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1.3 Superficial dissection, female pectoral region

1.3 Superficial dissection, female pectoral region

On the specimen’s right side, the skin is removed; on the left side, the breast is sagittally sectioned. The breast extends from the 2nd to the 6th ribs. The axillary process (tail) of the breast consists of glandular tissue projecting toward the axilla. The region of loose connective tissue between the pectoral fascia and the […]

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1.1 Surface anatomy of male pectoral region

1.1 Surface anatomy of male pectoral region

The subject is adducting the shoulders against resistance to demonstrate the pectoralis major muscle. The pectoralis major muscle has two parts, the sternocostal and clavicular heads. The anterior axillary fold is formed by the inferior border of the sternocostal head of the pectoralis major muscle. The axillary fossa (“armpit”) is a surface feature overlying a […]

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CRUTCH WALKING

CRUTCH WALKING

Definition Crutches are artificial supports and assists patients who need aid in walking because of disease, injury, or a birth defect. Purposes > To assist client who cannot bear  any weight on one leg. > To assist client who have full weight bearing on both legs. > Prevent injury to client who has difficulty in […]

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