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Hand and Wrist Anatomy and Biomechanics: A Comprehensive Guide
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Hand and Wrist Anatomy and Biomechanics: A Comprehensive Guide

Publication Year: 2016
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Hirt, Bernhard; Seyhan, Harun; Wagner, Michael; Zumhasch, Rainer
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
ISBN: 978-3-132-05341-0
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 87
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Presents the specialty of applied anatomy and is intended for medical professionals involved with the hand and its functionality: hand surgeons, trauma specialists, orthopaedists, plastic surgeons, occupational therapists, and physio-therapists.

There is a saying that "hand surgery without a tourniquet is like repairing a clock in a barrel full of dark ink." Operating without a sound fundamental knowledge of anatomy can be compared to "stirring around in the soup." Classic anatomy instruction covers only a fraction of the area of hand surgery: bones, muscles/ligaments, vessels, and nerves. The many different connective-tissue structures are often only briefly highlighted. The complex interaction of the various structures remains a mystery to most.

Key features of this innovative volume:
- Almost 150 illustrations, anatomical drawings, and photos of anatomy in vivo.
- Part 1 deals with the anatomy and functional anatomy of the hand
- Part 2 is dedicated to the surface anatomy of the structures of the forearm, wrist, and hand

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Hirt, Bernhard; Seyhan, Harun; Wagner, Michael; Zumhasch, Rainer
  • ISBN: 978-3-132-05341-0
  • Specialty:
    Anatomy
    Orthopedics
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 116
  • Illustrations: 130
  • Year: 2016
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 87

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