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Medschoolmanic Presents: Brachial Plexus Made Easy!

The bane of all students who take anatomy seems to be the same: the brachial plexus. But never fear! I I found a link online that you can follow here that makes learning the brachial plexus incredibly simple. I drew out the steps themselves to show the process in color. Furthermore, I corrected a few mistakes within the presentation. Let us begin!

Step 1: Start by drawing two y shaped lines in the same direction. Feel free to draw them in either direction as it will make it easier to learn if you can draw it both ways. 

Step 2: Draw another Y shaped line in the opposite direction. 

Step 3: Draw an M connecting your initial two Y’s. This will also be an important point of reference when looking at the cadaver. 

Step 4: Draw an X and a dash

Step 5: Label the nerves roots (C5-T1)

Step 6: Label your nerve branches. Key is as follows: 

  • Mc: Musculocutaneous
  • Ax: Axillary 
  • R: Radial
  • M: Median
  • U: Ulnar

Some people like to remember the mnemonic MARMU for the brachial plexus branches 

Step 7: The rest of the brachial plexus can be split up into four groups of 3. Our first 3 would be the branches to C5, C6, and C7 that form the lateral thoracic nerve (LTN)

Step 8: The next three to be added are the following: 

  • DSN: Dorsal scapular nerve
  • SS: Suprascapular nerve
  • LP: Lateral pectoral nerve

Step 9: The next three nerves to be added are the: 

  • SS: Subscapular nerve
  • TD: Thoracodorsal nerve
  • SS: Subscapular nerve

Step 10: The last three to be added are: 

  • MP: Medial Pectoral Nerve
  • MBC: Medial Brachial Cutaneous Nerve
  • MABC: Medial Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve

Step 11: Last nerve to be added is the Subscapular nerve

Step 12: The last step is to label your roots, trunks, divisions, cords, and branches, which I separated with a faint gray line. At this time, you’ll want to label your upper, middle, and lower trunks, the anterior and posterior divisions, and your lateral, medial and posterior cords. Some people like to remember the order from roots to branches with the mnemonic: Real Truckers Drink Cold Beer. 

All done! After drawing this out a few times you should get to the point where you can draw out the entire plexus from memory. The key to anatomy is repetition repetition repetition. Best of luck!

anonymous asked:

Hey Ivory! If this isn't personal, may I ask how you feel about Muslims? As an Australian, they irk the hell out of me, especially when they demand that they be allowed to cover their heads with the Heejab. Like, keep your culture to yourself! How do you feel?

Please unfollow and block me right now and never come on my blog again because I very strongly disagree with your opinion to the point that I am feeling rather horrified to know that someone who has such thoughts is potentially following my blog. I get that everyone is allowed their own opinion, but you are so unbelievably ethnocentric, ignorant and uneducated that it baffles me beyond belief and I am actually slightly shocked that you had the audacity to come to my inbox and send me a message like this that exhibits such extreme religious discrimination.

Because yes, what you are saying is in fact religious discrimination and not cultural at all! The hijab is part of Islamic religion. Besides, Islam is not the only religion in our world that covers their hair. In Judaism, some married Orthodox Jewish women wear headscarves called a tichel or wear wigs known as a sheitel, and in Anglicanism and Roman Catholicism, nuns cover their heads with a veil alongside wearing a coif, cincture, tunic, sleeves, underskirts, and scapular, all of which covers their whole bodies. So stop behaving as though the hijab is foreign and abstract and that the covering of the body or face is a concept that solely belongs to Islam. Many, if not all religions do it, so why are you not spouting off about them for following their beliefs, too? Would you tell a Christian to stop wearing their cross? Would you tell a Jew to take off their kippah?

“Keep your culture to yourself”? Well, I strongly advise you keep your opinion to yourself because it is absolute fucking bullshit. I honestly do not care if you are offended by this because you are so blatantly and offensively judging people based on the fact that they are following their religion and its beliefs, when I am one hundred and ten percent positive that no Muslim has done a single fucking thing to you except “irk the hell out of you” because they are being vocal about a bunch of terrible people like you who are trying to oppress them of their rightful place in Australian society just for following the beliefs of their religion.

As an Australian, I am ashamed of you.

