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Prosthetics & Orthotics in Clinical Practice - May

Prosthetics & Orthotics in Clinical Practice

By: May

Paperback Published: 2nd March 2011
ISBN: 9780803622579
Number Of Pages: 512

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Building on the strengths of Amputations and Prosthetics 2nd Edition, Doctors Bella J. May and Margery Lockard have joined forces to deliver—with superb clarity—a research-based, problem-solving approach to prosthetics and orthotics.

A clinical focus with unfolding case studies, stimulating questions, and an outstanding art program of 550 photographs and line illustrations make important concepts easy to understand and apply. You’ll also find a discussion, unique to this text, of the pathology of what necessitates amputations and why you would choose one prosthetic/orthotic over another.

Foundation for Prosthetics/Orthotic Practice; Introduction to Prosthetics & Orthotics; Biomechanical Principles in Prosthetics and Orthotics; Psychosocial Issues; Amputations & Prostheses; Amputation Surgery of the Lower Extremity; Postsurgical Management; Prosthetic Components; Lower Extremity Prosthetic Management; Other Levels of Amputation; The Child with an Amputation; Upper Extremity Amputations; Orthoses; Examinations for Orthotic Prescription and Check-out; Designing and Prescribing Orthoses; Shoes and Orthoses for Foot Impairments; Orthoses for Ankle Impairments; Orthoses for Knee Impairments; Orthoses for Paraplegia or Hip Impairments; Orthoses for Trunk, Cervical or Cranial Impairments; Orthoses for Upper Extremity Impairments; Living with a Prosthesis/Orthosis; Training for Sports and Leisure; Clinical Decision-Making Prosthetics and Orthotics; Appendix; Glossary.

ISBN: 9780803622579
ISBN-10: 0803622570
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 2nd March 2011
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.76 x 20.93  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 1.09
Edition Number: 1