Antebrachial – Anatomy, Function And Structure

Antebrachial – Anatomy, Function And Structure

The word ‘antebrachial’ is the anatomical word for ‘inner forearm’. The medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve provides the sensory innervation of the medial forearm skin, which is superimposed by the olecranon. Together with the posterior and lateral antebrachials, the cutaneous nerves, it is responsible for the sensation of the skin of the forearm. Function And Structure…

ANAEROBIC CULTURES

ANAEROBIC CULTURES

An anaerobic bacteria culture is a method used to grow anaerobes from a clinical specimen. Obligate anaerobes are bacteria that can live only in the absence of oxygen. Obligate anaerobes are destroyed when exposed to the atmosphere for as briefly as 10 minutes. Some anaerobes are tolerant to small amounts of oxygen. Facultative anaerobes are…

Sleep Disorder Clinics – Narcolepsy, Sleep Apnea & Parasomnia

Sleep Disorder Clinics – Narcolepsy, Sleep Apnea & Parasomnia

Sleep disorder clinics are facilities in which certain conditions are diagnosed through the study of sleep. Such clinics are for diagnosis, therapy, and research. Sleep disorder clinics may provide some diagnostic or therapeutic services, which are covered under Medicare. These clinics may be affiliated either with a hospital or a freestanding facility. Whether a clinic…

Systems In Human Body

Systems In Human Body

The major systems of the human body are: 1. Cardiovascular System (Heart, Blood Vessels (Arteries, Capillaries, Veins). 2. Circulatory System (Heart, Blood, Vessels) 3. Digestive System (Mouth, Esophagus, Stomach, Small intestine, Large intestine) 4. Endocrine System (Hypothalamus, Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroids, Adrenals, Pineal body, Ovaries and Testes.) 5. Excretory System (Small and Large Intestines, Rectum, and…

MEDICAL TERMS

MEDICAL TERMS

Medical Terms that are commonly found in patient medical recordsAnterior: Situated on the front surface of the body; ventral.Bilateral: On both sides, having two sides.Caudal: Denoting the lower half of the body; inferior.Contraction: A shortening and/or tensioning of muscle tissue.Coronal: Pertaining to an imaginary longitudinal plane at right angle to the medial plane and dividing…