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Textbook of Anatomy: Upper Limb and Thorax, Vol 1, 3rd Updated Edition

  • Book

  • May 2020
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 5018962
Third edition of this book is thoroughly revised and updated in accordance with the syllabus of anatomy recommended by the Medical Council of India. It covers in detail the anatomy of upper limb and thorax. The anatomy of heart and lungs is co-related clinically in depth. Following recent trends of anatomy education, the book in addition to basic information provides knowledge on anatomical/embryological/histological/genetic basis of common clinical problems through its features - Clinical Correlation and Clinical Case Study. Written in simple and easy-to-understand language, this profusely illustrated book provides the knowledge of anatomy without extraneous details. The specific learning objectives have been given in the beginning of each chapter to facilitate self-learning by the students.

Ideal for UG medical and dental students, NEET PG entrance examinations, USMLE, PLAB, FMGE, etc.

- Thorough revision of all the chapters - Detailed exposition on joints and nerves of the upper limb - Surgical anatomy of heart, lungs, trachea and oesophagus - Clinical Correlations integrated in the text, highlighting clinical application of anatomical facts, have been updated extensively - Golden Facts to Remember at the end of each chapter highlight the salient and important points for the purpose of viva-voce and competitive exams - Clinical Case Study at the end of each chapter to initiate interest of students in problem based learning (PBL) - Additional information of higher academic value presented in a simple way in N.B. to inculcate interest among readers, especially postgraduates - Important facts useful for candidates appearing in various entrance examinations like PGME, USMLE, PLAB, listed under Golden Facts to Remember - Multiple Choice Questions at the end of the book for self-assessment of the topics studied - Core competencies prescribed by the MCI are covered and competency codes are included in the text

- Core competencies prescribed by the MCI are covered and competency codes are included in the text

Table of Contents

- Introduction to the Upper Limb - Bones of the Upper Limb - Pectoral Region - Axilla (Armpit) - Back of the Body and Scapular Region - Shoulder Joint Complex (Joints of Shoulder Girdle) - Cutaneous Innervation, Venous Drainage and Lymphatic Drainage of the Upper Limb - Arm - Forearm - Elbow and Radio-ulnar Joints - Hand - Joints and Movements of the Hand - Major Nerves of the Upper Limb - Surface Anatomy of the Upper Limb - Introduction to Thorax - Bones and joints of the thorax - Thoracic Wall and the Mechanism of Respiration - Pleural Cavities - Lungs (Pulmones) - Mediastinum - Pericardium and Heart - Superior Vena Cava, Aorta, Pulmonary Trunk, and Thymus - Trachea and Oesophagus - Thoracic Duct, Azygos and Hemiazygos Veins, and Thoracic Sympathetic Trunks - Surface Anatomy of the Thorax

Multiple Choice Questions



Vishram Singh Adjunct Visiting Faculty, KMC, Mangalore; Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Karnataka, India; Editor-in-chief, Journal of the Anatomical Society of India; Member of Federative International Committee
for Scientific Publications (FICSP) of IFAA. Vishram Singh is presently Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, and Member of the Academic Council and Core Committee PhD Course, Santosh Medical College, Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is also Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Anatomical Society of India. He holds MBBS and MS (Anatomy) degrees from King George's Medical College, Lucknow, UP. Professor Singh has been teaching anatomy to undergraduate and postgraduate students at several colleges and institutes like King George's Medical College, and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and has been an examiner to various colleges and universities. He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching, research, and clinical practice. He is the recipient of The Best Teacher and Researcher Award from Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya. He is an expert in anatomy and has more than 15 books to his credit and published several research articles in national and international journals.