Anatomy of Head, Neck and Brain - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131211564

Anatomy of Head, Neck and Brain

1st Edition

Authors: Vishram Singh
Paperback ISBN: 9788131211564
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 19th November 2009
Page Count: 500

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Key Features

  • Faithfully follows syllabus of Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India

  • Numerous carefully drawn 4-color illustrations that are easy to understand, enhancing the retention of anatomical details and are simple to reproduce during examinations. They follow the color scheme standardized for depicting anatomical structures
  • Tables and Flowcharts that summarize the text and present complex data in a simple manner
  • Clinical correlations integrated in the text, highlighting practical application of anatomical facts; an approach increasingly being adopted in anatomy teaching
  • Clinical Case Study at the end of each chapter to initiate interest of students in problem based learning (PBL)
  • Additional information of higher academic value presented in a simple way in boxes (N.B.) to generate interest of readers, especially the aspiring postgraduates
  • MCQs at the end of each chapter for self-assessment of the topics studied

Table of Contents

1 Introduction and Living Anatomy of the Head and Neck

2 Osteology of the Head and Neck

3 Scalp, Temple and Face

4 Skin, Superficial Fascia and Deep Fascia of the Neck

5 Side of the Neck

6 Anterior Region of the Neck

7 Back of the Neck and Cervical Spinal Column

8 Parotid Region

9 Submandibular Region

10 Infratemporal Fossa, Temporo-mandibular Joint and Pterygo-palatine Fossa

11 Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands, Trachea and Esophagus

12 Pre- and Paravertebral Regions and Root of the Neck

13 Oral Cavity

14 Pharynx and Palate

15 Larynx (Voice-Box)

16 Blood Supply and Lymphatic Drainage of the Head and Neck

17 Nose and Paranasal Air Sinuses

18 Ear

19 Orbit and Eyeball

20 Vertebral Canal and Its Contents

21 Cranial Cavity

22 Cranial Nerves

23 General Plan and Membranes of the Brain

24 Brainstem

25 Cerebellum and Fourth Ventricle

26 Diencephalon and Third Ventricle

27 Cerebrum

28 Basal Nuclei and Limbic System

29 Blood Supply of the Brain

Appendix: Multiple Choice Questions


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About the Author

Vishram Singh

Vishram Singh is presently Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, and Member of the Academic Council and Core Committee PhD Course, Santosh Medical College, Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is also Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Anatomical Society of India. He holds MBBS and MS (Anatomy) degrees from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, UP. Professor Singh has been teaching anatomy to undergraduate and postgraduate students at several colleges and institutes like King George’s Medical College, and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and has been an examiner to various colleges and universities. He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching, research, and clinical practice. He is the recipient of The Best Teacher and Researcher Award from Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya. He is an expert in anatomy and has more than 15 books to his credit and published several research articles in national and international journals.