(2) Arms and forearms. Inspect and palpate both arms for bleeding,
tenderness, and deformity.
(3) Radial pulses. Compare radial pulses for presence and equality (if
unequal, compare blood pressure bilaterally).
(4) Hand movement. Instruct patient to move both hands to confirm flexion
(bending) and extension; check for movement of the fingers.
Hand sensation. Ask patient to determine which finger(s) is touched by
h. Posterior Wound. Logroll the patient (unless spinal injury is suspected) and
observe for any posterior wounds.
Record all pertinent findings as accurately as possible on DD Form 1380 (U.S.
Field Medical Card) or SF 600 (Chronological Record of Medical Care).