Written for hand therapy specialists and non-specialists, Cooper's Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, 3rd Edition emphasizes treatment fundamentals, and provides tips and guidelines for hand therapy practice. This easy-to-use illustrated text and reference guide helps further develop your clinical reasoning skills by describing what goes into the evaluation process, highlighting the humanistic side of each encounter through case studies, and providing the wisdom the contributing authors have acquired through years of practice. This new edition also features additional chapters on the use of common physical agents and orthoses, plus added content on how to integrate evidence-based findings into daily hand practice. UPDATED! Chapter covering Orthoses Essential Concepts reflects the latest information in the field. Case studies with questions and resolutions help you develop strong clinical reasoning skills while presenting the human side of each client encounter. Special features sections such as Questions to Discuss with the Physician, What to Say to Clients, Tips from the Field, and more help you find your own clinical voice. Anatomy sections throughout text highlight important anatomical bases of dysfunctions, injuries, or disorders. Clinical Pearls highlight relevant information from an experienced author and contributors that you can apply to clinical practice in the future. Evaluation Techniques and Tips help you master appropriate and thorough clinical evaluation of clients. Diagnosis-specific information in the final section of the book is well-organized to give you quick access to the information you need. NEW! Chapter covering Physical Agent Modalities helps you understand how to use common hand therapy tools. NEW! Evidence-Based Practice content outlines how to closely examine evidence and integrate it into daily hand therapy practice. NEW! Photos and illustrations throughout provide clear examples of tools, techniques, and therapies.
Emphasizes the development of clinical reasoning skills, describing the components of the evaluation process and addressing how to decide what to evaluate. Covers a broad array of common diagnoses seen in hand therapy, including shoulder and elbow disorders, peripheral nerve problems, wrist and hand fractures, tendonitis and tendonosis, finger sprains and deformities, tendon injuries, arthritis, burns, infections, ganglion cysts, stiffness, Dupuytrens, -
Emphasizes the development of clinical reasoning skills, describing the components of the evaluation process and addressing how to decide what to evaluate. Covers a broad array of common diagnoses seen in hand therapy, including shoulder and elbow disorders, peripheral nerve problems, wrist and hand fractures, tendonitis and tendonosis, finger sprains and deformities, tendon injuries, arthritis, burns, infections, ganglion cysts, stiffness, Dupuytrens, and pediatric and geriatric hand problems. Diagnostic-specific information and treatment guidelines follow a consistent format: Overview Diagnosis and pathology Timelines and healing Anatomy Treatment (non-operative and/or operative) Questions to ask the doctor What to say to clients Evaluation tips Diagnosis-specific information that affects clinical reasoning Tips from the field Precautions and concerns Role of therapy assistants Case examples Offers topics to use as mental prompts when working in the clinical setting: Questions to ask the doctor What to say to clients Tips from the field Precautions and concerns Over 400 illustrations in the text and on the CD demonstrate important concepts. Case studies in the common diagnoses chapters demonstrate the use of clinical reasoning and highlight the "human" side of each client encounter. Clinical pearls and precautions share advice from the author and contributors, learned from years of clinical experience. Describes the role of the therapy assistant with the client, showing how the therapy assistant may be included in the therapy process. Glossary includes key terms from the text, offering easy access to definitions of key terms. CD provides samples of hand therapy exercises and clinical forms that may be used with clients.
Written for hand therapy specialists and non-specialists, Cooper's Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, 3rd Edition emphasizes treatment fundamentals, and provides tips and guidelines for hand therapy practice. This easy-to-use illustrated text and reference guide helps further develop your clinical reasoning skills by describing what goes into the evaluation process, highlighting the humanistic side of each encounter through case studies, and providing the wisdom the contributing authors have acquired through years of practice. This new edition also features additional chapters on the use of common physical agents and orthoses, plus added content on how to integrate evidence-based findings into daily hand practice.
