Author: Olivia Murray

Muscle compartments of the leg

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For the final instalment of our examination of the muscular compartments let’s dive into the divisions of the leg. As we said before, the leg is divided into three muscular compartments, however this can sometimes be classified as four muscle groups.READ POST

Muscle compartments of the Thigh

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Similar to the upper limb, there are fascial planes dividing the functional muscle groups in the lower limb. Both the thigh and leg are divided into three separate compartments.READ POST

Muscle compartments of the upper arm

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The muscles of the limbs are divided into discrete compartments. Over the course of the next few weeks we will learn about each of these individual collections of muscle in detail and delve into the benefits and drawbacks of having such segregation. READ POST

Types of injection

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Injections? ? I hate them!! ? A pretty familiar response to the idea of having your skin breached by a needle; however this method of drug administration is one of the most common.READ POST

Anatomy Dissected: CNVII (facial nerve)

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It’s time for the 7th video in our Anatomy Dissected series on the cranial nerves! In this week’s video, Olivia Murray covers the facial nerve, which is responsible for facial expression, taste, and the autonomic function of the salivary and tear glands.READ POST

Intravenous drug administration

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The veins in your body are primarily responsible for returning blood to the heart from the peripheral tissues. However, we have also developed other ways to use them, notably as a highway to transport medicines to the rest of the body ?️READ POST

Anatomy Dissected: CNV (trigeminal nerve)

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Olivia Murray kicks off the new year with a video on CNV (the trigeminal nerve), which is responsible for providing sensation to the face, in addition to innervating the muscles of mastication.READ POST