HCA220_Appendix_D[1]

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 This approach divides the body into sections using planes: f ront and back sections using the coronal plane, left and right sections using the midsagittal plane, and top and bottom sections using the transverse plane. Body directions refer to the movement away from or towards these planes. This approach may be used when studyin g specific areas of the body such as lungs, brain, or joints and tendons. Body cavities The body cavity approach is the study of the body cavities and the organs within them: cranial cavity which house the brain and cranial nerves ; spinal cavity which house the spinal cord, nervers, and fluids; thoracic cavity contains the lungs, trachea, esophagus, and heart; abdominal cavity houses the gastrointestinal, reproductive, and urinary
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course HCA 220 taught by Professor James during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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

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