Perfect for hand therapy specialists, hand therapy students, and any other professional who encounters clients with upper extremity issues, Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, 2nd Edition contains everything you need to make sound therapy decisions. Coverage includes hand anatomy, the evaluation process, and diagnosis-specific information. Expert tips, treatment guidelines, and case studies round out this comprehensive text designed to help you think critically about each client’s individual needs. "Overall, a very clear readable style is adopted throughout, with theory supported by various anecdotal case studies. Excellent use is made of illustrations, and many chapters contain the helpful addition of ‘clinical pearls’ or ‘tips from the field’, which are an attempt to make transparent the links between theory and practice. In conclusion, this is an excellent core text for reference purposes." Reviewed by: British Journal of Occupational Therapy Date: Aug 2014 Clinical Pearls and Precautions highlight relevant information learned by the experienced author and contributors that you can apply to clinical practice. Case examples included in the diagnoses chapters in Part Three demonstrate the use of clinical reasoning and a humanistic approach in treating the client. Diagnosis-specific information in the final section of the book is well-organized to give you quick access to the information you need. Special features sections such as Questions to Discuss with the Physician, What to Say to Clients, Tips from the Field, and more help readers find their own clinical voices. Online sample exercises give you a pool to pull from during professional practice. NEW! Chapters on yoga and pilates provide guidance into new ways to treat upper extremity problems. NEW! Chapter on wound care gives you a thorough foundation on how wounds impact therapeutic outcomes. NEW! Chapter on orthotics has been added to cover basic splinting patterns. NEW! Online resources help assess your understanding and retention of the material.
This book fills a gap in providing specialist information on orthopaedics and trauma occupational therapy. Its contributors bring together information on the aetiology, surgical input and the occupational therapy intervention appropriate to this client group. It is divided into two main sections, the first being orthopaedics and the second orthopaedic trauma. The first part is further subdivided to cover lower limb surgery, upper limb surgery, spinal conditions, and paediatric orthopaedic conditions. In Part two, principles of fracture management are covered, followed by pelvic and acetabular reconstruction, hand injuries and traumatic amputation.
"The book is intended for students in the health professions who are looking for a concise, clinically-relevant introduction to or review of human neuroanatomy. For students studying functional neuroanatomy for the first time, individual topics are covered in sufficient depth to permit and adequate understanding of the subject but not in so much detail that valuable time is lost or diverted from other studies or learning activities. Students with a previous academic or clinical background in functional neuroanatomy will find the depth of coverage quite adequate for the purpose of review. The book is organized primarily to facilitate understanding of nervous system function with specific sections dealing with sensory and motor functions, functions mediated by the cranial nerves and the so-called higher cortical functions. Additional sections are included that focus on the gross anatomical organization of the nervous system and the physical environment in which the nervous system is located. These latter sections address such topics as the blood supply and venous drainage of the brain, the multilayered meningeal coverings of the central nervous system and the carefully regulated fluid environment both within and surrounding the brain that is necessary for normal nerve cell function"--Provided by publisher.
