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Books > Medicine > Pre-clinical medicine: basic sciences > Anatomy > General

General Anatomy and Musculoskeletal System (THIEME Atlas of Anatomy) (Paperback, 3rd New edition): Michael Schuenke, Erik... General Anatomy and Musculoskeletal System (THIEME Atlas of Anatomy) (Paperback, 3rd New edition)
Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, Udo Schumacher, Nathan Johnson
R1,764 Discovery Miles 17 640 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Remarkable atlas provides exceptionally detailed, clinically relevant anatomic knowledge! Praise for the prior edition: "This book is an ideal text not only for students of various disciplines studying anatomy for the first time, but it also serves as a valuable resource for faculty and providers."-Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine Thieme Atlas of Anatomy: General Anatomy and Musculoskeletal System, Third Edition by renowned educators Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, and Udo Schumacher, along with consulting editor Nathan Johnson, expands on the award-winning prior editions with updated spreads and added information on joints, muscle actions, and functional muscle groups. Organized by region, the book begins with an introduction on basic human embryology and development and an overview of the human body. Subsequent general anatomy chapters explore surface anatomy, the bones, joints, muscles, vessels, lymphatic system and glands, and general neuroanatomy. The next section delineates the trunk wall, functional musculature, and the neurovascular system, while the last two sections are dedicated to the upper limb and lower limb. Key Features Nearly 2,100 images including extraordinarily realistic illustrations by Markus Voll and Karl Wesker, X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, diagrams, tables, and descriptive text provide an unparalleled wealth of information about muscle structure and bones Musculoskeletal, vascular, and nervous system structures are presented systematically first, then topographically, thereby supporting classroom learning and active laboratory dissection Emphasizes important relationships between anatomic structure and function in addition to introducing clinical applications, providing knowledge trainees can apply in practice Online images with "labels-on and labels-off" capability are ideal for review and self-testing This visually stunning atlas is a must have for medical, allied health, and physical therapy students, instructors, and practicing physical and massage therapists. It is also a wonderful anatomic reference for professional artists and illustrators. The THIEME Atlas of Anatomy series also includes two additional volumes, Internal Organs and Head, Neck, and Neuroanatomy. All volumes of the THIEME Atlas of Anatomy series are available in softcover English/International Nomenclature and in hardcover with Latin nomenclature. This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Anatomy Demystified (Paperback, Ed): Dale Layman Anatomy Demystified (Paperback, Ed)
Dale Layman
R622 R514 Discovery Miles 5 140 Save R108 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

THE FAST AND EASY WAY TO GET TO THE HEART OF HUMAN ANATOMY.

. Now anyone with an interest in anatomy can master it -- without med school classes or unlimited time. In "Anatomy Demystified," popular anatomy professor and writer Dale Layman provides an effective and painless way to learn or review anatomy from the chemical level up though the entire body..

. With "Anatomy Demystified," you master the subject one step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide identifies a set of Key Facts for each chapter and provides self-test questions at the end of each chapter and section to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses. The 100-question final exam reviews the entire book. Used alone or in concert with its "mate," "Physiology Demystified," this book helps you master the structure of the human body..

. This heavily illustrated guide gives you everything you need to: .
* Learn the structure of human muscles, bones, nervous tissue, the cardiovascular system, glands, and organs.
* Master the genitourinary, digestive, and respiratory systems.
* Discover the intricacies of sense systems and immune function.
* Conquer cellular and embryonic anatomy.
* Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself!.

. A fast, effective way to learn anatomy, "Anatomy Demystified" is the perfect shortcut to a deeper understanding of the human body -- even more so when coupled with "Physiology Demystified.,"

Netter Playing Cards - Netter's Anatomy Art Card Deck (Single Pack) (Cards): Frank H. Netter Netter Playing Cards - Netter's Anatomy Art Card Deck (Single Pack) (Cards)
Frank H. Netter
R210 Discovery Miles 2 100 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

By popular request - Frank H. Netter, MD's classic anatomy paintings on playing cards! Perfect for clinicians, medical and healthcare students, and all Netter fans! Favorite illustrations from Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy on card faces - from the iconic Netter skull on the Jokers to the superficial vessels of the face on the Jacks . and on the Kings, a photo of the dapper Dr. Netter himself! Standard 52-card deck includes classic Netter paintings plus assorted pieces by Netter successor, Carlos Machado, MD; 14 different illustrations in all.

