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Gray's Basic Anatomy (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M Mitchell Gray's Basic Anatomy (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M Mitchell
R1,411 R1,315 Discovery Miles 13 150 Save R96 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Depend on Gray's Basic Anatomy, 2nd Edition to deliver superbly illustrated, authoritative, interactive content preferred by both students and faculty. Easy-to-read and concise, it has a strong clinical focus that's ideal for readers who need an efficient, high-yield anatomy textbook offering coverage of the most important anatomical concepts. Part of the renowned Gray's family of references, featuring outstanding full-color artwork praised for its utility and clarity, relevant and accurate content, a strong clinical focus, and interactive online features. Easy-to-use format Online features include self-assessment questions, additional clinical, and PT cases, and much more. Student ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book as well as new materials (outlined above) designed to produce a more rounded learning experience. New figures throughout, including explanatory artwork of the cranial nerves. New Imaging Apps boxes, including OCT, provide even more student-friendly exposure to clinical content. New Clinical Apps boxes detail clinical implications.

Anatomical Chart Company Atlas of Pathophysiology (Hardcover, 4th edition): Julie Stewart Anatomical Chart Company Atlas of Pathophysiology (Hardcover, 4th edition)
Julie Stewart
R1,831 R1,625 Discovery Miles 16 250 Save R206 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Comprehensive and practical, the freshly updated Anatomical Chart Company Atlas of Pathophysiology, 4th Edition , offers nearly 450 illustrations that demonstrate the causes, symptoms, and progression of more than 200 disorders. Clear and simple explanations of each disorder are followed by rationales for proven clinical interventions. This backup to classroom texts is also a handy on-the-unit reference for nurses and other healthcare professionals, and support for patient education. At-a-glance answers-and the right interventions-for more than 200 disorders in a quick-read format ... NEW includes a free eBook download see details below NEWand updated content illustrating and explaining the most common conditions, with topics presented alphabetically: Central concepts-cells, cancer, infection, genetics, and fluids and electrolytes Disorders affecting each body system-respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, hematologic, immunologic, endocrine, and reproductive-as well as renal, skin, and sensory disorders Each disease entry presents an introduction, causes, pathophysiology, complications, signs and symptoms, diagnostic test results, and treatment, with facing page showing a detailed illustration to help you visualize the disease process Easy-to-locate content in an easy-read template that tackles numerous topics found in daily practice, such as: Diseases and disorders that need immediate attention, such as pulmonary embolism, depression, and glaucoma The differences between prehypertension and Stage 1 hypertension Which parts of the brain are affected by generalized seizures, as opposed to partial seizures Lifestyle changes to recommend to a patient with high plasma glucose The causes of carpel tunnel syndrome 450 large, detailed, full-color illustrations from Anatomical Chart Company to help you differentiate among symptoms and disorders that appear similar Icons that offer important tips, including: Age Alert - how pathophysiologic processes-incidence, onset, and clinical appearance-appear in different age groups, such as aortic aneurysm, atypical myocardial infarction, and Parkinson's disease Clinical Tips - advice on areas such as improving auscultation in myocarditis, evaluating diagnostic test results in suspected spinal injuries, early recognition of life-threatening symptoms in myasthenia gravis, respiration changes in peritonitis, and more Complications - identifies common progressions of untreated or worsening conditions Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offline Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click About the Clinical Editor Julie Stewart, DNP, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC, AAHIVS, is an Associate Professor and Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs at Sacred Heart University, College of Nursing, in Fairfield, Connecticut.

