Clinical Anatomy An Illustrated Review with Questions and by Richard Snell

By Richard Snell

This ebook is written for clinical, dental, allied well-being scholars, and nurses who're getting ready for examinations. it's also for college kids in the course of their scientific clerkships and for interns who require a short overview ofba-sic scientific anatomy. This version has been changed to mirror the lowered quantity of fabric required in modem curricula. now not is anatomic aspect defined that can't be utilized in relation to sufferers for the aim of creating diagnoses and instituting acceptable remedy. To extra emphasize this subject, the evaluation questions on the finish of every bankruptcy are more and more established round sufferers in a scientific environment. The scientific anatomy has been offered in a condensed shape with quite a few basic diagrams, radiographs, CT scans, MRI reviews, and sonograms. The broad use of tables simplifies the training of muscular tissues and their activities and nerve offers and assists within the memorization of the distribution of cranial and peripheral nerves. to stress medical relevance, brief scientific notes are highlighted by means of icons, and the notes are enclosed in a grey field. For a extra large assessment, this booklet can be utilized together with the seventh version of medical Anatomy, additionally released via Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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Exa m in a tio n o f th e th o ra cic ca g e re ve a le d a fra ctu re o f th e b o d y o f th e s te rn u m a n d o f th e th ird a n d th e fo u rth le ft rib s . 66. In this case, the following structure(s) located behind the body of the sternum and the left ribs could have been injured except which one(s)? A. The pericardium B. The right ventricle of the heart C. The right atrium of the heart D. The left ventricle of the heart E. The phrenic nerves F. The esophagus 67. In such an accident, the patient’s age may play a large role in the extent of anatomic injury.

B. On contraction, the diaphragm increases the intrathoracic pressure. C. The right crus provides a sphincter-like mechanism for the esophagus. D. On contraction, the diaphragm assists in the return of venous blood to the right atrium and of lymph to the thoracic duct. E. When viewed from in front, the central tendon of the diaphragm lies behind the xiphisternal joint. 51. The following statements concerning the lungs are correct except which? A. Each lung is very elastic, and should the thoracic cavity be opened by a stab wound, the lung shrinks to one third or less in volume.

In the perineum, it is attached on each side to the margins of the pubic arch and is known as Colles’ fascia. Posteriorly, it fuses with the perineal body and the posterior margin of the perineal membrane. CLINICAL NOTES SUPERFICIAL FASCIA AND THE EXTRAVASATION OF URINE The membranous layer of superficial fascia has beneath it a potential closed space that does not open into the thigh but is continuous with the superficial perineal pouch via the penis and scrotum. Rupture of the penile urethra may be followed by extravasation of urine into the scrotum, perineum, and penis and then up into the lower part of the anterior abdominal wall deep to the membranous layer of fascia.

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