Field's Anatomy, Palpation & Surface Markings

5th Edition

Authors:

  • Derek Field
  • Jane Hutchinson
    • Electronic ISBN 9780702052040

    Key Features

    • Introductory chapter on the principles and practice of palpation vital to background study
    • Step-by-step guide to identification and palpation of structures
    • Facilitates learning by providing a clear and concise approach
    • Offers basic information on accessory movements

    Table of Contents

    1 Palpation: definition, application and practice
    Some definitions and concepts
    Palpation: some definitions
    General characteristics of palpation
    Touch
    Some general characteristics
    The physiology of touch
    The social significance of touch
    Touch and clinical practice
    Effects of palpation on the patient
    Patient and person
    The consultation process
    Techniques of palpation
    Improving the art of palpation
    Care of the hands
    Palpation of different tissues
    Summary

    2 The upper limb
    Bones
    The pectoral region
    The clavicle
    The upper end of the humerus
    The scapula
    Anatomy
    Functional anatomy
    The elbow region
    Functional anatomy
    The wrist and hand
    Anterior, medial and lateral aspects
    Posterior aspect
    Functional anatomy
    Joints
    Joints of the pectoral girdle
    The sternoclavicular joint
    The acromioclavicular joint
    The shoulder joint
    Movements of the head of the humerus
    The elbow joint
    The radioulnar union
    The superior radioulnar joint
    The inferior radioulnar joint
    The mid radioular union
    The wrist (radiocarpal) joint
    The hand
    The intercarpal joints
    The carpometacarpal joints
    The intermetacarpal joints
    The metacarpophalangeal joints
    The interphalangeal joints
    Muscles
    The muscles that move the arm
    Deltoid
    Pectoralis major
    Biceps brachii
    Brachialis
    Triceps
    Latissimus dorsi
    Coracobrachialis
    The posterior aspect of the scapula
    The anterior aspect of the forearm and wrist
    The posterior aspect of the forearm and wrist
    The anterior aspect of the hand
    The posterior aspect of the hand
    Nerves
    Arteries
    Important preliminary notes
    Branches of the radial and ulnar arteries

    Details

    No. of pages:
    288
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702052040