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Clinically Oriented Anatomy (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition): Keith L. Moore, Arthur F. Dalley, Anne M.R. Agur Clinically Oriented Anatomy (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition)
Keith L. Moore, Arthur F. Dalley, Anne M.R. Agur 1
R1,588 R1,376 Discovery Miles 13 760 Save R212 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The world's most trusted clinically focused anatomy text! Renowned for comprehensive coverage, the best-selling Clinically Oriented Anatomy guides students from initial anatomy and foundational science courses through clinical training and practice. The eighth edition reflects significant new information and updates and maintains the highest standards for scientific and clinical accuracy. Comprehensive updates reflect changes in the clinical application of anatomy as well as new imaging technologies, focusing on the anatomy that students need to know. Extensively revised "Clinical Blue Boxes" explore the practical applications of anatomy, and helpful icons distinguish the type of clinical information covered in each. Clinically relevant anatomy focuses on physical diagnosis, interpretation of diagnostic imaging, and understanding the anatomical basis of emergency medicine and general surgery. Insightfully rendered, anatomically accurate illustrations, with updates throughout , make this book an aesthetically rewarding learning resource. Combined with many photographs and medical images, these stunning visuals facilitate comprehension of anatomical concepts and retention of "mental images" of anatomical structures. New and updated medical imaging and integrated surface anatomy within each chapter demonstrates the relationship between anatomy, physical examination, and diagnosis. Expanded "Overview and Basic Concepts" chapter includes functional systemic anatomy summaries and introduces approaches to studying anatomy, terminology, imaging, and more. Inclusion of new sections describing the enteric nervous system (considered by some as a "second brain") and its unique role in the innervation of the digestive system gives students cutting-edge insight into this significant scientific discovery. A more realistic approach to the musculoskeletal system explores the action and use of muscles and muscle groups in daily activities, emphasizing gait and grip. "Bottom Line" boxes summarize information to facilitate ongoing review and underscore the big-picture viewpoint. Clinical Blue Box animations, case studies, and interactive multiple-choice questions online at thePoint.lww.com facilitate review and self-testing.

Geillustreerde gids tot die menslike liggaam (Afrikaans, Paperback): Collectif Quebec-Amerique Geillustreerde gids tot die menslike liggaam (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Collectif Quebec-Amerique; Translated by Amelia de Vaal
R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Met lewensgetroue hoedefinisie-illustrasies bied hierdie publikasie ín uitsonderlike blik op al die belangrikste liggaamsdele en -stelsels, van kroontjie tot kleintoontjie. Akkurate terminologie in Afrikaans en Engels, asook definisies en verhelderende teks stel lesers verder in staat om grondige kennis van die spesiale eienskappe en werking van die verskillende liggaamstelsels op te doen.

Anatomicum (Hardcover): Jennifer Z Paxton Anatomicum (Hardcover)
Jennifer Z Paxton; Illustrated by Katy Wiedemann 1
R620 R432 Discovery Miles 4 320 Save R188 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore... Step inside the pages of Anatomicum to enjoy the experience of a museum from the comfort of your own home. The 2019 offering from Welcome to the Museum guides readers through the human body, from the muscles we use to show emotion, to the delicate workings of the brain. With sumptuous artwork by Katy Wiedemann and expert text by professor Dr Jennifer Z Paxton, this beautiful book is a feast of anatomical knowledge.

The Remarkable Life of the Skin - An intimate journey across our surface (Hardcover): Monty Lyman The Remarkable Life of the Skin - An intimate journey across our surface (Hardcover)
Monty Lyman 1
R467 R372 Discovery Miles 3 720 Save R95 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

How does our diet affect our skin? What makes the skin age? And why can't we tickle ourselves? Providing a cover for our delicate and intricate bodies, the skin is our largest and fastest growing organ. We see it, touch it and live in it every day. It's a habitat for a mesmerizingly complex world of micro-organisms and physical functions that are vital to our health and our survival. It's also one of the first things people see about us and is crucial to our sense of identity. And yet how much do we really know about it? Through the lenses of science, sociology and history, Dr Monty Lyman leads us on a journey across our most underrated and unexplored organ and reveals how the skin is far stranger and more complex than you've ever imagined.

