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The Anatomy Answer Book: 4,000 Questions & Answers for Pre-Exam Review

Author(s): W. Kenneth Metcalf, MD, Professor And Chairman Emeritus, University of Nebraska Medical Center, New Brunswick
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763730598
  • ISBN-10:0763730599
  • Paperback    468 pages      © 2006
Price: International Sales $97.95 US List
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Time is running short. You have a vast amount of anatomy to review and you have hundreds, if not thousands, of questions. You need answers. Now! The Anatomy Answer Book is your pre-examination solution. Using a simple question and answer format this well illustrated review can be used as a quick self-testing manual or an even more rapid quick review. Tested and developed by a master teacher with countless students at two major U.S. universities, this rapid review approach has been tested and refined over several generations of students. 

Inside you will find a complete, compressed anatomy review with points of major importance - those most likely to be found on exams - reviewed repeatedly throughout the book. Visualization is the key to learning anatomy. USMLE examinations contain an ever-increasing number of X-rays, CAT Scans, MRIs and line drawings. Inside you will find hundreds of questions and answers that focus on this key visual material. The anatomical facts presented have been culled from more than 50 years of preparation and examination of dissections, lectures, and helping students in the anatomy laboratory.

Time to get started. Time to get all the answers. It is time for The Anatomy Answer Book.

Features & Benefits

Inside you will find a complete, compressed anatomy review with points of major importance - those most likely to be found on exams - reviewed repeatedly throughout the book.

Visualization is the key to learning anatomy. USMLE examinations contain an ever-increasing number of X-rays, CAT Scans, MRIs and line drawings. Inside you will find hundreds of questions and answers that focus on this key visual material.

 The anatomical facts presented have been culled from more than 50 years of preparation and examination of dissections, lectures, and helping students in the anatomy laboratory.

Applicable Courses

Students studying for the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) and other Anatomy examinations.

Chapter 1. The Back                                                                                               
The vertebral column, the spinal cord, and the nerve roots

• The meninges, the spinal cord, and the nerve roots
• The vertebrae, regional characteristics

• Radiology of the back

 

Chapter 2. The Upper Limb
• The scapular region               
• The Pectoral region
• The mammary gland and lymphatic drainage

• The brachial plexus
• The axilla
• The arm and the cubital fossa

• The forearm

• The hand
• The sternoclavicular joint

• The glenohumeral joint

• The elbow joint

• The radiocarpal and carpometacarpal joints

• The metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joints

• Radiology of the upper limb

 

Chapter 3. The Head and Neck

• The face and the scalp

• The skull

• The cranial meninges, the venous sinuses and the cranial nerves

• The auditory apparatus - the external ear

• The auditory apparatus - the middle ear

• The auditory apparatus - the inner ear

• The orbit
• The posterior triangle

• The anterior triangle

• The infratemporal fossa

• The preoccipital region

• The pterygopalatine fossa

• The nose and the nasal cavity

• The mouth

• The pharynx

• The larynx

 

Chapter 4. The Thorax
• The thoracic walls

• The pleura and the lungs

• The heart

• Examination of the heart

• The mediastinum
• Radiology of the thorax

 

Chapter 5. The Abdomen

• The abdominal wall, the inguinal canal, and the testis

• The peritoneum

• The arterial supply to the alimentary canal

• The hepatic portal venous system

• The lymphatic drainage of the abdominal viscera

• The planes used in examination of the abdomen ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

• The posterior abdominal wall
• Radiology of the abdomen

 

Chapter 6. The Pelvis and the Perineum

• The bones of the pelvis

• The pelvic walls and floor

• The bones, muscles, vessels, and viscera of the pelvis

• The perineum

• Radiology of the pelvis

 

Chapter 7. The Lower Limb

• The nerve supply of the lower limb; overview

• The lumbar plexus

• The anterior and medial sides of the thigh

• The lumbosacral plexus
• The gluteal region

• Transverse sections of the thigh

• The posterior thigh and the popliteal fossa

• Transverse sections of the leg
• The leg

• The veins of the lower extremity

• The dorsum of the foot

• The sole of the foot

The hip joint
The knee joint

The ankle joint and the tarsal joints

Radiology of the lower limb

 


W. Kenneth Metcalf, MD-Professor And Chairman Emeritus, University of Nebraska Medical Center, New Brunswick

W. Kenneth Metcalf, MD has taught anatomy to medical and physical therapy students for over 50 years. Now Professor and Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Dr. Metcalf is the winner on numerous teaching awards including the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha/American Association of Medical Colleges “Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award” in 1991.