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Make learning anatomy and physiology easier with this practical handbook. Written in an engaging and informal style, this resource provides supportive hints that can be used throughout the course. Starting with some basic study survival skills, the book proceeds to help you identify and understand common structures and functions of the body using tools such as anatomical maps, functional diagrams, summary tables, analogies, and other learning aids. Plan a Learning Strategy section helps you study more effectively by showing how to tailor your learning activities to suit your learning style. Part 2: Maps, Charts, and Shortcuts breaks the subject of A&P into six sections, so you can quickly find the information you need in an easy-to-read and understand format. Mnemonic devices and memorable analogies help you remember A&P concepts with ease. Specific test-taking strategies help you prepare for and pass exams. Instructions on how to read your A&P textbook lead to greater comprehension. Dozens of tables make it easy to access the A&P facts you need to remember on the skeletal system, muscles, nerves, circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems, and more. NEW! Know the Language chapter focuses on strategies for mastering medical terminology. UPDATED information includes more on digital-based learning strategies, more examples, and additional study tips to develop skills in mastering pronunciation, dealing with test anxiety, using flashcards, and more. New analogies and tips help you make deeper connections between challenging A&P concepts and the real world, including What's a Gradient?, Bone Names Have Meaning, Mnemonics to Help You Learn Bone Structures, and more. NEW! What to Do If You Get Lost chapter offers advice on getting back on track from Kevin Patton, whose enthusiasm, humor, and special insights have guided many students through the A&P wilderness. New cartoons and illustrated tables simplify facts and concepts relating to topics such as tissues, joint movements, regions of the brain, and more. New appendices on common abbreviations and word parts make it easy to look up prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations, and more.
Anatomy & Physiology Essential Revisionbrings the subject of anatomy and physiology to life with 4,000 revision questions and answers on the structure and functions of the various body systems. This comprehensive textbook is designed for use both in the classroom and as a home study guide. Organised into separate chapters for each system of the body, it includes a variety of: Multiple choice questions Crossword puzzles Word search puzzles True/false quizzes Filling in gaps Short answer questions Matching columns These interactive questions and quizzes are a perfect way to engage students, helping them understand and retain key terminology. Each exercise is intended to test their knowledge in different ways while making it easier and more fun to learn. Anatomy & Physiology Essential Revision is suitable for students up to Level 4 and has been adopted by Occupational Therapists, Student Nurses, Biomedical Science Students, Biology Students and Complementary Therapists.
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Transactions Of The Section On Surgery And Anatomy Of The American Medical Association At The ... Annual Meeting, Volume 55 American Medical Association. Section on Surgery and Anatomy American Medical Association Press, 1904 Medical; Surgery; General; Anatomy; Medical / Anatomy; Medical / Surgery / General; Surgery
The third edition of Physiology and Anatomy for Nurses and Healthcare Practitioners: A homeostatic approach presents homeostasis as a dynamic concept that provides the basis for understanding health and well-being. It recognises how failure to respond to homeostatic disturbances results in imbalances responsible for signs and symptoms of ill-health, and describes how healthcare interventions seek to reverse those imbalances. Accompanied by colour illustrations and a description of related anatomy, the book provides an integrated explanation of body functioning. It discusses the organisation of the human body, main features and processes that must be controlled for health, the organ systems that act as homeostatic regulators, and effectors of homeostatic regulation. It also discusses influences on homeostasis and provides case studies that place examples of ill health and health care into the context of homeostasis. Features of the third edition include: An overview of microbiology and principles of infection management Expanded information on pharmacological principles and actions of the major classes of drugs Expanded discussion on physiological functions in relation to specific pathologies Updates on how the Human Genome project has impacted healthcare Additional case studies to illustrate the healthcare provider's role as an external agent of homeostatic control Photographs of common clinical conditions Access to an accompanying website with supplemental information An essential physiology and anatomy text, this book guides readers through the basic structure and functions of the body systems to more complex issues of clinical disorders and healthcare practice. Coverage includes the cardiovascular, lymphatic, nervous, endocrine, reproductive, and respiratory systems as well as skeletal muscle, embryo development, and circadian rhythms.
