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By Mark Hankin, Dennis Morse, Carol Bennett-Clarke

Packed with 50 situations that give some thought to a hundred thirty attainable diagnoses, and greater than 250 illustrations, this concise, hugely obtainable booklet is a needs to for clinical scholars and pros getting ready for his or her classes, forums, and perform. With every one bankruptcy, you are going to achieve perception into the basics of human anatomy and--just as importantly--its relevance to real scientific perform. medical Anatomy good points an intuitive physique sector association, that's in step with the typical tutorial technique of clinical gross anatomy classes. No different consultant provides you with the chance to engage with scientific stipulations on a degree that so heavily approximates scientific perform. positive factors - A rigorous, case-based method is helping you grasp the fundamentals of anatomy and follow what you've gotten discovered to real-world scientific situations - 50 scientific situations contain the sufferer criticism, appropriate findings of the actual exam, and the signs of similar scientific difficulties - greater than 250 full-color ANATOMIC AL AND medical pictures - Definitions of scientific phrases awarded WITH each one cASE - Instructive assessment of the worried procedure within the first bankruptcy - Logical physique area association - Chapter-ending USMLE-type (clinical-vignette) evaluate questions - valuable appendices function a finished record of medical phrases (referenced through case) and factors of the right kind solutions for the evaluation questions

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There is no history of heart or respiratory disease. ■■ Respiratory rate: 24 cycles/min Normal adult: 14–18 cycles/min; women slightly higher Results of physical examination of the thorax: ■■ Right, upper thorax has mild hyperresonance on percussion. ■■ Respiratory sounds on the right are absent in the upper lobe and are weak in the middle and lower lobes. Imaging Studies ■■ Anteroposterior chest radiography reveals a visceral pleural line in the right pulmonary cavity. ■■ No patchy infiltrates or increased bronchovascular markings.

In mitral valve prolapse, the cusps are mobile. In contrast, the cusps in mitral stenosis are more rigid due to fusion along the commissures, the accumulation of foreign material on the cusp surfaces, and calcification. Clinical Note Mitral valve prolapse is present in approximately 10% of the general female population. For this reason, the clinical significance of this condition is disputed. ■■ Midsystolic clicks are postulated to be the result of sudden tension on elongated, slackened chordae tendineae, or by the prolapsing valve cusp reaching its maximal excursion.

4 Pneumothorax Patient Presentation A 26-year-old male is admitted to the emergency department complaining of chest pain. Relevant Clinical Findings History The patient relates that over the past 3 hours he has been experiencing sharp pain over the right side of his chest. The pain started suddenly when he was at home watching television. He relates that the pain worsens when he inhales. He also feels that his breathing is becoming progressively more difficult. The patient admits to smoking as many as 15 cigarettes each day.

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