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.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Patankar Alka
Author's Affiliation
1. 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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