Over 900 anatomical identifications
Covers all major systems
Measures 24" x 36"
This atlas provides all the basic and advanced information required by surgeons in order to understand fully the skull base anatomy. It is organized according to anatomo-surgical pathways to the hidden areas of the skull base. These pathways are described in step-by-step fashion with the aid of a wealth of color images and illustrations. The emphasis is on endoscopic anatomy, but in order to provide a holistic perspective, informative three-dimensional reconstructions are presented alongside the endoscopic images and radiologic images are included when appropriate. In effect, windows are opened on the anatomy so that the reader is guided on a journey throughout the skull base region. This anatomically oriented atlas will serve as an ideal learning tool for novice surgeons and will also prove an invaluable reference for the more experienced surgeon
The discovery of the human T cell leukemia virus type I in the late 1970s heralded a new era in retrovirology. For the first time, it was demonstrated that a retrovirus could play a role in the development of a human disease, in this case adult T cell leukemia (ATL). Several years later, the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic began, and it was dem- strated that a retrovirus, originally designated the human T cell lymp- tropic virus type 3, was the causal agent of this syndrome. This virus, later named the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), has since been extensively studied in terms of its pathogenesis as well as its ability to elicit immune responses. In that time, a tremendous amount of information has been obtained about the virus. Although recent drug regimens have been useful in significantly lowering viral loads and perhaps maintaining an asymptomatic state among individuals infected with HIV-1, an established "cure" for AIDS eludes us. In addition, the effective drug therapies are very expensive, and are not available to infected people in the third world, where greater than 90% of new infections occur. Furthermore, the development of viral resistance against the drug therapies is an additional concern. Despite extensive study, no effective vaccine has been developed. One of the problems in developing an effective vaccine against HIV-1 is the ability of the virus, particularly in the immunogenic envelop glycoprotein, to undergo amino acid hypervariability.
The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Musculoskeletal System, 2nd Edition provides a highly visual guide to this body system, from basic science and anatomy to orthopaedics and rheumatology. These three spectacularly illustrated volumes in the masterwork known as the (CIBA) "Green Books" have been expanded and revised by Dr. Joseph Iannotti, Dr. Richard Parker, and other experts from the Cleveland Clinic to mirror the many exciting advances in musculoskeletal medicine and imaging - offering rich insights into musculoskeletal anatomy, physiology, and clinical conditions. Get complete, integrated visual guidance on the entire musculoskeletal system with thorough, richly illustrated volumes on The Upper Limb; The Lower Limb and Spine; and Basic Science and Systemic Disease. Quickly understand complex topics thanks to a concise text-atlas format that provides a context bridge between primary and specialized medicine. Clearly visualize how core concepts of anatomy, physiology, and other basic sciences correlate across disciplines. Benefit from matchless Netter illustrations that offer precision, clarity, detail and realism as they provide a visual approach to the clinical presentation and care of the patient. Gain a rich clinical view of all aspects of the musculoskeletal system in three comprehensive volumes, conveyed through beautiful illustrations as well as up-to-date radiologic and laparoscopic images. Benefit from the expertise of Drs. Joseph Iannotti, Richard Parker, and esteemed colleagues from the Cleveland Clinic, who clarify and expand on the illustrated concepts. Clearly see the connection between basic science and clinical practice with an integrated overview of normal structure and function as it relates to pathologic conditions. See current clinical concepts in orthopaedics and rheumatology captured in classic Netter illustrations, as well as new illustrations created specifically for these volumes by artist-physician Carlos Machado, MD, and others working in the Netter style.
