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

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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 divide the body into front and back, right and left, and top and bottom sections. The body direction represents the movement away from or toward those planes. EAMPLES Frontal Plane:- Coronal Plane Front of the body is known as: Anterior or Ventral section. The back of the body known as: Posterior or Dorsal section. Anterior section: known as Prone position. Posterior Section: Dorsal Supine position. Right & left plane:- Midsagittal Plane Moving from the side of the body toward the midline is known as: Medial or Medially. Moving from the midline toward the side of the body is moving known as: Lateral direction or Latterally This approach might be used in an MRI to then create images of body slices. To divide the body into the proper anterior or posterior sections, superior and inferior, and distal and proximal. Body cavities The body cavities are surrounded by bones and muscles to help support the protections of organs and the structures within the cavity. Examples: Cranium: Protects the cranial. Bones (Vertebrae): Proetects the spinal cavity or spinal canal. One approach that might be used, the
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