Anatomy at a Glance by Omar D. Faiz, David Moffat

By Omar D. Faiz, David Moffat

Anatomy at a Glance" presents a concise and available creation and revision reduction to basic anatomy for scientific and allied future health scholars and activities technology scholars. Following the easy-to-use at a look structure, every one subject is gifted as a double-page unfold with key proof observed by way of transparent diagrams and illustrations encapsulating all that scholars want to know.

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Lines of orientation These are imaginary vertical lines used to describe locations on the chest wall. They include: r The mid-clavicular line: a vertical line from the midpoint of the clavicle downwards. r The anterior and posterior axillary lines: from the anterior and posterior axillary folds, respectively, vertically downwards. r The mid-axillary line: from the midpoint between anterior and posterior axillary lines vertically downwards. The surface markings of thoracic structures The trachea The trachea commences at the lower border of the cricoid cartilage (C6 vertebral level).

It is possibly caused by the extension of the process of closure of the ductus into the aorta itself, although this does not explain its occasional occurrence more distally, such as near the origin of the renal arteries. When severe, it presents in infancy, often when the ductus arteriosus closes, and surgical correction is urgent. In the less severe type, the blood is passed to the lower part of the body by a collateral circulation involving the branches of the subclavian artery and the vessels of the chest wall.

3 The direction and timing of the spread of action potential in the conducting system of the heart. Times are in msec 30 QRS Anatomy at a Glance, Third Edition. Omar Faiz, Simon Blackburn and David Moffat. c 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2011 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The arterial supply of the heart (Fig. 1) The coronary arteries are responsible for supplying the heart itself with oxygenated blood. The origins of the coronary arteries are as follows: r The left coronary artery arises from the aortic sinus immediately above the left posterior cusp of the aortic valve (see Fig.

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