Palpation Techniques: Surface Anatomy For Phsyical...

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Item#: 9783131463425
Edition 02
Author Reichert, Bernhard
Cover Hardback
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Highly commended by the 2016 BMA Medical Book Awards for MedicineThis completely updated second edition ofPalpation Techniquesis a beautifully illustrated guide with clear, step-by-step descriptions that teaches readers how to identify and then distinguish between various body structures. It includes more than 800 full-color photographs of models with detailed drawings of muscles, bones, and tendons sketched directly onto their skin, and complementary color illustrations showing the functional significance of each anatomic region.Key Features of the Second Edition:New palpation techniques for the shoulderNew photos and illustrations for the hand, hip, and footAdditional study questions and updated referencesThis revised edition will enable physical therapy and osteopathy practitioners and students to refine their knowledge of anatomy and thus optimize patient care.