Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinical Concepts

Innbundet / 2010 / Engelsk
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Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics: Clinical Concepts is a comprehensive overview of lower-limb prosthetics and orthotics, covering normal and pathological gait, lower-limb biomechanics, clinical applications, as well as prosthetic and orthotic designs and components.Joan Edelstein and Alex Moroz have written Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics with the clinician's perspective in mind. Clinical management is incorporated throughout the text, including basic surgical concepts, postoperative management, preprosthetic care, and training in the use of devices. Additionally, this text incorporates unique features relevant to physicians such as prescription writing and prosthetic and orthotic construction and modification, as well as, the latest research regarding energy consumption and long-term utilization of prostheses.Chapters Include:Orthotics in neuromuscular diseasesOrthotics in pediatricsFunctional expectationsGait and activities trainingTranstibial and transfemoral prostheses and componentsTranstibial and transfemoral biomechanics, evaluation, and gait analysisDisarticulations and Bilateral AmputationsWith over 150 line drawings and photographs to supplement the text, Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics: Clinical Concepts is ideal for clinicians in the fields of physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, vascular surgery, physical therapy and occupational therapy.
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ISBN13
9781556428968
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Utgiver
Vendor
SLACK Incorporated
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Publisert
2010