Field's Anatomy, Palpation and Surface Markings / Edition 4

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Overview

The thoroughly updated edition of this classic text covers the palpation and surface marking techniques of whole body including: upper and lower limb, head and neck, thorax, and abdomen. Each body section is broken down to further describe bones, joints, muscles, nerves, arteries, and veins, and includes a review question page at the end of every chapter. This book enables the readers' ability to identify, understand and palpate structures through intact skin and aids the practitioner in the assessment and diagnosis of conditions using manual contact techniques.

• Revised chapter on the principles and practice of palpation provide the most current information on best practices.
• Contains clinical advice and information on sports injuries and accessory movements.
• Details anatomy at every layer with high-quality photographs showing the surface anatomy and detailed drawings depicting corresponding structures below the surface.

• High-quality, full-color illustrations make content more easily understandable by clearly illustrating the topic.
• Review questions and illustrations at the end of each chapter provide users with an opportunity to assess their knowledge and easily study.

Field's Anatomy, Palpation and Surface Markings enables readers to identify, understand and palpate structures through an intact skin. The text also assists the practitioner in the assessment and diagnosis of conditions using manual contact techniques to relate surface markings to the underlying anatomy.

This fourth edition incorporates an innovative approach to the study of anatomy. With the addition of frequent self-assessment sections, it gives the reader the opportunity to consolidate and enjoy the process of testing knowledge, understanding and practical application.

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The combination of diagrams, colour photos, six anatomically stuctured and sub-divided main sections, self-asessment questions throughout, and use of colourised bold text to highlight key terms render this a very enjoyable and comprehensible.

Bases Dec 2006

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750688482
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 8/11/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Palpation: Principles and Practice

Section 2: The Upper Limb

Bones

Joints

Muscles

Nerves

Arteries

Veins

Section 3: The Lower Limb

Bones

Joints

Muscles

Nerves

Arteries

Veins

Section 4: The Head and Neck

Bones

Joints

Muscles

Nerves

Arteries

Veins

Section 5: The Thorax

Bones

Joints

Muscles

Nerves

Arteries

Veins

Section 6: The Abdomen

Bones

Joints

Muscles

Nerves

Arteries

Veins

Section 7: Conclusion

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