Radiographing the Upper Extremities: 6-Part Series

CLASS FORMAT:  •  CE CREDITS: 6

AUDIENCE:  • 

COURSE TOPICS: anatomyelbowextremitieshandpositioningshoulderupper extremitieswrist


$140.00

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Shoulder 1 of 2

  • Anatomy of the shoulder
  • Radiography of the shoulder
    • Neutral vs Grashey
    • A-C joint tilt-up and tilt-down for acromial spur
    • Clavicle
    • Scapula AP and “Y” lateral
  • Technical issues regarding x-ray quality

Shoulder 2 of 2

  • Normal variants of the shoulder
  • Trauma to the shoulder
  • Arthritides affecting the shoulder
  • Tumors affecting the shoulder
  • Rotator cuff syndrome
    • Relationship to acromial hooks and spurs
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Other imaging methods for the shoulder

Elbow 1 of 1

  • Anatomy of the elbow
  • Radiography of the elbow
    • Grid vs non-grid
    • Radial head spot view
  • Normal variants of the elbow
  • Trauma to the elbow
  • Arthritides affecting the elbow
  • Tumors affecting the elbow
  • Other imaging methods for the elbow

Wrist 1 of 2

  • Anatomy of the wrist
  • Radiography of the wrist
    • Wrist vs hand
  • Wrist alignment issues
  • Technical issues regarding x-ray quality
  • Normal variants of the wrist

Wrist 2 of 2

  • Trauma to the wrist
    • Spot views for the scaphoid
  • Arthritides affecting the wrist
  • Tumors affecting the wrist
  • Osteomalacia
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Other imaging methods for the wrist

Hand 1 of 1

  • Anatomy of the hand
  • Radiography of the hand
    • Hand vs wrist
    • Fingers
    • Thumb
  • Normal variants of the hand
  • Trauma to the hand
    • Impairment vs disability
  • Arthritides affecting the hand
  • Tumors affecting the hand
  • Atypical size of hands
  • Other imaging methods for the hand