The Nurse's Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology Glossary - An A-Z quick reference with over 1900 essential terms... The Nurse's Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology Glossary - An A-Z quick reference with over 1900 essential terms explained (Spiral bound)
Neal Cook, Andrea Shepherd, Jennifer Boore, Stephanie Dunleavy
R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Designed with speed and simplicity in mind, this pocket-sized glossary provides an A-Z reference guide to over 1,900 key biological terms used in nursing. Key Features: 1. Prepare for practice - Clear definitions of commonly used terminology 2. Learn the language - Phonics-based guidance on pronunciation 3. Deepen your knowledge - Breaks down complex terms to aid understanding

The Concise Human Body Book - An illustrated guide to its structure, function and disorders (Paperback): Dk The Concise Human Body Book - An illustrated guide to its structure, function and disorders (Paperback)
Dk 1
R342 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R150 (44%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Discover all there is to know about human anatomy in DK's latest concise visual guide to the human body. Fully updated to reflect the latest medical information, The Concise Human Body Book is illustrated throughout with colourful and comprehensive diagrams, photographs, scans, and 3D artworks, which take you right into the cells and fibres that are responsible for keeping your body ticking. The Concise Human Body Book provides full coverage of the body, function by function, system by system. In the opening chapter, colourful medical scans, illustrations, and easy-to-understand diagrams show you how the different parts of the body work together to produce a living whole. Eleven main body systems - including the skeletal system, cardiovascular system, and respiratory system - are then covered in intricate detail in the following chapters, with each section ending on common diseases and disorders that can affect that system. From bones and muscles to systems and processes, this in-depth, pocket-sized guide to the body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems is the must-have reference manual for trainee medical professionals, students, or anyone interested in finding out more about how the human body works.

Tortora's Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (Paperback, Global Edition): Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson Tortora's Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (Paperback, Global Edition)
Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson
R1,420 Discovery Miles 14 200 In stock

With Wiley s Enhanced E-Text, you get all the benefits of a downloadable, reflowable eBook with added resources to make your study time more effective, including an embedded Student Solutions Manual with problem sets & answers. The phenomenally successful Principles of Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the discipline standard with the 15th edition. Designed for the 2-semester anatomy and physiology course, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology combines exceptional content and outstanding visuals for a rich and comprehensive classroom experience. Enhanced for a digital delivery, the 15th edition, gives students the ability to learn and explore anatomy and physiology both inside and outside of the classroom.

Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body (Hardcover): Phaidon Editors Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body (Hardcover)
Phaidon Editors 1
R1,164 R761 Discovery Miles 7 610 Save R403 (35%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Introduction to the Human Body (Hardcover, 10th Edition): Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson Introduction to the Human Body (Hardcover, 10th Edition)
Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson
R1,206 R1,012 Discovery Miles 10 120 Save R194 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Introduction to the Human Body 10th Edition offers a balanced introduction to the human body, especially developed to meet the needs of the one-semester A&P course. It provides an effective blend of stunning art and clearly written text to illuminate the complexities of the human body. Class-tested pedagogy is woven into the narrative and illustrations to ensure that students gain a solid understanding of the material.

Histology and Cell Biology - Examination and Board Review, Fifth Edition (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): Douglas F. Paulsen Histology and Cell Biology - Examination and Board Review, Fifth Edition (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
Douglas F. Paulsen
R1,479 Discovery Miles 14 790 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

A complete one-stop review of the clinically important aspects of histology and cell biology--user-friendly, concise, and packed with learning aids

The ideal review for course exams and the USMLE

4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW
"This is a wonderful resource for students of medicine, dentistry, and the allied health sciences. The book combines traditional topics in histology with elements of modern cell biology and medical physiology.... This is the body of information that students of microscopic anatomy need to know to understand the foundations of clinical medicine and succeed on future licensing examinations. Students will use this book to review key concepts in modern histology."--"Doody's Review Service"

This popular title in the LANGE series is specifically designed to help you make the most of your study time--whether you're studying histology and cell biology for the first time or reviewing for course exams or the USMLE. With this focused review you will be able to pinpoint your weak areas, and then improve your comprehension with learning aids especially designed to help you understand and retain even the most difficult material.