What people think Catholic aesthetic is: gold frames, icons, incense, holy water, prayers the pews of a church with gothic architecture or stained glass

What it really is: MY ROSARY IS TANGLED. ITS ALWAYS TANGLED. WHY DOES MY ROSARY GET TANGLED BUT THEN THE LITTLE METAL PARTS GET HOOKED TOGETHER. SCAPULAR OR A NECKLACE WITH CRUCIFIX AND 16 METALS YOU CANT HAVE BOTH. I NEED CONFESSION.

*CATHOLIC DOCTRINES ARE IN THE BIBLE*

_Catholics are always intimidated into believing that we do things contrary to the Bible just because we are sometimes ignorant of what we do. The following will help you locate *WHERE* what we do in the Bible._

*1) PRAYING FOR THE DEAD*
2 Mac. 12:38-45
Wisdom 3:1
Tobit 4:17

*2) USE OF IMAGES AND SACRAMENTS _(these remind us of what they stand for)_*
2 kings 3:20-21
Num. 21:8-9
Ex 25:17-22
Col 1:20, 2:14
John 12:32
Acts 19:11-12

*3) AUTHENTICITY OF CATHOLIC TRADITION AS A SOURCE OF REVEALED TRUTH*
2 Thes 2:15
2 cor 10:10-11
John 21:25
2 John 1:12
3 John 1:13

*4) THE SHIFT OF THE DAY OF THE LORD FROM SATURDAY TO SUNDAY (SABBATH)*
Rev 1:10
Acts 20:7
1 cor 16:1-2
John 20:1-22

*5) THE POPE’S AUTHORITY AS THE SUCCESSOR OF ST. PETER*
John 21:15-17
Matt 16: 18-19
Acts 2:1-14

*6) THE REFERENCE TO CATHOLIC PRIESTS AS _‘FATHER’_ WHEN THERE IS ONLY ONE FATHER IN HEAVEN*
Gen 17:4
Jer 7:7
Num 12:14
Jn. 6:49
Mtt. 23:30
Lk. 1:73

*7) IS THE BIBLE IN SUPPORT OF THE HIERARCHY IN THE CHURCH? YES*
Eph 4:11-13
1 Tim 5:17-25
1 Tim 3:1-7, 8-13

*8) IS PURGATORY REAL? YES! WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT IT?*
Is 35:8, 52:1
Zech 13:1-2
1 cor 3:15
Lk. 12:47-48, 58-59
Rev. 21:27
Heb 12:22-23
Job 14:13-17

*9) ABOUT INCENSE*
Ex 30:33-37
Num 16:6-7
Lev. 16:12-13
Lk.1:10
Rev. 8:32

*10) THE ROSARY IS A PRAYER IN HONOR OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY*
Lk. 1:28,
Lk. 1:42

*11) IS HOLY WATER THE WILL OF GOD TO BE USED?*
2 kings 2:19-22
John 5:1-18
John 7:37

*12) WHY DO WE ASK THE SAINTS TO PRAY FOR US?*
Prov. 15:8, 15:29
Job 42:8
James 5:16
Mtt 16:19

*13) WHY DO WE USE MEDALS, CRUCIFIXES AND SCAPULARS AND BONE OF SAINTS?*
(these help to remind us of what they stand for)
2 kings 13:20-21

*14) WHY MUST WE CONFESS OUR SINS TO ANYBODY OTHER THAN GOD.*
Mtt 16:19, 1-20

*15) IS INFANT BAPTISM IN THE BIBLE?*
Acts 16:15 33
Acts 18:8
Mtt 28:19
Acts 10:47-48

*I AM PROUD TO BE CATHOLIC.*

Shoulder Special Tests - Rotator Cuff Injuries

Empty Can Test

  • Forward flex 90°, thumb towards floor. Downward resistance applied.
  • Weakness = positive 
  • Supraspinatus injury

Drop Arm

  • Forward flex 90°, thumb towards floor. Hold against gravity.
  • Unable to hold = positive
  • Supraspinatus injury

Infraspinatus Test

  • Elbow bent at 90° against side. External rotation against resistance.
  • Weakness = positive
  • Infraspinatus injury

Hornblower’s Sign

  • Elbow at 90°, forward flex 90°. Hold against gravity. (Position looks like patient is blowing into a horn)
  • Unable to hold = positive 
  • Teres Minor injury

