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Musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology

Rebecca Jester, Julie Santy and Jean Rogers

in Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199569809
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729850 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199569809.003.0020

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology

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Anatomical terminology - Terminology describing movement - The skeleton - Bone physiology - Bone growth and development - Hormonal regulation of skeletal metabolism - Muscles - Ligaments, tendons, and cartilage - Neurovascular supply - Joints 1 - Joints 2 - The spine - The shoulder - The elbow - The wrist and hand - The hip - The knee - The ankle and foot

Chapter.  10221 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills ; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Preclinical Medicine

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