The Anatomy of the Human Embryo - A Scanning Electron-Microscopic Atlas. (Paperback): Gerd Steding The Anatomy of the Human Embryo - A Scanning Electron-Microscopic Atlas. (Paperback)
Gerd Steding
R5,556 R4,382 Discovery Miles 43 820 Save R1,174 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The present anatomical atlas concentrates on the early weeks of prenatal development of the human embryo. It comprises more than 800 scanning electron-microscopic pictures of specimens of exclusively human embryos. The three-dimensional appearing illustrations show the development of the external form of the face, neck, trunk and limbs. Besides, the brain and the viscera of the head, neck, thorax, abdomen and pelvis - all dissected into layers - are represented in their position and spatial form. The juxtaposition of pictures of temporally close developmental stages reveals the changes in the form of the organs. Photographs of the same organic system are usually shown at the same magnification and clearly demonstrate the growth process. Simple outline drawings provided with the principal nomenclature facilitate the orientation within the specimens. A brief introduction to each chapter explains the most significant developmental steps depicted. This atlas is of great interest not only to anatomists, embryologists, histologists and developmental biologists, but also to biologists, biochemists and geneticists. Moreover, it serves as a valuable reference book for clinicians such as gynecologists, obstetricians, pediatric surgeons and pediatric cardiologists.

A&P in a Flash! (Flashcards Only) (Paperback, New): Hurst A&P in a Flash! (Flashcards Only) (Paperback, New)
Hurst
R680 R621 Discovery Miles 6 210 Save R59 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Here's the perfect study and review tool for A & P--over 350 color-coded flash cards. Pronunciations and visual cues make memorization a snap.

Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology plus MasteringA&P with Pearson eText, Global Edition (Paperback, 7th edition): Frederic H.... Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology plus MasteringA&P with Pearson eText, Global Edition (Paperback, 7th edition)
Frederic H. Martini, Edwin F. Bartholomew
R1,637 R1,290 Discovery Miles 12 900 Save R347 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This package includes MasteringA&P (TM) For one-semester courses in anatomy & physiology. Guiding students through challenging A&P concepts Celebrated for its precise illustrations, time-saving navigation and study tools, and engaging clinical content, Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology is crafted especially for students with no prior knowledge of anatomy & physiology and little science background. The Seventh Edition eases students through tough A&P topics, answering the need to help A&P students learn and retain challenging content in the fast-paced one-semester A&P course. New book features, all supported by interactive MasteringA&P media, include new Build Your Knowledge activities, new Spotlight Figures Coaching activities, new Bone and Organ Dissection Videos, and new Dynamic Study Modules that help students study on the go. This package includes MasteringA&P, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics (TM). MasteringA&P should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Please be sure you have the correct ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Human Anatomy & Physiology plus Pearson Mastering Anatomy & Physiology with Pearson eText, Global Edition (Paperback, 2nd... Human Anatomy & Physiology plus Pearson Mastering Anatomy & Physiology with Pearson eText, Global Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Erin C. Amerman
R1,854 Discovery Miles 18 540 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For the two-semester A&P course. This package includes Mastering A&P. Provide a learner-centered approach to the study of A&P Human Anatomy & Physiology speaks to the way today's diverse students learn and study. In the 2nd Edition, author Erin Amerman strengthens her distinctive learner-centered approach by focusing on three unique pillars. First, Amerman uses art to present one-concept-at-a-time before bringing the distinct parts together in one summarizing Big Picture figure. Second, Amerman coaches students right when they need it, beginning on page 51 where the opening module titled How To Succeed in Your Anatomy & Physiology Course appears. And finally, she provides students with ample opportunities to practice and develop critical-thinking skills through questions about case studies and real-world scenarios. Mastering A&P includes Concept Boost Video Tutors and new Big Picture Animations, which feature Amerman guiding students through the most complex A&P concepts. The text and Mastering A&P work together to engage today's students. Reach every student by pairing this text with Mastering A&P Mastering (TM) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and improves results for each student. Mastering A&P assignments support interactive features in the text and include expanded Big Picture Animations, new Interactive Physiology 2.0 tutorials, new, mobile-friendly Practice Anatomy Lab (PAL) 3.1 and customizable PAL 3.1 Flashcards, A&P Flix 3D animations, Lab study tools, Get Ready for A&P Diagnostic Test and Tutorials, Learning Catalytics (TM), plus a variety of Art Labeling Questions, Clinical Application Questions, and more. Learn more about Mastering A&P. Mastering A&P should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Please be sure you have the correct ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Sarcoplasmic Reticulum - Structure, Development, Roles & Evolution (Hardcover): Rigers Bakiu Sarcoplasmic Reticulum - Structure, Development, Roles & Evolution (Hardcover)
Rigers Bakiu
R3,336 Discovery Miles 33 360 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Muscle cells, including cardiomyocytes, contain a specialized smooth endoplasmic reticulum (ER), sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR) calcium ions (Ca2+) release and reuptake by the sarcoplasmic reticulum trigger the contraction and relaxation of the myofibrils, respectively. This book examines the control and modulation of the SR and how this may vary among skeletal and cardiac muscle without bypassing the smooth muscle. It presents new and exciting work in this area and identifies promising new research directions. Furthermore, it considers the advances in this relatively unexplored field, offering new insights into the role of SR communication with other organelles and the new concepts about ER stress. Generally, this scientific book brings together contributions from key workersboth in basic and clinical sciences whose studies range from physiological to pathological and molecular to whole animal. In this book, the authors provide insights into the evolution of SR design and function.

