CHAPTER 17 : Radioulnar joints and the wrist region

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objectives

  1. Examine the bones of the forearm and learn their parts and sites of muscle attachments on them
  2. Examine the configuration of the articular surfaces , classification , and relations of the radioulnar and wrist joints and appreciate the movements and their functions at these joints
  3. Examine the muscles of the forearm
  4. Examine the structures that hold the radius onto the ulna
  5. Identify the carpal bones
  6. Examine the boundaries , relations and contents of the carpal tunnel and appreciate the clinical importance of the tunnel