Living Surface Anatomy

by Alka Patankar

The various aspects of living surface anatomy are considered in this book. The book comprises of three parts: Bony prominences, Examination and Demonstration. Includes clinical examination of the patient which comprises of Inspection, Palpation, Percussion and Auscultation. Inspection includes close observation of nails, oral cavity, axillary folds, etc. Palpation includes feeling various arterial pulsation, lymph nodes, nerves, apex of heart, apices of lungs, etc. Demonstration includes demonstration on the subject of movements of joints and actions of muscles. All three parts of living surface anatomy are considered region-wise in the following order: Superior extremity; Inferior extremity; Thorax, Abdomen; Head, Face and Neck and Brain.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Patankar Alka Terna Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India
ISBN 9788184487350
Speciality Anatomy
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10420
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2009
Pages 120
Book Type Reference


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