Imaging Anatomy: Musculoskeletal (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition): B.J. Manaster, Julia R. Crim Imaging Anatomy: Musculoskeletal (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition)
B.J. Manaster, Julia R. Crim
R6,923 R5,977 Discovery Miles 59 770 Save R946 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Now in its second edition, Imaging Anatomy: Musculoskeletal is a complete anatomic atlas of the musculoskeletal system, boasting an improved organization with easily accessible information that is standardized for each body region. Brand new chapters, updated anatomical coverage, and highly detailed images combine to make this quick yet in-depth resource ideal for day-to-day reference. Emphasizes relevant anatomy for clinical practice, and combines text and images to detail normal variants and imaging pitfalls New chapters highlight normal variants and imaging pitfalls for each anatomical region with measurements and lines that are valuable to referring clinicians Updated anatomical coverage now includes information on regions such as the thumb Features both the left and right extremities and has significantly larger and improved scout images to expedite reference Includes arthrographic anatomy for each joint Individual chapters provide an anatomical overview, radiographic and arthrographic anatomy, and MR atlas for each region Expert Consult eBook version is included with purchase and allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices

Atlas of Anatomy (Paperback, 4th New edition): Anne M. Gilroy, Brian R. MacPherson, Jamie Wikenheiser, Michael Schuenke, Erik... Atlas of Anatomy (Paperback, 4th New edition)
Anne M. Gilroy, Brian R. MacPherson, Jamie Wikenheiser, Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, …
R2,171 Discovery Miles 21 710 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Quintessential Atlas of Anatomy expands on widely acclaimed prior editions! Atlas of Anatomy, Fourth Edition builds on its longstanding reputation of being the highest quality anatomy atlas published to date. With more than 2,000 exquisitely detailed illustrations, including over 120 new to this edition, the Atlas helps students and seasoned clinicians master the details of human anatomy. Key Features: NEW! Expanded Radiology sections include over 40 new radiographs, CTs, and MRIs NEW! A more dissectional approach to the head and neck region places neck anatomy before that of the head - the way most students dissect NEW! Additional images and tables detail the challenging anatomy of the peritoneal cavity, inguinal region, and infratemporal and pterygopalatine fossae NEW! Almost 30 new clinical boxes focus on function, pathology, diagnostic techniques, anatomic variation, and more NEW! More comprehensive coverage clarifies the complexities of the ANS, including revised wiring schematics Also included in this new edition: Muscle Fact spreads provide origin, insertion, innervation, and action An innovative, user-friendly format: every topic covered in two side-by-side pages Online images with "labels-on and labels-off" capability are ideal for review and self-testing What users say about the Atlas of Anatomy: "I can't say enough how much I like the organization of this text. I think Thieme has 'hit the nail on the head' with structuring everything by region (Lower Limb) and sub-region (Ankle & Foot). It's very easy to find what you're looking for..." "The figures in the Atlas of Anatomy are exemplary and surpass other competing texts. The images are clear, precise, and aesthetically colored. The unique views presented in this work are also very helpful for studying a three-dimensional subject such as human anatomy." This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Anatomy Coloring Book For Nurses - The Ultimate Anatomy Study Guide, An Easier and Better Way to Learn Anatomy (Paperback):... Anatomy Coloring Book For Nurses - The Ultimate Anatomy Study Guide, An Easier and Better Way to Learn Anatomy (Paperback)
Laalpiran Publishing
R165 Discovery Miles 1 650 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Atlas of Lymphatic Anatomy in the Head, Neck, Chest and Limbs (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Wei-Ren Pan Atlas of Lymphatic Anatomy in the Head, Neck, Chest and Limbs (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Wei-Ren Pan
R4,548 R4,080 Discovery Miles 40 800 Save R468 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This atlas provides detailed information on the human lymphatic system in the head, neck and chest regions as well as the extremities, with more than 400 photographs and radiographs, including micro and macro views of the morphology. Much of the content is presented for the first time, such as the individual differences in lymphatic distribution, especially in the head neck region; characteristics of the indirect precollecting lymph vessel in the scalp; the lymphatic ampulla and diverticulum; and the transparent lymph node. Providing insights into the lymphatic anatomy, the book is an essential resource for medical and science students as well as therapists, clinicians and researchers working in this field.

