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Occupational Therapy in Orthopaedics and Trauma is a practical, evidence–based resource for professionals working with this specific client group. Written by a team of expert and specialist contributors, the book is divided into two sections, Orthopaedics and Trauma, for ease of reference. The book covers the treatment and management of musculoskeletal trauma and orthopaedic conditions most commonly encountered in everyday practice. Chapters link the relevant anatomy and aetiology to medical and surgical management and clearly explain the application of occupational therapy theory and practice.


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Occupational Therapy in Orthopaedics and Trauma is a practical, evidence–based resource for professionals working with this specific client group. Written by a team of expert and specialist contributors, the book is divided into two sections, Orthopaedics and Trauma, for ease of reference. The book covers the treatment and management of musculoskeletal trauma and orthopaedic conditions most commonly encountered in everyday practice. Chapters link the relevant anatomy and aetiology to medical and surgical management and clearly explain the application of occupational therapy theory and practice.


Contents:

List of Contributors.

Foreword.


Preface.


Acknowledgements.


PART I ORTHOPAEDICS.


1 Principles of orthopaedic surgery (Neil M. Orpen).


2 Orthopaedic surgery for the lower limb (Neil M. Orpen).


3 Occupational therapy following elective lower limb surgery (Alis Moores).


4 Orthopaedic surgery for the upper limb (Oliver Pearce).


5 Occupational therapy following elective upper limb surgery (Julie Upton).


6 Spinal conditions: management and occupational therapy (Heather McDowell).


7 Paediatric orthopaedic surgery (Andrew M. Wainwright).


8 Occupational therapy for paediatric orthopaedic conditions (Natalie Evans).


PART II TRAUMA.


9 Principles of fracture management (Chris Harris).


10 Occupational therapy within orthopaedic trauma (Madeleine Mooney).


11 Pelvic and acetabular fractures: management and occupational therapy (Dawn Miller).


12 Hand injuries (Neil Davidson and Daniel Brown).


13 Occupational therapy for hand injuries (Kerry Sorby).


14 Brachial plexus injury (Claire Ireson).


15 Traumatic amputation: management and occupational therapy (Fiona Carnegie).


Appendix: List of useful organisations.


Index.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9780470030936
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: August, 2009
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 190.00 x 245.00 x 17.20

Subcategories: General, Occupational Therapy

MEET THE AUTHOR

Madeleine Mooney is Senior Occupational Therapist at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust in Liverpool, UK. She is past Chair of the College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section: Trauma and Orthopaedics (1999 – 2004).

Claire Ireson is Learning Environment Lead for Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK. She is former Head of Occupational Therapy Services at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford and past Chair of the College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section: Trauma and Orthopaedics (2004 – 2008).