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Fundamentals of Children's Anatomy and Physiology - A Textbook for Nursing and Healthcare Students (Paperback): Ian Peate,... Fundamentals of Children's Anatomy and Physiology - A Textbook for Nursing and Healthcare Students (Paperback)
Ian Peate, Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming
R837 Discovery Miles 8 370 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

When caring for the well or ill child, recognising and responding to their anatomical and physiological differences is essential. Fundamentals of Children s Anatomy and Physiology provides child nursing students and registered nurses with a succinct but complete overview of the structure and function of the child s body, plus clinical applications throughout to demonstrate how the concepts relate to real-life nursing. Each chapter lists learning outcomes and includes clinical considerations, body maps, a range of high-quality illustrations and test-your-knowledge questions. The book is also accompanied by a companion website with further self-assessment and quizzes.

Netter's Concise Neuroanatomy Updated Edition (Paperback, Updated ed): Michael Rubin, Joseph E. Safdieh Netter's Concise Neuroanatomy Updated Edition (Paperback, Updated ed)
Michael Rubin, Joseph E. Safdieh
R1,038 R974 Discovery Miles 9 740 Save R64 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This unique, comprehensive book provides rich visual guidance on all aspects of neuroanatomy, as only artwork by master medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD can. Concise tables highlight important aspects of each structure, equipping you with the essential knowledge you need to master this complex discipline. This "updated" first 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 2007 1st edition. See every nuance of nervous system anatomy with hundreds of unparalleled Netter diagrams. Better understand the functional importance and clinical significance of each anatomical structure, thanks to clear tabular summaries. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience includes test-yourself images, multiple choice questions, notes and highlighting capabilities, all viewable online at expertconsult.com or through the Inkling app.

Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology (Hardcover): Matthew Rouse Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology (Hardcover)
Matthew Rouse
R749 Discovery Miles 7 490 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology is a digital-only Access Code that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Navigate 2 Advantage Access includes: Learn: A complete eBook with interactive tools, knowledge checks, and animations Practice: A virtual Study Center with robust practice activities and flashcards Assess: A homework and testing Assessment center with prepopulated quizzes and examinations Analyze: Dashboards with learner and educator views that reports actionable data Teaching Tools for Instructors: Instructor's Manual, Syllabus, Learning Objectives, Lecture Outlines, Slides in PowerPoint format, Pre-populated Test Bank with automatic grading. With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2

Medicine and Religion in the Life of an Ottoman Sheikh - Al-Damanhuri's "Clear Statement" on Anatomy (Hardcover): Ahmed... Medicine and Religion in the Life of an Ottoman Sheikh - Al-Damanhuri's "Clear Statement" on Anatomy (Hardcover)
Ahmed Ragab
R2,887 Discovery Miles 28 870 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In 1768, Ahmad al-Damanhuri became the rector (shaykh) of al-Azhar, which was one of the most authoritative and respected positions in the Ottoman Empire. He occupied this position until his death. Despite being a prolific author, whose writings are largely extant, al-Damanhuri remains almost unknown, and much of his work awaits study and analysis. This book aims to shed light on al-Damanhuri's diverse intellectual background, and that of and his contemporaries, building on and continuing the scholarship on the academic thought of the late Ottoman Empire. The book specifically investigates the intersection of medical and religious knowledge in Eighteenth-Century Egypt. It takes as its focus a manuscript on anatomy by al-Damanhuri (d. 1778), entitled "The Clear Statement on the Science of Anatomy (al-qawl al-sarih fi 'ilm al-tashrih),". The book includes an edited translation of The Clear Statement, which is a well-known but unstudied and unpublished manuscript. It also provides a summary translation and analysis of al-Damanhuri's own intellectual autobiography. As such, the book provides an important window into a period that remains deeply understudied and a topic that continues to cause debates and controversies. This study, therefore, will be of keen interest to scholars working on the "post-Classical" Islamic world, as well as historians of religion, science, and medicine looking beyond Europe in the Early Modern period.

