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Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach, 3e

 
 
 
 
Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach, 3e
Author: Brenda M. Coppard PhD OTR/L - Helene Lohman MA O
ISBN 13: 9780323033848
ISBN 10: 323033849
Edition: 3
Publisher: Mosby
Publication Date: 2007-11-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 544
List Price: $87.95
 
 

The third edition of Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach helps readers master the basic theory, principles, and techniques of splinting needed for clinical practice. Using a combination textbook/workbook format, it integrates theory and technical knowledge with hands-on learning features that equip readers with essential clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving skills associated with splinting.

  • Comprehensive coverage presents the fundamentals of splinting that a therapist needs to know.
  • Self-quizzes, case studies, and lab exercises help readers bridge the gap between learning and practice and apply what they've learned to real-life situations.
  • Key terms, chapter outlines, and review questions highlights specific information that the reader can expect to learn from each chapter.
  • Combined textbook/workbook format reinforces information as it is learned and encourages practical application of concepts.

  • Content has been updated to include new research and techniques, current trends, and new information sources.
  • Lists of key terms for each chapter help familiarize the reader with relevant terminology.
  • Two new case studies have been added to each chapter, strengthening the book's clinical application focus.
  • Companion CD contains video clips demonstrating how to fabricate specific splints.
  • Four new chapters cover topics such as occupation-based splinting, tools, processes, and techniques of splinting, and splints for the elbow, shoulder, and fingers.
  • Chapters are divided into three units: splinting foundations; splints for conditions and populations; and topics related to splinting.
  • A new appendix directs readers to helpful online resources and vendors.