|Author||: Terri M. Skirven,A. Lee Osterman,Jane Fedorczyk,Peter C. Amadio|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2011-02-16|
|ISBN 10||: 0323081266|
|Pages||: 2096 pages|
With the combined expertise of leading hand surgeons and therapists, Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 6th Edition, by Drs. Skirven, Osterman, Fedorczyk and Amadio, helps you apply the best practices in the rehabilitation of hand, wrist, elbow, arm and shoulder problems, so you can help your patients achieve the highest level of function possible. This popular, unparalleled text has been updated with 30 new chapters that include the latest information on arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus injuries, and pain management. An expanded editorial team and an even more geographically diverse set of contributors provide you with a fresh, authoritative, and truly global perspective while new full-color images and photos provide unmatched visual guidance. Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com along with streaming video of surgical and rehabilitation techniques, links to Pub Med, and more. Provide the best patient care and optimal outcomes with trusted guidance from this multidisciplinary, comprehensive resource covering the entire upper extremity, now with increased coverage of wrist and elbow problems. Apply the latest treatments, rehabilitation protocols, and expertise of leading surgeons and therapists to help your patients regain maximum movement after traumatic injuries or to improve limited functionality caused by chronic or acquired conditions. Effectively implement the newest techniques detailed in new and updated chapters on a variety of sports-specific and other acquired injuries, and chronic disorders. Keep up with the latest advances in arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus injuries, and pain management See conditions and treatments as they appear in practice thanks to detailed, full-color design, illustrations, and photographs. Access the full contents online with streaming video of surgical and rehabilitation techniques, downloadable patient handouts, links to Pub Med, and regular updates at www.expertconsult.com. Get a fresh perspective from seven new section editors, as well as an even more geographically diverse set of contributors.
|Author||: MaryLynn A. Jacobs,Noelle M. Austin|
|Publisher||: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Release Date||: 2013-11-18|
|ISBN 10||: 1469829533|
|Pages||: 672 pages|
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.
|Author||: Anne Cronin,Mary Beth Mandich|
|Publisher||: Nelson Education|
|Release Date||: 2015-01-02|
|ISBN 10||: 1305686241|
|Pages||: 512 pages|
Human Development & Performance Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is ideal for occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other rehabilitation disciplines. It provides a broad, occupation-based viewpoint of development and performance throughout all life stages with an emphasis on the factors that influence daily participation and optimal performance of desired daily life tasks. The authors use a life course conceptual model as an organizational foundation for clinical reasoning to help readers understand how to implement the activity- and participation-based goals and outcomes for therapy. Written by an occupational therapist and a physical therapist, the book incorporates chapters by leading experts in human development, giving users cutting-edge information and a wide range of perspectives. By integrating information from the International Classification of Function and Disability (ICF) with a developmental life-task perspective, the book gives both newcomers and experienced professionals an essential, contemporary frame of reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: Ray Poritsky|
|Release Date||: 2000|
|ISBN 10||: 9781560533726|
|Pages||: 78 pages|
This comprehensive, interactive atlas is an expansion from the arm section of Dr. Poritsky's "Anatomy to Color and Study" with the inclusion of many more drawings. The book's purpose is to supplement and reinforce the student's knowledge of hand and arm anatomy by the coloring and lebeling of key structures. Examples are given to help describe muscles in terms of their origin, insertion, action, and innervation. There are a total of 78 drawings depicting various aspects of the fingers, hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.
|Author||: Joy D. Doll|
|Publisher||: Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Release Date||: 2009|
|ISBN 10||: 076376065X|
|Pages||: 342 pages|
Program Development and Grant Writing in Occupational Therapy: Making the Connection is a practical guide to program development and grant writing. This text describes the process of developing a good idea into a sustainable and meaningful program related to occupational therapy principles and client needs. Readers will learn how to conduct a needs and asset assessment, develop strategies for writing a grant proposal that maximizes funding, learn where to find data, and tips on how to garner support from stakeholders. This essential text contains process worksheets at the end of each chapter to help readers process and apply the chapter concepts. These worksheets can be used by instructors as learning activities in courses related to community practice, program development and grant writing. Program Development and Grant Writing in Occupational Therapy: Making the Connection features learning objectives, key terms, process worksheets, case studies, review questions, grant samples and more!
Put theory and research into practice for real-world success. Here’s your introduction to the use of theory, research, and evidence in guiding your practice as an occupational therapy manager. From leadership and supervision to policies, program development, and continuous quality improvement, you’ll find complete coverage of the full range of issues and functions managers encounter in the real worlds in which they practice. Whatever your role, the practical knowledge and the guidance you’ll find here will help you become a more effective OT, colleague, and manager.
