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Reproduced with permission from Bowker HK, Michael JW (eds): Atlas of Limb Prosthetics: Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles. Rosemont, IL, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, edition 2, 1992, reprinted 2002.

Much of the material in this text has been updated and published in Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies: Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles (retitled third edition of Atlas of Limb Deficiencies), ©American Academy or Orthopedic Surgeons. Click for more information about this text.

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Atlas of Limb Prosthetics

Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: History of Amputation Surgery and Prosthetics

Chapter 2: The Choice Between Limb Salvage and Amputation

2A / Overview
2B / Trauma
2C / Major Limb Amputation for End-Stage Peripheral Vascular Disease: Level Selection and Alternative Options
2D / Infection
2E / Tumor

Chapter 3: Planning for Optimal Function in Amputation Surgery

Chapter 4: Prosthetic Management: Overview, Methods, and Materials

Part II: The Upper Limb

Chapter 5: Kinesiology and Functional Characteristics of the Upper Limb

Chapter 6: Upper-Limb Prosthetics

6A / Body-Powered Components
6B / Harnessing and Controls for Body-Powered Devices
6C / Components for Adult Externally Powered Systems
6D / Control of Limb Prostheses

Chapter 7: Partial-Hand Amputations

7A / Surgical Principles
7B / Prosthetic and Orthotic Management
7C / Aesthetic Restoration

Chapter 8: Wrist Disarticulation and Transradial Amputation

8A / Surgical Principles
8B / Prosthetic Principles

Chapter 9: Elbow Disarticulation and Transhumeral Amputation

9A / Surgical Principles
9B / Prosthetic Principles

Chapter 10: Shoulder Disarticulation and Forequarter

10A / Surgical Principles
10B / Prosthetic Principles

Chapter 11: Adult Upper Limb Prosthetic Training

Chapter 12: Special Considerations

12A / Brachial Plexus Injuries: Surgical Advances and Orthotic/Prosthetic Management
12B / Fitting and Training the Bilateral Upper-Limb Amputee
12C / Upper-Limb Prosthetic Adaptations for Sports and Recreation
12D / Trends in Upper-Extremity Prosthetics Development

Part III: The Lower Limb

Chapter 13: Normal Gait

Chapter 14: Analysis of Amputee Gait

Chapter 15: The Energy Expenditure of Amputee Gait

Chapter 16: Partial-Foot Amputations

16A / Surgical Procedures
16B / Prosthetic and Orthotic Management

Chapter 17: The Syme Ankle Disarticulation

17A / Surgical Procedures
17B / Prosthetic Management

Chapter 18: Transtibial Amputation

18A / Surgical Procedures and Immediate Postsurgical Management
18B / Prosthetic Management

Chapter 19: Knee Disarticulation

19A / Surgical Procedures
19B / Prosthetic Management

Chapter 20: Transfemoral Amputation

20A / Surgical Procedures
20B / Prosthetic Management

Chapter 21: Hip Disarticulation and Transpelvic Amputation

21A / Surgical Procedures
21B / Prosthetic Management

Chapter 22: Translumbar Amputation (Hemicorporectomy)

22A / Surgical Procedures
22B / Prosthetic Considerations

Chapter 23: Physical Therapy Management of Adult Lower-Limb Amputees

Chapter 24: Special Considerations

24A / Fitting and Training the Bilateral Lower-Limb Amputee
24B / Adaptations for Sports and Recreation
24C / Emerging Trends in Lower-Limb Prosthetics: Research and Development

Part IV: Management Issues

Chapter 25: Musculoskeletal Complications in Amputees: Their Prevention and Management

Chapter 26: Skin Problems of the Amputee

Chapter 27: Management of Pain in the Amputee

Chapter 28: Psychological Adaptation to Amputation

Chapter 29: Critical Choices: The Art of Prosthesis Prescription

Chapter 30: Special Considerations- Rehabilitation Without Prostheses: Functional Skills Training

Part V: The Child Amputee

Chapter 31: Introduction to the Child Amputee

Chapter 32: Acquired Amputations in Children

Chapter 33: The ISO/ISPO Classification of Congenital Limb Deficiency

Chapter 34: Upper-Limb Deficiencies

34A / Surgical Management
34B / Prosthetic and Orthotic Management
34C / Externally Powered Prostheses
34D / Developmental Approach to Pediatric Upper-Limb Prosthetic Training

Chapter 35: Lower-Limb Deficiencies

35A / Surgical Management
35B / Prosthetic and Orthotic Management

Chapter 36: Special Considerations

36A / The Multiple-Limb-Deficient Child
36B / Van Nes Rotation-Plasty in Tumor Surgery
36C / Juvenile Amputees: Sports and Recreation Program Development

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