The fetal period of human growth and development has become an area of intense study in recent years, due in large part to the development of diagnostic ultrasound. More than 2,000 articles have been published in the last five years describing anatomy and pathology in utero, as reflected in sonographic images. Yet, no stan- dard reference exists to correlate these images with fetal gross anatomy and at- tempts to draw parallels from adult structure have often led to false assumptions. The dictum "the newborn is not a miniature adult" is all the more valid for the fetus. This text aims to provide a comprehensive reference for normal sectional anat- omy correlated with in utero ultrasound images. In addition, magnetic resonance images of therapeutically aborted or stillborn fetuses are paired with similar gross sections to serve as a foundation upon which current in vivo studies may build. Lastly, a miscellaneous section illustrates several anatomic points useful in the understanding of fetal anatomy. These points include the changing anatomy of the fetal brain during gestation and the anatomy of the meninges, the fetal heart, and ductus venosus. It is our hope that this atlas will provide a clear picture of fetal anatomy, rectify some of the confusion which exists in antenatal diagnosis, and stimulate further interest in fetal development.
The integument plays an important role in the survival of meta- zoans by separating and protecting them from a hostile environ- ment. Its function ranges from protection against injury and in- fection, participation in the regulation of body temperature and water balance, to respiratory activity, monitoring of the environ- ment and production of signals related to behaviour. All these result from specific structural, biochemical and physiological properties of intra-and extracellular components of the integu- ment. Thus its characterization can be best accomplished by a multidisciplinary approach with authors specialized in different fields of science. This multi-author book, in two volumes, provides an up-to- date survey of the literature. The first volume deals with the integument of invertebrates, the second with that of vertebrates, both organized primarily on a phylum basis. As the level of knowledge on the integument of phyla differs considerably, the information provided is correspondingly either limited or con- densed. For some of the smaller groups of invertebrates little information is available, as often only a few electron micrographs are to be found in the literature ; on the other hand, from the large body of knowledge existing for vertebrates, particularly for mammals, no complete overview can be provided, but publica- tions giving access to further information have been reviewed critically.
Myopathies are a clinically and genetically heterogenous group of muscle diseases characterized by pathologic changes in muscle fibres that compromise their contractile ability. The authors of this book have gathered new research from across the globe and topics discussed in this compilation include inherited myopathies with distinct clinical manifestations; muscle biopsy as a diagnostic procedure in suspected myopathies; inflammation in dysferlinopathies; mitochondrial disorders; dysphagia in the myopathies; and aB-Crystallin (HSPB5) and myofibrillar myopathies.
This book is a multidisciplinary book in which the problem on hypertensive disease is analysed from different points of view by physicists, mathematicians, biologists. Topics discussed include a review on genetic and physiological mechanisms of arterial hypertension; descriptions of various approaches to mathematical modelling of the system for controlling blood circulation and blood flow in a vessel; a survey existing models of hemodynamics and description of an approach to numerical modelling of the blood flow in the human cardiovascular system; and a software developed for visual creation and simulation of modular mathematical models of the biological systems.
Based on the College of Emergency Medicine anatomy curriculum for the MCEM examination, the book contains 275 multiple choice questions. All anatomical regions are covered including head and neck, thorax, abdomen, upper limb and lower limb. The book contains comprehensive explanatory notes and is an invaluable resource for exam revision. This book will also be useful to medical students and doctors training in surgery, anaesthesia and medicine. Roger Dalton is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield (UK) and a sports physician. He is the founder and course director of the Sheffield Emergency Medicine MCEM OSCE course, co-founder of MCEM International and director of the Central FCEM course. Roger is the team doctor for Chesterfield FC, a football league (soccer) club, as well as a one of 4 doctors at Hull Kingston Rovers, a Rugby Superleague club.