Color Atlas of Human Anatomy - Vol. 2: Internal Organs (Paperback, 6th edition): Helga Fritsch, Wolfgang Kuhnel Color Atlas of Human Anatomy - Vol. 2: Internal Organs (Paperback, 6th edition)
Helga Fritsch, Wolfgang Kuhnel
R1,180 R1,108 Discovery Miles 11 080 Save R72 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The sixth edition of this classic work makes mastering a vast amount of information on internal organs much less daunting. It offers a vivid review of the human body and its structure, and it is an ideal study companion as well as an excellent basic reference text. These are some of the many user-friendly features of this book New color plates on embryology and histology More than 200 outstanding full-color illustrations and 130 clinical correlations Side-by-side images with explanatory text An overview of anatomical terms in each section Emphasizing clinical anatomy, this text integrates current information from a wide range of medical disciplines into discussions of the internal organs, including: Cross-sectional anatomy as a basis for working with modern imaging modalities Detailed explanations of organ topography and function Physiological and biochemical information included where appropriate An entire chapter devoted to pregnancy and human development Volume 2: Internal Organs and its companions Volume 1: Locomotor System and Volume 3: Nervous System and Sensory Organs comprise a must-have resource for students of medicine, dentistry, and all allied health fields.

The Strength Training Anatomy Workout - Starting Strength with Bodyweight Training and Minimal Equipment (Paperback): Frederic... The Strength Training Anatomy Workout - Starting Strength with Bodyweight Training and Minimal Equipment (Paperback)
Frederic Delavier, Michael Gundill
R591 R483 Discovery Miles 4 830 Save R108 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Over one million readers have turned to "Strength Training Anatomy" for strength training's most effective exercises. Now put those exercises to work for you with "The Strength Training Anatomy Workout."

"The Strength Training Anatomy Workout "is your guide to creating the body and the results you want. Strengthen arms and legs; increase muscle mass; sculpt chest, back, and core; firm glutes; increase hip flexibility . . . it's all here, and all in the stunning detail that only Frederic Delavier can provide

Over 150 full-color illustrations allow you to get inside more than 200 exercises and 50 workouts to see how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures. You'll also discover how variations, progressions, and sequencing can affect muscle recruitment, the underlying structures, and ultimately the results.

The "Strength Training Anatomy Workout" includes proven programming for strength, power, bodybuilding, and toning that can be used in a gym or at home. You'll find targeted conditioning routines for optimal performance in more than 30 sports, including basketball, football, soccer, track and field, and golf.

Former editor in chief of "PowerMag" in France, author and illustrator Frederic Delavier is a journalist for "Le Monde du" "Muscle" and a contributor to "Men's Health Germany "and several other strength publications. His previous publication, "Strength Training Anatomy," has sold more than one million copies.

Normal and Pathologic Development of the Human Brain and Spinal Cord (Paperback): Maria Dambska, Krystyna Wisniewski Normal and Pathologic Development of the Human Brain and Spinal Cord (Paperback)
Maria Dambska, Krystyna Wisniewski
R2,118 R1,353 Discovery Miles 13 530 Save R765 (36%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book is a contemporary statement of what is known about morphological development of the normal and abnormal human nervous system and puts into perspective the continued importance of changes that occur in the course of foetal development and how these processes may become defective. The first part of the book deals with the development of the central nervous system (CNS) from a morphological point of view including data from the fields of biochemistry, immunology and genetics. The second part reviews the genetic and nongenetic etiology of abnormal CNS development and discusses throughly all patologic syndromes that are related to disturbances of brain development. With the rapid progress in such modern branches of science as neurochemistry, genetics and molecular biology, this book will be invaluable for researchers working in these fields.

