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Indexed Medical Journals

Journal of Hand Surgery American

Journal of Hand Surgery European

Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery 

Journal of Hand Therapy

Journal of Physical Therapy

 

Chapters in Medical texts

Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity   Mosby

Tendon and Nerve Surgery in the Hand:  A Third Decade   Mosby

Current Practice in Hand surgery  Martin Dunitz

Hand Clinics  WB. Saunders

Hand Surgery.  Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins

 

Hand Therapy Review Course Study Guide
Highlighted abstracts from yearly research papers

Year Book of Hand Surgery

Year Book of Orthopaedics


ORIGINAL PUBLICATIONS (number: 58)

Evans, R.B.: Early Passive Motion for the Complex Extensor Tendon Injury, Network. International Newsletter for the American Society of Hand Therapists, June 1985.

Evans, R.B.: Therapeutic Management of Extensor Tendon Injuries: Hand Clinics, Vol. 2, No. 1, Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1986. (chapter)

Evans, R.B., and Burkhalter, W.E.: A Study of the Dynamic Anatomy of Extensor Tendons and Implications for Treatment. Journal of Hand Surgery,

September 1986. IIA: 774‑779. (Research paper awarded Petzoldt Prize for innovation, original research)

Evans, R.B., and Burkhalter, W.E.: A Study of the Dynamic Anatomy of Extensor Tendons and Implications for Treatment. Selected to be abstracted for the 1988 Year Book of Hand Surgery.

Evans, R.B.: Contributor of innovative splinting designs, pg. 204, 291, 364, 365 in Hand Splinting Principles and Methods, Foss and Philips, 1987, C.V.. Mosby.

Evans, R.B. (panel contributor): "Rehabilitation: Flexor and Extensor Tendons" in Hunter et al Tendon Surgery in the Hand, pg 558‑582, C.R. Mosby Co., 1987.

Evans, R. B. Solving Rotational Problems with M.P. Arthroplasty. Correspondence Club Letter, American Society of Hand Therapists, October 1987.

Evans, R.B., Hunter, J.M., Burkhalter, W.E.: Conservative Management of the Trigger Finger: A New Approach. Journal of Hand Therapy. Vol 1, No. 1, Jan‑Mar 1988, pg 59‑68. (Research paper awarded Petzoldt Prize for innovation in hand therapy 1987, original research)

Evans, R.B.: Therapeutic Management of Extensor Tendon Injuries, in Hunter, J.M., et al., editors: Rehabilitation of the Hand, 3rd ed. St. Louis, C‑V. Mosby Co, 1990, pg 492‑514 (chapter).

Evans, R.B.: Guest Editor for Special Edition on Tendons, Journal of Hand Therapy, April 1989; Guest editorial entitled "Management of the Healing Tendon What Must We Question?", pg 61‑65.

Evans, R.B.: Clinical Application of Controlled Stress to the Healing Extensor Tendon

A Review of 112 Cases.  Phys Ther, 1989.

Evans, R.B.: A Study of the Zone I Flexor Tendon Injury and Implications for Treatment, J Hand Ther, July 1990.  Awarded Petzoldt Prize for innovation in hand therapy, original research.

Evans, R.B.: An Update on Wound Management. Hand Clinics Vol 7 (3) August 1991, 409‑432.

Evans, R.B.: Chapters Clinical Evaluation; Identification of Pathology; Wound Healing; Connective Tissue Physiology and Management in ASHT: Hand Therapy Review Course Study Guide, 1990‑91.

Evans, R.B.: Research: What is Your Perspective? Invited introduction editorial for American Society of Hand Therapists Research Manual Nov 1992.

Evans, R.B.: Abstract included in 1991 Year Book of Hand Surgery for: A Study of the Zone I Flexor Tendon Injury and Implications for Treatment, 1991.

Evans, R.B.: Published reviews for 12 articles published in 1991 Year Book of Hand Surgery.

Evans, R.B.: Published reviews for 10 articles, 1992 Year Book of Hand Surgery.

Evans, R.B., Thompson, D.E.: An Analysis of Factors That Support Early Active Short Arc Motion of the Repaired Central slip.  J Hand Ther, Oct-Dec 1992, 187-201.  (original research)

Evans, RB, Thompson DE.  The Application of Force to the Healing Tendon.  J Hand Ther 6:  266-284, 1993.  Awarded Best Scientific paper by ASHT, original research.

Abstracted for Yearbook of Hand Surgery 1994, Evans RB, Thompson DE.  The Application of Force to the Healing Tendon.  J Hand Ther 6:  266-284, 1993

Evans RB.  Early Active Short Arc Motion for the Repaired Central Slip.  J Hand Surg 1994;  19A:991-997, original research.

Evans RB.  An Update on Hand Rehabilitation.  In:  Manske P, ed. Hand Surgery Update.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Englewood, Colorado. vol. 1, 44-1 to 44-14, 1994 (invited chapter for publication of The American Society for Surgery of the Hand)

Published critiques on 7 scientific papers 1993, 8 in 1994, 7 in 1995, 7 in 1996 for the Yearbook of Hand Surgery as member of the editorial board, 8 in 1997.

Evans RB, McAuliffe J.  Wound Classification and Management, In Hunter J, Schneider L, Mackin E. Callahan A. eds.  Rehabilitation of the Hand, vol 4, St. Louis, Mosby, pp217-236, 1995 (invited chapter)

Evans RB.  Therapists Management of Extensor Tendon Injuries.  In Hunter J, Schneider L, Mackin E, Callahan A. eds.  Rehabilitation of the Hand, vol 4, St. Louis, Mosby, pp 565-608, 1995 (invited chapter). 

