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The link between the human anatomy and consciousness continues to mystify modern medical science. The Conscious Anatomy reveals the scientific evidence that illuminates the connection between consciousness and the body s metabolic processes. This evidence substantiates many key doctrines brought to us from the ancient traditional medicines, enabling a science-based clarification of mind-body-spirit. The Conscious Anatomy reveals the hidden elements of intention and consciousness buried beneath our physiology, while presenting a logical approach to the ethical dilemmas facing modern medicine today as patients, physicians and medical institutions wrestle with critical care, pain and death. The Conscious Anatomy takes the reader on a profound journey through the subtle energetics of the body, uncovering the inner spirit with clarity and scientific rigor along with practical strategies for real healing."
The Second Edition of this chart defines Alzheimer's disease and discusses the aging brain, dementia, and diagnosing Alzheimer's disease. It lists risk factors, describes the three main stages of Alzheimer's disease, and provides key management techniques for both patients and their families and caregivers.
The chart illustrates and discusses the areas of the brain affected by the disease, amyloid plaques (also called senile plaques), and physical changes to the cerebral cortex. It shows and describes the abnormal cellular structures involved (granulovacuolar degeneration and neurofibrillary tangles) and explains how Alzheimer's disease destroys the way neurons "talk" to each other.
The repair of musculoskeletal tissue is a vital concern of all surgical specialties, orthopedics and related disciplines. Written by recognized experts, this book aims to provide both basic and advanced knowledge of the newer methodologies being developed and introduced to the clinical arena. A valuable resource for researchers, developers, and clinicians, the book presents a foundation to propel the technology and integration of the current state of knowledge into the 21st century.
Bioinformatics as a discipline has come of age, and there are now numerous databases and tools that are widely used by researchers in the biomedical field. However, successful development of future bioinformatics applications will depend on an appropriately formalised representation of domain knowledge.
This book provides a timely and first-of-its-kind collection of contributed chapters on anatomy ontologies. It is interdisciplinary in its approach, bringing together relevant expertise from computing and biomedical studies, and covering both theoretical and applied aspects, with an emphasis on newer work relevant to the emerging Semantic Web.
Topics and Features:
a [ Provides a comprehensive discussion of the foundations of anatomical ontologies and the state of the art in existing computational tools and applications
a [ Considers a number of fundamental modelling principles
a [ Includes chapters about research on algorithms to systematically align anatomy ontologies and to mine data in the literature, using anatomy terms
a [ Explains recent efforts to develop a common anatomy reference ontology
a [ Discusses anatomy in the context of spatio-temporal biomedical atlases
a [ Describes systems and tools for linking anatomy ontologies with each other and with other on-line resources, such as the biomedical literature
a [ Highlights the challenges of dealing with anatomy-based information on the Semantic Web
Although primarily written for readers who will be involved in developing the next generation of IT applications in the areas of life sciences, biomedical sciences and health care, this unique volume will be of interest to anyone who will furtherdevelop anatomy ontologies, who will use them, and who will be involved in the actual development of relevant (semantic) web applications.
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart, FIMH 2007, held in Salt Lake City, UT, USA in June 2007.
The 48 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The contributions describe both experimental and computational studies and cover topics such as imaging and image analysis, cardiac electrophysiology, electro- and magnetocardiography, cardiac mechanics and clinical application, imaging and anatomical modeling.
This beautiful trigger point educational tool includes two charts: Trigger Points: Torso and Trigger Points: Extremities. Each chart illustrates and labels the muscles affected by trigger points, and shows trigger point locations with primary and secondary pain sensitive zones. Each chart includes a legend that explains how to identify particular trigger points and their pain zones.
This edition has updated images and improved content organization to maximize visual impact. The torso chart shows trigger points of the upper torso and shoulder, posterior deep and anterior-posterior pain referral guide. The extremities chart shows upper extremity, lower extremity, and head and neck trigger points.
