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AAOS Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices (4th Revised edition)

AAOS Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices (4th Revised edition)

By: John Michael (author), John Fisk (author), John D. Hsu (author)Hardback

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Here's all the guidance you need to overcome the most difficult musculoskeletal problems using orthoses and assistive devices! With new coverage of postpolio syndrome, cranial orthoses, and now incorporating the perspectives of renowned physiatrists, this is a one-stop rehabilitation resource. Tips and Pearls in every chapter and a new 2-color format make accessing information a snap.Includes Chapters on biomechanics of spine, upper limb and hand and lower limb to help you understand the factors that determine the orthoses available for these joints. Incorporates chapters on the Orthotic Prescription, Strength and Materials, and the Normal and Pathologic Gait help you understand your role in the rehabilitative process. Contains information about the specific science behind the construction of orthoses-perfect for the Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist and the interested physician. Carries the authority and approval of AAOS, the preeminent orthopaedic professional society.Uses a new 2-color format to make the book easier to use and information easier to retain. Includes Tips and Pearls boxes in every chapter so you can quickly access expert guidance. Contains new chapters on: Orthoses for Persons with Postpolio Paralysis; Orthoses for Persons with Postpolio Syndromes; and Cranial Orthoses. Incorporates evidence-based recommendations into the chapters on spinal, upper- and lower-limb orthoses to help you select the most proven approach for your patients.


SECTION ONE: BASICS (Section Editor: John W. Michael) IntroductionChapter 1: International Organziation for Standization (ISO) TerminologyChapter 2: The Orthotic PrescriptionChapter 3: Materials ScienceChapter 4: Principles of FabricationChapter 5: Normal and Pathological GaitSECTION TWO: SPINAL ORTHOSES (Section Editor: John R. Fisk) IntroductionChapter 6: Biomechanics of the SpineChapter 7: Principles and Components of Spinal OrthosesChapter 8: Orthoses for Spinal PainChapter 9: Orthoses for Spinal DeformitiesChapter 10: Orthoses for Spinal Trauma and Postoperative CareChapter 11: Orthoses for OsteoporosisSECTION 3: UPPER LIMB ORTHOSES (Section Editor: Mary Ann Keenan) IntroductionChapter 12: Biomechanics of the Upper LimbChapter 13: Principles and Components of Upper Limb OrthosesChapter 14: Upper Limb Orthoses for the Stroke and Brain-Injured PatientChapter 15: Upper Limb Orthoses for the Person with Spinal Cord InjuryChapter 16: Orthoses for the Burned HandChapter 17: Orthoses for the Arthritic Hand and WristChapter 18: Orthoses for Brachial Plexus InjuriesChapter 19: Functional Bracing of Selected Upper Limb FracturesChapter 20: Protective Equipment to the Upper Limb in SportChapter 21: Orthoses for Overuse Disorders of the Upper LimbSECTION 4: LOWER LIMB ORTHOSES (Section Editor: Alberto Esquenazi) IntroductionChapter 22: Biomechanics of the Hip, Knee, and AnkleChapter 23: Biomechanics of the FootChapter 24: Shoes and Shoe ModificationsChapter 25: Foot OrthosesChapter 26: Principles and Components of Lower Limb OrthosesChapter 27: Lower Limb Orthoses for Persons with Spinal Cord InjuryChapter 28: Orthoses in Total Joint ReplacementChapter 29: Knee Orthoses for Sports-Related DisordersChapter 30: Orthotic Management of the Neuropathic and/or Dysvascular PatientChapter 31: Orthoses for Persons with Postpolio SyndromeChapter 32: Orthoses for Persons with Postpolio SequelaeChapter 33: Lower Limb Orthoses for Persons Having Had a StrokeChapter 34: Assessment and Othotic Management of Gait Dysfunction for Individuals with Traumatic Brain InjurySECTION 5: PEDIATRIC ORTHOSES (Section Editor: John D. Hsu) IntroductionChapter 35: Congenital and Acquired DisordersChapter 36: Pediatric Hip OrthosesChapter 37: Orthoses for the Muscle Disease PatientChapter 38: Orthoses for Cerebral PalsyChapter 39: Orthoses for MyelomeningoceleChapter 40: Cranial OrthosesSECTION 6: ASSISTIVE DEVICES (Section Editors: Sue Mukherjee & Debbie Gaebler) IntroductionChapter 41: Appropriate Technologies for Assistive Devices in Low-Income CountriesChapter 42: Canes, Crutches, and WalkersChapter 43: Wheeled Mobility for Disabled Children and AdultsChapter 44: Seating and Positioning for Disabled Children and AdultsChapter 45: Wheelchair Prescription in InternationalChapter 46: Communication Devices and Electronic Aids to Activities of Daily LivingChapter 47: Sports Adaptations for the Physically Challenged AthleteChapter 48: Driving and Related Asisitve DevicesChapter 49: RoboticsChapter 50: Research and Future Trends

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323039314
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 672
  • ID: 9780323039314
  • ISBN10: 0323039316
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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