect of the field: General Topics, Upper Limb, Lower Limb, Management Issues, and Pediatrics—in one easy-to-reference volume
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