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Human Anatomy - Multimedial Interactive Atlas: Volume 2 (Paperback): Giuseppe Anastasi, Carlo Tacchetti, Estomih Mtui Human Anatomy - Multimedial Interactive Atlas: Volume 2 (Paperback)
Giuseppe Anastasi, Carlo Tacchetti, Estomih Mtui
R734 Discovery Miles 7 340 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Yoga Anatomy Coloring Book - A Visual Guide to Form, Function, and Movement (Paperback): Kelly Solloway The Yoga Anatomy Coloring Book - A Visual Guide to Form, Function, and Movement (Paperback)
Kelly Solloway
R404 R329 Discovery Miles 3 290 Save R75 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This fun mix of coloring book and instructional guide demystifies anatomy for the yoga enthusiast and teacher. Yoga instructor, licensed massage therapist, and anatomy teacher Kelly Solloway provides an entertaining and informative journey through the human body, focusing on the bones, joints, and muscles used in yoga. After an overview of helpful terms, Kelly covers the skeletal system, joints, and connective tissue, followed by the muscular system. Each anatomical feature is illustrated with a beautiful black-and-white drawing of a yoga posture, or asana, to color. Coloring the bones and muscles, and their names, will help you to remember their location and function, and 32 perforated flash cards enable readers to quiz themselves and study yoga anatomy on the go.

Atlas of Functional Neuroanatomy (Mixed media product, 3 New Edition): Hendelman, Walter, M.D. Atlas of Functional Neuroanatomy (Mixed media product, 3 New Edition)
Hendelman, Walter, M.D.
R1,137 Discovery Miles 11 370 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Understanding how the brain is organized and visualizing its pathways and connections can be conceptually challenging. The Atlas of Functional Neuroanatomy, Third Edition addresses this challenge by presenting a clear visual guide to the human central nervous system (CNS). This edition has been completely reorganized to facilitate learning the structure and function of the CNS. The material provided gives you a solid understanding of the brain. This edition: * Presents an instructive format that fosters a thorough understanding of complex neuroanatomy, emphasizing the functional perspective and supplemented with clinical aspects * Incorporates enhanced illustrations, retaining the selective labeling of the nuclei and tracts (pathways) * Includes new material explaining the visual system, meninges, venous system, and limbic system * Features a substantial increase in the number of neuroradiological (CT and MRI) images An accompanying Web site (www.atlasbrain.com) includes the book's illustrations along with rollover labeling, animation of the pathways and connections, a glossary, and narrated video demonstrations of the brain.

Diseases of the Digestive System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart): Anatomical Chart Company Diseases of the Digestive System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart)
Anatomical Chart Company
R527 Discovery Miles 5 270 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Illustrates a wide variety of diseases such as: - Cancers of the esophagus - Esophageal varices - Cirrhosis - Fatty liver - Hepatitis - Gallstones - Gastic and duodenal ulcers - Adenocarcinoma of stomach and pancreas - Gastritis - Pancreatitis - Cancers of the colon - Colonic polyps - Diverticulitis of the colon - Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Hernia - Hemorrhoids

The Autonomic Nervous System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart, 3rd): Anatomical Chart Company The Autonomic Nervous System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart, 3rd)
Anatomical Chart Company
R450 R394 Discovery Miles 3 940 Save R56 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This chart shows the autonomic nervous system, including sympathetic and parasympathetic nerves.

Skeletal Muscle Regeneration in the Mouse - Methods and Protocols (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Michael Kyba Skeletal Muscle Regeneration in the Mouse - Methods and Protocols (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Michael Kyba
R3,543 R2,819 Discovery Miles 28 190 Save R724 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This volume focuses on the cell biology and physiology of skeletal muscle regeneration. This Book is a collection of classic and cutting edge protocols optimized for mice, but in most cases adaptable to rat or other mammalian models, that will allow an investigator to develop and implement a research study on skeletal muscle regeneration. Chapters address the three major areas of study: provoking regeneration by inducing damage to muscle, analyzing the progenitor cells of skeletal muscle, and quantifying overall muscle function. Subjects discussed include: inducing skeletal muscle injury by eccentric contraction; volumetric muscle loss; single myofiber isolation and culture; satellite cell transplantation; muscle clearing for whole mount immunostaining; luciferase tracking of muscle stem cells; mitochondrial and mitophagy flux analysis; in vivo assessment of muscle contractility; force measurements on single isolated myofibers; and analysis of aerobic respiration in intact skeletal muscle tissue by microplate respirometry. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to each respective topic, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Cutting edge and practical, Skeletal Muscle Regeneration in the Mouse: Methods and Protocols is an essential laboratory reference for research in skeletal muscle growth, damage, repair, degeneration, and regenerative therapy in the mouse model system.