This workbook is packed with unique learning activities including... Puzzle It Out-Complete the crossword puzzles. Conceptualize in Color-Color figures from the book. Lists for Learning-Fill-in-the-blanks to compile lists. Make a Connection-Unscramble words and then draw lines to connect each word to the appropriate statement. Drawing Conclusions-Two activities in one...color or draw figures while you also complete another activity. Fill in the Gaps-Fill-in-the-blanks to complete the sentences. Just the Highlights-Uses different color highlighters to group statements correctly. Describe the Process-Fill-in-the-blank lines for the student to describe a physiological process using visual clues. Sequence of Events-Place statements about a physiological process in the proper sequence; fill-in-the blank lines to write the process events. Illuminate the Truth-A variation of fill-in-the-blank in which students highlight the correct word or phrase to complete each sentence. Instructor resources: Ebook
Netter 6th bilingual edition is now available with Latin Nomenclature The gold standard of excellence for 25 years, Frank H. Netter, MD's Atlas of Human Anatomy is now available in its bilingual (German/English) 6th Edition with its comprehensive labeling using Latin Nomenclature in print and the international anatomic standard terminology, Terminologia Anatomica at StudentConsult (access code available in the book.). In print - Chapter and section titles are in German and English language, while illustrations and labelling use Latin Nomenclature. View anatomy from a clinical perspective with hundreds of exquisite, hand-painted illustrations created by pre-eminent medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD. Join the global community of medical and healthcare students and professionals who rely on Netter to optimize learning and clarify even the most difficult aspects of human anatomy. Access to Netter Atlas of Anatomy English Edition at www.studentconsult.com Netter 6th Edition grants StudentConsult access to the English edition that is using international anatomic standard terminology, Terminologia Anatomica. StudentConsult is an immersive reading experience that includes text, video, and interactivity through native mobile apps and standard web browsers. Students can access Netter Atlas der Anatomie anywhere, on any device, online and offline. German Title: Netter, Atlas der Anatomie 6. Auflage - Deutsche UEbersetzung von Christian M. Hammer - Mit StudentConsult-Zugang
This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.
Significant advances in brain research have been made, but investigators who face the resulting explosion of data need new methods to integrate the pieces of the "brain puzzle." Based on the expertise of more than 100 neuroscientists and computer specialists, this new volume examines how computer technology can meet that need. Featuring outstanding color photography, the book presents an overview of the complexity of brain research, which covers the spectrum from human behavior to genetic mechanisms. Advances in vision, substance abuse, pain, and schizophrenia are highlighted. The committee explores the potential benefits of computer graphics, database systems, and communications networks in neuroscience and reviews the available technology. Recommendations center on a proposed Brain Mapping Initiative, with an agenda for implementation and a look at issues such as privacy and accessibility.
This visual and textual overview of pain provides an easy-to-understand tool for patient interaction with health professionals. The chart defines pain and the types of pain, lists symptoms for each, and simplifies "How Pain Works" into three comprehensible steps. A pain scale and a sample human figure are provided so patients can give their health professionals information about the level and location of pain. The chart also gives prevention tips and pointers on consulting a health professional for a tailored treatment plan.
The CliffsStudySolver workbooks combine 20 percent review material with 80 percent practice problems (and the answers!) to help make your lessons stick. CliffsStudySolver Anatomy & Physiology is for students who want to reinforce their knowledge with a learn-by-doing approach. Inside, you'll get the practice you need to bone up on body systems and more with problem-solving tools such as* Straightforward, concise reviews of every topic* Terms and principles for each subject* Helpful charts and illustrations* Practice problems in every chapter - with explanations and solutions* A diagnostic pretest to assess your current skills* A full-length exam that adapts to your skill level Starting off with an introduction to anatomical terms and physiological concepts, this workbook ventures into cellular structure, cell reproduction, and chemistry, both organic and inorganic. You'll explore the muscular, central nervous, lymphatic, and endocrine systems, plus details about* Skin, hair, nails, and glands* Bones of the cranium, sternum, and vertebral column* The five senses* Blood composition and types* Metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates* The male and female reproductive systems Practice makes perfect -and whether you're taking lessons or teaching yourself, CliffsStudySolver guides can help you make the grade. Author Steven Bassett started teaching anatomy and physiology at the high school level in 1978. He has been the lead instructor for anatomy and physiology at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska since 1990. He is currently adjunct professor in the Physician's Assistance Program at Union College in Lincoln.
