Mosby's Dissector for the Rehabilitation Professional

Exploring Human Anatomy

Designed specifically to meet the unique needs of students studying to become rehabilitation professionals - including physical therapists, occupational therapists, and chiropractors - this full-color dissection guide helps you connect discoveries in the dissection lab with function and pathology. With the necessary technical information you need – including content on applied anatomy, embryology, and structural histology – in 25 laboratory exploration chapters, this unique guide uses case studies and critical thinking exercises to encourage you to explore human anatomy, synthesize your findings, and apply your knowledge to clinical practice.

Spiral Bound, 224 Pages

Published: February 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-05708-0


  • Introduction to Exploring

    Lab Exploration 1: Vertebral Column

    Lab Exploration 2: Back

    Lab Exploration 3: Suboccipital Triangle

    Lab Exploration 4: Spinal Cord

    Lab Exploration 5: Thoracic Body Wall, Pleural Cavities and Lungs

    Lab Exploration 6: Heart and Mediastinum

    Lab Exploration 7: Abdominal Body Wall and Inguinal Region

    Lab Exploration 8: Peritoneal Cavity and Abdominal Viscera

    Lab Exploration 9: Diaphragm, Kidneys and Bladder

    Lab Exploration 10: Triangles of the Neck

    Lab Exploration 11: Pectoral Region and Axilla

    Lab Exploration 12: Scapular Region, Shoulder Joint and Arm

    Lab Exploration 13: Elbow and Forearm

    Lab Exploration 14: Wrist and Hand

    Lab Exploration 15: Posterior Body Wall

    Lab Exploration 16: Anterior and Medial Thigh

    Lab Exploration 17: Gluteal Region Posterior and Lateral Thigh

    Lab Exploration 18: Perineum and Ischiorectal Fossa

    Lab Exploration 19: Popliteal Fossa and Knee Joint

    Lab Exploration 20: Leg and Dorsum of Foot

    Lab Exploration 21: Plantar Foot and Ankle

    Lab Exploration 22: Viscerocranium and Muscles of Facial Expression

    Lab Exploration 23: Neurocranium and Intracranial Fossae

    Lab Exploration 24: Muscles of Mastication and Temporomandibular Joint

    Lab Exploration 25: Craniovertebral Joints and Prevertebral Muscles



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