Atlas of the Hand Clinics - Occupational Therapist

Hand Clinics 114

Rheumatoid Thumb


1.0

  • Describe normal anatomy of the thumb
  • Outline classification and pathophysiology of the rheumatoid thumb
  • Describe surgical management of boutonniere and swan neck deformity of the rheumatoid thumb
  • List 3 technical tips for MCP arthroplasty  and IP joint arthordesis
  • Review postoperative management of the rheumatoid thumb
  • Become familiar with expected outcomes and prognosis


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 113

Rheumatoid Elbow


1.0

  • Review normal elbow anatomy
  • Describe pathophysiology of the rheumatoid elbow
  • Discuss the clinical presentation of the rheumatoid elbow
  • Outline management techniques including intraarticular injection, synovectomy, radial head excision
  • Describe the role of arthroscopy in the treatment of the rheumatiod elbow
  • Describe total arthroplasty in the treatment of the rheumatoid elbow
  • Review 5 case studies highlighting the management of the rheumatoid elbow


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 112

Controversy in the Surgical Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)


1.0

  • Outline controversies in the surgical treatment of RA
  • Define the principles of surgical intervention of RA
  • List 3 essential concepts in the surgical treatment of RA
  • Describe 3 situations that are an indication for immediate surgery in the treatment of RA
  • Become familiar with orthopedic procedures in the treatment of RA
  • Describe the efficacy and indication of surgical treatment for RA including synovectomies, tenosynovectomies, wrist procedures, arthroplasties and procedures on IP joints


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 111

Advances in the Medical Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis


1.0

  • Become familiar with advances in the medical treatment of RA
  • Describe  articular and systemic effects of RA
  • List 3 cardiovascular, bone and airway manifestations of RA
  • Outline pharmaceutical options for the treatment of RA
  • List 5 complications of medical treatment of RA
  • Describe perioperative management of RA


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 110

Historical Perspective on the Etiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)


1.0

  • Describe the historical perspective on the etiology of RA
  • Recite evidence of RA in literature and art
  • Describe paleopathological evidence of RA
  • Become familiar with contemporary research of RA
  • Outline current hypotheses of RA


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 109

Ulnar Impaction


1.0

  • Become familiar with ulnar impaction syndrome
  • Describe the biomechanics of the ulnar side of the wrist
  • Describe the examination and diagnosis of ulnar impaction syndrome
  • Outline treatment techniques for ulnar impaction syndrome
  • Describe the procedure for an ulnar-shortening osteotomy
  • Outline the Wafer procedure for the treatment of ulnar impaction syndrome


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 108

Arthroscopic and Open Repair of the TFCC


1.0

  • Become familiar with arthroscopic and open repair techniques of the TFCC
  • Describe the diagnosis of a TFCC injury
  • Outline the classification of a TFCC injury
  • Outline and describe examination techniques for a TFCC injury
  • List treatment techniques for a TFCC injury
  • Become familiar with the technique for arthroscopic debridement
  • Outline the technique of an arthroscopic TFCC repair
  • Outline the technique of an open TFCC repair


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 107

Imaging the Distal Radioulnar Joint


1.0

  • Become familiar with imaging techniques of the DRUJ
  • Describe radiography for the DRUJ
  • Describe scintigraphy for the DRUJ
  • Compare and contrast CT scan and MRI of the DRUJ
  • Outline procedures for postoperative imaging of the DRUJ


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 106

Understand Stability of the Distal Radioulnar Joint Through an Understanding of Its Anatomy


1.0

  • Describe the anatomy of the DRUJ from various points of view
  • Examine structures that help stabilize the DRUJ
  • Describe a radiographic examination of the DRUJ
  • Outline structures seen on a distal view of the DRUJ
  • Describe the core of stability of the DRUJ
  • Outline the innervation of the DRUJ and its ligaments
  • Describe the muscular stability of the DRUJ


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 105

Complications of Distal Radius Fractures


1.0

  • Become familiar with the incidence of distal radius fx and rate of complications
  • List 5 immediate complications of distal radius fx
  • Describe 5 early complications of distal radius fx
  • List 5 late complications of distal radius fx
  • Describe tendon complications of distal radius fx


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 104

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Scapholunate Instability


1.0

  • Describe the pathophysiology of scapholunate (SL)  instability
  • Describe the mechanism for SL instability
  • List 5 techniques for diagnosing SL instability
  • Define and differentiate the clinical stages of SL instability
  • Outline treatment for SL instability


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 103

Management of Scaphoid Nonunions


1.0

  • List 3 important factors in determining approach to treatment
  • Outline 4 recommended techniques for surgical correction of a scaphoid nonunion
  • Define indications for a volar vs. a dorsal surgical approach
  • List 5 complications following scaphoid nonunion surgery
  • Desccribe and explain when salvage procedures are used


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hand Clinics 102

Wrist Anatomy and Surgical Approaches


1.0

  • Describe all of the anatomical features of the wrist
  • Outline 10 different surgical approaches to the wrist
  • Become familiar with techniques for various surgical approaches to the wrist
  • List an indication for each surgical approach to the wrist
  • Become familiar with the indication for and technique of applying an external fixator


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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