RULES FOR LEFT AND RIGHT

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RULES FOR LEFT AND RIGHT 1. Humerus – hold the bone so that the capitulum and trochlea face YOU (anterior) -if the head faces left – it is a left humerus 1. Ulna – face the trochlear notch away from you (U-shaped process) and look at the  olecranon -ask yourself – on what side is the radial notch? -if it is on the right – it is a right ulna 3. Radius – orient the bone with the round head UP and the distal end DOWN -look at “bumps” at the distal end -look for the styloid process at the distal end -if it is on the right side – it is a right radius 4. Scapula – hold the bone with the spine facing YOU and the apex facing DOWN -if the acromion faces left – it is a left scapula -NOTE: the corocoid process is spelled with a “c” and so is “scapula” 5. Femur - the head must face IN and the lesser trochanter must be on the BACK side of 
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course PSIO 201 taught by Professor Stanescu during the Summer '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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