You will find complete easy-to-follow coverage of all the need-to-know material: fundamental concepts, the four basic tissues types, and organs and organ systems--presented in a consistent, time-saving design. At the conclusion of the book, you will find a Diagnostic Final Exam that has been updated with longer, case-related stems that mimic the USMLE Step 1 examination.

Each chapter is devoted to one specific topic and includes learning aids such as:
Objectives that point out significant facts and concepts that you must know about each topic Max Yield(TM) study questions that direct you to key facts needed to master material most often covered on exams A synopsis presented in outline form that reviews all the basic histology and related cell biology covered on exams Multiple-choice questions written in a style most commonly used in medical school

NEW to this Edition:
Thoroughly revised Q&A Completely updated text and practice questions to reflect current knowledge Information added to each chapter regarding relevant pathology/clinical issues; possibly as a separate colored box

Visit www.LangeTextbooks.com to access valuable resources and study aids.

Thorough coverage you won't find anywhere else
FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS: Methods of Study, The Plasma Membrane & Cytoplasm, The Nucleus & Cell Cycle, THE FOUR BASIC TISSUE TYPES: Epithelial Tissue, Connective Tissue, Adipose Tissue, Cartilage, Bone, Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Connective Tissues Nerve Tissue, Muscle Tissue, Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Basic Tissue Types, ORGANS & ORGAN SYSTEMS: Circulatory System, Peripheral Blood, Hematopoiesis, Lymphoid System, Digestive Tract, Glands Associated with the Digestive Tract, Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Digestive System, Respiratory System, Skin, Urinary System, Pituitary & Hypothalamus, Adrenals, Islets of Langerhans, Thyroid, Parathyroids, & Pineal Body, Male Reproductive System, Female Reproductive System, Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Endocrine System, Sense Organs, Diagnostic Final Examination

Ultrasound Anatomy of Lower Limb Muscles - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 2015 ed.): Enzo Silvestri, Alessandro Muda, Davide... Ultrasound Anatomy of Lower Limb Muscles - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 2015 ed.)
Enzo Silvestri, Alessandro Muda, Davide Orlandi
R1,774 R1,398 Discovery Miles 13 980 Save R376 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The book provides a comprehensive description of the basic ultrasound principles, normal anatomy of the lower limb muscles and classification of muscle strain injuries. Ultrasound images are coupled with anatomical schemes explaining probe positioning and scanning technique for the various muscles of the thigh and leg. For each muscle, a brief explanation of normal anatomy is also provided, together with a list of tricks and tips and advice on how to perform the ultrasound scan in clinical practice. This book is an excellent practical teaching guide for beginners and a useful reference for more experienced sonographers.

Anatomy and Exposures of Spinal Nerves (Book): Amgad S Hanna Anatomy and Exposures of Spinal Nerves (Book)
Amgad S Hanna
R2,439 R2,178 Discovery Miles 21 780 Save R261 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book is a comprehensive illustrated surgical guide to operative exposures of the spinal nerves, also known as peripheral nerves. Each chapter is devoted to a particular nerve and describes the origin, anatomic relations, branches, surgical approaches, and clinical significance. The text is concise and easy to read and is complemented by informative color photos from cadaveric dissections and surgical procedures. A separate chapter on technical notes identifies surgical pearls relating to techniques such as nerve suturing and nerve transfers. Importantly, unlike other peripheral nerve atlases, this book is accompanied by videos of different approaches. The book will be especially valuable for residents and fellows in training and candidates for oral board and MOC examinations. It is also designed to provide a quick illustrated review for surgeons unfamiliar with a procedure. Most videos are less than 5 minutes long, and it should take less than 10 minutes to review each approach, including watching the video. Anatomy and Exposures of Spinal Nerves will effectively fill a gap caused by the absence of a peripheral nerve surgeon from many neurosurgery training programs.

