Eur J Plast Surg (2011) 34:227 DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0553-6 BOOK REVIEW D. Warwick, R. Dunn, E. Melikyan, J. Vadher: Hand Surgery Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009, 635 pp, ISBN 978-0-19-922723-5, $35 Leo Clodius Received: 15 January 2011 /Accepted: 15 January 2011 /Published online: 12 February 2011 Springer-Verlag 2011 The four authors are frontrunners in hand surgery and in The contents of this book are divided into 18 chapters: rehabilitation of the hand. They have produced a pocket- Assessment, Rehabilitation, Anesthesia, Bone and Joint sized, handy, flexible volume, easily carried. The 634 Injuries—Wrist and Forearm, Bone and Joint Injuries of the pages demonstrate excellent teamwork for optimal Hand, Reconstruction, Skin Conditions, Osteoarthritis of results. This teamwork tradition began with the incorpo- the Hand, Infection, Nerves, Rheumatology, Tendons, ration of hand rehabilitation and the referring surgeons: Ulnar Corner, Wrist, Children, Tumors, and Vascular. Guy Pulvertraft, Paul Brand, Kit Wynn-Parry are respon- Looking for a detail, you may find it in the 11 pages of the sible for many excellent groups today. Thus, this flexible index. manual will be welcomed especially by surgeons in this This reviewer considers this almost indispensible guide a field and by physiotherapists alike—as an aide memoire fascinating help for hand surgeons, plastic surgeons, hand to beginners as well as to the experienced, and also an therapists and for GPs, as it is concise, comprehensive, and excellent teaching tool. provides the best therapy in this challenging field of therapy. L. Clodius (*) Zürich, Switzerland e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2011
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