First FRCR Anatomy - Mock Papers (Paperback): Matthew Budak, Magdalena Szewczyk-Bieda, Richard White, Menelaos Philippou,... First FRCR Anatomy - Mock Papers (Paperback)
Matthew Budak, Magdalena Szewczyk-Bieda, Richard White, Menelaos Philippou, Ganapathy Ananthakrishnan; Edited by …
R1,017 Discovery Miles 10 170 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

First FRCR Anatomy: Mock Papers offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of practice cases for trainees preparing for the First FRCR Anatomy exam. Chapters presented as 15 complete mock papers, covering the full range of imaging modalities. Featuring a wealth of practice cases covering all the key topics, this book provides the essential revision tool to maximise chances of exam success. Key Points 300 high quality images, reflecting the breadth of topics encountered in the actual exam 15 mock papers to enable trainees to practice and improve exam technique Highly illustrated to simplify complex anatomy and improve understanding Edited by highly experienced radiological anatomist, Professor Jamie Weir Complements First FRCR Anatomy: Practice Cases - the complete FRCR Anatomy revision package

Body Organ Wall Chart Set (Wallchart): Scientific Publishing Body Organ Wall Chart Set (Wallchart)
Scientific Publishing
R1,808 R1,482 Discovery Miles 14 820 Save R326 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This series of 7 large format wall charts (560x710mm) explores the basic organs of the human body. Each chart graphically illustrates the general anatomy and function of a specific organ. Ideal for students or the informed consumer, the series is suitable for the home, school or physician's office. A perfect companion to the Body System Wall Chart Set. Set Includes: The Brian; The Ear; The Eye; The Heart; The Kidney; The Liver; The Skin.

Netter's Anatomy Coloring Book Updated Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): John T. Hansen Netter's Anatomy Coloring Book Updated Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
John T. Hansen
R512 R459 Discovery Miles 4 590 Save R53 (10%) In stock

Learn and master anatomy with ease, while having fun, through the unique approach of Netter's Anatomy Coloring Book, 2nd Edition. You can trace arteries, veins, and nerves through their courses and bifurcations...reinforce your understanding of muscle origins and insertions from multiple views and dissection layers...and develop a better understanding of the integration of individual organs in the workings of each body system throughout the human form. Whether you are taking an anatomy course or just curious about how the body works, let the art of Netter guide you! Key Features Netter's Anatomy Coloring Book is a perfect companion to the Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank H. Netter, MD as well as Netter's Anatomy Flash Cards and Netter's Clinical Anatomy textbook. Understand the correlation between structures. Outlines of Netter anatomical illustrations in multiple views, magnifications, and dissection layers, accompanied by high-yield information reinforce visual recognition and provide context. Master challenging structures through illustrations small enough for quick coloring, but large enough to provide you with important details. Facilitate learning by following tips for coloring key structures and quizzing yourself with end-of-section review questions. Quickly review key concepts with accompanying tables that review muscle attachments, innervation, and actions. Understand the role of anatomy in medicine through Clinical Notes which highlight examples.

