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By Eugene Toy, Lawrence Ross, Leonard Cleary, Cristo Papasakelariou

ISBN-10: 0071489800

ISBN-13: 9780071489805

Real lifestyles scientific instances for the elemental sciences and USMLE Step 1

"This convenient little textual content has every little thing you must assessment gross anatomy...[It's] excellent for first-years simply beginning anatomy, second-years getting ready for the forums, and 3rd- and fourth-years going over their anatomy for his or her surgical procedure rotations."--Kathleen M. Donahue, 3rd 12 months clinical pupil, Midwestern University/Arizona collage of Osteopathic Medicine

"Learning on a cadaver is helping you realize anatomy in 3-D; Case records: Anatomy may also help you know that anatomy and the way you are going to use it in actual medical practice."--Brad Miller, classification of 2006, Weill clinical collage of Cornell University

You desire publicity to scientific situations so as to move direction checks and ace the USMLE Step 1--and this ebook offers precisely that. It provides fifty three real-life scientific circumstances that illustrate crucial recommendations in gross anatomy. each one case contains an easy-to-understand dialogue correlated to key uncomplicated technology options, definitions of keywords, anatomy pearls, and USMLE-style evaluate questions. With this interactive procedure you are going to learn rather than memorize.


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Reproduced, with permission, from Waxman SG. Clinical Neuroanatomy, 25th ed. 1] An 18-year-old patient has been improperly fitted with axillary-type crutches, which have put pressure on the posterior cord of the brachial plexus. Which of the following terminal nerves would most likely be affected? A. Axillary nerve B. Musculocutaneous nerve C. Median nerve D. Radial nerve E. 2] A 24-year-old man is noted to have a midshaft humeral fracture after falling from a scaffold. Which of the following muscle tests would you perform to test the integrity of the radial nerve?

The first step would be radiographic confirmation of the dislocation or dislocation fracture. This would be followed by urgent reduction of the dislocation to decrease the risk of avascular necrosis of the femoral head and other complications such as posttraumatic arthritis. Fracture repair, if present, may be performed at a later time. APPROACH TO THE HIP JOINT Objectives 1. 2. Be able to describe the anatomy of the hip joint, including the proximal femur, joint capsule and ligaments, and acetabulum.

48 CASE FILES: ANATOMY Table 6-1 MUSCLES ACTING ON THE HIP JOINT MUSCLES INNERVATION Iliopsoas (psoas) Anterior rami L1–3 nerves Iliopsoas (iliacus), rectus femoris, pectineus, sartorius Femoral nerve Adductor longus, brevis, and magnus, gracilis Obturator nerve Tensor fascia lata Superior gluteal nerve Hamstrings: semitendinosus, semimembranosus, long head biceps femoris, adductor magnus (hamstring portion) Tibial portion of sciatic nerve Gluteus maximus Inferior gluteal nerve Abduction Gluteus medius and minimus, tensor fascia lata Superior gluteal nerve Adduction Adductor longus, brevis and magnus, gracilis, obturator externus Obturator nerve Pectineus Femoral nerve Medial rotation Gluteus medius and minimus, tensor fascia lata Inferior gluteal nerve Lateral rotation Obturator internus, piriformis, superior and inferior gemelli, quadratus femoris Direct nerves to muscles arising from L5, S1–2 Obturator externus Obturator nerve Gluteus maximus Inferior gluteal nerve Flexion Extension 49 CLINICAL CASES Superior gluteal nerve Sciatic nerve Posterior cutaneous femoral nerve Figure 6-1.

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