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Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide, 4eBlending the latest technical and clinical skills of hand surgery and hand therapy, Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide, 4th Edition walks you through the treatment of common medical conditions affecting the upper extremities and highlights non-surgical and surgical procedures for these conditions. This expanded fourth edition presents the latest research in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation and provides the purpose and rationale for treatment options.Clinical outcom…

Hand Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide, 2eRevision of the practical, outline-format text on hand therapy protocols. With an emphasis on common diagnosis, the Second Edition features nine new chapters with expanded coverage of proximal row carpectomy, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, median nerve compression, and digital amputation. Includes treatment purposes, goals, indications and techniuqes for non-operative and post-operative therapy, and anatomic illustrations for each disorder….

Hand Rehabilitation: A Practical GuideThis is a practical, clinical text on hand therapy, organized by disorder. Each treatment is written in an easy-to-follow outline format, accompanied by drawings and photographs which illustrate key principles. The plans have been developed from protocols established in daily practice at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, USA. There are anatomic illustrations of each disorder and simple line drawings of surgical procedures aid comprehension. The text includes descriptions of tissues affected by…

Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide, 3eThis practical resource blends the technical and clinical skills and knowledge of hand surgery and hand therapy for the treatment of common medical conditions affecting the upper extremity. Written in an outline format, it covers non-surgical and surgical procedures for these conditions, along with their purpose and rationale. The new edition addresses not only the hand, but also features expanded coverage of the wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Both conservative and postoperative rehabilitation are …

Your Brain after Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your FocusChemotherapy saves lives, but new studies—including research led by coauthor Dr. Dan Silverman—reveal that the agents used to kill cancer cells may also impair normal brain function. Even years after treatment, patients report problems with memory, concentrating, multitasking, and word retrieval. As one person put it, “I’ve lost my edge.”If you’ve undergone chemotherapy, perhaps you’re among those who’ve had trouble following the thread of a conversation or feel “less than” w…

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice: A Practical ApproachThis advanced pharmacotherapeutics text for nurse practitioners and physician assistants offers guidelines on prescribing drugs for over 50 common diseases and disorders. The book is organized by disorder rather than drug class and includes algorithms and case studies that illustrate critical thinking aspects of prescribing, such as drug selection, lifespan considerations, therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse reactions, unexpected outcomes, and when to change therapy. This Second Edition has new…

Payne's Handbook of Relaxation Techniques: A Practical Guide for the Health Care Professional, 4ePayne’s Handbook of Relaxation Techniques provides the health care professional with a practical introduction to a variety of approaches to relaxation, both somatic and cognitive, that may usefully contribute to patient care. Rosemary Payne is an experienced clinical therapist with a deep understanding of the problems facing the busy practitioner. In the 4th edition she combines her experience with that of Marie Donaghy, author, professor of Physiotherapy and member of the British Psychologic…

The Job Developer's Handbook: Practical Tactics for Customized EmploymentOne of the most practical employment books available, this forward-thinking guide walks employment specialists step by step through customized job development for people with disabilities, revealing the best ways to build a satisfying, meaningful job around a person’s preferences, skills, and goals. Internationally known for their innovative, proactive job development strategies, the authors motivate readers to expand the way they think about employment opportunities and develop creative solutio…

Visceral Manipulation in Osteopathy: A Practical HandbookWritten by one of the best-known European osteopaths, Visceral Manipulation in Osteopathy explains how to successfully apply the four most common approaches for the manual treatment of abdominal disorders.The first section provides an overview of the basic principles and techniques of diagnosis and treatment from the greats of osteopathy: visceral manipulation according to Barral; fascial treatment of the organs according to Finet and Williame; circulatory techniques according to Kuchera; and re…

The Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans (Military Life)The typical wounded soldier must complete and file 22 forms following an active-duty injury. To many soldiers and their families coping with the shock and reality of the injuries, figuring out what to do next—even completing tasks as seemingly easy as submitting paperwork—can be overwhelming and confusing.Written with these men and women in mind, The Wounded Warrior Handbook provides our wounded heroes and their families with quick, straightforward answers to the questions they suddenly face…