Moore's Essential Clinical Anatomy (Paperback, Sixth, North American Edition): Anne M.R. Agur, Arthur F. Dalley II Moore's Essential Clinical Anatomy (Paperback, Sixth, North American Edition)
Anne M.R. Agur, Arthur F. Dalley II
R1,985 Discovery Miles 19 850 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Moore's Essential Clinical Anatomy, Sixth Edition , presents core anatomical concepts in a concise, student-friendly format. As with the leading, comprehensive Clinically Oriented Anatomy text, this succinct resource is widely acclaimed for the relevance of its clinical correlations, emphasizing anatomy essential to physical diagnosis for primary care, interpretation of diagnostic imaging, and understanding the anatomical basis of emergency medicine and general surgery. The text's hallmark blue Clinical Boxes highlight the practical value of anatomy, accompanied by extensive surface anatomy and medical imaging features that clarify key concepts and structures to help build clinical confidence and equip students for success in practice. Updated, renowned blue Clinical Boxes explore the practical applications of anatomy, and helpful icons distinguish the type of clinical information covered in each. New and updated surface anatomy and physical examination photos help you grasp the clinical context for key structures and skills. Surface Anatomy boxes with overlay illustrations enhance your clinical and diagnostic capabilities. Medical Imaging boxes containing a wealth of plain and contrast radiographic, MR, CT, and ultrasonographic images provide a real-life clinical perspective that strengthens your anatomical knowledge and application. A thorough "Overview and Basic Concepts" chapter equips you with the foundational understanding of systemic information, terminology, and basic concepts. Chapter outlines and illustrated tables highlight key topics and information for efficient study. Online resources include multiple choice, board-style review questions that can be used to practice for course and licensing exams, along with cases studies and narrated animations that enrich clinical understanding. eBook available for purchase. Fast, smart, and convenient, today's eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and more

Systems Genetics - Methods and Protocols (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Klaus Schughart, Robert W. Williams Systems Genetics - Methods and Protocols (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Klaus Schughart, Robert W. Williams
R4,077 R3,640 Discovery Miles 36 400 Save R437 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This volume focuses on the use of system genetic methods and the use of murine models to study the role of gene variants and environmental factors on human health and disease-what is now often called personalized or precision health care. The protocols in this book will help readers analyze genetic causes of heritable variation across a wide range of systems and traits using rodent models. The chapters in this book are separated into three sections that cover: 1) resources for systems genetics; 2) tools for analysis and integration in systems genetics; and 3) systems genetics use cases. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and tools, step-by-step, readily reproducible protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Practical and thorough, Systems Genetics: Methods and Protocols is a valuable resource for anyone who is interested in this diverse field.

Evolution of the Central Nervous System of Craniata and Homo (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Wolfgang Seeger Evolution of the Central Nervous System of Craniata and Homo (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Wolfgang Seeger
R1,901 R1,719 Discovery Miles 17 190 Save R182 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The main focus of this book is on providing students, neurosurgery trainees, certified neurosurgeons and colleagues in neighbouring disciplines essential information on the evolution of the central nervous system (CNS) of craniata and homo. Therefore the book is divided in three parts: Part I is describing the evolution of CNS of craniata (starting 800 million of years ago). Part II is explaining in detail the exceptional position of the human encephalon. Part III is discussing maturity and immaturity of all parts of CNS of craniatas and the consequences concerning further development of brain structure and psychological functions. In all parts anatomical fundamentals are presented in the form of didactic and self-explanatory illustrations.

The Anatomical Venus (Hardcover): Morbid  Anatomy Museum, Joanna Ebenstein The Anatomical Venus (Hardcover)
Morbid Anatomy Museum, Joanna Ebenstein 1
R625 R436 Discovery Miles 4 360 Save R189 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c. 1790), a perfect object whose luxuriously bizarre existence challenges belief. It - or, better, she - was conceived of as a means to teach human anatomy without need for constant dissection, which was messy, ethically fraught and subject to quick decay. This life-sized wax woman is adorned with glass eyes and human hair and can be dismembered into dozens of parts revealing, at the final remove, a beatific foetus curled in her womb. Sister models soon appeared throughout Europe, where they not only instructed the specialist students, but also delighted the general public. Deftly crafted dissectable female wax models and slashed beauties of the world's anatomy museums and fairgrounds of the 18th and 19th centuries take centre stage in this disquieting volume. Since their creation in late 18th-century Florence, these wax women have seduced, intrigued and amazed. Today, they also confound, troubling the edges of our neat categorical divides: life and death, science and art, body and soul, effigy and pedagogy, spectacle and education, kitsch and art. Incisive commentary and captivating imagery reveal the evolution of these enigmatic sculptures from wax effigy to fetish figure and the embodiment of the uncanny.