Andere Anatomische Anekdoten (German, Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Helmut Wicht Andere Anatomische Anekdoten (German, Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Helmut Wicht
R975 R777 Discovery Miles 7 770 Save R198 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Electromyography for Experimentalists (Paperback): Gerald E. Loeb, Carl Gans Electromyography for Experimentalists (Paperback)
Gerald E. Loeb, Carl Gans
R1,142 Discovery Miles 11 420 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The technique of electromyography, used to study the electrical currents generated by muscle action, has become invaluable to researchers in the biological, medical, and behavioral sciences. With it, the scientist can study the role of muscles in producing and controlling limb movement, eating, breathing, posture, vocalizations, and the manipulation of objects. However, many electromyographic techniques were developed in the clinical study of humans and are inappropriate for use in research on other organisms--tadpoles, for example. This book, a complete and very practical hands-on guide to the theoretical and experimental requirements of electromyography, takes into account the needs of researchers across the sciences.

Metabolic Encephalopathies - Therapy & Prognosis (Paperback): Stefano Didonato, R. Parini, Graziella Uziel Metabolic Encephalopathies - Therapy & Prognosis (Paperback)
Stefano Didonato, R. Parini, Graziella Uziel
R1,972 R1,265 Discovery Miles 12 650 Save R707 (36%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book is dedicated to an update on metabolic disorders and their consequences on the developing nervous system. In the last ten years, major scientific advances in biochemical diagnosis have enabled the identification of many new disease entities, as well as a better classification of clinical symptoms and their correlation to biochemical defects. This volume provides an introduction to basic sciences specifically relevant to this disease group, then focuses on each subgroup in turn: hyperphenylalaninaemias, mitochondrial encephalomyopathies, organic acidoses, urea cycle defects, lysosomal storage and peroxylsomal disorders. Finally, a discussion of long term follow-up and family related issues also reports the results of a four-year research project led by the Mariani Foundation.

Anatomy for Dental Medicine (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, Udo Schumacher Anatomy for Dental Medicine (Paperback, 2nd New edition)
Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, Udo Schumacher; Edited by Eric Baker
R1,737 R1,463 Discovery Miles 14 630 Save R274 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A full color, text-atlas, providing all the anatomy a dental student must learn! Anatomy for Dental Medicine, Second Edition combines award-winning, full-color illustrations, explanatory text, and summary tables to guide the reader through the complex anatomy of the head and neck. Each region is arranged in a user-friendly format beginning with the skeletal framework. The musculature is then added, followed by the neurovasculature, and finally, topographic anatomy shows all structures in situ. Key features of the second edition: More than 1200 clear, detailed, full-color illustrations (over 400 new to this edition) Expanded captions elucidate key concepts and contain relevant clinical correlations Over 150 tables for quick access to key information New in the second edition: Chapters on embryology and rest of body anatomy that dental students must know Expanded neuroanatomy chapter Sectional anatomy chapter that includes radiographic images to facilitate clinical understanding Appendix covering the anatomy for local anesthesia Appendices with review questions and answers, both factual and clinical-vignette style Anatomy for Dental Medicine, Second Edition includes access to WinkingSkull.com PLUS, the interactive online study aid, with all full-color illustrations and radiographs from this volume and the review questions and answers in an interactive format. Review or test your anatomy knowledge with timed self-tests using the labels on-and-off function on the illustrations, with access to instant results.

