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Physiotherapy for Burns and Plastic Reconstruction of the Hand

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Physiotherapy for Burns and Plastic Reconstruction of the Hand

Nicole Glassey

ISBN: 978-1-861-56386-6 March 2004 224 Pages

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This book presents the principles of hand trauma and plastic reconstructive surgery in a clear and concise manner. Its aim is to instruct the reader on how to identify the priorities of treatment and, using the principles of therapy, select the appropriate treatment modalities. Part one presents the principles of burns and plastic surgery, followed by an explanation of the roles of the multidisciplinary team. Part two explores the role of the physiotherapist and includes the principles of hand therapy, assessment and treatment modalities.

Treatment rationales are referenced with the available evidence and aspects that lack evidence are highlighted, with the intention of stimulating further investigation. In order to clarify and reaffirm essential parts of the text, key point boxes are provided regularly throughout the book.

Tissue Healing.

Hand Trauma.

Pathophysiology and Assessment of Burns.

Principles of Plastic Surgery.

The Multidisciplinary Team.

The Role of The physiotherapist in The Care of The Burnt Hand.

Principals of Hand Therapy.

Assessment of The Hand.

Treatment Modalities.

Case Studies.