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Appendix D Seven Organizational Approaches
A. Use the matrix below to describe each approach to organizing information about the body. Discuss how each approach can be used.

Approach
Body planes and directions

Describe the approach

How might the approach be used?

Body cavities Quadrant and regions Anatomy and physiology Microscopic-tomacroscopic Body systems

Medical specialty

B. Complete the following matrix. For each body system, identify which body approach(es) might best be used to organize information. Choose only from the following approaches: microscopic-tomacroscopic, body directions and planes, body cavities, and quadrants and regions. Justify your reasoning.

System
Gastroenterology

Approach

Explanation

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Pulmonology

Cardiology

Hematology

Immunology

Orthopedics

Neurology

Endocrinology

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