The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): Edith Applegate The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Edith Applegate
R1,033 R932 Discovery Miles 9 320 Save R101 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Who said learning A&P can't be fun? The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System, 4th Edition makes it easy to learn normal structure and function of the body, and summarizes the common disorders found in each body system. Written by well-known educator Edith Applegate, this book combines clear, crisp writing with hundreds of vibrant illustrations. This edition includes a stronger emphasis on medical vocabulary, so you understand key terms before you learn anatomy. A wide array of engaging features simplifies physiology concepts, and an Evolve website supports the book with a wealth of new learning opportunities. Even if you have little or no background in science, you will learn the A&P you need to enter your career! A clear and concise writing style makes the book easy to read and understand, even if you have a limited background in science. Quick Check questions let you check your comprehension at various points within a chapter. Chapter quizzes provide recall, thought, and application questions to check your understanding of A&P concepts. An Evolve website includes online tutoring, a Body Spectrum coloring book, Anatomy & Physiology Pioneers boxes with brief biographies of trailblazers in science and medicine, 3-D animations, an audio glossary, Spanish pronunciations of key terms, and frequently asked questions. Outlines and objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you prioritize your study. Key terms are highlighted to help you analyze, pronounce, and spell important medical words. A glossary provides definitions and a pronunciation guide for key terms. Functional Relationships pages illustrate the connection between each individual system and the other body systems, showing how all systems work together. Representative Disorders describe the common health issues associated with each body system. Focus on Aging boxes describe the effects of aging on body systems. Quick Applications boxes connect the material to real-world scenarios. From the Pharmacy boxes describe common medications for each body system and include a brief description of the drug and its action, common uses, and abbreviations. 100 new high-quality illustrations help you visualize anatomical features and physiological processes. Chapter summaries and vocabulary quizzes have been added to the end of each chapter. New Building Your Medical Vocabulary section covers the history of medical words, giving you the building blocks to use and recognize new terms.

Netter's Surgical Anatomy and Approaches (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition): Conor P. Delaney Netter's Surgical Anatomy and Approaches (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition)
Conor P. Delaney
R3,449 Discovery Miles 34 490 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Netter's Surgical Anatomy and Approaches, 2nd Edition, provides a clear overview of the exposures, incision sites, surgically relevant landmarks, structures, fascial planes, and common anatomical variants relevant to general surgical operative procedures. Whether used in class, in the lab while learning anatomy, or in the operating room as a trusted reference, this highly visual resource presents unmatched surgical anatomy illustrations by world-renowned surgeon-artist, Frank H. Netter, MD, and new illustrations created in the Netter tradition, as well as surgical exposures, intraoperative photographs, and radiologic imaging. Discusses procedures and anatomy from a surgeon's point of view. Features new content throughout, including more intraoperative imaging (both open and minimally invasive), more surgical views, and new coverage of POEM/POP/upper GI endoscopy and ERCP; esophagogastrectomy; laparoscopic Whipple; rectal prolapse; TEMS/TATME; sigmoid colectomy; oncoplastic mammoplasty; and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. Presents uniquely detailed artwork of Dr. Netter, Dr. Carlos Machado, and other anatomy illustrators working in the Netter tradition combined with endoscopic, laparoscopic, and radiologic images-all integrated with expert descriptions of each operative procedure. Offers access to more than 30 videos that highlight anatomy relevant to the procedures. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Clinical Anatomy For Dummies (Paperback, New): David Terfera, Shereen Jegtvig Clinical Anatomy For Dummies (Paperback, New)
David Terfera, Shereen Jegtvig 1
R595 R425 Discovery Miles 4 250 Save R170 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Your ticket to acing Clinical Anatomy

Clinical anatomy is the study of human anatomy as it relates to clinical practice. Unlike a basic anatomy and physiology course designed to teach general anatomical knowledge, clinical anatomy focuses on specific structures and issues that people may encounter in a clinical setting.

"Clinical Anatomy For Dummies" presents a friendly, unintimidating overview of the material covered in a typical college-level Clinical Anatomy course. Clear definitions, concise explanations, and plenty of full-color illustrations make "Clinical Anatomy For Dummies" the most accessible book available to supplement your classroom texts.Plain-English explanations make difficult concepts easy to graspTracks to a typical college-level Clinical Anatomy courseFeatures a 16-page color insert

Whether you're a student or a practicing healthcare worker, "Clinical Anatomy for Dummies" makes this subject accessible and easy to grasp.

