This edition of the book is thoroughly revised, especially Head and Neck and Brain sections, as per Dental Council of India’s recommendations. New material has been provided covering head and neck, molecular control of development, cranial nerves and the section on brain. FAQs and viva-voce questions have been added substantially to help the students in clearing their examinations.
BD Chaurasia’s Human Anatomy for Dental Students, 4/e has been thoroughly revised, especially Head and Neck and Brain sections, as per Dental Council of India’s recommendations. Many new diagrams have been added and the previous ones modified. Some selected diagrams from the first edition have been adapted and incorporated.
• A few further reading for inquisitive students has been provided at the end of the chapters in Head and Neck section.
• Molecular control of development of various organs has been given in this edition.
• Flowcharts of all cranial nerves have been provided in the Brain section
• For testing the knowledge acquired after understanding the main topics of Head, Neck and Brain, Frequently Asked Questions and Viva Voce questions have been added in all the chapters of these two regions.
These would help in better preparation of both theory and practical examinations.
The Head and Neck and Brain sections of the book colorfully present the following inherent salient features:
• Regional and Applied Anatomy • Clinical Anatomy • Dissection • Facts to Remember
• Clinicoanatomical Problems • Multiple Choice Questions
• Mnemonics • Frequently Asked Questions • Viva Voce
Organisation of the text chapters/sections:
Section 1 covers general anatomy in Chapters 1–8, including the terminology, features of bones, joints, muscles, blood vessels, skin,fasciae,etc.
Section 2 deals with head and neck in Chapters 9–28. Gross anatomy of head and neck has been given in detail. Steps of dissection have been put in blue boxes marked Dissection.Illustrated clinical anatomy is given along with each concerned topic to increase the book’s utility during the clinical years. Appendix with it comprises parasympathetic ganglia,tables of arteries,clinical terms,etc.
Section 3 deals with brain in Chapters 29–37. Chapter 32 exclusively deals with cranial nerves and their clinical anatomy. New flowcharts for all the cranial nerves have been added. Various surfaces, lobes, sulci, gyri and important areas are also delineated in the audiovisual presentation available to the readers on CBSiCentral App.
Section 4 effectively covers other regions of human body (Chapters 38–41), i.e. upper limb, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and lower limb.Each region is discussed in one chapter only giving clinically relevant details.
Section 5 includes topics of importance in human anatomy (Chapters 42–45), i.e. clinical procedures, genetics, embryology and histology.Embryology includes general embryology mentioned briefly and embryology of head and neck described adequately. Histology covers microscopic structures of basic tissues and important systems necessary for the dental students.
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Krishna Garg MBBS, MS, PhD, FIMSA, FIAMS, FAMS, FASI is ex-Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi. She joined LHMC in 1964 where she completed her MS and PhD, and taught anatomy till 1996. She has received fellowships of the Indian Medical Association, Academy of Medical Specialists, and the International Medical Science Academy. She was elected fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS) in 2005. She was honoured with Excellence Award in Anatomy in 2004 by Delhi Medical Association. She has received Life Time Achievement Award, Fellowship of Anatomical Society of India, and DMA Distinguished Services Award, in 2015. She is visiting faculty of DNB,MDS and a PhD examiner. She is Chief editor of BD Chaurasia’s Human Anatomy 8/e (Vols 1–4); author of Companion Pocketbook—BDC Human Anatomy (Vols 1–3) and coauthor of Textbook of Histology 5/e, Textbook of Neuroanatomy 6/e, Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses, Anatomy and Physiology for Allied Health Sciences, Practical Anatomy Workbook, Practical Histology Workbook and Practical Anatomy Workbook for Dental Students; and editor of Human Embryology 2/e and Handbook of General Anatomy 6/e. Another book she has written is Anatomy and Physiology for Diploma in Pharmacy Students.