Last's Anatomy. Regional and Applied. Edition No. 12. MRCS Study Guides

  • ID: 3687827
  • Book
  • 560 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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This regional textbook of anatomy is aimed at trainee surgeons and medical students. Throughout it is rich in applied clinical content, knowledge of which is essential for both clinical examination and surgical procedures. Although regional in approach each chapter is structured to clearly explain the structure and function of the component systems. The author brings his continuing experience of teaching anatomy to trainee surgeons to ensure the contents reflects the changing emphasis of anatomical knowledge now required.
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CHAPTER 1

Introduction to regional anatomy

1. Tissues and structures 1

2. Nervous system

3. Embryology

4. Anatomy of the child

CHAPTER 2

Upper limb

1. Pectoral girdle

2. Shoulder

3. Axilla

4. Breast

5. Anterior compartment of the arm

6. Posterior compartment of the arm

7. Anterior compartment of the forearm

8. Posterior compartment of the forearm

9. Wrist and hand

10. Summary of upper limb innervation

11. Summary of upper limb nerve injuries

12. Osteology of the upper limb

CHAPTER 3

Lower limb

1. Anterior compartment of the thigh

2. Medial compartment of the thigh

3. Gluteal region and hip joint

4. Posterior compartment of the thigh

5. Popliteal fossa and knee joint

6. Anterior compartment of the leg

7. Dorsum of the foot

8. Lateral compartment of the leg

9. Posterior compartment of the leg

10. Sole of the foot

11. Ankle and foot joints

12. Summary of lower limb innervation

13. Summary of lower limb nerve injuries

14. Osteology of the lower limb

CHAPTER 4

Thorax

1. Body wall

2. Thoracic wall and diaphragm

3. Thoracic cavity

4. Superior mediastinum

5. Anterior mediastinum

6. Middle mediastinum and heart

7. Posterior mediastinum

8. Pleura

9. Lungs

10. Osteology of the thorax

CHAPTER 5

Abdomen

1. Anterior abdominal wall

2. Abdominal cavity

3. Peritoneum

4. Development of the gut

5. Vessels and nerves of the gut

6. Gastrointestinal tract

7. Liver and biliary tract

8. Pancreas

9. Spleen

10. Posterior abdominal wall

11. Kidneys, ureters and suprarenal glands

12. Pelvic cavity

13. Rectum

14. Urinary bladder and ureters in the pelvis

15. Male internal genital organs

16. Female internal genital organs and urethra

17. Pelvic vessels and nerves

18. Perineum

19. Male urogenital region

20. Female urogenital region

21. Pelvic joints and ligaments

22. Summary of lumbar and sacral plexuses

CHAPTER 6

Head and neck and spine

1. General topography of the neck

2. Triangles of the neck

3. Prevertebral region

4. Root of the neck

5. Face

6. Scalp

7. Parotid region

8. Infratemporal region

9. Pterygopalatine fossa

10. Nose and paranasal sinuses

11. Mouth and hard palate

12. Pharynx and soft palate

13. Larynx

14. Orbit and eye

15. Lymph drainage of head and neck

16. Temporomandibular joint

17. Ear

18. Vertebral column

19. Osteology of vertebrae

20. Cranial cavity and meninges

21. Cranial fossae

22. Vertebral canal

CHAPTER 7

Central nervous system

1. Forebrain

2. Brainstem

3. Cerebellum

4. Spinal cord

5. Development of the spinal cord and brainstem nuclei

6. Summary of cranial nerves

7. Summary of cranial nerve lesions

CHAPTER 8

Osteology of the skull and hyoid bone

1. Skull

2. Hyoid bone

Biographical notes

Index

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Sinnatamby, Chummy S. Formerly:
Head of Anatomy, Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of Court of Examiners, Royal College of Surgeons of England
Examiner in Anatomy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Director of Studies in Anatomy, St Catharine's College and Hughes Hall, Cambridge
External Examiner in Anatomy, University of Cambridge
External Examiner in Anatomy, Trinity College, University of Dublin.
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