Intraspinal Variations of Nerve Roots (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Viktor Matejcik, Zora Haviarova, Roman Kuruc, Andrej Steno,... Intraspinal Variations of Nerve Roots (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Viktor Matejcik, Zora Haviarova, Roman Kuruc, Andrej Steno, Juraj Steno
R2,137 R1,708 Discovery Miles 17 080 Save R429 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The main purpose of this book is to provide the reader with a better understanding of spinal nerve root injuries caused by various pathologies (e.g. disc herniation, space-occupying lesions, trauma etc.). The standard anatomical description of spinal nerve roots origin, course and arrangement (described in the first chapters of the book) is now strongly influenced by the frequent findings of their intraspinal extradural and intradural connecting branches and by other variations, which are considered to be the major cause of the surgical therapy failures. Intraspinal extradural and intradural neuroanatomical roots variations may affect in fact the clinical picture, diagnosis, and surgical treatment; their recognition can minimize the damage to neural structures in the spinal anaesthesia, in spinal operations, in spondylosurgery, in endoscopic surgery, laser discectomy, etc. Their aetiology is unknown and it has to be elucidated, and they are rarely found during the usual preoperational examinations, a reason that encouraged various anatomical dissection studies finalized to their description. The data shown in this book will be surely helpful for traumatologists, orthopaedists, spinal surgeons, neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons and for all those dealing with intraspinal variations of nerve roots.

Neuroanatomy: an Illustrated Colour Text (Paperback, 6th Revised edition): Alan R. Crossman, David Neary Neuroanatomy: an Illustrated Colour Text (Paperback, 6th Revised edition)
Alan R. Crossman, David Neary
R1,072 R903 Discovery Miles 9 030 Save R169 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Now fully revised and updated, this leading ICT series volume offers concise, superbly illustrated coverage of neuroanatomy, that throughout makes clear the relevance of the anatomy to the practice of modern clinical neurology. Building on the success of previous editions, Neuroanatomy ICT, sixth edition has been fine-tuned to meet the needs of today's medical students - and will also prove invaluable to the range of other students and professionals who need a clear, current understanding of this important area. Generations of readers have come to appreciate the straightforward explanations of complex concepts that students often find difficult, with minimum assumptions made of prior knowledge of the subject. This (print) edition comes with the complete, enhanced eBook - including BONUS figures and self-assessment material - to provide an even richer learning experience and easy anytime, anywhere access! Notoriously difficult concepts made clear in straightforward and concise text Level of detail carefully judged to facilitate understanding of the fundamental neuroanatomical principles and the workings of the nervous system, providing a sound basis for the diagnosis and treatment of contemporary neurological disorders Clinical material and topic summaries fully updated and highlighted in succinct boxes within the text Memorable pictorial summaries of symptoms associated with the main clinical syndromes Over 150 new or revised drawings and photographs further improve clarity and reflect the latest imaging techniques New expanded coverage of neuropsychological disorders and their relationship to neuroanatomy - increasingly important given aging populations Access to the complete, enhanced eBook - including additional images and self-assessment material to aid revision and check your understanding.

The Human Body - Anatomical Terms and What They Mean (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Terry M. Mayhew The Human Body - Anatomical Terms and What They Mean (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Terry M. Mayhew
R461 Discovery Miles 4 610 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Nowadays, English-speaking undergraduates in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, nursing, physiotherapy, and allied professions lack the basics in Latin and Greek - the languages from which the great majority of anatomical terms are derived. The glossary presented in this expanded second edition takes the word-root of key anatomical terms and explains their meanings. It gives examples of their use in anatomical and other contexts, including everyday English usage. The meanings are reinforced with questions about related anatomical knowledge. [Subject: Anatomy, Medicine, Reference]

