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  • Hand book, The - a practical approach to common hand problems 3/e
  • Mennen U, Van Velze C
  • ISBN: 9780627026874
  • eISBN: 9780627029103
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 354 Pages | Published: 2008

The third edition of The Hand Book has been extensively edited, rewritten and updated. It provides a clear and practical approach to pre- and postoperative management of hand conditions. Hand surgery and hand therapy have been integrated in each chapter, many illustrations have been updated and photographs have been added to illustrate different aspects of surgery and therapy. All references have been updated, and the book remains practical, to the point and user-friendly, which should appeal to all those involved in the management of hand conditions.

The book caters for everyday hand conditions in a practical, concise and illustrative manner. Hand surgeons, hand therapists and other professionals involved in the rehabilitation of patients with hand conditions will find The Hand Book an invaluable resource for their work. This book is easy to read and covers all the essential knowledge necessary when dealing with a hand problem without overwhelming the reader with too much information.

Chapter 1 The structural anatomy of the hand
Chapter 2 Clinical evaluation of the hand and arm
Chapter 3 Functional anatomy: normal and abnormal digital balance
Chapter 4 The injured hand
Chapter 5 Fractures and joint injuries
Chapter 6 Flexor and extensor tendon surgery
Chapter 7 Peripheral nerve injuries and pain
Chapter 8 Tendon transfers in peripheral nerve injuries
Chapter 9 Hand infections
Chapter 10 Skin and scarring
Chapter 11 Nerve compression syndromes
Chapter 12 Tumours and other tumour-like conditions of the hand
Chapter 13 Rheumatoid arthritis
Chapter 14 Osteoarthritis and other degenerative conditions
Chapter 15 Congenital anomalies of the hand
Chapter 16 The wrist
Chapter 17 The shoulder and elbow

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