Carpal bones (mnemonic)

Dr Craig Hacking and Payal et al.

Mnemonics of the carpal bone are numerous and useful for memorising the order and location carpal bones. They usually describe the position of the carpal bones from latera to medial in the proximal row and then the distal row:

  • Sam Likes To Push The Toy Car Hard
  • She Looks Too Pretty Try To Catch Her
  • Sally Left The Party To Take Cathy Home
  • Sally Lowers Tim's Pants, Then Things Can Happen
  • Some Lovers Try Positions That They Cannot Handle
  • Senior Lecturers Take Prostitutes To The Carlton Hotel
  • Straight Line To Pinky, Here Comes The Thumb: going in a circle from the scaphoid towards pinky

Mnemonics


Upper limb anatomy
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rID: 9306
Sections: Mnemonics, Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Some Lovers Try Positions That They Cannot Handle
  • She Looks Too Pretty Try To Catch Her
  • Sally Left The Party To Take Cathy Home
  • Sally Lowers Tim's Pants, Then Things Can Happen
  • Senior Lecturers Take Prostitutes To The Carlton Hotel

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