Crash Course: Anatomy

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 14, 2007 - Medical - 260 pages
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Crash Course:Anatomy takes you through the anatomy of the human body in a comprehensive yet reassuringly concise format. Anatomical terms and basic structures are first defined before moving on to more detailed perspectives of the upper limb, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and perineum, lower limb, head and neck, and back. Radiological representations of each area are also included. Clinical aspects of this subject are integrated throughout the book and surface anatomy is presented with references to clinical examination.
  • Fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for current examination practice!
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  • Includes enhanced artwork programme and improved radiological images.
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Contents

Descriptive anatomical terms
Basic structures of anatomy
Radiological anatomy
Regions and components of the upper limb
Surface anatomy and superficial structures
The shoulder region and axilla
The arm
The cubital fossa and elbow joint
The face and scalp
The cranial cavity and meninges
The orbit
The parotid region
The temporal and infratemporal fossae
The ear and vestibular apparatus
The soft tissues of the neck
Midline structures of the face and neck

The forearm
The wrist and hand
Radiological anatomy
Regions and components of the thorax
The thoracic wall
The thoracic cavity
The mediastinum
Pleurae and lungs
Radiological anatomy
Regions and components of the abdomen
Surface anatomy and superficial structures
The abdominal wall
The peritoneum
The abdominal organs
The posterior abdominal wall
Radiological anatomy
Regions and components of the pelvis
Surface anatomy and superficial structures
The bony pelvis and pelvic wall
The pelvic contents
The perineum
Regions and components of the lower limb
Surface anatomy and superficial structures
The gluteal region hip and thigh
The knee and popliteal fossa
The leg and foot
Radiological anatomy
Regions and components of the head and neck
Radiological anatomy
Regions and components of the back
The vertebral column
The spinal cord and meninges
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