Belly Press

  • Elbow at 90°, internal rotation, hands on stomach. Posteriorly directed pressure applied to elbows. 
  • Weakness = positive
  • Subscapularis injury

Lift Off

  • Elbow at 90°, internal rotation, hands on low lumbar spine. Hands lifted off back.
  • Pain or weakness = positive
  • Subscapularis injury or scapular instability

Receive, my dear son, this scapular of thy Order, as the distinctive sign of my confraternity, and the mark of the privilege which I have obtained for thee and the children of Carmel. It is a sign of salvation, a safeguard in danger, and a special pledge of peace and protection till the end of time. Whosoever dies wearing this shall be preserved from eternal flames.

- Our Lady of Mt. Carmel to St. Simon Stock
Fanfic Friday: Lips Touch, Part 12

For @inspoartist, who suggested that ‘Sister Bernadette might have a panic attack and Dr. T has to calm her down’. Now, there was only one situation in which I thought Sister B might have a panic attack, and that is on her way to St. Anne’s… (some of the lines are from the series)

The drive to the sanatorium starts out in silence. Sister Bernadette trains her eyes on the passing landscape outside so that she does not have to look at the man next to her, so that she does not have to make conversation.

If she was not wearing a habit, she would probably turn to Doctor Turner and confess that she is scared. But you ARE wearing the habit, she quietly admonishes herself, and holds her concerns and fears and feelings close to her heart. If she doesn’t know that it is the TB that rattles in her lungs, she would think that her emotions are pressing on her chest, cutting off her breathing till she feels breathless and light-headed.

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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (1251 A.D.) is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary associated with the Carmelite Order. The first Carmelites lived as hermits on Mt. Carmel in the Holy Land beginning in the 12th century. In the middle of their hermitages they built a chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary, who became the protectress of the Carmelites under the title of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to a Carmelite hermit, St. Simon Stock, under this title and gave him a piece of cloth—the brown scapular—as a sacramental to be worn by the faithful to whom she promised her special protection. At the apparitions in Fatima, in addition to appearing as Our Lady of the Rosary, the Virgin Mary appeared as Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. Her feast day is July 16th.

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Kakasaku Week 2016, Day 7: Warmth

A/N: This is wing!fic. Which. I don’t even know where this came from. Like. At all. Don’t ask me to explain why there are wings. I don’t know. Why do some characters have them and others don’t? Reasons of which I am not aware. How might the ability to fly affect the way certain characters fight? I actively did not think about it. Yes. I do do a lot of world building for my fics, can’t you tell?

Just a heads up that there’s an attempt at self-harm. It isn’t particularly graphic, but I wanted to make sure to let you know so that you can make sure to take care of your own well-being. So, if you want to avoid it outright, it’s in the second scene (.

I can’t believe that it’s the last day of ks week!! I’ve written something like 25,000 words in seven days, which I never thought I’d ever actually be able to do, so thanks so much to everyone who liked and reblogged and messaged me. I couldn’t have done it without your support and love. Thanks especially to @bluefurcape and @lunamiru for organizing this whole shindig and being awesome, lovely cheerleaders.


(19)

Naruto sneezes for the nth time that evening. “Kakashi-sensei, Sakura-chan,” he whines from the dubious safety of the other side of the fire, “aren’t you finished yet?”

Sakura rolls her eyes where she’s still straightening barbs on Kakashi’s left wing. “Don’t be a baby,” she chides.

“But Sakura-chan—“ Naruto sneezes again “—the down makes my nose itch.”

“Tell Kurama to suck it up and deal,” she orders.

Naruto subsides with an exaggerated sulk, and Sakura settles back into the soothing rhythm.

Time passes. Eventually, Sakura nods her head at her work, pleased. “You’re all good, Kakashi,” she tells him.

He tucks his wing back in and pulls himself up from where he’s been stretched out on his stomach, back into a sitting position. Sakura takes a moment to appreciate the way his forearms flex with the motion and his shoulders roll back, relaxed, as he finally settles crosslegged and sits back with the bowl of soup Sai offers up. She shakes her head at her lack of self-restraint, and turns back to pack up her oils and brushes and glues.

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