Pocket Atlas of Sectional Anatomy, Vol. II: Thorax, Heart, Abdomen and Pelvis - Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance... Pocket Atlas of Sectional Anatomy, Vol. II: Thorax, Heart, Abdomen and Pelvis - Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Paperback, 4th edition)
Torsten Bert Moeller, Emil Reif
R1,070 R906 Discovery Miles 9 060 Save R164 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This comprehensive, easy-to-consult pocket atlas is renowned for its superb illustrations and ability to depict sectional anatomy in every plane. Together with its two companion volumes, it provides a highly specialized navigational tool for all clinicians who need to master radiologic anatomy and accurately interpret CT and MR images. Special features of Pocket Atlas of Sectional Anatomy: Didactic organization in two-page units, with high-quality radiographs on one side and brilliant, full-color diagrams on the other Hundreds of high-resolution CT and MR images made with the latest generation of scanners (e.g., 3T MRI, 64-slice CT) Color-coded schematic drawings that indicate the level of each section Consistent color coding, making it easy to identify similar structures across several slices Updates for the 4th edition of Volume II: CT imaging of the chest and abdomen in all 3 planes: axial, sagittal, and coronal New back-cover foldout featuring pulmonary and hepatic segments and lymph node stations Follows standard international classifications of the American Heart Association for cardiac vessels and the AJCC/UICC for mediastinal lymph nodes Compact, easy-to-use, highly visual, and designed for quick recall, this book is ideal for use in both the clinical and study settings.

Study Guide for Memmler's Structure and Function of the Human Body (Paperback, 11th edition): Kerry L Hull, Barbara Janson... Study Guide for Memmler's Structure and Function of the Human Body (Paperback, 11th edition)
Kerry L Hull, Barbara Janson Cohen
R771 Discovery Miles 7 710 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This Study Guide is the ideal companion to the Eleventh Edition of Memmler's Structure and Function of the Human Body, the acclaimed classic text for anatomy and physiology. Following the text's organization chapter by chapter, the Study Guide offers a full complement of self-study aids to engage students in learning and enable them to assess and build their knowledge as they advance through the text. Most importantly, it allows them to get the most out of their study time, with a variety of exercises that meet the needs of all types of learners. Self-study aids include all-new illustrations, chapter overviews, writing exercises, coloring and labeling exercises, concept maps, practical application scenarios, matching exercises, short-essay questions, multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-false questions, and more. --Chapter overviews --Writing exercises --Coloring and labeling exercises --Concept maps --Practical application scenarios --Matching exercises --Short-essay questions --Multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-false questions --Information on real-life anatomy and physiology in action and updates on current research trials and applications. --Answers to the Study Guide are in the Instructor's Manual that accompanies the text as well as on thePoint site for the main text.

Surface Anatomy - The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Examination (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): John SP Lumley Surface Anatomy - The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Examination (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
John SP Lumley
R646 Discovery Miles 6 460 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

British Medical Association Book Awards 2009 - Commended, Basic and Clinical Sciences This innovative and highly praised book describes the visible and palpable anatomy that forms the basis of clinical examination. The first chapter considers the anatomical terms needed for precise description of the parts of the body and movements from the anatomical positions. The remaining chapters are regionally organised and colour photographs demonstrate visible anatomy. Many of the photographs are reproduced with numbered overlays, indicating structures that can be seen, felt, moved or listened to. The surface markings of deeper structures are indicated together with common sites for injection of local anaesthetic, accessing blood vessels, biopsying organs and making incisions. The accompanying text describes the anatomical features of the illustrated structures. Over 250 colour photographs with accompanying line drawings to indicate the position of major structures. The seven regionally organised chapters cover all areas of male and female anatomy. The text is closely aligned with the illustrations and highlights the relevance for the clinical examination of a patient. Includes appropriate radiological images to aid understanding. All line drawings now presented in colour to add clarity and improve the visual interpretation. Includes 20 new illustrations of palpable and visible anatomy. Revised text now more closely tied in with the text and with increasing emphasis on clinical examination of the body.

