Introduction to Orthotics: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach, 4e (Introduction to Splinting)

ISBN-13: 9780323091015

ISBN-10: 0323091016

Author: Brenda M. Coppard PhD OTR/L, Helene Lohman MA OTD OTR/L

Edition: 4

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Spiral-bound 504 pages
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Acknowledged author Brenda M. Coppard PhD OTR/L wrote Introduction to Orthotics: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach, 4e (Introduction to Splinting) comprising 504 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0323091016 and 9780323091015. Since then Introduction to Orthotics: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach, 4e (Introduction to Splinting) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $30.08 or rent at the marketplace.


Covering the theory, design, and fabrication of orthotic devices, Introduction to Orthotics: A Clinical Reasoning & Problem-Solving Approach, 4th Edition helps you master the skills you need to choose and fit effective orthoses for patients with hand injuries and functional deficits. It emphasizes upper extremity splinting, with additional coverage of lower extremity orthotics and upper extremity prosthetics, and offers case studies promoting clinical reasoning and problem solving. This edition includes new chapters on orthotics of the shoulder and orthotic systems, plus online videos demonstrating fabrication and fitting techniques. Written by occupational therapy educators Brenda Coppard and Helene Lohman, this textbook/workbook is ideal for students and as a practical resource for occupational therapists and therapy assistants in the clinical setting. Student Resources on Evolve  Video clipsLearning activitiesAdditional case studiesReview questions and answersSelf-quiz questions and answersFabrication procedures from the textForms from the textGrading sheets from the text How-To videos on the Evolve companion website let you watch the construction of orthotics again and again to increase your proficiency.Review questions and self-quizzes reinforce your comprehension of the material.Case studies in each chapter show how concepts relate to real-life clinical practice.Self-evaluation forms allow you to analyze your strengths and weaknesses related to new orthotic intervention techniques.Laboratory exercises test your clinical reasoning and technical skills.High-quality photos and line drawings illustrate key concepts and techniques.Combined textbook/workbook format makes it easier to develop fundamental skills in the theory, design, and fabrication of orthoses,Spiral binding lets the book lay flat when opened for convenient use while on the job. NEW! Fabrication processes appear in special boxes to allow for quick reference.NEW! Fabrication processes, forms, and grading sheets are included on the Evolve companion website, allowing you to create a personalized study guide.UPDATED content includes new case studies, references, evidence-based research tables, and more on the ‘science’ of orthotic intervention.NEW! Additional learning exercises show how to apply theory to practice.NEW! More integration of patient safety addresses this important aspect of patient care.