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Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck

By Margaret J. Fehrenbach, Susan W. Herring, Margaret J. Fehrenback

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Format: Paperback, 342 pages
Other Information: 286 illustrations, bibliography, glossary, index
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 December 1995
This illustraed text aims to offer dental hygiene students and practitioners the knowledge of head and neck anatomy they need. Explanations and examples demonstrate the spatial relationships of structures: anterior-posterior, medial-lateral, superior-inferior. The text offers study aides including chapter outlines and objectives, a glossary, identification exercises, review questions (with answers at the end of the book), a pronunciation guide and tables. It emphasizes specific anatomy of the temporomandibular joint for an understanding of disorders associated with it. Clinical chapters on use of local anesthesia and the spread of dental infection are included. Clinical photographs and line drawings depict specific anatomical structures.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: clinical applications; anatomical nomenclature; normal anatomic variation. Chapter 2 Surface anatomy: surface anatomy; regions of the head; regions of the neck. Chapter 3 Bones: skeletal system; skull; fossae of the skull; paranasal sinuses; bones of the neck; abnormalities of bone. Chapter 4 Muscles: muscular system; cervical muscles; muscles of facial expression; muscles of mastication; hyoid muscles; muscles of the tongue; muscles of the pharynx; muscles of the soft palate. Chapter 5 Temporomandibular joint: anatomy of the joint; jaw movements with muscle relationships; disorders of the joint. Chapter 6 Blood supply: vascular supply; arterial blood supply to the head and neck; venous drainage of the head and neck; blood vessel lesions. Chapter 7 Glandular tissue: glandular tissue; lacrimal glands; salivary glands; thyroid gland; parathyroid glands; thymus glands. Chapter 8 Nervous system: nervous system; autonomic nervous system; cranial nerves; nerves to te oral cavity and associated structures; nerve lesions of the head and neck. Chapter 9 Anatomy for local anesthesia: anatomical considerations for local anesthesia; maxillary nerve anesthesia; mandibular nerve anesthesia. Chapter 10 Lymphatics: lymphatic system; lymph nodes of the head and neck; tonsils; lymphadenopathy; metastasis and cancer. Chapter 11 Fascia and spaces: fascia; fascial spaces; spaces of the head and neck. Chapter 12 Spread of dental infection: infectious process; dental infection; spread of dental infection; prevention of the spread of dental infection.

EAN: 9780721640822
ISBN: 0721640826
Publisher: Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd
Dimensions: 25.4 x 20.3 x 1.5 centimetres (0.70 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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