Color Atlas of Pediatric Anatomy, Laparoscopy, and Thoracoscopy (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Merrill McHoney, Edward M. Kiely,... Color Atlas of Pediatric Anatomy, Laparoscopy, and Thoracoscopy (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Merrill McHoney, Edward M. Kiely, Imran Mushtaq
R4,227 R3,609 Discovery Miles 36 090 Save R618 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Both the number of pediatric surgeons using minimally invasive surgery (MIS) and the number of operations involving MIS are increasing. This atlas of anatomy and operative techniques provides a thorough outline of the procedures commonly used in laparoscopic and thoracoscopic pediatric surgery. Step-by-step operative photographs are accompanied by explanatory text, and line diagrams are used to highlight the important anatomy as seen endoscopically. Alternative techniques, instruments, and steps are described when appropriate, and attention is drawn to highlights and pitfalls. While each chapter includes some basic background on the condition in question, the focus is very much on the operative procedures. This atlas will be of special benefit to those establishing a laparoscopic practice as well as to those in training who wish to embark on MIS. It will also serve as a supplementary atlas of anatomy and surgical technique for younger surgeons and medical students.

Understanding Anatomy & Physiology 2e (Paperback, 2nd edition): Thompson Understanding Anatomy & Physiology 2e (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Thompson
R1,551 R1,374 Discovery Miles 13 740 Save R177 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

How do you learn A&P best? Whatever your learning style...by looking, listening, or doing, or a little bit of each...the 2nd Edition of this innovative, multiplatform approach to anatomy & physiology is designed just for you. Tackle a tough subject in bite-sized pieces. A seeming huge volume of information is organized into manageable sections to make complex concepts easy to understand and remember. You begin with an overview of the body, including its chemical and cellular structures, then progress to one-of-a-kind portrayals of each body system, grouped by function. A wealth of full-color illustrations, figures, sidebars, helpful hints, and easy-to-read descriptions make information crystal clear. Each unique page spread provides an entire unit of understanding, breaking down complex concepts into easy-to-grasp sections.

Clinical Neuroanatomy, Twentyninth Edition (Paperback, 29th edition): Stephen Waxman Clinical Neuroanatomy, Twentyninth Edition (Paperback, 29th edition)
Stephen Waxman
R1,904 Discovery Miles 19 040 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A comprehensive, color-illustrated guide to neuroanatomy and its functional and clinical applications Engagingly written and extensively illustrated, Clinical Neuroanatomy, Twenty-Ninth Edition gets you up to speed on neuroanatomy, its functional underpinnings, and its relationship to the clinic. You'll learn everything you need to know about the structure and function of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. This authoritative guide illustrates clinical presentations of disease processes involving specific structures, explores the relationship between neuroanatomy and neurology, and reviews advances in molecular and cellular biology and neuropharmacology as related to neuroanatomy. The book is packed with case studies and hundreds of visuals-including CT and MRI scans, block diagrams showing muscle actions, root-by-root and nerve-by-nerve images of sensory areas and muscle intervention, and more-to help you retain critical information. Essential for board review or as a clinical refresher, Clinical Neuroanatomy features: * More than 300 full-color illustrations * An introduction to clinical thinking that puts neuroanatomy in clear clinical perspective * A discussion of the latest advances in molecular biology and cellular biology in the context of neuroanatomy * Numerous CT and MRI scans * Block diagrams illustrating actions of each muscle (essential for the clinical motor examination) * Hundreds of diagrams and tables encapsulating important information * Summary listings at the end of each chapter * Clear and memorable root-by-root and nerve-by-nerve illustrations of sensory areas and muscle intervention * Coverage of the basic structure and function of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves as well as clinical presentations of disease processes involving specific structures * Appendices including The Neurologic Examination, Testing Muscle Function, Spinal Nerves and Plexuses, and Questions and Answers * Case studies demonstrating how concepts apply to real-world clinical situations * All the must-know concepts, facts, and structures, and more * A complete practice exam to assess your knowledge

