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Introduction to Sectional Anatomy

Introduction to Sectional Anatomy

This presentation is for students and educators in the radiologic sciences. The topic is introduction to sectional anatomy. This presentation may be used as a lecture, homework viewing assignment or a supplemental learning resource. Prerequisite knowlegde in medical terminology and human anatomy is required. Upon completion of this presentation, the viewer should be able to do the following: 1.Describe the general concept of sectional imaging 2.Maintain one’s perspective when viewing sectional images 3.Categorize sectional images as sagittal, coronal, or axial 4.Accurately classify joints within the body 5.Provide a basic overview of computer tomography (CT) 6.Describe the Hounsfield scale and basic absorption values of common tissues 7.Provide a basic understanding of magnetic resonance... Show More


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