Gray's Anatomy for Students

ISBN-10: 0443066124

ISBN-13: 9780443066122

Edition: 2005

List price: $81.95
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List price: $81.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1150
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Paul Richardson is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University. He is a neuropsychologist, with particular research interests in atypical child development and the neural correlates of psychopathological disorders. He currently organises and teaches modules on research methods and statistics at both undergraduate and post-graduate level.

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The Basics: The Anatomical Plane Body Planes (Sagittal, Coronal, Transverse (horizontal))
Terms of Position (medial, lateral, superior, inferior, anterior, posterior)
Concept of superficial and deep relative and absolute Terms defining movement (flex, extend, abduct, adduct, etc)
Basic Body Plan (tubular and segmented)
Compartmentatation Body Regions
Conceptual Overview: General description Functions Component parts
Relationship to other regions Key features
Regional Anatomy: Bones Major ligaments Muscles
Important vessels Organization of nervous system
Surface Anatomy: C7 spine C6 spine Scapula Erector spinae mass
Trapezius Latissimus dorsi Rhomboid muscle mass
Clinical Correlations: Lumbar taps Disc herniation Anesthesia Whiplash
Conceptual Overview: General description Functions Component parts
Relationship to other regions Key features
Regional Anatomy:Thoracic walls and boundaries
Thoracic viscera and other contents Heart, great vessels, vasculature Esophagus Thymus
Nerves of the thorax Mediastinum Surface Anatomy: Vertebral Level T4/5
Left brachiocephalic Hemiazygos system
Heart projection Projection of valves/positioning of stethoscope for valve sounds
Pleural projections (lobes) Costodiaphragmatic recesses/ inserting chest tubes
Clinical Correlations Thoracic Wall: Rib abnormalities Traumatic injuries: fractures ribs, flail chest, rib dislocation, rib separation Sternal problems: bone marrow, incisions
Breast problems: cancer, mastectomy, lumpectomy Thoracic inlet syndrome
Needle through intercostal space
Herpes zoster Lungs: Pneumothorax Pleuritis, pleural adhesions, hemothorax Lung auscultation
Bronchopulmonary segments in disease Pulmonary thromboembolism
Cancer Heart: Atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, angina, myocardial infarction, bypass surgery, pacemakers
Cardiomyopathies Arrhythmias, conduction system diseases Valve diseases, stenoses, prolapses, murmurs Pericardial effusion, cardiac tamponade, pericardiocentesis Infections, pericarditis
Congenital defects Thrombi/emboli Mediastinum: Thymus tumors, appearance in infants (sail sign) Coarctation of the aorta Esophageal diseases, varices, gastroesophageal reflux, cancer Aortic aneurysm Lung cancer, metastases to nodes
Conceptual Overview: General description Functions Component parts
Relationship to other regions Key features
Regional Anatomy: Walls, roof, and floor Viscera Vasculature Innervation
Special structural relationships Surface Anatomy: Anterior abdominal quadrants
Umbilicus Inguinal region Posterior (lumbar landmarks)
Clinical Correlations: Hernias Ulcers Neoplasia
Appendicitis Bowel diseases
Liver diseases
Gallbladder and biliary tract diseases
Pancreatic diseases
Renal diseases and transplantation Vascular diseases
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Congenital abnormalities and malrotations
Conceptual Overview: General description Functions Component parts
Relationship to other regions Key features
Regional Anatomy: Architectural framework of the pelvis and perineum
Bones Major ligaments
Significant features of the pelvic structure
Muscles that complete the pelvic walls
Pelvic floor
Structural framework and definition of perineum Pelvic viscera
Contents of the perineum Nerves and arteries of the pelvis and perineum
Surface Anatomy: Male perineum
Male urogenital triangle Penis
Female perineum Female urogenital triangle
Female and male perineum indicating dermatomes
Clinical Correlations: Ectopic pregnancy
Examination of cervix Prostatectomy and impotence
Pudendal nerve block
Lower Limb
Conceptual Overview: General d
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