Lippincott Atlas of Anatomy (Paperback, Second, North American Edition): Thomas R. Gest Lippincott Atlas of Anatomy (Paperback, Second, North American Edition)
Thomas R. Gest
R2,322 Discovery Miles 23 220 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Featuring more than 800 high-quality, modern images, Lippincott (R) Atlas of Anatomy is a vibrantly colored regional atlas of human anatomy offering an unprecedented combination of visual aesthetic appeal and anatomical accuracy. A unique art style featuring bright colors, color coding of anatomical elements, judicious use of labeling, and no extraneous text make this book an ideal tool for students. Each plate teaches specific structures and relationships-displayed using artistic techniques such as 'ghosting,' layering, and color-coding-providing clear focus on important structures and resulting in easier and faster comprehension. This unique pedagogy, in combination with the beautiful art style, make this anatomy atlas the preferred choice for teaching and learning. This updated new edition enhances students' understanding of anatomical structures and relationships with many new and modified illustrations, new muscle tables, and convenient online access to tables summarizing key information for multiple anatomical structures. Packaged with the atlas is an interactive eBook version with all of the images, including fully searchable legends and labels and 'zoom and compare' features, as well as online labeling exercises that reinforce students' understanding of newly learned concepts and structures. More than 800 color illustrations-including 16 new and over 300 revised-reflect a variety of techniques to give students an unparalleled understanding of the most clinically relevant anatomical relationships. New muscle tables clarify attachments, innervation and more. A systems overview with summary illustrations helps you confidently guide students from surface anatomy and superficial features to deeper structures that support regional dissection sequences. More than 30 clinical images-including x-rays and CT scans-enhance students' clinical readiness with radiographic views of anatomy. An interactive eBook simplifies review with instant access to all images with fully searchable legends and labels, zoom and compare features, and anatomy tables covering muscles, topographic anatomy, bones, joints, arteries, veins, lymphatics, nerves, fascia, and clinical terms for each chapter. Online 'test yourself' labeling exercises on selected plates allow students to test themselves on newly learned concepts and structures.

The Origin of a New Progenitor Stem Cell Group in Human Development - An Immunohistochemical-, Light- and Electronmicroscopical... The Origin of a New Progenitor Stem Cell Group in Human Development - An Immunohistochemical-, Light- and Electronmicroscopical Analysis (Paperback, 1st ed. 2019)
Hubert Wartenberg, Andreas Miething, Kjeld Mollgard
R2,657 R2,284 Discovery Miles 22 840 Save R373 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book presents an overview of a new group of progenitor stem cells. Their origins were originally detected in light- and electron microscopical sections of plastic embedded human embryonal and fetal organs. The distribution of these cells can result in a large quantity of ectopic stem cells. The observation of these ectopic stem cells leads us to postulate the existence of a basic wave of stem cell progenitors. This process proceeds earlier and independently from germ cell migration. This first wave of progenitor stem cell migration initially reaches the peri-aortal AMG-region (Aortal-Mesonephric-Gonadal region). From here, some of these progenitor cells enter the aorta, are distributed through the vascular system and become the embryonal stem cells (reserve cells) in many peripheral tissues. A second part delivers progenitor cells for the adrenal 'anlage'. Within the peripheral Zona definitiva of the adrenal cortex the progenitor cells multiplicate and subsequently leave the adrenal cortex through a gate of the capsule. The progenitor cells arrive at the pre-aortal sympathic plexus ('second brain'). Within the plexus ganglia they form new organ-like clusters, the paraganglia. In a second process the progenitor cells (Chromaffine cells) enter sympathetic nerve bundles. Here an 'axonal migration' starts, which guides the progenitor cells to several peripheral organs. During this migration process the stem cells develop into their final state. In the adrenal cortex the ingrowing nerves guide the stem cells to the adrenal medulla. In the pancreas the ingrowing nerve fibers guide the stem cells to the islets. These newly detected stem cells represent a specific developmental step which is found only in humans.