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice (Paperback): Jennifer Boore, Neal Cook, Andrea Shepherd Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice (Paperback)
Jennifer Boore, Neal Cook, Andrea Shepherd
R755 R653 Discovery Miles 6 530 Save R102 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book is not available as a print inspection copy. To download an E-inspection copy click here or for more information contact your local sales representative. Drawing together the best of text, video and interactive material for the complete A&P learning resource for nurses. Effective, holistic nursing is impossible without a firm grasp of how the human body functions but knowledge of the scientific theory on its own is not enough. Using the person-centred practice framework as a guiding principle, this book brings anatomy and physiology to life combining the best of print and online learning into one integrated package. Key features Connects theory with nursing practice exploring the science from the perspective of a fictional family Supported by a rich array of video material including interactive figures, animations and mini-tutorials - perfect for visual learners Full of engaging activities designed to complement self-directed learning A bank of 170 online multiple choice questions and over 800 flashcards - ideal for revision and consolidating knowledge Written with the needs of nurses firmly in mind, focusing on the essential information More than just a book! Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781473938465) Each purchase includes 12 months access to an interactive eBook version which seamlessly blends the traditional textbook format with the best of online learning. Students can study when and how they want and make use of additional tools including search, highlighting, annotation note sharing and much more. The book is also supported by a SAGE Edge website containing complete access to videos, animations, student revision material and action plans. Lecturer resources to support your teaching, including downloadable figures from the book and a test bank of questions for assessment use, are also available. Visit https://edge.sagepub.com/essentialaandp to find out more. *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

Making the Monster - The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Paperback): Kathryn Harkup Making the Monster - The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Paperback)
Kathryn Harkup 1
R254 R197 Discovery Miles 1 970 Save R57 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on gothic horror and science-fiction genres, and her creation has become part of our everyday culture, from cartoons to Hallowe'en costumes. Even the name `Frankenstein' has become a by-word for evil scientists and dangerous experiments. How did a teenager with no formal education come up with the idea for an extraordinary novel such as Frankenstein? Clues are dotted throughout Georgian science and popular culture. The years before the book's publication saw huge advances in our understanding of the natural sciences, in areas such as electricity and physiology, for example. Sensational science demonstrations caught the imagination of the general public, while the newspapers were full of lurid tales of murderers and resurrectionists. Making the Monster explores the scientific background behind Mary Shelley's book. Is there any science fact behind the science fiction? And how might a real-life Victor Frankenstein have gone about creating his monster? From tales of volcanic eruptions, artificial life and chemical revolutions, to experimental surgery, 'monsters' and electrical experiments on human cadavers, Kathryn Harkup examines the science and scientists that influenced Shelley, and inspired her most famous creation.

Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Erin Odya, Maggie A Norris Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Erin Odya, Maggie A Norris
R449 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R137 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection. Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology. * Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiology * Get to know the body's anatomical structures from head to toe * Explore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us alive * Gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.

Anatomic Study of the Clitoris and the Bulbo-Clitoral Organ (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Vincent Di Marino, Hubert Lepidi Anatomic Study of the Clitoris and the Bulbo-Clitoral Organ (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Vincent Di Marino, Hubert Lepidi
R3,158 Discovery Miles 31 580 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This eagerly awaited book offers a unique, comprehensive scientific study of the anatomy of the organ of female sexual pleasure. The authors use macroscopic and microscopic research to guide the reader from the glans, the visible part of the clitoris, where they explore the impressive sensory corpuscles, to the hidden roots of the bulbo-clitoral organ. They show its complexity, its exact location within the external genitalia and its intimate relationship with the urethro-vaginal pyramid. They also remind us that throughout history there has been a failure to understand this organ, and explain that this misunderstanding remains the cause of persistent excisions, criminal mutilating practices that have not yet been eradicated. Using extensive iconography, they demonstrate throughout this book that the bulbo-clitoral organ is an exceptional natural treasure that every woman possesses and that every man should know well.

Gray's Anatomy for Students and Paulsen: Sobotta, Atlas of Anatomy 16e Package (Hardcover, 4 Revised Edition): Richard... Gray's Anatomy for Students and Paulsen: Sobotta, Atlas of Anatomy 16e Package (Hardcover, 4 Revised Edition)
Richard Drake
R3,372 R3,044 Discovery Miles 30 440 Save R328 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Human anatomy (Paperback): J. H. Meiring Human anatomy (Paperback)
J. H. Meiring
R745 R677 Discovery Miles 6 770 Save R68 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 10 working days

Aimed at the medical and dental student this manual presents a regional approach to anatomy which is in contrast to the systematic approach preferred by the health care sciences such as nursing, occupational therapy, and physiotherapy. The authors attempt to comply with the specific clinical needs of the medical and dental undergraduate student by concentrating on applicable clinical anatomy. The curriculum is presented on such a level that postgraduate students, who need to maintain a thorough overview in regions other than that of their specific speciality, will also benefit.

