Instant Anatomy: A course in Human Anatomy

A lecture course in clinically applied topographical anatomy covering all areas of the human body and embryology.
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  • Lectures 142
  • Length 23 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

This course on human anatomy with a emphasis on surgical implications is based on our hugely popular podcast series and the lectures are broken up into the following subjects:

  • Limbs
  • Thorax
  • Abdomen
  • Head and Neck
  • Embryology

The material is presented with over 1100 diagrams and over 22 hours of audio.

The material is presented by Dr Robert Whitaker who spent his clinical career as a paediatric urological surgeon. Having retired from surgery, Dr Whitaker now teaches clinically applied topographical anatomy to first-year medical students at the University of Cambridge, in the UK. He also teaches clinically applied anatomy to surgical, radiological and other speciality trainees and is a former examiner for the MRCS at the English and Edinburgh Colleges of Surgeons. Dr Whitaker is also the co-author of the top selling book Instant Anatomy.

What are the requirements?

  • Have a very basic understanding of human anatomy

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the various elements of anatomy in the upper and lower limbs including the movements, muscles, nerves and blood supply
  • Understand the anatomy of the abdomen, with detail of each of the organs and their blood supply, and the overall autonomic nerves that supply the abdomen
  • Understand the anatomy of the head and neck including all the structures within the head and neck with emphasis on the cranial nerves and diagnostic elements of nerve problems
  • Understand the anatomy the thorax with emphasis on respiration and the blood flow and actions of the heart
  • Understand embryology from the moment of fertilisation to the development of the intestine and the GI tract
  • Overall have a good understanding of human anatomy with a strong reference on surgical anatomy

What is the target audience?

  • This anatomy course is ideal for medical, nursing, physiotherapy and anatomy students

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
00:36
Section 2: The Limbs - general lectures
The Classification of the Joints
Preview
08:56
Surface Anatomy of the Limbs
09:18
The Venous drainage of the limbs
08:04
Section 3: The Upper Limb anatomy
Shoulder Joint and its Movements
10:16
Axilla and Cubital fossa
08:19
Brachial Plexus part 1
Preview
18:15
Brachial Plexus part 2
12:58
Nerve damage in humeral fractures
06:49
Posterior Forearm
14:57
Carpal tunnel and flexor retinaculum
05:25
Small Muscles of the Hand
14:18
Sensory Nerve Supply of the Hand
08:20
Palpable Structures and Vulnerable Nerves in the Upper Limb
08:34
Arteries, Veins & Lymphatics in the Upper Limb - An Overview
09:26
Myotomes and Dermatomes in the Upper Limb
08:58
Principles of Movements at Joints in the Upper Limb
05:19
Movements at Sternoclavicular Joint and Abduction of the Shoulder
05:43
Axilla and its Three Spaces
04:24
Brachial Plexus and its Topographical Features
06:01
Events Occurring at Mid-Humerus
02:49
Cubital Fossa and Interosseous Membrane
04:44
Arteries and Nerves in the Elbow Region
04:34
Forearm - Analysis of Flexion and Extension
10:48
Snuff Box and Ventral Wrist
05:31
Flexor and Extensor Retinacula
04:22
Upper limbs questions
39 questions
Section 4: Lower Limb
Femoral Triangle and Gluteal Region
11:06
Muscle groups in the thigh
Preview
05:57
The Hip Joint
10:44
The Knee Joint
16:21
The Ankle Joint and Foot Movements
11:12
Overview of Arteries and Lymphatics in Lower Limb
06:34
Veins & Pulses in the Lower Limb
04:47
Dermatomes, Myotomes & Reflexes in the Lower Limb
04:45
Principles of Movement at Joints in the Lower Limb
03:22
Developmental Internal Rotation - Femoral and Obturator Nerves
02:51
Thigh Muscles and Adductor Canal
04:35
Femoral Triangle and Femoral Canal
05:26
Gluteal Region
06:48
Sciatic Foramina & the 6Ps
03:48
Arterial Supply of Hip
04:31
Knee and Unhappy Triad Syndrome
07:42
Q Angle and Locking of the Knee
05:23
Bursae and the popliteal fossa
06:50
Nerve Lesions in the Lower Limb
03:19
Prolapsed Discs Affecting the Lower Limb
06:01
Compartment syndrome
05:01
Tibia, fibula & interosseous membrane
07:36
Ligaments & tendons at ankle
07:35
Foot arches & talocalcaneonavicular joint
07:48
Comparison of hand & foot
04:50
Lower Limb questions
73 questions
Section 5: Abdomen
Abdomen: Surface Anatomy and Peritoneum
13:53
Abdomen: Anterior abdominal wall and inguinal canal
Preview
21:04
Inguinal Canal
06:28
Abdomen: Oesophagus, Stomach and Duodenum
17:26
Abdomen: Small and large bowel, blood supply of intestine and the portal system
19:49
Abdomen: Liver, biliary system, pancreas and spleen
19:11
Abdomen: The rectum and anal canal
15:32
Abdomen: Posterior abdominal wall
14:53
Abdomen: Kidneys, ureters and bladder
15:58
Abdomen: Male urinary and reproductive systems
18:58
Abdomen: Pelvis and female reproductive organs
20:50
The Branches of the Internal Iliac Artery
07:08
The Perineum
15:55
Urinary control
13:54
A walk through the inguinal canal
07:53
Development of the General Peritoneal Cavity
07:36
Development of the Lesser Sac
08:11
Developmental Divisions of the Intestine & Mesentery Versus Retroperitoneal
07:22
Branches of Internal Iliac Artery
04:05
Sex Differences in Bony Pelvis
03:51
Blood Supply of Stomach
03:41
Abdominal Aorta & Bowel Blood Supply
10:05
Abdominal Systemic & Portal Venous Systems
05:24
Kidney & its Relations
08:15
Ureter
05:42
Spermatic Cord, Vas & Seminal Vesicles
09:25
Broad Ligament of the Uterus
07:44
Prostate
06:29
Autonomic Nerve Supply of Abdomen
05:17
Posterior abdominal wall nerves
08:18
Perineum 1
09:43
Perineum 2
07:48
Abdomen Questions
46 questions
Section 6: Head and Neck
The Bones of the Skull
Preview
13:55
Cranial Nerves part 1
15:30
Cranial Nerves part 2
14:58
Cranial Nerves part 3
16:56
Cranial Nerves part 4
19:57
Cranial Nerves part 5
18:42
The Ear
13:01
The Nose and Nasopharynx
14:54

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Instructor Biography

Robert Whitaker, Instant Anatomy

My name is Robert Whitaker and I spent my clinical career as a paediatric urological surgeon. Having retired from surgery, I now teach clinically applied topographical anatomy to first-year medical students in Cambridge, UK. I also teach clinically applied anatomy to surgical, radiological and other speciality trainees. I am a past examiner for the MRCS at the English and Edinburgh Colleges of Surgeons.

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