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High-Yield™ Gross Anatomy, Third Edition provides the essential information needed for USMLE Step 1 review and course study. It is written from a clinical perspective to prepare students for clinical vignettes on the USMLE and thoroughly illustrated with drawings and radiographic images.
This edition includes more radiology and cross-sectional anatomy and features extensive clinical applications, many enhanced with illustrations and photos. New chapters include the lymphatic system, the autonomic nervous system, and the eye.
High-Yield™ Gross Anatomy, Fourth Edition provides the essential information needed for USMLE Step 1 review and course study. It is written from a clinical perspective to prepare students for clinical vignettes on the USMLE and thoroughly illustrated with drawings and radiographic images.
This edition includes new tables on upper and lower extremity innervation. Images have been placed closer to the appropriate text, and keys in legends have been replaced by full labels on images. Many of the CTs and MRIs have been enlarged. Paragraphs of text are more concise.
Table of Contents
1. Vertebral Column I. The Vertebral Column II. Curves III. Joints IV. Vasculature of the Vertebral Column V. Clinical Considerations VI. Normal Radiology
2. Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves I. Components of the Spinal Cord II. Meninges and Spaces III. Arterial Supply of the Spinal Cord IV. Components of a Spinal Nerve V. Dermatomes VI. Clinical Procedures VII. Clinical Considerations
3. Autonomic Nervous System I. General Features of the Nervous System II. Sympathetic Division of the ANS (Thoracolumbar) III. Parasympathetic Division of the ANS (Craniosacral) IV. Summary Table of Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Motor Actions
4. Lymphatic System I. Central Lymphatic Drainage II. Summary Diagram of Specific Lymphatic Drainage
5. Chest Wall I. General Features of the Thorax II. Bones of the Thorax III. Muscles of the Thorax IV. Movement of the Thoracic Wall V. Arteries of the Thorax VI. Veins of the Thorax VII. Nerves of the Thorax VIII. Breast IX. Anterior Chest Wall X. Lateral Chest Wall XI. Posterior Chest Wall XII. Mediastinum XIII. Radiology
6. Pleura, Tracheobronchial Tree, and Lungs I. Pleura II. Tracheobronchial Tree III. Lungs IV. Clinical Considerations V. Cross-sectional Anatomy
7. Heart I. The Pericardium II. Heart Surfaces III. Heart Borders IV. Fibrous Skeleton of the Heart V. Valves and Auscultation Sites VI. Arterial Supply of the Heart VII. Venous Drainage of the Heart VIII. The Conduction System IX. Innervation of the Heart X. Gross Anatomy of the Heart XI. Clinical Considerations XII. Radiology
8. Abdominal Wall I. Abdominal Regions II. Clinical Procedure III. Inguinal Region IV. The Scrotum
9. Peritoneal Cavity I. Peritoneal Cavity II. Omentum III. Intraperitoneal and Extraperitoneal Viscera IV. Clinical Considerations
10. Abdominal Vasculature I. Abdominal Aorta II. Venous Drainage of the Abdomen III. Hepatic Portal System
11. Abdominal Viscera I. Esophagus II. Stomach III. Duodenum IV. Jejunum V. Ileum VI. Innervation of the Small Intestine VII. Large Intestine VIII. Innervation of the Large Intestine IX. Appendix X. Gallbladder XI. Extrahepatic Biliary Ducts XII. Liver XIII. Pancreas XIV. Cross-sectional Anatomy XV. Radiology
12. Sigmoid Colon, Rectum, and Anal Canal I. Sigmoid Colon II. Rectum III. Anal Canal IV. Defecation Reflex V. Radiology
13. Spleen I. General Features II. Arterial Supply III. Venous Drainage IV. Clinical Considerations V. Radiology
14. Kidney, Ureter, Bladder, and Urethra I. General Features II. Kidney Surface Projections III. Internal Macroscopic Anatomy of the Kidney IV. Arterial Supply V. Venous Drainage VI. Innervation VII. Clinical Considerations of the Kidney VIII. Ureter IX. Urinary Bladder X. Urethra XI. Radiology
15. Suprarenal (Adrenal) Glands
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