The Nervous System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart, New edition): Anatomical Chart Company The Nervous System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart, New edition)
Anatomical Chart Company
R1,002 Discovery Miles 10 020 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Featuring classic illustrations by Peter Bachin, this chart shows nerves in the body, brain, midbrain, medulla oblongata, and spinal cord. Spinal meninges, intercostal nerves, and sagittal section of female pelvis are also shown.

Anatomy Of Movement (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Blandine Calais-Germain Anatomy Of Movement (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Blandine Calais-Germain
R847 Discovery Miles 8 470 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Anatomy of Movement presents a dynamic, integrated approach to the study of the physical structures of the musculoskeletal system and their functional relationship to the movements of the human body. In clear and concise text illustrated with more than a thousand graphic drawings, the author guides the reader on a lively tour of the muscles, bones, ligaments and joints of the arms, legs and trunk. The focus throughout the book is on anatomy not for its own sake, but in its functional relationship to the actual movements of the body in dance, exercise, and other physical disciplines. In this newly-revised edition, a majority of the thousand-plus illustrations are new or have been modified by the author from the original edition. The text has also been updated, and the sequencing of the presentation of the musculoskeletal anatomy has been revised in part.

Anatomy And Physiology For Health Professionals (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): Jahangir Moini Anatomy And Physiology For Health Professionals (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
Jahangir Moini
R1,431 Discovery Miles 14 310 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written with health professions students in mind, the Third Edition of Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals offers an engaging, approachable, and comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology. The Third Edition features a total of six multifaceted 'Units' which build upon an understanding of basic knowledge, take readers through intermediate subjects, and finally delve into complex topics that stimulate critical thinking. Heavily revised with updated content throughout, chapters include useful features, such as Common Abbreviations, Medical Terminology, the Metric System and more! Students will want to take advantage of the many resources available to reinforce learning -including Test Your Understanding questions that regularly assess comprehension, flash cards for self-study, an interactive eBook with more than 20 animations, and interactive and printable Lab Exercises and Case Studies. FEATURES Provides a comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology Presents content in an accessible manner targeted to health professions students Offers access to helpful animations and interactive learning tools Includes clinical images such as X-rays, CT scans and MRIs Covers the effects of aging on various body systems Offers robust end of chapter assessments for learners

Functional Morphology - The Dynamic Wholeness of the Human Organism (Hardcover): Johannes W. Rohen Functional Morphology - The Dynamic Wholeness of the Human Organism (Hardcover)
Johannes W. Rohen
R1,731 R1,296 Discovery Miles 12 960 Save R435 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Physicians around the world are familiar with Johannes Rohen's books on human anatomy. In this, his last major work, Rohen presents the fruits of a lifelong study of the human organism. Viewing the various organs and organ systems as part of a dynamic whole, Rohen arrives at new and profound insights. This book significantly supplements and expands the concepts of general anatomy and offers a new basis for approaching the interaction of body and soul. Functional Morphology offers fresh insight and inspiration for physicians, therapists, educators, and anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the human organism.

An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists (Paperback, 3rd edition): Fritz Schider An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Fritz Schider
R346 R306 Discovery Miles 3 060 Save R40 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Full text, plus anatomical illustrations; plates by great artists showing anatomy. 593 illus.

