Palpation Techniques: Surface Anatomy for Physical Therapists

ISBN-13: 9783131463418

ISBN-10: 3131463414

Author: Bernhard Reichert

Edition: 1st edition

Publication date:
2010
Publisher:
Thieme
Format:
Hardcover 397 pages
Category:
Medical, Physical Therapy, Anatomy
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Acknowledged author Bernhard Reichert wrote Palpation Techniques: Surface Anatomy for Physical Therapists comprising 397 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 3131463414 and 9783131463418. Since then Palpation Techniques: Surface Anatomy for Physical Therapists textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $8.98 or rent at the marketplace.


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Students who desire to become competent in palpation as well as experienced clinicians who seek a strong review of palpation will find this text an excellent learning resource. -- Christopher Hughes, PhD, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA This lavishly illustrated guide to palpation techniques provides readers with a solid understanding of topographic anatomy using clear, step-by-step descriptions that teach how to first identify, and then distinguish between, the various body structures. Full-color photographs feature models with detailed drawings of muscles, bones, and tendons sketched directly onto their skin, indicating exactly where and how to palpate. Complementary color drawings show the functional significance of each anatomic region. Features In-depth coverage of the entire body -- upper extremities, lower extremities, and the head and trunk -- all in one comprehensive volume Over 850 full-color photographs and illustrations enhance the text, making it especially useful for the visual learner Easy-to-reference text boxes contain tips and tricks, including advice on finger placement, pressure application levels, and more Study questions at the end of each chapter aid readers in self-assessment and review of the material Palpation Techniques: Surface Anatomy for Physical Therapists will enable students and practitioners of physical therapy or osteopathy to develop their anatomic knowledge and optimize patient care.