Evans RB.  The Physiology and Management of the Complex Wound.  Review Course Study Guide for National Hand Therapy Certification Guide.  American Society of Hand Therapists, Chicago, 1995 (invited chapter)

Evans, RB.  (chosen to be abstracted for YearBook of Orthopaedics, Mosby,1995) Early Active Short Arc Motion for the Repaired Central Slip J Hand Surg 1994, 19A, 991-7.

Evans, RB.  (chosen to be abstracted for YearBook of Hand Surgery, Mosby 1996) Early Active Short Arc Motion for the Repaired Central Slip.  J Hand Surg 1994, 19A, 991-7.

Evans RB.  Immediate Active Motion for the Repaired Extensor Tendon, Hand Clinics.  11:3, WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia pp 483-512, August 1995.

Evans RB.  Advances in management of the open and repaired zone III extensor tendon injury.  In Saffar P, Amadio PC, Foucher G.  Current Practice in Hand Surgery.  Martin Dunitz, London, 1997, pp37-44.

Evans RB, Thompson DE.  Immediate active short arc motion following tendon repair.  In Hunter J, Schneider L, Mackin E, eds:  Tendon and Nerve Surgery in the Hand:  A Third Decade.  Mosby, St. Louis, 1997, pp362-396.

Evans RB.  Rehabiltation Techniques for Applying Immediate Active Tension to Zone I and II Flexor Tendon Repairs.  Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. 1 (4): 286-296, 1997.

Evans RB.  Rehabilitation Techniques for Applying Immediate Active Tension to the Repaired Extensor System.   Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.  Volume 3, issue 2,  pp139-150.   Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Inc. Philadelphia, 1999.

Pena E, Thompson DE, Evans RB.  Tendon force estimates following hand surgery.  Presented The American Society of Mechanical Engineers  annual meeting, December 2001...submitted

Evans RB.  McAuliffe.  Wound classification an Management, Update 2000. In Hunter JM, Schneider LH, Osterman AL, Mackin EJ, Callahan AD, Skirvin TH.  Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity.  Edition 5, Mosby. 2002

Evans RB.  Therapist’s Management of the Extensor Tendon Injury, Update 2000.  In Hunter JM, Schneider LH, Osterman AL, Mackin EJ, Callahan AD, Skirvin TH.  Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity.  Edition 5,   Mosby 2002.

Evans RB.  Therapist’s Management of Carpal Tunnel.  In Hunter JM, Schneider LH, Osterman AL, Mackin EJ, Callahan AD, Skirvin TH.  Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity.  Edition 5, Mosby 2002. 

Evans RB, Dell PC, Filolkowski P.  A Clinical Report of the effects of mechanical stress on functional results after fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s contracture.  J Hand Ther. 2002 Oct-Dec; 15(4):331-9.

Evans RB.  Early Active Motion after Flexor Tendon Repair.  In Berger R., Weiss A-P. eds.  Hand Surgery.  Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, Vol I, 709-735. 2004.

Evans RB.  Splint Photographs Published:  (08-19c;08-19d;10-31;11-11f;15-19a;15-19b;15-19e;15-19f;15-20m) referring to research papers on extensor tendon splints; flexor tendon splints; trigger finger splints; post-operative Dupuytren’s splinting.  In Fess E, Gettle K, Philips C, Janson R.  Hand and Upper Extremity Splinting;  Principles and Methods, ed 3 Mosby/Elsevier, 2004.  

Evans RB.  Connecting Art and Science:  How Far Have We Come?  (editorial)  J Hand Ther 18:2, 71-79.  2005.

Evans RB.  Zone I flexor tendon rehabilitation with limited excursion and active tension technique.  J Hand Ther 18:2, 128-140.  2005.

Elliot D. Barieri CH, Evans RB, Mass D, Tang JB.  IFSSH Flexor Tendon Committee Report 2007.  J Hand Surg Eur Vol, 2007 Jun;32(3):346-56.  Evans, RB.  Flexor Tendon Rehabilitation Update Other Than Zone II.   Invited editorial review by the International Federation for Societies for Surgery of the Hand Committee on Flexor Tendons. 

Evans, RB.  Therapist’s Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:  A Practical Approach. In Skirven TM, Osterman AL, Fedorczyk, Amadio PC, eds.  Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity. ed 6.  Elsevier (Mosby),  2011,  pp 666-677.

Evans, RB.  Therapeutic Management of Dupuytren’s Contracture. In Skirven TM, Osterman AL, Fedorczyk, Amadio PC, eds.  Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity. ed 6.  Elsevier (Mosby),  2011,  pp 281-288.

Von Der Heyde RL,  Evans RB.  Wound classification and Management. In Skirven TM, Osterman AL, Fedorczyk, Amadio PC, eds.  Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity. ed 6.  Elsevier (Mosby),  2011, pp 219-232.

Evans RB.   Clinical management of extensor tendon injuries:  the therapists perspective.  In Skirven TM, Osterman AL, Fedorczyk, Amadio PC, eds.  Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity. ed 6.  Elsevier (Mosby),  2011, pp 521-554.

Evans, RB.  Managing the Injured Tendon:  Current Concepts. Journal of Hand Therapy.  2012;25:173-90.  Invited paper for  special edition on Basic Science JHT.

 
 

 

 

 

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