Anatomy and physiology presented in a clear and accessible manner for the midwifery student. Well illustrated with numerous line diagrams, Anatomy & Physiology in Maternity Care takes a system-approach to the physiological changes that occur throughout the childbearing year. Varied case studies reflecting the latest research findings ensure that theory is firmly rooted in midwifery practice. This is an excellent first textbook for those students needing to understand the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and childbirth An introductory text covering anatomy and physiology relevant to midwifery students Simple, accessible language ensures complete understanding of complex theory Case studies relate anatomy and physiology to midwifery practice Covers physiological changes throughout the childbearing year Updated references New case studies reflecting latest research findings
The international symposium on transposition of the great arteries was held in Munich on May 3-5, 1991. It was organized by the German Heart Center Muni eh with two aims: firstly, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Dr. Rashkind's publication: "Creation of an atrial septal defect without thoracotomy" (which appeared in 1966 in the Journal of the American Medical Association), and to honor this great pediatric cardiologist, who was one the pioneers of interventional catheterization. secondly, to give an overview of current medical knowledge about the pre- and postnatal diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment, and postoperative evalua- tion of transposition of the great arteries. Fig. 1. Dr. Rashkind in his Iabaratory checking his balloon catheter V This symposium brought tagether embryologists, morphologists, experts in fetal cardiology, pediatric cardiologists, and pediatric cardiac surgeons from 10 different countries. Thus, we were able to describe the current state-of-the-art of pre- and postnatal management and the surgical treatment of this second most common con- genital cyanotic anomaly of the heart. Dr. Rashkind's approach to create an atrial septal defect in the setting of com- plete transposition of the great arteries dramatically changed the natural history of this cyanotic heart defect, which carried a 90% neonatal mortality before this effec- tive palliation became available.
The book provides an updated overview of molecular analysis of human tissues, and the impact this analysis has on diagnosis and prognosis of human diseases. Special emphasis is placed on human cancer and the future directions of the field. Methods of handling clinical tissue samples, including the impact of handling on subsequent molecular analysis, are also discussed. In addition, detailed protocols for molecular analysis of DNA, RNA and protein, with special emphasis on molecular analysis of highly complex human tissue samples containing mixtures of cell populations, are provided.
This chart shows medial and lateral views of the bones and ligaments of the foot and ankle, and illustrates nerve and blood supply to this region, including plantar view of arteries and nerves. It also shows common fractures and sprains and anterior impingement syndrome. Anatomy and Injuries of the Foot and Ankle describes and shows locations of forefoot, midfoot, and hindfoot injuries such as bunions, Morton's neuroma, bunionette (Tailor's bunion), hammertoe, Jones' fracture, Chopart avulsion fracture, Lisfranc dislocation, metatarsal stress fracture, Achilles' tendon rupture, tarsal tunnel syndrome (which is becoming more common among snowboarders), calcaneal fracture and plantar fasciitis with hell spurs. The chart also visually and textually describes movement about the ankle: inversion, eversion, dorsiflexion, and plantar flexion.
The Understanding the Hip & Knee chart presents an in-depth look at the structure of hip and knee joints. The main image shows the skeletal structure of both joints with and without ligaments. Smaller views highlight various aspects, such as menisci and cartilage. Heavy gauge 3ml lamination with sealed edges and two metal eyelets for hanging makes chart highly durable. Write-on/wipe-off with dry erase marker (not included).