E-Z Anatomy and Physiology (Paperback, Third Edition): Barbara Krumhardt, I. Edward Alcamo E-Z Anatomy and Physiology (Paperback, Third Edition)
Barbara Krumhardt, I. Edward Alcamo
R399 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R113 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The authors of E-Z Anatomy and Physiology present an extensive review of the human body's structural framework and describe how it functions. Each of 23 chapters covers a separate system of the body and includes review questions with answers. The book is filled with charts, diagrams, and instructive line illustrations. Books in Barron's new E-Z series are enhanced and updated editions of Barron's older, highly popular Easy Way books. New cover designs reflect the brand-new interior layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever. Charts, graphs, diagrams, line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons help make learning E-Z in a variety of subjects. Barron's E-Z books are self-teaching manuals focused to improve students' grades in skill levels that range between senior high school and college-101 standards.

RNA Processing - Disease and Genome-wide Probing (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Gene W. Yeo RNA Processing - Disease and Genome-wide Probing (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Gene W. Yeo
R3,884 R3,507 Discovery Miles 35 070 Save R377 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ribonucleic acid (RNA) binding proteins currently number in the thousands and defects in their function are at the heart of diseases such as cancer and neurodegeneration. RNA binding proteins have become implicated in the intricate control of surprisingly diverse biological settings, such as circadian rhythm, stem cell self-renewal, oncogenesis and germ cell development. This book surveys a range of genome-wide and systems approaches to studying RNA binding proteins, the importance of RNA binding proteins in development, cancer and circadian rhythm.

Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Visual! (Paperback, 2nd edition): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Visual! (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
R791 Discovery Miles 7 910 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Visual is an innovative new reference that brings clinical subjects to life using a vivid, graphic presentation. Like the Incredibly Easy series, the Incredibly Visual series takes difficult clinical topics and presents them in a clear, concise, easy-to-understand manner. The highly visual nature of this book makes anatomy and physiology fundamentals accessible to the reader in a unique and interesting way that enables quick review and comprehension as well as practical application. For each body system, the book logically first presents anatomic fundamentals necessary to understand the complex physiology of the body. Then physiologic processes are presented more visually than ever before. This new approach to clinical content maximizes the power of visual thinking by getting readers as close to the clinical content as they can get without actually being in the room with a patient. Complex ideas are broken down into their component parts, with each component made unmistakably simple in appealingly colorful and graphic ways. Readers will read less, understand more, and see things more clearly than ever before. A companion website is available with fully-searchable text.

Practical Breast Pathology - Frequently Asked Questions (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Yan Peng, Ping Tang Practical Breast Pathology - Frequently Asked Questions (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Yan Peng, Ping Tang
R2,063 R1,867 Discovery Miles 18 670 Save R196 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This comprehensive volume reviews current topics and controversies in diagnostic breast pathology, and addresses frequently encountered diagnostic problems using a question and answer format and case presentations. Emphasis is placed on the diagnostic approach as it relates to morphology, clinical and radiographic correlation, differential diagnosis, and ancillary testing including immunohistochemical and molecular analyses. Answers are provided and serve as a practical, evidence-based, and problem solving guide to diagnostic issues having significant impacts on clinical management. Common but diagnostically challenging entities such as papillary lesions and fibroepithelial lesions are discussed in detail, as well as special types of breast cancer including solid papillary carcinoma, lobular lesions and its variants. Uncommon breast lesions such as mesenchymal, lymphoid, and metastatic lesions are also covered. Chapters discuss genetic alterations and molecular abnormalities in breast cancer, and commonly encountered interpretation dilemmas on immunohistochemistry in breast cancer and metastatic cancer to the breast with a focus on prognostic and predictive tumor biomarkers.

