7 organizational approaches

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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 is the division of the body into sections. There are 3 main types of body planes; sagittal, coronal, transverse. There are also the movements of away from, toward and in between. When a surgeon needs to make an incision they would use the body plane and directions to find where the best place for them. Body cavities The body cavity is the study of where the body’s organs are placed and how they lay in that cavity. This approached can be used when studying the body’s organs and the anatomy of the body. It can also be used to see how that body does when it has a disease within it. Quadrant and regions The quadrant and regions approach is when the lower half of the abdomen is divided into 4 equal quadrant sections and 9 equal region sections. This helps show where the body’s organs are places. When a physician is doing a physical exam on a patient using quadrants and regions to divide up sections of the body would be very helpful. Anatomy and physiology The anatomy and physiology approach is the study of the structure of the body and how it functions and works. The anatomy and physiology approach
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