Locomotor system

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12 Locomotor system Richard L M. Newell ANATOMY OVERVIEW OF CONTENT The anatomy will be described on a mainly regional basis, dealing with the vertebral column, girdles and limbs. Transitional…

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Paediatric disorders

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16 Paediatric disorders Jenny Walker INTRODUCTION Paediatric surgical disorders can present at any age. Paediatric in most centres is from birth to 16 years. Some surgical disorders in childhood are…

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Alimentary system

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17 Alimentary system Andrew T. Raftery ANATOMY Although not part of the alimentary system, the anatomy of the abdominal wall and peritoneal cavity is described here, as it is important…

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Nervous system

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8 Nervous system Samuel Jacob, Andrew T. Raftery ANATOMY CRANIAL CAVITY The cranium, or the skull, consists of the cranial cavity and the facial skeleton. Most bones of the cranial…

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Head and neck

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13 Head and neck Samuel Jacob ANATOMY ANATOMY OF THE NECK A thorough knowledge of anatomy is required to treat surgical conditions affecting the neck. For descriptive purposes the neck…

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Genitourinary system

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18 Genitourinary system Jake M. Patterson, Christopher R. Chapple INTRODUCTION The urinary system functions physiologically as a complex homeostatic mechanism for the regulation of acid-base balance, the excretion of waste…

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Respiratory system

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11 Respiratory system Andrew Dyson, Andrew T. Raftery ANATOMY TRACHEA The trachea is about 11 cm long, commencing at the lower border of the cricoid cartilage at the level of…

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Breast

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15 Breast Clive R G. Quick, John R. Benson ANATOMY ‘The breasts from their prominence, the colour of their skin, and the red colour of the nipples, by which they…

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