Satureja: Ethnomedicine, Phytochemical Diversity and Pharmacological Activities (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016): Soodabeh Saeidnia,... Satureja: Ethnomedicine, Phytochemical Diversity and Pharmacological Activities (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016)
Soodabeh Saeidnia, Ahmad Reza Gohari, Azadeh Manayi, Mahdieh Kourepaz-Mahmoodabadi
R1,636 R1,148 Discovery Miles 11 480 Save R488 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides a comprehensive review of the literature available on satureja covering the ethnomedicine, micromorphology, the main secondary metabolites in its various species, as well it's important biological and pharmacological activities and the underlying mechanism of action for some of its medicinal properties. There is also discussion of the pharmacological evidence for the various therapeutic activities of Satureja spp., especially on the basis of traditional usage, the treatment of muscle pains, cramps, diarrhea, stomach pain, and blood pressure along with some new areas such as cytoprotection and anti-hyperlipidemia. This book offers a useful guide for researchers in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and natural medicines as well as students and residents in the fields of pharmacognosy and phytochemistry.

Resistance to Aromatase Inhibitors in Breast Cancer (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): Alexey Larionov Resistance to Aromatase Inhibitors in Breast Cancer (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
Alexey Larionov
R3,849 R3,038 Discovery Miles 30 380 Save R811 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Aromatase Inhibitors (AIs) treat postmenopausal estrogen receptor positive tumours, which constitute the majority of breast cancer patients. This comprehensive volume brings together the current knowledge from different relevant areas, including molecular mechanisms and translational aspects of drug resistance in AIs. Topics covered include research, experimental , and clinical data specifically focused on AI resistance in breast cancer. The volume will include three sections. The first section covers general knowledge about aromatase inhibitors, including regulation of aromatase genes, and structure and function of aromatase protein. The second section provides the detailed mechanisms of resistance to AIs, while the third section explores prediction of resistance and potential strategies to overcome resistance. Breast cancer is the most common female cancer and AIs significantly improve treatments outcomes compatibly to previously used endocrine treatments. However 10-15% of post-operative patients develop a relapse during adjuvant treatment with AIs; about 25-50% of the patients do not respond to AIs in neo-adjuvant or metastatic setting, and the majority of metastatic patients who initially respond develop resistance within 3 years. There is an important need to understand these mechanisms of resistance in order to develop methods of preventing or overcoming the resistance to AIs, which will ensure a more successful outcome in treating breast cancer.

Swimming Anatomy (Paperback): Ian A. McLeod Swimming Anatomy (Paperback)
Ian A. McLeod
R512 R414 Discovery Miles 4 140 Save R98 (19%) In stock

See how to achieve stronger starts, more explosive turns, and faster times "Swimming Anatomy" will show you how to improve your performance by increasing muscle strength and optimizing the efficiency of every stroke.

"Swimming Anatomy" includes 74 of the most effective swimming exercises, each with step-by-step descriptions and full-color anatomical illustrations highlighting the primary muscles in action.

"Swimming Anatomy" goes beyond exercises by placing you on the starting block, in the water, and into the throes of competition. Illustrations of the active muscles for starts, turns, and the four competitive strokes (freestyle, breaststroke, butterfly, and backstroke) show you how each exercise is fundamentally linked to swimming performance.

You'll also learn how exercises can be modified to target specific areas, improve your form in the water, and minimize common swimming injuries. Best of all, you'll learn how to put it all together to develop a training program based on your individual needs and goals.

Whether you are training for a 50-meter freestyle race or the open-water stage of a triathlon, "Swimming Anatomy" will ensure you enter the water prepared to achieve every performance goal.

