The Seven Organizational Approaches

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The seven organizational approaches Tonya Rutherford HCA/220 October 21, 2012 Diane Kondas The seven organizational approaches There are seven organizational approaches to studying the human body. Each approach is very important in getting a better understanding on how the human body works. The seven organizational approaches are Body plane sand directions, Body cavities, Quadrants and regions, Anatomy and physiology, Microscopic-to-macroscopic, Body systems, and Medical specialty. In addition to these approaches being important in the complexity in understanding of the human body they can be useful in the health care field as well. Body planes and direction approach is the division of the body into sections from front to back, right and left and top to bottom via the midsagittal plane, the coral plane, and the transverse plane. This approach might be used when doctors need to examine certain organs inside the body such as the lungs, the brain, the joints or tendons. Should there be a problem like a blood clot for example the doctor would know exactly where it is located by using this approach by use of a CAT scan. Body Cavity this approach is the study of the body’s cavity and the organs within them. This approach is used when studying a specific organ inside the body for example the brain which is located inside the cranial cavity. It can also be useful in examining how certain diseases are affecting other areas inside the human body. There is also a spinal cavity and it is located inside the bones of the spinal column. The spinal cavity also contains the spinal cord, spinal nerves, and other structures. Quadrants and regions approach is the division of the lower torso into four quadrant sections are nine region sections in which to help identify the areas which the internal organs are

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