Positioning for Exams of the Upper Extremities.
Paragraphs 5-1 through 5-25.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify specifications for proper placement of
the anatomical structure of the upper
extremities, listed below:
Hand (PA, oblique, lateral).
Wrist (lateral, PA with ulnar flexion)
Forearm (AP & lateral).
Elbow (AP & lateral).
Humerus (AP & lateral).
Shoulder (AP with external rotation, AP with
internal rotation, inferiorsuperior axial
Scapula (AP & lateral).
Acromioclavicular joints (with & without weights).
After reading and studying the assignment,
complete the exercises at the end of this lesson.
These exercises will help you to achieve the