Clinical Anatomy Cases - An Integrated Approach with Physical Examination and Medical Imaging (Paperback, First): Sagar Dugani,... Clinical Anatomy Cases - An Integrated Approach with Physical Examination and Medical Imaging (Paperback, First)
Sagar Dugani, Jeffrey E. Alfonsi, Anne M.R. Agur, Arthur F. Dalley
R1,311 R1,148 Discovery Miles 11 480 Save R163 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Clinical Anatomy Cases integrates anatomy, physical examination, and medical imaging into a single, practical resource-an ideal presentation for today's students and residents. Carefully organized content presents normal, clinical, and radiologic anatomy, along with case examples, relevant physical examination information, and clinical pearls. Written and developed by students, residents, physicians, and instructors, Clinical Anatomy Cases is a valuable resource for coursework in medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, dental, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other health programs as well as for board exam preparation and as an introduction to radiology during the transition to clinical rotations and practice. This first edition features: More than 80 clinical cases organized by region with corresponding systems overviews as well as typical lab tests, functional testing, and diagnostic imaging presenting full, integrated cases. A highly visual presentation with more than 320 illustrations, photographs, and images to lead students through normal anatomy and common clinical presentations and diseases. Specialty icons that identify case content for Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery, and Internal Medicine. Lists of differential diagnoses and high-yield clinical pearls that help students think through clinical scenarios. Co-authors of the best-selling anatomy textbooks Clinically Oriented Anatomy and Essential Clinical Anatomy .

Netter's Concise Orthopaedic Anatomy, Updated Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Jon C. Thompson Netter's Concise Orthopaedic Anatomy, Updated Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Jon C. Thompson
R1,196 R1,114 Discovery Miles 11 140 Save R82 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Netter's Concise Orthopaedic Anatomy is a best-selling, portable, full-color resource excellent to have on hand during your orthopaedic rotation, residency, or as a quick look-up in practice. Jon C. Thompson presents the latest data in thoroughly updated diagnostic and treatment algorithms for all conditions while preserving the popular at-a-glance table format from the previous edition. You'll get even more art from the Netter Collection as well as new radiologic images that visually demonstrate the key clinical correlations and applications of anatomical imaging. For a fast, memorable review of orthopaedic anatomy, this is a must-have. Maintains the popular at-a-glance table format that makes finding essential information quick and convenient. Contains useful clinical information on disorders, trauma, history, physical exam, radiology, surgical approaches, and minor procedures in every chapter. Lists key information on bones, joints, muscles, and nerves in tables correlate to each Netter image. Highlights key material in different colors-pearls in green and warnings in red-for easy reference. Features both plain film and advanced radiographic (CT and MRI) images, along with cross-sectional anatomic plates for an even more thorough visual representation of the material. This "updated" second edition includes an eBook with the print. The ExpertConsult eBook includes test-yourself images, and notes and highlighting capabilities. All other content is the same as the 2010 2nd edition.

Clinical Anatomy by Systems (Paperback): Richard S. Snell Clinical Anatomy by Systems (Paperback)
Richard S. Snell
R1,866 R1,743 Discovery Miles 17 430 Save R123 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Clinical Anatomy by Systems is the first anatomy textbook featuring a systems-based approach geared to medical school programs that have adopted an integrated, organ system-based curriculum. Based on Dr. Snell's established and successful gross anatomy textbook, Clinical Anatomy, this book uses most of the schematic illustrations and many of the same pedagogical features to approach the study of anatomy from a systems-based orientation.

Basic anatomy sections supply basic information for diagnostic and treatment purposes and for performing medical procedures. Numerous imaging examples and labeled photographs of cross-sectional anatomy are included to help students think in terms of three-dimensional anatomy. Surface anatomy sections provide surface landmarks of important anatomic structures located beneath the skin and often bypassed by practicing clinicians.

Physiologic and embryologic notes are interspersed with basic anatomical material to point out the functional significance of the material and provide developmental anatomy information that is essential for the understanding of the structure and relationships of organs. Congenital anomalies that may affect the respective organs are listed after these notes.

Chapter opening outlines highlight the important concepts students should take away from each chapter. End-of-chapter review questions and answers provide valuable assistance in board and course review.