Anatomie vir medies-verwante studierigtings (Afrikaans, Paperback, 2nd ed): J. H. Meiring Anatomie vir medies-verwante studierigtings (Afrikaans, Paperback, 2nd ed)
J. H. Meiring
R540 R498 Discovery Miles 4 980 Save R42 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 10 working days

Die werk bied 'n sistematiese benadering tot anatomie. Hierdie benadering, in teenstelling met die regionale benadering wat deur mediese en tandheelkundige studente gevolg word, is veral gerig op medies-verwante beroepsrigtings soos verpleegkunde, radiografie, arbeidsterapie en fisioterapie. Die boek is in 'n maklik leesbare styl geskryf en daar word aan elk van bogenoemde kursusse se behoeftes voldoen.

Hand and Finger Injuries in Rock Climbers (Hardcover): Sebastien Gnecchi, Francois Moutet Hand and Finger Injuries in Rock Climbers (Hardcover)
Sebastien Gnecchi, Francois Moutet
R2,891 R2,175 Discovery Miles 21 750 Save R716 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The aim of this book is not only to help climbers and coaches gain a better understanding of medical consultations, but also to offer insights into practical treatment. As regards the medical field, the explanation of the different forces exerted on fingers during climbing allows better assessment of the causes of injuries and can help injured climbers adjust when they return to training. Despite their small size and fragility, fingers are essential in rock-climbing. The publication of this book was motivated by the numerous possible injuries and the required treatments, as well as the desire to connect medicine to this field. Combining scientific and medical research offers a new approach to training and practice. Indeed, promoting cooperation between specialists and coaches for the benefit of climbers can reduce the risk of lesions and improve training.

The Human Body Book (Hardcover): Richard Walker, Steve Parker The Human Body Book (Hardcover)
Richard Walker, Steve Parker 1
R430 R332 Discovery Miles 3 320 Save R98 (23%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

An all-in-one illustrated guide to human anatomy with encyclopedic coverage from bones and muscles to systems and processes. This in-depth manual to the human body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems is a must-have reference to help further your studies or knowledge of how our bodies work.

Each page of The Human Body Book, updated to reflect the latest medical advances, is illustrated with colourful and comprehensive diagrams, which are thoroughly annotated to take you right into the cells and fibres that are responsible for keeping the human body ticking.

The opening chapter, Integrated Body, explains how the parts of the body work together at various levels of size and hierarchy to produce the living whole. It also contains an overview of the major body systems, enlivened by real-life 3D medical scans of the entire body. The chapters that follow provide coverage of the body function by function, system by system. Eleven main body systems are covered in turn, with each section ending on common injuries, diseases, and disorders afflicting that system. The book concludes with a chapter on Growth and Development which looks in detail at how the body changes over the course of a human lifespan.

The Remarkable Life of the Skin - An Intimate Journey Across Our Surface (Paperback): Monty Lyman The Remarkable Life of the Skin - An Intimate Journey Across Our Surface (Paperback)
Monty Lyman 1
R320 R252 Discovery Miles 2 520 Save R68 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

How does our diet affect our skin? What makes the skin age? And why can’t we tickle ourselves?

Providing a cover for our delicate and intricate bodies, the skin is our largest and fastest growing organ. We see it, touch it and live in it every day. It's a habitat for a mesmerizingly complex world of micro-organisms and physical functions that are vital to our health and our survival. It’s also one of the first things people see about us and is crucial to our sense of identity. And yet how much do we really know about it?

Through the lenses of science, sociology and history, Dr Monty Lyman leads us on a journey across our most underrated and unexplored organ and reveals how the skin is far stranger and more complex than you’ve ever imagined.

