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About the Book

The brachial plexus is taught in this enhanced video book of the Human Anatomy Video Project series from nerve roots to trunks, divisions, cords and branches.  The relationships of these structures to scalene muscles, axillary artery and upper extremity musculature is presented.  Nerves along chest wall, long thoracic and thoracodorsal nerves, vulnerable to axillary node dissection are emphasized for their surgical vulnerability.  Peripheral nerves and vasculature are discussed as they course along the arm and elbow joint.


Brachial Plexus Exposure, Proximal Brachial Plexus, Distal Brachial Plexus


This textbook is designed for medical students, residents, physician assistants, nurses and other healthcare professionals to learn and review human anatomy and to prepare for board exams. This series is authored by the faculty of Yale Human Anatomy and this work is the primary textbook for Yale medical, physician assistant and nursing students as well as the basis for Yale’s Coursera course on anatomy.

About the Series:

Explore the complete dissection cycle through fully narrated videos and interactive text created by Yale Human Anatomy Faculty. The Human Anatomy Video Project serves as a basis for anatomy education, study guides and anatomy test prep. The series presents annotated videos of human dissection using a step by step approach to understanding regional anatomy. Each volume has a set of learning objectives, interactive quizzes and a list of key structures.

The Human Anatomy Video Project Volumes:

• Introduction to Anatomy: Anatomy of the Physical Exam

• Chest: Chest Cavity and Lungs; Heart; Mediastinum

• Neck

• Abdomen: Opening the Abdomen; Duodenum and Pancreas; Retroperitoneal Structures

• Pelvis and Perineum: Female; Male

• Upper Extremity: Proximal; Distal; Brachial Plexus

• Lower Extremity: Proximal; Distal

• Spine

• Head: Head; Midline Head and Neck; Skull Base, Cavernous Sinus, Orbit; Brain

• Radiology

Anatomy & Physiology
October 4
Human Anatomy Video Project
Charles Duncan

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