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copertina di Surgical Rehabilitation of the Upper Limb in Tetraplegia

Surgical Rehabilitation of the Upper Limb in Tetraplegia

di Hentz - LeClercq  • 2002  • dettagli prodotto


Surgical Rehabilitation of the Upper Limb in Tetraplegia summarises all knowledge available on the management of the upper limb in tetraplegics. It gives full coverage of the process of patient evaluation, outlines spinal cord injuries in relation to the upper limb, and reviews both surgical and non-surgical rehabilitation in every type of patient, from the very weak to the strong.For every clinical situation the absolute indications and contraindications, operative detail, post-operative management, expected outcome and common complications are reviewed so that the clinician is able to make a clear decision as to the best course of action in each type of patient. Table of Contents: Part I. Background and patient evaluation 1 History of Surgical Rehabilitation 2 Anatomy of the Cervical Spine and Cord 3 Trauma to the Cervical Spinal Cord 4 Immediate Post-Injury and Early Rehabilitation Periods 5 The Tetraplegic Patient and The Environment 6 Upper Limb Evaluation in the Stabilizing PatientPart II Surgical and nonsurgical rehabilitation of upper extremity function 7 Classifying the Surgical Candidate 8 Indications for Performing Surgical Rehabilitation 9 General Principles of Tendon Transfers, Tenodeses and Fusions 10 Surgical Rehabilitation of Active Elbow Extension 11 Surgical Rehabilitation for the Very Weakest (IC Group 0) Patients 12 Surgical Rehabilitation of Key Pinch by Tenodesis (IC Groups 1-2) 13 Functional Rehabilitation for the Stronger (IC Groups 3,4,5) Patients 14 Rehabilitation For The Strongest (IC Group 6) Patients 15 Surgical Rehabilitation of Refined Hand Function in the Strongest Tetraplegic Patient (IC Groups 7,8,9) 16 Surgical Rehabilitation for the Unusual, Incompletely Injured or Pediatric Age Tetraplegic Patient (IC Group X) 17 Upper Limb Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation 18 Assessing Post-treatment Improvement in Upper Limb Function in the Tetraplegic Patient - Evaluating Function


ISBN: 0702022713

Titolo: Surgical Rehabilitation of the Upper Limb in Tetraplegia


Editore: Elsevier - Saunders

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2002

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Misure: 18x24 cm

Pagine: 288

Peso: 1 kg