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Human anatomy 3: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Jeffrey Kerr

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The teaching program includes dissection of the thorax, abdomen and pelvis on human cadavers and provides a basic understanding of the organisation and functional anatomy of the viscera and body wall. Living and surface anatomy will be included. The principles of fetal development of the thoracic, abdominal and pelvic organs in the human and the causes of congenital abnormalities etc will be introduced. Interpretation of radiology images will include contrast media, MRI and CT scans.

Assessment: Practical assessment: 20% + Essay assignment: 20% + Practical test: 20% + Examination: 40%

Contact Hours: Three 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour laboratory per week

Prerequisites: ANT2311

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