Clinical Anatomy by Regions

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Oct 28, 2011 - Medical - 754 pages
Widely praised for its clear and consistent organization, abundant illustrations, and emphasis on clinical applications, Clinical Anatomy by Regions delivers the user-friendly features and expert perspectives that have made the textbook one of the top teaching and learning resources for those seeking insights into the practical application of anatomy. Ideal for medical, dental, allied health, and nursing programs, this book guides students through the fundamentals of human anatomy, explaining the how and why behind each structure, and offering readers the hands-on guidance they need to make sound clinical choices. Organized by body region from surface to deep structures, this new edition features: Updated design and layout allowing for a shorter, more focused text Enhanced color illustrations and art program to facilitate visual learning Basic Clinical Anatomy sections with essential information on gross anatomic structures of clinical significance Chapter Objectives that focus students on material most important to their preparedness for the patient encounter Clinical Notes highlighting the clinical importance of anatomical information Embryologic Notes with insight on developmental anatomy Numerous examples of clinical images to support the text Surface Anatomy sections explaining surface landmarks of important structures Online E-Book and Interactive Question Bank
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE THORAX PART ITHE THORACIC WALL
34
THE THORAX PART IITHE THORACIC CAVITY
58
THE ABDOMEN PART ITHE ABDOMINAL WALL
113
THE ABDOMEN PART IITHE ABDOMINAL CAVITY
156
THE PELVIS PART ITHE PELVIC WALLS
240
THE PELVIS PART IITHE PELVIC CAVITY
262
THE PERINEUM
302
THE UPPER LIMB
334
THE LOWER LIMB
435
THE HEAD AND NECK
527
THE BACK
682
USEFUL ANATOMIC DATA OF CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE
720
INDEX
723
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