This monograph analyses all aspects related to the etiopathogenesis, pathomorphology, diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation. It includes 24 chapters, over 500 illustrations, partly in colour, and 2800 bibliographic entries, going from the historical to the most recent ones. Five chapters are dedicated to biological and pathomorphologic aspects both of lumbar disc herniation and the conditions most often associated with herniation. The etiopathogenesis is analysed in the light of the most significant and recent studies. Five chapters deal with the clinical presentation and diagnostic tests in an extremely wide and detailed way. Large space is reserved to conservative management. The chapters on invasive treatments and on the results and complications of surgery define the advantages and limitations of the old and new percutaneous or surgical treatments. Two chapters are dedicated to surgical management of patients with spinal conditions associated with herniation, and two other deal with the surgical failure. This monograph is aimed at satisfying the requirements of both experts and young doctors. Some chapters are of particular interest to the spine specialist, whilst others are useful to the novice to acquire a general knowledge of the subject.
In 1628, the English physician William Harvey published his
revolutionary theory of blood circulation. Offering a radical
conception of the workings of the human body and the function of
the heart, Harvey's theory overthrew centuries of anatomical and
physiological orthodoxy and had profound consequences for the
history of science. It also had an enormous impact on culture more
generally, influencing economists, poets and political thinkers,
for whom the theory triumphed not as empirical fact but as a
remarkable philosophical idea.
The aim of this Atlas is to present the three-dimensional arrangement of the liver structures, which should be familiar to those who diagnose and treat diseases of the liver, particularly in an era when the methods of diagnostic imaging and surgical treatment are becoming increasingly sophisticated. For this purpose a series of corrosive preparations of the blood vessels and bile ducts of the liver was made and photographed. In addition to the normal situations, many frequent and rare variations are shown. The Atlas also shows some blood vessels that have not been adequately described or are not well-known in the reference literature, but are nevertheless of great importance in performing segmental liver resections.This Atlas takes a fresh approach to the subject. The method used allows the size, three-dimensional arrangement and structure of the blood vessels and bile ducts of the liver to be preserved. The majority of photographs were taken from the direction from which surgeons see the liver during an operation. This, together with the schematic presentations complementing most of the photographs, gives a further instructional value to the work. With colour photographs and explanatory text, the Atlas forms a basic guide to orientation inside the liver parenchyma, to understanding and diagnosing certain pathological processes and to planning surgcial procedures.
The 'Formation of the Heart and its Regulation' reviews in considerable detail the major events in heart development and their control via genes, cell-cell interactions, growth factors and other contributing elements. In addition, there is an extensive and useful overview of the field of heart development taken as a whole. The book will appeal to all students and researchers working on cardiovascular development and to pediatric cardiologists.
The human figure has always been a formidable object to study. The complex way in which it works and how it grows has perplexed many people throughout history. Artist and scientist alike, have been studying the human form inside and out, trying to find a more perfect way to measure this mysterious form.
The largest problem that has faced us in the past is that it has always been looked at as though the human body is such an independent form, individual to itself. When it is looked at this way, it would be hard to find a common ratio that would fit to all individuals. The saying that nobody's perfect would be true and it will always be true. What if we could find a common ratio to begin with for each independent form? Could we then begin with that common ratio and then build on that with each independent form? Can we make such a complex form more simple?
Who better to learn from than the one person who began to blend both worlds, art and science, Leonardo da Vinci. It was Leonardo who took an idea from an earlier counterpart, Vitruvius, and redefined that idea into his own pictorial proof of what he believed to be the ideal proportions of the average human body. He did several drawings of the human body trying to better understand it and at some point he also wanted to compile all of those drawings into a book.
He never got to make his book, although with this book you will find his influence throughout it. Daniel Walters, the author, has studied his work on the human body and found it to be an excellent example to expound upon. He believes DaVinci's Vitruvian Man to be a complete study by his hands, but has always remained skeptical to the rumors that have surrounded this work of art.
It is rumored that Leonardo was trying to square a circle with his one and only drawing of the Vitruvian Man. We don't know if that's a true conclusion, because within this book we will show you several different ways we believe this could be drawn, and as of yet, there is still only one drawing found of the Vitruvian Man made by Leonardo.
