Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0750688483
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
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.