A free bound-in CD-ROM contains clinical notes, information on congenital anomalies, radiographic anatomy, and clinical problem-solving exercises. The clinical notes emphasize the structures that the physician will encounter when making a diagnosis and treating a patient. They also provide the anatomic knowledge necessary to understand many procedures and techniques and note the anatomic "pitfalls" commonly encountered. The problem-solving sections consist of case histories followed by multiple-choice questions and answers with rationales.

Sobotta Anatomy Textbook - English Edition with Latin Nomenclature (Hardcover): Friedrich Paulsen, Tobias M. Boeckers, Jens... Sobotta Anatomy Textbook - English Edition with Latin Nomenclature (Hardcover)
Friedrich Paulsen, Tobias M. Boeckers, Jens Waschke; Illustrated by Stephan Winkler, Katja Dalkowski, …
R2,023 R1,673 Discovery Miles 16 730 Save R350 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Like the Sobotta Atlas of Anatomy, this textbook guides students through the anatomy in a clear, structured manner that is easy to remember. Sobotta excels at comprehensibly explaining the fascinating world of anatomy and carries you safely through every test and your initial patient interactions. Clinical Cases: Presents a relevant practical medical case as it will be encountered during rotation . It highlights how students can gain valuable insights into the case by taking structured notes during patient examination. Clinical Remarks: Indicate functional and clinical aspects that help to identify a topic's relevance and put it in context for subsequent patient diagnosis and treatment Skills Boxes: Provide a quick overview of competency-based study objectives, which help you build a contextualised knowledge useful in exams and applicable to future professional practice. Regular Note Boxes: Highlight particularly important exam knowledge to be retained throughout the book The textbook fosters integrated learning by linking macroscopic anatomy, where relevant, to embryology. The detailed chapter on the anatomy of the head makes this textbook particularly suitable for students of dental medicine. The Sobotta Anatomy Textbook enables you to develop a true contextualised understanding of the subject and thus not just pass anatomy exams, but build a foundation for your future clinical work!

Trabecular & Cortical Bone - Morphology, Biomechanics & Clinical Implications (Hardcover): Varsha Subramanium Trabecular & Cortical Bone - Morphology, Biomechanics & Clinical Implications (Hardcover)
Varsha Subramanium
R3,789 Discovery Miles 37 890 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of the morphology, biomechanics and clinical implications of trabecular and cortical bone. Topics discussed include trabecular bone biomechanics and morphology; cortical bone as an enduring depot of bone-seeking contaminants and the evaluation of cortical bone resportion rate on the basis of a contaminant (90SR) measurement in humans; evaluation of apparent stress and strain at fracture of human trabecular bone under quasi-static compression load using micro-CT finite elements simulation; application of computational modelling to predict the effect of exercise on whole bone strength; advancements in cortical bone imaging; morphology of the pelvis (acetabulum) and femur; the release kinetics of bone morphogenetic proteins from demineralised cortical bone grafts; and preservation of cortical bone in oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures.

