Pocket Anatomy https://www.pocketanatomy.com Award Winning 3D Anatomy Software Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:39:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6.1 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/cropped-Pocket_Anatomy_AppIcon_512x512-32x32.png Pocket Anatomy https://www.pocketanatomy.com 32 32 How To: Learning Content https://www.pocketanatomy.com/teaching-anatomy/weekly-tip-accessing-pa-learning-content Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:36:25 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=11182 You’ve just downloaded the Pocket Anatomy app. You’re spending hours spinning around the 3D models of the male and female body and have been admiring the beauty of them. You’re amazed at how complex this machine is! Now, it’s high time to understand how the human body works and how each single part is connected

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The Anatomy of Medical Jargon https://www.pocketanatomy.com/teaching-anatomy/anatomy-medical-jargon Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:10:29 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=11181 Anatomy classes have started and in the last few weeks your ears haves been picking up new sounds and trying to decode the medical jargon used by your educators when explaining the human body… Don’t panic! In few months, you will also speak the same language too…But, why wait a few months when you can

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Anatomy of a Yoga Teacher https://www.pocketanatomy.com/reviews/yoga-teacher Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:16:37 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=11156 Five years ago I even wasn’t thinking about being a yoga teacher, (for nearly 10 years I had been content to be a student). But I felt I was missing something and I began to ponder about the origins of my yoga practice. My lifelong teacher and friend hinted I might be interested in the

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Education and Health: It’s Back-to-School Month https://www.pocketanatomy.com/main-blog/education-health-back-school-month Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:45:08 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=11138 September is a busy month for parents around the world. The end of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, the start of spring in the Southern. Everyone busy getting kids ready for whatever “next steps” lie ahead for them. In the spirit of starting a new school year, I’d like to focus on three varied topics

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Anatomy of Skin Cancer https://www.pocketanatomy.com/main-blog/sun-cancer Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:53:17 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=10843 Summer is all about sun safety. With summer newly arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, our thoughts turn to “fun-in-the-sun” times. The new swim suit, a trip to the park, sand buckets for the kids, and—oh, yes—don’t forget the sunscreen! July is “UV Safety Month” in the U.S. So what exactly does “UV safety” mean? And

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Anatomy of Safety https://www.pocketanatomy.com/main-blog/anatomy-of-safety Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:20:43 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=10800 Safety, around since the 1300s, can be defined as the freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury, danger, or loss; or the quality of averting or not causing injury. These same concepts can be incorporated into a word that came onto the scene about 200 years later: prevention. Safety and prevention are inextricably linked,

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The Air We Breathe https://www.pocketanatomy.com/health-and-education/anatomy-of-pulmonary-conditions Fri, 13 May 2016 10:56:14 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=10749 The air we breathe—the air that supports all life—can also be the vehicle for introducing toxic pollutants into our lungs, leading to illness and death. Each day, around the globe, millions of people are exposed to airborne particles that have the potential to alter their state of health. Air pollution, whether from particles introduced from

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Review by Student Physician Associate https://www.pocketanatomy.com/main-blog/review-student-physician-associate Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:26:46 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=10701 I first received the Pocket Anatomy app back in 2012 from my parents for university. I studied a Human Biology degree which included modules on the Musculoskeletal System and Anatomy & Physiology. I couldn’t recommend the apps enough, especially the Pocket Heart & Pocket Anatomy to healthcare professionals, or healthcare/medical students. Paris Smith – Student Physician

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Lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve https://www.pocketanatomy.com/teaching-anatomy/pins/lateral-antebrachial-cutaneous-nerve Wed, 20 Apr 2016 21:53:08 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=10665 Lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve – Anatomy Course A continuation of the musculocutaneous nerve in the arm. This nerve becomes the lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve once it has emerged from between the biceps brachii and the brachialis muscle, lateral to the biceps brachii tendon, passing behind the cephalic vein. It then divides into two branches, both

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Anatomy of Social & Sexual Health https://www.pocketanatomy.com/health-and-education/anatomy-social-sexual-health Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:43:39 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=10603 April: In an interesting and significant coincidence, April is celebrated in the U.S. and several other countries as an awareness month for the following social and sexual health topics: use and mis-use of alcohol,  sexual assault awareness, and sexually transmitted diseases. These three more “social” topics and the places where they intersect are the themes

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