This Second Edition features a complete update of all the images from the Anatomical Chart Company's Anatomy of the Heart chart. Images show anterior, posterior, and superior views of the heart and illustrate right and left ventricles and circulation. Cross section and anterior view of the heart and lungs are included
Biomedical research is at a critical point at present. The research has led to an enormous amount of data and models describing these data, but - proachesforapplication,formalizationand integrationof this knowledgefrom the molecular to the system level are still topics of ongoing research and c- tainly far from fully developed. Also in cardiology the di?erent anatomical and physiological constituents as well as the coupling between them are being researchedin increasing detail and areoften described using computer-based models. But for this domain an integrative framework is still missing. The application of computer-based modeling as a research, development and clinical tool often necessitates the coupling of various models from di?- ent levels. Describing the interactions between these models, which are both physically sound and computationally e?cient, determines the applicability of such promising computer-based attempts. Myhopeisthatthisbookwillcontributetothecomprehension,spreadand impact of computer-based modeling in cardiology,both from a teaching point of view and by summarizing knowledge from several, commonly delimited topics relating to the cardiac manifoldness. The book evolved from revision and extension of my professorial disser- tion(Habilitationsschrift)"MathematicalModelingoftheMammalianHeart" written in 2002. This dissertation was based on notes for the lectures "C- putational Biology: Bioelectromagnetism and Biomechanics," "Simulation of Physical Fields in the Human Body," and "Anatomical, Physical and Fu- tional Models of the Human Body," which I gaveat the Universita t Karlsruhe (TH) from 1998 to 2003. Salt Lake City, 1 February 2004 Frank B. Sachse VI Preface Acknowledgement Manypeople meritmy gratitudefor their assistanceandsupportin this work.
1922. Contents: The Lymphatic System: A General Outline Of Its Applied Anatomy; Applied Anatomy of the Lymphatics of the Head and Neck; Applied Anatomy of the Lymphatics of the Head and Neck in Relation to Acute Poliomyelitis; Lyphatics of the Thorax; Lymphatics of the Abdominal and Pelvic Regions; Vaccines and Serums; the Origin and Functions of the Lymphatic System; Blood Chemistry; The Effects of Exercise on the Lymphatics; Lymphatic Glands of the Neck; The Lymphatics of the Chest; Lymphatics of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat; Lymphatics of the Eye and Ear; Lymphatic Drainage of the Head and Neck; Finger Surgery in the Treatment of the Lymphatics of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat; A Consideration of the Lymphatics of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat in Health and Disease; The Relation of the Lymphatics to Infections and to Malignancy.
A cutting-edge review of the biochemical, physiological, pharmacological, genetic, and molecular interactions involved in the development and homeostasis of the skeleton. Topics range from chondrogenesis, chondrocytes, and cartilage to skeletal dysmorphology, and include the control of skeletal development, osteoblastic cell differentiation, and bone induction, growth, remodeling, and mineralization. The authors' understanding of bone physiology-and how it is modified throughout all the stages of life-offers novel approaches for improving the endurance of load-bearing implants, achieving life-long optimal bone strength, overcoming microgravity situations (space flight), and hastening the healing of fractures, osteotomies, and antrodeses.
Over the last years, numerous studies have provided new insights into the structural and functional organization of the human cortical motor system. The data reviewed in this book indicate that striking similarities have been found between humans and non-human primates.
This chart illustrates general hip anatomy including bones, muscles, arteries, veins, and nerves. It shows anterior, posterior, and lateral (opened) views of the hip joint and covers blood supply and injuries such as intertrochanteric fracture, femoral neck fracture, and dislocation. It also illustrates hip joint fractures and repair and total hip arthroplasty (replacement).
The refereed proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart, FIMH 2003, held in Lyon, France in June 2003. The 29 revised full papers presented together with 2 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected for presentation. The papers are organized in topical sections on anatomy extraction and description, modeling of the cardiac mechanics and functions, electro-physiology and electro- and magnetography, motion estimation, image registration and image analysis, and data acquisition and experimental and modeling issues.
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