A Guide to Dissection of the Human Body

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World Scientific, 1999 - Medical - 412 pages
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This manual is intended to guide and facilitate human anatomical dissections. It is flexible enough for use in long as well as short courses. It can be particularly useful as a link with real anatomy when used together with computerised-anatomy programs, or where students do not dissect but merely look at atlases, prosections and models. There is an introduction for each anatomical region; and for each section to be dissected there is an overview, a dissection schedule which guides the student through a set of instructions, a summary and a list of objectives that are clinically important. The terminology used is the latest. The manual is suitable for medical and dental students. It is also of value for advanced knowledge of anatomy for surgery and in relation to the interpretation of normal anatomy in non-invasive imaging of anatomy for clinical diagnosis, surgical practice on cadaveric material, and in discussions about clinical problems.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Terminology
15
Introduction
81
Anterior and lateral aspects of the leg and dorsum of
112
Sole of foot
123
Tibiofibular joints ankle joint and joints of the foot
131
THORAX
141
Introduction
143
HEAD AND NECK
267
Introduction
269
Posterior triangle of the neck
271
Anterior triangle of the neck
279
Face and scalp
289
Cranial cavity
300
Orbit and lacrimal apparatus
312
The eye
321

Thoracic walls and lungs
144
Superior and middle mediastinum
153
Superior and posterior mediastinum and joints of thorax
163
ABDOMEN
175
Introduction
177
Anterior abdominal wall and external genitalia
179
Abdominal cavity stomach and intestines
193
Liver pancreas duodenum and spleen
209
Kidney suprarenal and posterior abdominal wall
217
Pelvic viscera
228
Blood vessels nerves and muscles of the pelvis
242
Perineum
249
Parotid and infratemporal regions and temporomandibular joint
328
Submandibular region and deep dissection of the neck
340
Deep structures of the back of the neck and the trunk
354
Nasal cavity
370
Oral cavity
376
Soft palate and pharynx
380
The larynx
385
The ear
391
The skull and its subdivisions
405
Prefixes commonly used in anatomy
411
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