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Prosthetics and Orthotics

Prosthetics and Orthotics - 2nd edition

Prosthetics and Orthotics - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780838581339

ISBN10: 0838581331

Prosthetics and Orthotics by Donald G. Shurr and John W. Michael - ISBN 9780838581339
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Prosthetics and Orthotics by Donald G. Shurr and John W. Michael - ISBN 9780838581339

ISBN13: 9780838581339

ISBN10: 0838581331

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 02

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Summary

Written for entry-level students in physical and occupational therapy, this manageable, easy-to-read primer summarizes the fundamental principles and practices required to provide quality clinical care for patients needing prostheses and/or orthoses. The most common problems, devices, and strategies available for optimal care are presented in a highly accessible style to enhance understanding of this rapidly evolving area of rehabilitation.

  • Provides a consistent approach using internationally accepted terminology.
  • Includes a section on diabetic foot care.
  • Expanded section on upper extremity orthoses.
  • A summary section at the end of each chapter provides readers with a review of important concepts.
  • Updated and expanded coverage of transtibial and transfemoral protheses.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Prosthetics and Orthotics.
2. Methods, Materials, and Mechanics.
3. Biomechanics.
4. Transtibial Amputations and Prostheses.
5. Knee Disarticulation and Transfemoral Amputations and Prostheses.
6. Hip Disarticulation, Transpelvic, and Translumbar Amputation.
7. Upper Limb Prosthetics.
8. Lower Limb Orthoses.
9. Spinal Orthoses
10. Upper Limb Orthoses.
11. Foot Orthoses and Footwear.
12. Pediatrics.


Index.

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