Gray's Anatomy for Students (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M Mitchell Gray's Anatomy for Students (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M Mitchell
R1,488 R1,221 Discovery Miles 12 210 Save R267 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Easy to read, superbly illustrated, and clinically relevant, Gray's Anatomy for Students, 4th Edition, is medical students' go-to text for essential information in human anatomy. This fully revised volume focuses on the core information students need to know, in an easy-access format and with additional multimedia tools that facilitate effective study and mastery of the material. A team of expert authors and global advisors share their extensive teaching and clinical experience, highlighted by more than 1,000 innovative, original illustrations throughout the text. Helps students understand the practical applications of anatomical concepts through unique coverage of surface anatomy, correlative diagnostic images, and clinical case studies. Presents anatomy logically by body region, and now offers bonus eBook chapters for each major body system to facilitate learning from a different perspective - covering the Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Gastrointestinal System, Urogenital System, Lymphatic System, and Nervous System. Features an all-new eBook chapter covering the essentials of neuroanatomy, so readers can learn key aspects of this challenging topic in the context of general anatomy. Offers new schematic drawings for key structures and topics in every chapter, providing an additional, simplified approach to introduce each topic-ideal for quick initial understanding and as a guide for students' own anatomy drawings. Includes new and improved online materials such as self-assessment questions, clinical cases, an Interactive Surface Anatomy tool, an online anatomy and embryology self-study course, and more. Provides fully revised and updated clinical content including numerous new In the Clinic boxes, plus new clinical cases, images, and correlates throughout. Enables readers to quickly review the basic concepts from each chapter with Conceptual Overviews. Includes an Enhanced eBook version with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

The Concise  Book of Muscles  Fourth Edition (Paperback, New edition): Chris Jarmey The Concise Book of Muscles Fourth Edition (Paperback, New edition)
Chris Jarmey 1
R499 R395 Discovery Miles 3 950 Save R104 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This newly revised fourth edition of The Concise Book of Muscles is a comprehensive guide to the major muscle groups. Fully illustrated with more than 500 drawings, and easy to use, this compact reference provides a complete profile for each muscle, clearly showing its origin, insertion, nerve supply, and action, the movements that use it, and, where appropriate, exercises that stretch and strengthen it. The book's distinctive quick-reference format shows students exactly how to locate and identify specific muscles, highlighting those that are heavily used and therefore subject to injury in a variety of sports and activities. Each muscle chapter now includes an overview of the gross anatomy of the body area, to show bony landmarks, cross-sections of muscle layers, and points of attachment, as well as a quick reference and an overview of the nerve pathways that are most relevant. The book alsoIt includes a new chapter on the pelvic floor muscles, which are of particular interest to those studying or practicing yoga and Pilates. While designed for the student and beginning practitioner of anatomy, massage, bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic medicine, physiotherapy, yoga, and Pilates or any other health-related field, The Concise Book of Muscles is equally useful for athletes and anyone interested in the workings of the human body. The late Chris Jarmey, M.C.S.P., D.S., M.R.S.S., qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1979, and taught anatomy, shiatsu, qigong, and bodywork therapy throughout Europe. This new edition has been updated with a number of recommendations from Cecilia Brassett, University Clinical Anatomist, University of Cambridge, and Councillor of both The Anatomical Society and the British Association of Clinical Anatomists,, and the writing of Dr. Dan Quemby, who has taught pharmacology, physiology, and anatomy to medical and science students at St. Andrew's University and University College London.

Neuroanatomy Basics: A Clinical Guide (Paperback): Shehdeh Fareh Neuroanatomy Basics: A Clinical Guide (Paperback)
Shehdeh Fareh
R626 R564 Discovery Miles 5 640 Save R62 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A hands-on tool for medical students, Neuroanatomy Basics: A Clinical Guide covers key basic neuroanatomy material and the most important clinical correlations that a medical student is required to know. The book's style is simple and features an array of figures/illustrations that will show the student what he/she has just studied. It will follow a breadcrumbs approach that relies heavily on images/figures. Relying on photographic memory is quite helpful in grasping 'dry and rigid' neuroanatomy concepts; hence, the large number of figures contained in the book. Students will not have to refer to an atlas or other references in order to grasp the book's concepts. The peculiar order of sections will guide the student through the sequence of events/anatomical structures back and forth from cellular to structural levels, depending on the stimulus and response.

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