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Credo Reference provides access to a large collection of encyclopedias and dictionaries published by major publishers. It includes important reference works in History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and related fields.
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A History of Limb Amputation by
Call Number: 617.5805909 K636h
Publication Date: 2006-12-20
This book opens with a unique historical review of natural amputations due to congenital absence, disease, frostbite, animal trauma, and to punishment and ritual. The advent of surgical amputation and its difficulties form a major part of the book, summarising the evolution of the control of haemorrhage and infection, pain relief, techniques, instrumentation, complications, prostheses, results and case histories. Alternative procedures, increasingly important in the last two centuries, are also debated.
Amputation, Prosthesis Use, and Phantom Limb Pain by
Call Number: Online Resource
Publication Date: 2009-11-27
Concentrates on the work of prostheticians. This book presents a range of ethical and medico-legal issues for rehabilitation professionals in the supply and withdrawal of prostheses and assistive technology for people with limb loss or deformity.
Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies by
Call Number: Q. 617.58 At654
Publication Date: 2004-10-01
This book continues the legacy as the definitive and comprehensive reference on the surgical and prosthetic management of acquired and congenital limb loss. Hundreds of new illustrations and images give you insights into the application of the numerous advances in surgical and prosthetic techniques over the past decade. It addresses both pediatric and adult concerns, and the discussion of pediatric issues has been completely revised to reflect the integrated team approach to treating young amputees. From difficult decisions on amputations versus limb salvage to treatment, management, and rehabilitation for all levels of limb loss, this book is a valuable reference for surgeons, physicians, prosthetists, therapists and others with an interest in this field. This new edition also includes chapters on future developments such as hand transplantation and osseointegration.
Prosthetics and Patient Management by
Call Number: Q. 617.58 P945
Publication Date: 2006-06-01
Prosthetics and Patient Management: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach is an innovative text covering both upper and lower extremity prosthetics. All the information clinicians need to manage a range of patients with amputations and their disorders is available in this practical and all-inclusive text. Prosthetics and Patient Management covers practical solutions to everyday problems that clinicians encounter, from early prosthetic management to issues facing the more advanced user.