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Chapter-01 Introduction by Tunstall Richard, Shah Nehal (2012) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11691_1      

This chapter discusses about surface anatomy which enables a practitioner to understand the basis of physical examinations and medical procedures such as cannulation, biopsy, surgical incisions, local anaesthesia and intra-articular injection. Efficient palpation technique forms an essential part of clinical practice. The anatomical position is the standard ... [More]

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Chapter-02 Thorax by Tunstall Richard, Shah Nehal (2012) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11691_2      

This chapter discusses about thorax which is the superior part of the trunk, located between the neck and abdomen. The surface markings of thoracic viscera may vary depending on body position and associated gravity-induced changes, disease states, e. g. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, deep inspiration or expiration, and body mass. The inferior region ... [More]

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Chapter-03 Abdomen by Tunstall Richard, Shah Nehal (2012) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11691_3      

This chapter discusses about the abdomen which is the inferior part of the trunk, located between the thorax and pelvic cavity. The abdominal cavity contains gastrointestinal and urogenital viscera, and associated vasculature and nerves. The abdominal wall serves to retain abdominal viscera, move and support the vertebral column. The superior margin passes f... [More]

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Chapter-04 Upper limb by Tunstall Richard, Shah Nehal (2012) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11691_4      

This chapter discusses about the upper limb formed by the arm, forearm and hand. It articulates proximally with the pectoral girdle at the shoulder joint. The acromion is the shelf of bone located superior to the shoulder and lateral to the coracoid. The deltoid tubercle is the bony prominence on the medial part of the spine that marks the medial limit of th... [More]

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Chapter-05 Lower limb by Tunstall Richard, Shah Nehal (2012) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11691_5      

This chapter discusses about the lower limb formed by the gluteal region, thigh, leg and foot. It articulates proximally with the pelvic girdle via the hip joint. Skin creases of the limb can be used to landmark compartments and joints. The gluteal creases pass almost horizontally across the lower gluteal region. The patella articulates with the anterior of ... [More]

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Chapter-06 Pelvis and perineum by Tunstall Richard, Shah Nehal (2012) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11691_6      

This chapter discusses about the pelvis and perineum, where the pelvic region is located at the inferior end of the abdominopelvic cavity, and the perineum is located below the pelvic floor. The pelvic girdle is formed by the right and left hip bones and the sacrum. The ramus passes anterosuperiorly from the body to join with the inferior pubic ramus. These ... [More]

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Chapter-07 The vertebral column and back by Tunstall Richard, Shah Nehal (2012) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11691_7      

This chapter discusses about the posterior neck and sacrum will be included as part of the back since they share common anatomy. The vertebral column is a dynamic weight-bearing structure able to absorb shock and transmit forces between the upper body and the lower limbs. The sacral hiatus sits at the inferior tip of the triangle. Sacral hiatus is the inferi... [More]

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Chapter-08 Head and neck by Tunstall Richard, Shah Nehal (2012) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11691_8      

This chapter discusses about the head and neck, where the head comprises the cranium and associated tissues, and the neck connects the head and associated viscera with the trunk and upper limbs. The neck is continuous with the superior mediastinum of the thorax at the plane of the thoracic inlet. The frontal bone forms the forehead, supraorbital margin and r... [More]

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Surface Anatomy by Tunstall Richard, Shah Nehal (2012) Series : Pocket Tutor
DOI : 10.5005/jp/books/11691   ISBN:9781907816178

Surface anatomy is discussed using the examination and palpation of living subjects. Cadaveric specimens, sections and medical imaging are provided to cross-reference and enhance the understanding of positions, variability and relationships. Observation, palpation, percussion and auscultation should be used to guide identification and placement. Tissue manip... [More]

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