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Section 9 – PELVIC GIRDLE AND LOWER LIMB CHAPTER 79 – Pelvic girdle and lower limb: overview and surface anatomy This chapter is made up of two sections. The first is an overview of the general organization of the lower limb, with particular emphasis on the fascial skeleton, distribution of the major blood vessels and lymphatic channels, and the […]

Section 8 – ABDOMEN AND PELVIS CHAPTER 60 – Abdomen and pelvis: overview and surface anatomy GENERAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE ABDOMINOPELVIC CAVITY Although often considered separately, the abdomen and pelvis form the largest effectively continuous visceral cavity of the body. They act together to provide multiple vital functions including: support and protection of the digestive and urinary […]

Section 7 – THORAX CHAPTER 53 – Thorax: overview and surface anatomy The thorax is the upper part of the trunk. It consists of an external musculoskeletal cage, the thoracic wall, and an internal cavity that contains the heart, lungs, oesophagus, trachea, thymus, the vagus and phrenic nerves and the right and left sympathetic trunks, the thoracic duct and […]

Section 6 – PECTORAL GIRDLE AND UPPER LIMB CHAPTER 45 – Pectoral girdle and upper limb: overview and surface anatomy This chapter is divided into two sections. The first is an overview of the general organization of the upper limb, with particular emphasis on the distribution of the major blood vessels and lymphatic channels, and of the branches of […]

Section 5 – THE BACK CHAPTER 42 – The back Most clinical disorders of the back present as low back pain with or without associated lower limb pain, so historically most attention has been paid to the anatomy of the lower (lumbosacral) back. In this Section, the term ‘the back’ will include the whole of the posterior aspect of […]

Section 4 – HEAD AND NECK CHAPTER 25 – Head and neck: overview and surface anatomy This chapter contains an overview of the topographical anatomy of the head and neck described in detail in Chapters 26–34 Chapter 27 Chapter 28 Chapter 29 Chapter 30 Chapter 31 Chapter 32 Chapter 33 Chapter 34, and an account of the clinically relevant […]

Section 3 – NEUROANATOMY CHAPTER 15 – Overview of the nervous system The human nervous system is the most complex product of biological evolution. The constantly changing patterns of activity of its billions of interactive units represent the fundamental physical basis of every aspect of human behaviour and experience. Many thousands of scientists and clinicians around the world, whether […]

Section 2 – EMBRYOGENESIS CHAPTER 8 – Preimplantation development Understanding the spatial and temporal developmental processes that take place within an embryo as it develops from a single cell into a recognizable human is the challenge of embryology. The control of these processes resides within the genome: fundamental questions remain concerning the genes and interactions involved in development. STAGING […]

Section 1 – CELLS, TISSUES AND SYSTEMS CHAPTER 1 – Basic structure and function of cells CELL STRUCTURE GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CELLS The shapes of mammalian cells vary widely depending on their interactions with each other, their extracellular environment and internal structures. Their surfaces are often highly folded when absorptive or transport functions take place across their boundaries. Cell […]

Files and Software on the CD The following sections provide more details about the software and other materials available on the CD. eBook version of Excel 2007 Power Programming with VBA The complete text of the book you hold in your hands is provided on the CD in Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF). You can […]

CHAPTER 38 This chapter is concerned with renal function, including glomerular filtration and the factors affecting it, tubular reabsorption and secretion and their control, and the function of the ureters and bladder. The endocrine functions of the kidney are also reviewed. The material in the chapter should help students to— • Describe the morphology of […]

CHAPTER 39 This chapter is a review of the homeostatic mechanisms that operate to maintain the osmolality, volume, and ionic composition of the extracellular fluid within normal limits. This includes the concentration of H+, with consideration of respiratory and metabolic acidosis and alkalosis. The material in the chapter should help students to— • Describe how […]