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Title: Dupuytren’s disease – the role of hand therapy
Authors: Pratt, A
Ball, C
Keywords: Dupuytren's Disease;Hand therapy;rehabilitation
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: German Medical Science GMS gGmbH
Citation: Living Textbook of Hand Surgery, 2015, Version 2015-01-20.
Abstract: This chapter will provide an overview of the principles of hand therapy intervention used in the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease and the evidence to support it. Early disease and impact on hand function is discussed and the rehabilitation process is presented sequentially. It is not intended as a manual to treat Dupuytren’s disease. The authors will present usual practice, evidence where available and highlight their preferred treatment. The current topical debate regarding the use of splinting is reported.
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