The author has researched and studied the human figure in depth. He has looked at it through his eyes as an artist and has contemplated it in a scientific mindset, now he will try to bring to light the human figure with both art and science together.
This volume of Cerebral Cortex is dedicated to Sir John Eccles, who was an active member of the advisory board for the series until his death in May 1997. His input as to what topics should be covered in future volumes of this series will be sorely missed. The present volume is concerned with neurodegenerative disorders and age- related changes in the structure and function of the cerebral cortex, a topic that has attracted increasing interest as longevity and the number of aged individuals in the population increase. Although much of the research on the neurodegenerative effects of aging has been centered on Alzheimer's disease, most of the aging popu- lation will not be afflicted by this disease. They will, however, be affected by the consequences of normal aging, so the first few chapters of this volume are con- cerned with that topic. Chapter 1, by Marilyn S. Albert and Mark B. Moss, gives an account of the cognitive changes that accompany normal human aging. Chapter 2, by Mark B.
Anatomy Recall, Second Edition is a concise, affordable, pocket-sized review of the fundamentals of human anatomy. As part of the popular Recall Series, it utilizes a two-column, question-and-answer format that facilitates quick learning of human anatomic facts through repetition. While not intended as a comprehensive anatomy reference, Anatomy Recall highlights the most important anatomic principles, which are complemented by a wealth of illustrations and anatomic correlations to clinical problems. It is an ideal study guide for medical students in their pre-clinical coursework, undergraduate or nursing anatomy study, clinical rotations, and board review. New to this Edition: / Updated by expert authors, including anatomists, medical students, and surgeons / Expanded coverage now includes embryology highlights, summarizing the key anatomic principles of human embryology / Clinical Pearls emphasize important clinical correlations to anatomic principles / Surgical Anatomy Pearls help third- and fourth-year medical students to prepare quickly for the most common intraoperative anatomy questions / Power Review sections help focus last-minute review of the most commonly tested anatomy points / Numerous effective illustrations allow correlation of factual information with key anatomical relationships Anatomy Recall, Second Edition has everything you need for fast learning and recall--and nothing you don't. You won't find a better, more efficient or effective way to master the basics of anatomy. Lecturers - Click here to order an Inspection Copy of this title
Welcome everyone to your guide to Human Anatomy & Physiology This book covers the following topics: body organization and terminology, chemistry of the body, cell anatomy and physiology, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, brain, spinal cord, sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system, and senses. I have been teaching college level human anatomy and physiology for many years, as well as other courses. My other classes taught have included: pathophysiology, biology, zoology, microbiology, and others. I have learned through the years the best ways to learn the most information in the least amount of time. This guide will give you the important information from the chapters, which will be what you are most likely to see on an exam. Sample questions will be included, which are also the most likely for you to see on an exam. Note also that this book is not a guide for A&P lab. This book will cover the topics needed for the first half of a two semester college level Human Anatomy & Physiology course.
Each new print copy of Anatomy & Physiology also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. World-Class Medical Content To properly assess and manage a patient, a prehospital provider must have a solid foundation in human anatomy and physiology. Anatomy & Physiology for the Prehospital Provider, Second Edition, uses a systemic approach to building this foundation. It begins by providing an overview of the basic systems of the human body and then explores each system in detail chapter by chapter, delivering a thorough discussion on the system's anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. With clear, accessible language and informative illustrations, the Anatomy & Physiology for the Prehospital Provider, Second Edition is an effective and engaging learning experience. Strong Application to Real-World EMS Progressive patient case studies evolve throughout every chapter, offering the learner genuine context for the application of the knowledge presented. This approach shows the learner how all of the information will be used to help patients in the field. The Second Edition content includes: New section on the basics of chemistry Expanded section on joints Expanded content on muscular physiology Updated illustrations Additional pathophysiology, including cellular injury
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.
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