• Section 1: Background
Chapter 1: Embryology and Intrauterine Diagnosis
Chapter 2: Functional Development
• Section 2: Evaluation and Assessment
Chapter 3: Physical Examination
Chapter 4: Outcome Measures
• Section 3: Complementary, Practical, and Clinical Approaches
Chapter 5: Splinting, Taping, and Adaptation
Chapter 6: Prosthetics and Training
• Section 4: Congenital Disorders
Chapter 7: Congeital 1 - Syndactyly and Polydactyly
Chapter 8: Congenital II - Radial Deficiency
Chapter 9: Arthrogryposis
• Section 5: Neuro and Neuromuscular Disorders
Chapter 10: Brachial Plexus Palsy - Intro and initial treatment (baby)
Chapter 11: Brachial Plexus Pre and Post-Op Management
Chapter 12: Brachial Plexus Pre and Post-Op Management: Secondary
Chapter 13: Cerebral Palsy
Chapter 14: Tetraplegia
• Section 6: Join Disorders
Chapter 15: Multi-Ligamentous Laxity
Chapter 16: Rheumatologic Disorders
• Section 7: Trauma
Chapter 17: Fractures: Hand and Wrist
Chapter 18: Fractures: Elbow and Shoulder
Chapter 19: Tendon Inujries and Trigger Digits
Chapter 20: Compartment Syndrome
Chapter 21: Amputations and Replants
Chapter 22: Burns
• Section 8: Sports
Chapter 23: Spors Wrist/Elbow: Gymnasts
Chapter 24: Sports Shoulder, Throwing Athletes, Swimmers
Chapter 25: Preparation for Mission Work
Get a quick, expert overview of optimal therapeutic interventions for pediatric patients with musculoskeletal conditions of the hand. This concise resource by Drs. Joshua Abzug, Scott Kozin, and Rebecca Neiduski offers practical recommendations and guidelines along with key background information, for a well-rounded, concise perspective on hand therapy for children. You'll benefit from the knowledge and experience of orthopaedic surgeons and other members of the rehabilitation care team who provide a real-world, multidisciplinary approach to this complex field.
• Covers a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including congenital disorders, joint disorders, neuromuscular disorders, sports-related injuries, trauma, and burns.
• Includes supporting background information, including an overview of embryology, intrauterine diagnosis, and physical functional development.
• Discusses complementary clinical approaches, including orthotic intervention and prosthetics.
• Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into a single convenient resource.
• Joshua M. Abzug; Scott H. Kozin, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
• Rebecca Neiduski