Phlebotomy Exam Review thoroughly prepares students for any of the national certification exams. This product follows the latest accreditation guidelines with questions following current safety standards and accrediting competencies. Questions sections in this book follows the same chapter organization as the textbook, Phlebotomy Essentials , Seventh edition, making it an ideal study companion.
|Author||: Katherine A. Schofield,Deborah Schwartz|
|Release Date||: 2019|
|ISBN 10||: 9781630915902|
|Pages||: 225 pages|
Orthotic Design and Fabrication for the Upper Extremity: A Practical Guide by Drs. Katherine Schofield and Deborah Schwartz is a unique guide that illustrates orthotic design and fabrication in a clear step-by-step fashion by presenting printed textual material along with instructional videos. The first chapters lay the foundation for orthotic design and detail the anatomical knowledge and background information that is required before molding orthoses on clients. Each chapter explores a specific part of the upper extremity, describes several common clinical diagnoses, and highlights typical orthoses that might be utilized to immobilize and protect it. Together, these chapters communicate core, foundational knowledge for the use of orthoses as an intervention in occupational therapy practice. The instructional videos also emphasize the application of biomechanical, anatomic, and clinical constructs in orthotic design, fabrication, and evaluation. The textbook and video content work together enabling students and entry-level practitioners to learn with visual and versatile resources. University faculty members will gain access to ample activities and exercises to augment their classroom and laboratory teaching. This allows for more efficient use of time and appeals to the learning styles of current and future students. This text includes: Chapters devoted to specific type of orthosis for parts of the upper extremity linked to step -by -step instructional videos Case studies to promote a grasp of the knowledge and application to the development of clinical reasoning skills Multiple choice and short answer review questions and activities for most chapters Presentation of current evidence to support the use of the specific orthoses in clinical practice Patterns that can be replicated and check out sheets to critique each orthosis The combination of text materials and instructional video material makes Orthotic Design and Fabrication for the Upper Extremity: A Practical Guide a uniquely valuable resource for occupational therapy students, new graduates, and novice clinicians.
There is a saying that "hand surgery without a tourniquet is like repairing a clock in a barrel full of dark ink." Operating without a sound fundamental knowledge of anatomy can be compared to "stirring around in the soup." Classic anatomy instruction covers only a fraction of the area of hand surgery: bones, muscles/ligaments, vessels, and nerves. The many different connective-tissue structures are often only briefly highlighted. The complex interaction of the various structures remains a mystery to most. This book presents the specialty of applied anatomy and is intended for medical professionals involved with the hand and its functionality: hand surgeons, trauma specialists, orthopaedists, plastic surgeons, occupational therapists, and physio-therapists. Key Features: Almost 150 illustrations, anatomical drawings, and photos of anatomy in vivo. Part 1 deals with the anatomy and functional anatomy of the hand Part 2 is dedicated to the surface anatomy of the structures of the forearm, wrist, and hand
The essential interaction design guide, fully revised and updated for the mobile age About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design, Fourth Edition is the latest update to the book that shaped and evolved the landscape of interaction design. This comprehensive guide takes the worldwide shift to smartphones and tablets into account. New information includes discussions on mobile apps, touch interfaces, screen size considerations, and more. The new full-color interior and unique layout better illustrate modern design concepts. The interaction design profession is blooming with the success of design-intensive companies, priming customers to expect "design" as a critical ingredient of marketplace success. Consumers have little tolerance for websites, apps, and devices that don't live up to their expectations, and the responding shift in business philosophy has become widespread. About Face is the book that brought interaction design out of the research labs and into the everyday lexicon, and the updated Fourth Edition continues to lead the way with ideas and methods relevant to today's design practitioners and developers. Updated information includes: Contemporary interface, interaction, and product design methods Design for mobile platforms and consumer electronics State-of-the-art interface recommendations and up-to-date examples Updated Goal-Directed Design methodology Designers and developers looking to remain relevant through the current shift in consumer technology habits will find About Face to be a comprehensive, essential resource.
