HCA220_Appendix_D[1] - Axia College Material Appendix D...

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Axia College Material Appendix D Seven Organizational Approaches A. Use the matrix below to describe each approach to organizing information about the body. Discuss how each approach can be used. Approach Describe the approach How might the approach be used? Body planes and directions The body planes and directions approach is the division of the body into sections from front to back, right and left, and top and bottom by the use of the midsagittal plane, the coronal plane, and the transverse plane. Along with the movement away from or towards these planes This approach might be used when studying a certain organs and its surrounding functions or specific areas within the body such as the lungs, brain, or joints and tendons Body cavities The body cavity approach is the study of the body cavities and the organs within them This approach may be used when studying a specific organ within the body such as the brain, which is located within the cranial cavity. As well as how a disease is affecting a number of different organs within the human body. Quadrant and regions The quadrant and region approach is the division of the lower torso area into four quadrant sections or nine region sections in which to help identify the areas in which internal organs are placed. This approach would be a good approach to use as a reference when conducting a physical examination of internal organs. Anatomy and physiology The anatomy and physiology approach is the study of the structures of the human body and the study of the function and workings of those structures. The anatomy and physiology approach
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HCA220_Appendix_D[1] - Axia College Material Appendix D...

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