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Anatomy and Human Movement Pocketbook

At last a concise pocketbook covering all the essential anatomy you need to prepare for your exams and clinical placements. All the areas of the body are covered by region and include bones, muscles, joints as well as movement, palpation, origin, insersion, and nerve supply. Common injuries, radiographs, MRI scans, CAT scans showing normal vs abnormal graphs are also included. Sections are covered in bite size chunks with easy navigation should you need to look up something in a hurry - an essential book to have in your pocket.

Paperback, 252 Pages

Published: March 2008

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06912-3

Contents

  • 1. Introduction

    Planes and directions
    Movements
    Bone
    Joints
    Muscle
    Peripheral nerves
    Levers
    Skin
    Lymphatic system

    2. The upper limb

    Introduction
    Pertoral girdle
    Shoulder
    Elbow
    Forearm
    Wrist and carpus
    Hand
    Summary - muscles and movements
    Nerve supply
    Blood vessels

    3. The lower limb

    Introduction
    Pelvic girdle
    Hip
    Knee
    Tibiofibular joitns
    Ankle
    Foot
    Ankle and foot
    Summary - muscles and movements
    Nerve supply
    Blood vessels

    4. The trunk and neck

    Thorax
    Vertebral column
    Summary - muscles and movements
    Abdomen and pelvis

    5. The head and brain

    Skull
    Ear
    Eye

    Index

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