Textbook of Anatomy: Upper Limb and Thorax, Vol I, 2/e

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Author: Singh
Edition: 2nd
ISBN: 9788131237298
Language: English
Published: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier, India

The Second Edition of this Volume is updated in accordance with the syllabus of Anatomy recommended by the Medical Council of India. It covers in detail the anatomy of upper limb and thorax...........

Textbook of Anatomy:

Upper Limb and Thorax, Vol I, 2/e

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The Second Edition of this Volume is updated in accordance with the syllabus of Anatomy recommended by the Medical Council of India. It covers in detail the anatomy of upper limb and thorax. The anatomy of heart and lungs is co-related cllinically in depth. Following recent trends of anatomy education, the book in addition to basic information provides knowledge on anatomical/embryological/histological basis of clinical conditions through its features — Clinical Correlation and Clinical Case Study.

Key Features

  • Detailed exposition on joints movements and nerves of the upper limb
  • Surgical anatomy of heart and lungs
  • Chapters on Bones of the Upper Limb, Pectoral Region, Axilla (Armpit), Arm, Forearm, Elbow and Radio-ulnar Joints, Lungs (Pulmones), Trachea and Esophagus have been revised thoroughly
  • Clinical Correlations integrated in the text, highlighting practical application of anatomical facts, have been modified extensively
  • Addition of new line diagrams and improvement in earlier diagrams
  • Addition of halftone figures to enrich the understanding of clinical correlations
  • Inclusion of new tables and flowcharts and revision in earlier tables
  • Clinical Case Study at the end of each chapter to initiate interest of students in problem based learning (PBL)
  • Additional information of higher academic value presented in a simple way in N.B. to make it more interesting for readers, especially the aspiring postgraduates
  • Important facts useful for candidates appearing in various entrance examinations like PGME, USMLE, PLAB, listed under Golden Facts to Remember
  • Multiple Choice Questions at the end of the book for self-assessment of the topics studied

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Upper Limb

Chapter 2 Bones of the Upper Limb

Chapter 3 Pectoral Region

Chapter 4 Axilla (Armpit)

Chapter 5 Back of the Body and Scapular Region

Chapter 6 Shoulder Joint Complex (Joints of Shoulder Girdle)

Chapter 7 Cutaneous Innervation, Venous Drainage, and Lymphatic Drainage of the Upper Limb

Chapter 8 Arm

Chapter 9 Forearm

Chapter 10 Elbow and Radio-ulnar Joints

Chapter 11 Hand

Chapter 12 Joints and Movements of the Hand

Chapter 13 Major Nerves of the Upper Limb

Chapter 14 Introduction to Thorax and Thoracic Cage

Chapter 15 Bones and Joints of the Thorax

Chapter 16 Thoracic Wall and Mechanism of Respiration

Chapter 17 Pleural Cavities

Chapter 18 Lungs (Pulmones)

Chapter 19 Mediastinum

Chapter 20 Pericardium and Heart

Chapter 21 Superior Vena Cava, Aorta, Pulmonary Trunk, and Th ymus

Chapter 22 Trachea and Esophagus

Chapter 23 Th oracic Duct, Azygos and Hemiazygos Veins, and Thoracic Sympathetic Trunks Multiple Choice Questions Index