Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery
Area of Focus: General Orthopaedics
The third edition of the Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies continues the legacy as the definitive and comprehensive reference on the surgical and prosthetic management of acquired and congenital limb loss. Written by recognized experts in the fields of amputation surgery, rehabilitation and prosthetics, this expanded and updated third edition supports you and your treatment team in selecting the best approach to caring for your patients.
- Hundreds of new illustrations and images reflect the numerous advances in surgical and prosthetic techniques over the past decade
- Indications for prostheses and rehabilitation approaches for each level are described in detail to help you make treatment decisions
- Pediatric issues have been completely revised to reflect the integrated team approach to treating young amputees
- Supports your difficult decisions on amputation versus limb salvage including: treatment, management and rehabilitation for all levels of limb loss
First and second editions of this text were published by Mosby-Year Book under the title "Atlas of Limb Prosthetics".