Speech and Voice Science (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Alison Behrman Speech and Voice Science (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Alison Behrman
R2,406 Discovery Miles 24 060 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"Speech and Voice Science, Third Edition" is the only textbook to provide comprehensive and detailed information on both voice source and vocal tract contributions to speech production. Because the writing style is user friendly for all levels of students, instructors report using this book for a wide variety of courses, including undergraduate and graduate courses in acoustic phonetics, speech science, instrumentation, and voice disorders. Heavily revised and updated, this third edition offers multiple new resources for instructors and students to enhance classroom learning and active student participation. At the same time, this revised textbook provides flexibility to allow instructors to construct a classroom learning experience that best suits their course objectives.New to the Third Edition:*The PluralPlus companion website provides new study aids and teaching materials for students and instructors:For students:- Study aids such as key terms and review questions for each chapter- A speech science game for a lighthearted way to help study -The spectogram images from chapters 7, 8 and 9 of the print book allowing students to zoom in and examine specific acoustic features. For instructors:- How to create a "flipped" classroom" to provide a more effective learning experience for both undergraduates and graduates- Revised and updated slides for traditional classroom lectures- Responses to the Clinical Case questions to guide classroom discussions or testing*A new chapter addresses "Speech Prosody" with updated and expanded coverage of the acoustic properties that contribute to stress, prominence, and speech rhythm, and the clinical relevance of acoustic measurement of prosody*A new chapter on Instrumentation that covers basic information on digital data acquisition, microphones, and recording for clinical and research purposes*Re-organization of introductory material provides a new chapter on the physics of motion to prepare students to learn about the acoustics of sound waves*Clinical cases have been included in each chapter to help students apply speech science principles to clinical practice*49 revised "spectrogram figures" with increased clarity of key acoustic features of vowels and consonants*A newly designed 2 color interiorKey Features:*A highly readable writing style that allows students to grasp difficult concepts*Heavily illustrated to enhance information provided in the text*Each chapter includes section study questions to help students make sure that they are focusing on key concepts*Side bars throughout the text provide a deeper dive into related topics

Anatomy of the Heart (Poster, 3rd Revised edition): Anatomical Chart Company Anatomy of the Heart (Poster, 3rd Revised edition)
Anatomical Chart Company
R511 R419 Discovery Miles 4 190 Save R92 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Anatomy of the Heart

Pocket Anatomy and Physiology 3e (Spiral bound, 3rd edition): Jones Pocket Anatomy and Physiology 3e (Spiral bound, 3rd edition)
Jones
R960 R836 Discovery Miles 8 360 Save R124 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Access all of the A&P information you need - whenever and wherever you need it! In class or in practice, all of the A & P information you need is at your fingertips in this handy, easy-to-understand pocket guide. Crystal-clear, full-color illustrations with concise labels put all the need-to-know A&P information at your fingertips. Whether you're looking for a cross section of the cardiac conducting system, a postoperative view of a total hip replacement, or any other perspective on the human body - you'll find it here.

Focused Neuroanatomy for Medical Students (Hardcover): Cohen Inbar Focused Neuroanatomy for Medical Students (Hardcover)
Cohen Inbar
R4,746 Discovery Miles 47 460 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The grasp of neuroanatomy, maybe more than in other organ systems, is closely related to function, neurophysiology and neuro-biochemistry. Its understanding requires a working knowledge of the pivotal neuro-embryological events as well as a working knowledge of general anatomy. For these reasons, it remains one of the greatest challenges, both for the aspiring student and for the dedicated mentor in the medical field. The span of books used as references in teaching neuroanatomy is either too detailed or too simplistic in their attempt to balance the time constraints against the key points for each subject. In addition, since the field of neuroscience is currently at the forefront of research, many of the textbooks that are available are written by researchers rather than clinicians, and as a result they tend to suffer a lack of clinical focus. This book, written by a tutor of neuroanatomy and a practising neurosurgeon, attempts to offer a better balance and a more useful formula. This book is composed for the medical student, relying on comments from past medical students. The book begins with an introduction chapter which discusses the organisation of the nervous system, anatomical planes, introduction to neuro-embryology, as well as relevant scalp and skull anatomy. The next succeeding six chapters discuss the central nervous system regionally. Each chapter begins with the key embryological processes that shape the anatomy and function of that region. The gross anatomical description is followed by a short discussion of microscopic anatomy, grey and white matter anatomical features, major connections and key clinical correlations. The next three chapters tackle specific problematic topics separately. The meninges, the cerebrospinal fluid and the lateral ventricles are discussed first, followed by an overview of the cerebral blood supply. A unique chapter focusing on specific skull base complex structures, such as the cavernous sinus region, the sphenoid sinus, and the jugular foramen is subsequently presented. The book ends with two chapters presenting the special sensory senses, vision and audition. These chapters are organised in a system rather than in regional anatomy forms, with an in-depth discussion of related anatomical features.

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