Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck - Pageburst Digital Book (Retail Access Card) / Edition 4

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Now in full-color, the thoroughly revised 3rd edition of Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck presents comprehensive coverage of all the information needed in the study of head and neck anatomy. It presents an understanding of anatomical parts and focal points for injection sites that are essential in the practice of dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting. Special emphasis is placed on such topics as anatomy of the temporomandibular joint, the spread of dental infection, and the anatomical basis of local anesthesia for pain control. Also includes flashcards for students who want to test their knowledge of basic anatomy and a new Evolve website offers a variety of study materials.

  • Each chapter features clinical photographs and high-quality line art.
  • High-quality illustrations, now in full color, clarify essential concepts.
  • Labeling exercises appear in each chapter to help students identify the different structures and test their knowledge of anatomy.
  • Each chapter features multiple-choice review questions that can be used by the instructor for testing or by the student for self-study.
  • Each chapter topic is relevant to the present needs of the dental professional and builds on former topics to make it easier for students to move through the text and successfully comprehend the information.
  • Tables throughout the book present and compare similar information to make it more meaningful for students to recognize similarities and differences among related topics.
  • A chapter outline at the beginning of each chapter provides a quick view of the chapter's contents.
  • Learning objectives outlined at the beginning of each chapter clearly identify the information students are expected to absorb from studying the chapter.
  • A bibliography list at the back of the text provides a succinct overview of additional reference resources.
  • Key terms and anatomical structure terms clearly highlight important terms in each chapter and provide easy access to pronunciation and definitions to make it easier for students to check their understanding as they are reading.
  • A glossary at the back of the book provides the meaning of important dental terminology conveniently located in one place.
  • Full-color design and illustrations improves the effectiveness of drawings that appear throughout the book.
  • Evolve website offers helpful features for students and faculty (see ancillary section for full description).
  • 64 flashcards provide an excellent study tool for students who want to test their knowledge of head and neck anatomy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455743285
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/29/2011
  • Edition number: 4
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Clinical Applications
  • Anatomical Nomenclature
  • Normal Anatomical Variation

2. Surface Anatomy
  • Surface Anatomy
  • Regions of the Head
  • Regions of the Neck

3. Skeletal System
  • Overview of the Skeletal System
  • Bones of the Head and Neck
  • Abnormalities of Bone

4. Muscular System
  • Overview of the Muscular System
  • Muscles of the Head and Neck

5. Temporomandibular Joint
  • Anatomy of the Temporomandibular Joint
  • Jaw Movements with Muscle Relationships
  • Disorders of the Joint

6. Vascular System
  • Overview of the Vascular System
  • Arterial Blood Supply to the Head and Neck
  • Venous Drainage of the Head and Neck
  • Vascular Lesions

7. Glandular Tissue
  • Overview of the Glandular Tissue
  • Lacrimal Glands
  • Salivary Glands
  • Thyroid Gland
  • Parathyroid Glands
  • Thymus Gland

8. Nervous System
  • Overview of the Nervous System
  • Nerves to the Oral Cavity and Associated Structures
  • Nerve Lesions of the Head and Neck

9. Anatomy of Local Anesthesia
  • Overview of Anatomical Considerations for Local Anesthesia
  • Maxillary Nerve Anesthesia
  • Mandibular Nerve Anesthesia

10. Lymphatic System
  • Overview of the Lymphatic System
  • Lymph Nodes of the Head and Neck
  • Tonsils
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Metastasis and Cancer

11. Fascia and Spaces
  • Overview of the Fascia
  • Spaces of the Head and Neck

12. Spread of Dental Infection
  • Infectious Process
  • Dental Infections
  • Spread of Dental Infections
  • Prevention of the Spread of Dental Infections

Appendix A: Bibliography

Appendix B: Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Assessment

Glossary of Key Terms and Anatomical Terms

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