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Real lifestyles scientific circumstances for the elemental sciences and USMLE Step 1

''This convenient little textual content has every little thing you must overview gross anatomy...[It's] ideal for first-years simply beginning anatomy, second-years getting ready for the forums, and 3rd- and fourth-years going over their anatomy for his or her surgical procedure rotations.''--Kathleen M. Donahue, 3rd yr clinical pupil, Midwestern University/Arizona university of Osteopathic Medicine

''Learning on a cadaver is helping you realize anatomy in 3-D; Case records: Anatomy might help you realize that anatomy and the way you are going to use it in actual scientific practice.''--Brad Miller, classification of 2006, Weill clinical university of Cornell University

You desire publicity to medical situations to be able to cross direction assessments and ace the USMLE Step 1--and this booklet presents precisely that. It provides fifty three real-life medical situations that illustrate crucial strategies in gross anatomy. each one case contains an easy-to-understand dialogue correlated to key simple technology thoughts, definitions of keyword phrases, anatomy pearls, and USMLE-style overview questions. With this interactive process you are going to study rather than memorize .


  • 53 scientific circumstances, every one with USMLE-style questions
  • Clinical pearls spotlight key thoughts
  • Primer on the way to strategy medical difficulties and imagine like a physician
  • Proven studying process improves your shelf examination scores

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B. C. D. E. 1] A. The scaphoid bone is the most frequently fractured carpal bone. 2] B. The lunate bone is the most frequently dislocated carpal bone. 3] C. The medial or ulnar collateral ligament limits abduction or radial deviation of the wrist, which would be increased if the ligament were severely torn. 4] B. The interosseous membrane conducts force from the radius to the ulna when the force originates from the wrist. 28 CASE FILES: ANATOMY ANATOMY PEARLS ❖ ❖ ❖ ❖ The union at the distal radioulnar joint is formed by the triangular fibrocartilage.

2. 3. Be able to describe the bones and joints of the wrist. Be able to describe the anatomy of the radius and ulnar as it relates to the transmission of forces in the upper limb and its effect on the forearm bones. Be able to describe the boundaries of the anatomical snuff box and its clinical significance. CLINICAL CASES 25 Definitions Anatomical snuff box: Depression on the lateral aspect of the wrist formed by the tendons of the extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollicis longus anteriorly and the extensor pollicis longus posteriorly.

Netter FH. Atlas of Human Anatomy, 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders, 2006: plates 486–7. 503. Snell RS. Clinical Anatomy by Regions, 8th ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,2008, 587–92. ❖ CASE 7 A 25-year-old woman is on her first ski trip to Colorado. She has advanced from the “bunny slopes” and, during the last run of the day, falls and twists her right leg. She cannot stand on her right leg due to pain and is brought down the hill in a snow mobile. On examination, the right knee is swollen and tender.

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