Pocket Anatomy https://www.pocketanatomy.com Award Winning 3D Anatomy Software Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:54:18 +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 Anatomy of Cancer https://www.pocketanatomy.com/health-and-education/movember Wed, 02 Nov 2016 15:22:55 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=11459 Movember, if your not already familiar with the term, is a combination of “mo” (short for moustache) and “November”, and is celebrated as a way to draw attention to cancers that affect men, particularly prostate and testicular cancers…because men are dying too young. (#Movember) The goal of the Movember movement is “to change the face

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Case Study: University of California Irvine https://www.pocketanatomy.com/teaching-anatomy/case-study-university-california-irvine Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:30:02 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=11446 “…there are quite a few apps that effectively marry anatomy content and the iPad technology such as the Pocket Anatomy app.” Dr. Warren Weichmann, University of California Irvine. Way back in August 6, 2010…students at University of California, Irvine’s School of Medicine started their medical education. That year, next to good old books, they each

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How to: 3D Navigation https://www.pocketanatomy.com/tutorial/how-to-3d-navigation Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:00:06 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=11279 Hello! Pocket Anatomy is there on your iPad and you get excited every time you show it to your friends. The coolest part? Flipping through the two human models showing the layers and the beautiful 3D graphic details. Our Interactive 3D Human Body app is designed in such a way to allow you to navigate and

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The Anatomy of medical jargon – part 2 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/teaching-anatomy/the-anatomy-of-medical-jargon Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:53:07 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=11338 Last month we started to see how medical terminology, no matter how complex it looks like, can be decoded by becoming more familiar with words roots deriving from -mostly – Greek and Latin. So far we focused only on parts of the human body. This month, we will look at more general concepts, like diseases

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Anatomy of Healthy Lungs https://www.pocketanatomy.com/health-and-education/healthy-lung-month Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:59:25 +0000 https://www.pocketanatomy.com/?p=11292 October is Healthy Lung Month. By taking care of our lungs—and keeping them healthy—we help to maintain our general health as well. Take a deep breath…and read on! In preparation for November’s Great American Smokeout, scheduled annually for the third Thursday of the month (this year on 17 November), during which smokers are encouraged to

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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 maybe spending hours spinning around the 3D models of the male and female body and have certainly 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

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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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