For introductory or basic human anatomy health related courses at the undergraduate level.
Written completely in outline format to be perfect for introductory human anatomy courses as a standalone or companion text. This instructional text is complemented with illustration keys so the visual image of the structure, its name and its purpose in that anatomical position can be related.
I. OVERVIEW OF BODY SYSTEMS AND THE LOWER LIMB.
1. Introductory Terminology and Orientation to the Body.
2. Osteology: The Study of Bone.
3. Bones of the Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limb.
4. Arthrology: The Study of Joints.
5. Myology: The Study of Muscles.
6. Muscles of the Hip and Thigh.
7. Muscles of the Leg and Foot.
8. Introduction to the Nervous System.
9. Nerves of the Lower Limb.
10. Introduction to the Cardiovascular System.
11. Blood Vessels of the Lower Limb.
12. Special Areas of the Lower Limb.
13. Review of Unit I.
II. THE BACK AND THE UPPER LIMB.
14. The Axial Skeleton.
15. Muscles of the Axial Skeleton.
16. Bones of the Pectorial Girdle and Upper Limb.
17. Arthrology of the Upper Limb.
18. Muscles of the Shoulder and Arm.
19. Muscles of the Forearm and Hand.
20. Nerves of the Upper Limb.
21. Blood Vessels of the Upper Limb.
22. Special Areas of the Upper Limb.
23. Review of Unit II.
III. THE HEAD AND NECK.
24. The Skull.
25. The Brain.
26. Meninges and Circulation of the Brain.
27. Functions of the Cerebrum.
28. Spinal Cord and Tracts.
29. Cranial Nerves.
30. Organs of Special Sense.
31. Muscles and Vessels of the Head and Neck.
32. The Autonomic Nervous System.
33. Review of Unit III.
IV. THE ABDOMEN, PELVIS, AND THORAX.
34. Muscles of the Abdomen and Pelvis.
35. Digestive System and Peritoneum.
36. Vessels and Nerves of the Abdomen and Pelvis.
37. The Urinary System.
38. The Male Reproductive System.
39. The Female Reproductive System.
40. The Endocrine System.
41. The Thorax: Muscles, Nerve and Blood Supply.
42. The Respiratory System.
43. The Heart.
44. Fetal Circulation.
45. The Lymphatic System.
46. Review of Unit IV.