|Author||: S. David Gertz,Rina Tadmor,Michael Liebman|
|Publisher||: Aspen Pub|
|Release Date||: 1999|
|Pages||: 210 pages|
The Sixth Edition of this classic bestseller enables students to feel confident in a difficult subject area. Practical, concise, and readable, this book gives students a basic yet thorough understanding of neuroanatomy. The new edition includes an expansion of sample examination questions, a new appendix on CPR and the acute management of head injury, and a new appendix covering clinical case presentations followed by multiple choice questions and an answer key. Whether used as a textbook, review aid, or professional reference, Liebman's Neuroanatomy Made Easy and Understandable, Sixth Edition serves students well throughout their medical or allied health education.
|Author||: J.M. Steele|
|Publisher||: Springer Science & Business Media|
|Release Date||: 2013-04-17|
|ISBN 10||: 9401595283|
|Pages||: 324 pages|
Eclipses have long been seen as important celestial phenomena, whether as omens affecting the future of kingdoms, or as useful astronomical events to help in deriving essential parameters for theories of the motion of the moon and sun. This is the first book to collect together all presently known records of timed eclipse observations and predictions from antiquity to the time of the invention of the telescope. In addition to cataloguing and assessing the accuracy of the various records, which come from regions as diverse as Ancient Mesopotamia, China, and Europe, the sources in which they are found are described in detail. Related questions such as what type of clocks were used to time the observations, how the eclipse predictions were made, and how these prediction schemes were derived from the available observations are also considered. The results of this investigation have important consequences for how we understand the relationship between observation and theory in early science and the role of astronomy in early cultures, and will be of interest to historians of science, astronomers, and ancient and medieval historians.
|Author||: Ajar Nath Yadav,Sangram Singh,Shashank Mishra,Arti Gupta|
|Release Date||: 2019-04-24|
|ISBN 10||: 3030148467|
|Pages||: 504 pages|
White biotechnology is industrial biotechnology dealing with various biotech products through applications of microbes. The main application of white biotechnology is commercial production of various useful organic substances, such as acetic acid, citric acid, acetone, glycerine, etc., and antibiotics like penicillin, streptomycin, mitomycin, etc., and value added product through the use of microorganisms especially fungi and bacteria. The value-added products included bioactive compounds, secondary metabolites, pigments and industrially important enzymes for potential applications in agriculture, pharmaceuticals, medicine and allied sectors for human welfare. In the 21st century, techniques were developed to harness fungi to protect human health (through antibiotics, antimicrobial, immunosuppressive agents, value-added products etc.), which led to industrial scale production of enzymes, alkaloids, detergents, acids, biosurfactants. The first large-scale industrial applications of modern biotechnology have been made in the areas of food and animal feed production (agricultural/green biotechnology) and pharmaceuticals (medical/red biotechnology). In contrast, the production of bio-active compounds through fermentation or enzymatic conversion is known industrial or white biotechnology. The beneficial fungal strains may play important role in agriculture, industry and the medical sectors. The beneficial fungi play a significance role in plant growth promotion, and soil fertility using both, direct (solubilization of phosphorus, potassium and zinc; production of indole acetic acid, gibberellic acid, cytokinin and siderophores) and indirect (production of hydrolytic enzymes, siderophores, ammonia, hydrogen cyanides and antibiotics) mechanisms of plant growth promotion for sustainable agriculture. The fungal strains and their products (enzymes, bio-active compounds and secondary metabolites) are very useful for industry. The discovery of antibiotics is a milestone in the development of white biotechnology. Since then, white biotechnology has steadily developed and now plays a key role in several industrial sectors, providing both high valued nutraceuticals and pharmaceutical products. The fungal strains and bio-active compounds also play important role in the environmental cleaning. This volume covers the latest research developments related to value-added products in white biotechnology through fungi.