By Susan Weiss OTR/L CHT;Nancy Falkenstein OTR/L CHT

This exclusive reference offers a complete evaluate of hand rehabilitation. that includes a different, query and detailed-answer structure, Hand Rehabilitation publications the reader from easy information regarding hand anatomy via advanced issues together with the main complex remedy strategies. every one bankruptcy is formatted as a chain of multiple-choice questions, entire with specified solutions and references to different hand treatment assets. There are perform questions incorporated on the finish of the e-book with perforated pages for detachment and copying. additionally incorporated are "clinical" gem stones in every one bankruptcy, offering the reader with useful tricks and critical proof to recollect concerning convinced topics or questions.Chapters are prepared in a development block model, starting with anatomy and progressing to scientific application.Each bankruptcy starts off with a bulleted checklist of key topics.Advanced questions are denoted with an icon positioned after the answer/explanation, supporting readers pinpoint components requiring extra study.Answer causes comprise priceless references, together with web page numbers.A handy fast Reference consultant is found in the beginning of the book.The again disguise features a detachable slide rule that may be got rid of and utilized in self-testing.Features a brand new CD-ROM that comprises all of the questions present in the e-book with rationales for proper solutions. The interactive CD-ROM randomly selects questions for examine through subject and will additionally generate perform tests.Includes new chapters: Elbow and activities accidents of the higher ExtremityFeatures a brand new 2-color layout to stress very important techniques in illustrations and make the publication extra visually appealing.Includes nearly 2 hundred new illustrations.The self-review appendix has been elevated to two hundred questions.New content material has been extra to the OSHA and Splinting chapters, in addition to different updates and additions all through.

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This imbalance is summarized as follows: the transverse retinacular ligaments stretch, the triangular ligament fibers shorten, and the lateral bands sublux dorsally, causing attenuation of the PIP joint volar plate. Answer: False 10. Which of the following is not a possible cause of swan-neck deformity? A. Intrinsic tightness B. Loss of the superficialis tendon C. Increased force from the extensor digitorum communis D. Landsmeer’s ligament tightness The postural collapse deformity called a swan-neck deformity has numerous causes.

B. C. D. qxd 7/28/04 6:27 PM Page 24 24 CHAPTER 1 ■ Anatomy Extravaganza Fingerprints are formed from cutaneous striations that are reflective of organized papillary ridges in the underlying dermis. The reticular dermis is incorrect because it is a deeper layer that comprises collagen and elastic fibers. Answer: C 59. Which of the following is the term for the white area at the base of the fingernail? A. B. C. D. Hyponychium Eponychium Paronychia Lunula Tubiana, Thomine, Mackin, p. 131 Refer to Fig.

A. B. C. D. Silver ring to the PIP joint Stack splint Gutter splint to the PIP and DIP joints No splint will help. A Siris Swan-Neck Silver Ring Splint or a thermoplastic figure-of-eight splint at the PIP joint reduces or eliminates PIP joint hyperextension and decreases the imbalance of the lateral bands. It is important to understand that swan-neck deformity splints do not permanently correct the imbalance; after they are removed, the deformity will reoccur. Aucilino in Mackin, Callahan, Skirven, et al, p.

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