Clinical Anatomy A Case Study Approach PDF

Clinical Anatomy A Case Study Approach PDF

Anatomy: A Clinical Case Approach is written to promote the integration of basic anatomy with clinical findings in the context of specific patient conditions.  presents an overview of the nervous system.  use the following format to present clinical cases relevant to each body region:

Clinical Anatomy A Case Study Approach PDF

■ Patient Presentation. This section outlines the presenting complaint(s) as might be described by a patient.
■ Relevant Clinical Findings. A standard sequence for clinical evaluation is presented:
History, Physical Examination, Laboratory Tests, Imaging Studies, and Procedures. It is understood that vital signs are collected and assessed for every patient, but only those that have significance for the particular case are noted. Reference values for laboratory tests are derived primarily from Harrison’s Online

■ Clinical Problems to Consider. The relevant clinical findings are used to generate a list of diseases or conditions that correlate with the anatomical region involved in the case. The list is not intended for use in making a differential diagnosis.
■ Relevant Anatomy. The essential anatomy is reviewed for each disease or condition presented in the list of Clinical Problems to Consider. This section assumes students have knowledge of basic anatomical information and concepts.
■ Clinical Reasoning. The Clinical Problems for each case are defined and Signs and Symptoms, and Predisposing Factors outlined.

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■ Diagnosis. A likely diagnosis is presented and the basis for the signs and symptoms associated with each Clinical Problem is discussed.