Field's Anatomy, Palpation & Surface Markings, 5th Edition

Field's Anatomy, Palpation & Surface Markings

5th Edition

By Derek Field, Grad Dip Phys, FCSP, DipTP, SRP, Formerly Vice Principal, North London School of Physiotherapy, City University, London, UK and Jane Owen Hutchinson, MA(Ed), MCSP, SRP, Cert Ed, Dip TP, Dip Rehab Counselling, Manager, Allied Health Professions Support Service, Royal National Institute of Blind People, London, UK


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
Veins
Superficial drainage

3 The lower limb
Bones
The hip region
The knee region
Anterior aspect
Medial aspect
Lateral aspect
Posterior aspect
The ankle region
The lower end of the tibia
The lower end of the fibula
The talus
Anterior aspect
Posterior aspect
The calcaneus
The foot
Dorsal aspect
Plantar aspect
Joints
The sacroiliac joint
Structure
The hip joint
The knee joint
Functional anatomy
The tibiofibular union
The superior tibiofibular joint
The inferior tibiofibular joint
The ankle joint
The foot
The talocalcaneal (subtalar) joint
The talocalcaneonavicular joint
The calcaneocuboid joint
The cuboideonavicular joint
The midtarsal joint
The cuneonavicular and intercuneiform joints
The tarsometatarsal joints
The intermetatarsal joints
The metatarsophalangeal joints
The interphalangeal joints
Muscles
The lateral and anterior aspect of the hip
Gluteus medius, gluteus minimus and tensor fasciae latae
Iliopsoas and pectineus
The posterior aspect of the hip and thigh
Gluteus maximus
The hamstrings
The anterior and medial aspects of the thigh
The adductors and quadriceps femoris
The anterior and lateral aspects of the leg and foot
Peroneus tertius 137
The posterior and plantar aspects of the leg and foot
Triceps surae (calf)
Tibialis posterior
The peronei: peroneus longus and brevis
The plantar muscles
Nerves
Arteries
Veins
The deep veins
The superficial veins

4 The head and neck
Bones
The skull
Superior aspect
Posterior aspect
Anterior aspect
Lateral aspect
The neck
Anterior aspect
Posterior aspect
Lateral aspect
Joints
The skull
The temporomandibular joint
The cervical spine
Anterior aspect of the neck
Muscles
Muscles of facial expression
Muscles of mastication
Muscles of the neck
Nerves
Arteries
Veins

5 The thorax
Bones
The thoracic cage
The sternum
The clavicle and scapula
The vertebrae
The ribs
Joints
The thoracic vertebral column
The joints of the anterior end of the ribs
The costochondral joints
The sternocostal (chondrosternal) joints
Joints of the sternum
Muscles
The anterior aspect of the chest
Pectoralis major
Biceps brachii and coracobrachialis
The posterior aspect of the chest
Trapezius
Levator scapulae, rhomboid major and rhomboid minor
Supraspinatus and infraspinatus
Teres major and latissimus dorsi
Serratus anterior
The diaphragm
Nerves
Structures within the thoracic cage
The lungs
The fissures of the lungs
The heart
Function
Major arteries
The aorta
The brachiocephalic, left common carotid and left subclavian arteries
Veins
Outline of the venous network

6 The abdomen
Bones
The thoracic outlet
The pelvic girdle
The lumbar vertebrae
The sacrum
The coccyx
Joints
The lumbar spine
The pelvis
The sacroiliac joint
The pubic symphysis
Muscles
Nerves
The thoracic nerves
The lumbar plexus
The sacral plexus
Arteries
Veins
Structures within the abdominal cavity
General locations and overview
The liver
The spleen
The pancreas
The gall bladder
The stomach
The duodenum
The small intestine
The caecum
The large intestine (large bowel)
The kidneys
The bladder

7 Conclusion

References and further reading

Index