The Muscular System Manual - The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): Joseph E Muscolino The Muscular System Manual - The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Joseph E Muscolino
R1,585 Discovery Miles 15 850 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Joe Muscolino's The Muscular System Manual: The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body, 4th Edition is an atlas of the muscles of the human body. This approachable, yet detailed, musculoskeletal anatomy manual provides both beginner and advanced students with a thorough understanding of skeletal muscles in a compartmentalized, customizable layout. Each muscle spread shows the individual muscle drawn over a photo of the human body, with an arrow to indicate the line of pull of the muscle, and explains: the muscle name, the origin of that name, Greek and Latin derivations, pronunciation, attachments, actions, eccentric contraction function, isometric contraction function, innervation to two levels of detail with predominant levels in bold, and arterial supply to two levels of detail. This new edition also features robust Evolve resources, an updated art program, and new chapter review and critical thinking questions that encourage you to apply what you have learned to prepare for practice. UNIQUE! Overlay art, consisting of over 380 full-color anatomical illustrations of muscles, bones, and ligaments drawn over photographs, helps identify the positions of muscles and bones in the human body. UNIQUE! Electronic Muscle and Bone Review Program features a base photograph with a skeleton drawn in and a list of every muscle for each major region of the body so students can choose any combination of muscles and place them onto the illustration - allowing them to see not only the muscle attachments, but also the relationship among the muscles of the region. Complete muscle coverage in an easy-to-understand layout makes this text appropriate for novices to anatomy, as well as intermediate and advanced students. Content organized by body region and includes information on how muscles in that region function together and large drawings of the muscles of that region so you can go directly to the topic you are studying. Covers the methodology for each muscle with information for learning muscle actions to explain the reasoning behind each action - and encourage you to learn and not just memorize. A four-color, student-friendly design with sections clearly boxed throughout and checkboxes that help you keep track of what you need to learn and what you have mastered. Customizable format, with checkboxes and numbered lists in each muscle layout, presents basic muscle information for the beginning student in bold type and more advanced information in regular type. Palpation boxes include bulleted steps instructing how to palpate each muscle so you can apply this assessment skill in practice. Evolve website for instructors includes TEACH Resources, a Test Bank, and an image collection so instructors can easily access all of the materials they need to teach their course in one place - and track through the course management system provided via Evolve. Evolve website for students includes access to audio of the author reading aloud muscle names, attachments, and actions for the muscles covered in the book, labeling exercises, and more to enrich your learning experience. NEW! Chapter objectives summarize key points and give you a framework for what to expect as you read through each chapter. NEW! End-of-chapter review questions further reinforce material once you have read and studied the chapter. NEW! A critical thinking question at the end of each chapter engages you with the material and challenges you to apply information to real-world scenarios. NEW! Video clips demonstrating joint actions on Evolve bring to life the material presented in the Basic Kinesiology Terminology chapter, with live action video of the joint actions. NEW and UPDATED! Bony landmarks and more muscles added to the muscle program on Evolve so you can not only see even more muscle combinations, but also see the bony landmarks labeled for the region. UPDATED! Upgraded line drawings enhance your comprehension of each topic presented through visual representation.

International Sport Coaching Framework Version 1.2 (Book): International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), Leeds Beckett... International Sport Coaching Framework Version 1.2 (Book)
International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), Leeds Beckett University (Lbu), International Council of Coaching Excellence (Icce), Association of Summer Olympic International Federations
R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The International Sport Coaching Framework (Version 1.2) is an adaptable document that provides a common language and set of principles about coaching on which the worldwide sport community can agree. Created by the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and Leeds Metropolitan University (LMU), the Framework represents a significant step toward establishing consensus on the * primary functions of a coach; * roles and responsibilities of a coach in athlete development; * qualifications, knowledge and core competences needed for coaching effectively; and * methods by which coaches are educated, developed and certified. The International Sport Coaching Framework incorporates feedback, research and best practices from around the world to provide sport federations, coaching organisations, international federations and educational institutions with considerations for designing, benchmarking and refining their coaching education and certification programmes. The result is a universal platform that facilitates the development of coaches and, ultimately, the enrichment of sport for all.

Anatomical and Medical Illustrations - A Pictorial Archive with Over 2000 Royalty-Free Images (Paperback): Jim " "Harter Anatomical and Medical Illustrations - A Pictorial Archive with Over 2000 Royalty-Free Images (Paperback)
Jim " "Harter
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This outstanding collection of reproducible, royalty-free medical and anatomical engravings offers a fascinating, visually encyclopedic exploration of the body and the healing arts. Featuring more than two thousand illustrations that date back to the late Victorian era through the early twentieth century, this timeless resource serves as the ultimate visual reference for anyone with an interest in the health field.
The two-part volume begins with a variety of finely detailed anatomical illustrations--including the skeleton and skull, spine, muscles, organs, and more. Part two offers images from the general realm of science--from diseases and injuries to therapeutic treatments--as well as peripheral areas such as apothecary and pharmaceutical sciences. Smaller sections cover issues such as death and dying, alternative healing therapies, and the history of medicine. Indispensable for medical professionals, as well as artists and illustrators, this would make a valuable addition to anyone's reference shelf.

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