Ergomechanics 2 - 2. Interdisciplinary Conference on Spinal Column Research (Hardcover): Hans-Joachim Wilke Ergomechanics 2 - 2. Interdisciplinary Conference on Spinal Column Research (Hardcover)
Hans-Joachim Wilke
R1,148 R808 Discovery Miles 8 080 Save R340 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Gray's Anatomy - With Original Illustrations by Henry Carter (Abridged, Paperback, Abridged edition): Henry Gray Gray's Anatomy - With Original Illustrations by Henry Carter (Abridged, Paperback, Abridged edition)
Henry Gray
R330 R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Save R54 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Leonard LaPointe Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders (Paperback, 2nd New edition)
Leonard LaPointe
R1,910 R1,591 Discovery Miles 15 910 Save R319 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A beautifully illustrated atlas that provides robust speech-language pathology and audiology learning tools Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders, Second Edition, is based on the award-winning textbook Atlas of Anatomy and the work of Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, and Udo Schumacher. The updated text reflects advances in neuroscience and invaluable insights from Leonard L. LaPointe, one of the foremost teachers and practitioners in the field of brain-based communication disorders today. The book features beautiful illustrations from the recently published second edition of the Schuenke atlases and new content on cognition, higher cortical function, the spinal cord, structural damage, and clinic-pathological effects. Divided into seven chapters, the book is presented in a logical framework, starting with a concise, illustrated overview of anatomy of the brain and nervous system. This approach ensures mastery of introductory concepts before readers move on to more advanced material. The text covers traditional acquired speech-language conditions such as aphasia and neuromotor speech disorders, cognition and swallowing disorders, communication impairments caused by traumatic brain injury, multisystem blast injuries, and degenerative disorders of the nervous system. Key Highlights More than 450 exquisitely rendered full-color illustrations delineate basic anatomy and physiology, multiple visual perspectives, and impacted and interrelated body structures Descriptive legends and text bridge the gap between neuroanatomic principles and clinical applications Tables, charts, and concise text clearly detail the role of anatomical structures in normal communication and what happens when they dysfunction This remarkable atlas is essential reading for graduate and undergraduate students in speech-language pathology, audiology, and communication sciences. It will also greatly benefit clinicians who need to understand the crucial connection between neuroanatomy and functional systems when treating people with communication disorders. It should be on the bookshelf of every practicing clinician or student who deals with brain-based disorders. This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Human Body - Understanding Anatomy (Paperback): Jane De Burgh Human Body - Understanding Anatomy (Paperback)
Jane De Burgh
R303 R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Save R70 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Do you know your fibia from your tibia? How does the endocrine system work? Why does the body produce saliva? You may be able to vent your spleen, but what does it actually do? In the Human Body, discover what humans are made of and how the body works. In this fascinating and comprehensive guide to human anatomy, everything you will ever need to know about the workings of your body is presented in full colour detail. The book is structured from the head to the toe, and is broken down into nine sections: head, neck, thorax, upper limbs, abdomen, reproductive system, pelvis, lower limbs and whole body systems. Each section includes detailed and easy-to-understand colour artworks with extensive annotations on the various bones, muscles, internal organs, blood vessels and nerves, allowing you to quickly build up a complete picture of a specific area of the body.

Principles of Clinical Genetics (Paperback): Yogesh Ashok Sontakke Principles of Clinical Genetics (Paperback)
Yogesh Ashok Sontakke
R409 Discovery Miles 4 090 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book is a practical guide to the field of genetics for undergraduate medical students. Beginning with a general overview, the following sections guide students through topics such as chromosomes, DNA structure, inheritance patterns, and metabolism, to cancer genetics, gene therapy and stem cell therapy. The text is enhanced by flow charts and illustrations and most sections feature questions to assist understanding and revision. The book concludes with ten annexures covering exam-related topics such as DNA fingerprinting, twins, immunogenetics, cloning, and more. A free poster summarising key facts of clinical genetics is provided with the book. Key points Practical guide to genetics for undergraduate medical students Each chapter features questions to assist revision Ten annexures cover exam-related topics Includes free poster summarising key facts of clinical genetics

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