Foot and Ankle Anatomical Chart (Wallchart, 3rd): Anatomical Chart Company Foot and Ankle Anatomical Chart (Wallchart, 3rd)
Anatomical Chart Company
R553 R500 Discovery Miles 5 000 Save R53 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
RT. Fisiologia (Spanish, Paperback, 7th edition): Linda S Costanzo RT. Fisiologia (Spanish, Paperback, 7th edition)
Linda S Costanzo
R650 Discovery Miles 6 500 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Ultrasound Review of the Abdomen, Male Pelvis and Small Parts (Paperback): Janice Hickey, Franklin Goldberg Ultrasound Review of the Abdomen, Male Pelvis and Small Parts (Paperback)
Janice Hickey, Franklin Goldberg
R1,417 Discovery Miles 14 170 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Your students will love this concise, descriptive handbook for ultrasound examination of the abdomen. It provides clear guidance for review and for future clinical application in a handy, pocket-size format. Based on the RDMS examination, the text offers quick and easy access to information and images. Every normal and pathological description is accompanied by an abundance of high quality ultrasound images, enhancing comprehension. Further Readings, a feature found at the end of each chapter, presents the reader with sources for further study; and a section of gamuts and differential diagnoses with corresponding appearances assists the clinical sonographer with common pathological or variants of normal ultrasound appearances.

All About Bone - An Owner's Manual (Paperback): Irwin M. Siegel All About Bone - An Owner's Manual (Paperback)
Irwin M. Siegel
R514 R480 Discovery Miles 4 800 Save R34 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Bone is one of the most interesting and unique tissues of the human body. "All About Bone: An Owner's Manual" tells the intelligent lay reader everything that he or she might want to know about the musculoskeletal system. Chapters cover such diverse topics as osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures, soft tissue injuries, sports medicine, posture, scoliosis, problems of the low back and neck, the knee, the foot, and the hand. There are lists and tables of instructional material, and the text is illustrated with diagrams. A handy glossary is appended. State-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment methods are described in simple terms. Most chapters end with answers to commonly asked questions.

This book was written in response to the many questions patients have asked Dr. Siegel about bone during the course of his orthopedic practice. Some people wanted to know about a specific disease of bone or joint, such as osteoporosis or arthritis. Others asked about injuries, such as fractures or sprains. Still others were curious about how bones metabolize, grow, or mend.

This very practical book reviews such subjects as exercise, back and neck care, athletic injuries, foot care, fractures, posture, and much more. It will teach you how to keep your bones and joints healthy and functioning at top form. "All About Bone" is a comfortable exposition of everything the reader might want to know or need to know about this most important part of your body." All About Bone" provides under a single cover an easily read and understood collation of material available from numerous books, articles, and other reference sources.

Muskeltrainer (German, Paperback, 2009 ed.): Bernhard Tillmann Muskeltrainer (German, Paperback, 2009 ed.)
Bernhard Tillmann
R380 R326 Discovery Miles 3 260 Save R54 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Introduction to Sectional Anatomy (Hardcover, 3rd edition): Michael Madden Introduction to Sectional Anatomy (Hardcover, 3rd edition)
Michael Madden
R1,853 Discovery Miles 18 530 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Looking for the resource to help your students fully understand and retain critical knowledge of sectional anatomy? Allow us to introduce this new edition of" Introduction to""Sectional Anatomy." Focusing on presenting this highly visual an dynamic topic in a way that makes it engaging and accessible to students, "Introduction to Sectional Anatomy"begins with key terminology and concepts and then moves through the body from head to toe. This new edition has been completely updated to include the most current imaging modalities, including ultrasound, MR, and PET/CT, so your students are fully equipped for what they will encounter in practice. Here's what you can expect to find inside "Introduction to Sectional Anatomy," Third Edition...""- A design that makes it easy for students to compare images from several patients- Clinical cases demonstrating how knowledge of sectional anatomy is applied in practice- Chapter objectives that help students study more efficiently- Clinical application questions at the end of each chapter that review students' understanding of essential concepts

Andreas Vesalius and the 'Fabrica' in the Age of Printing - Art, Anatomy, and Printing in the Italian Renaissance... Andreas Vesalius and the 'Fabrica' in the Age of Printing - Art, Anatomy, and Printing in the Italian Renaissance (Hardcover)
Rinaldo Fernando Canalis, Massimo Ciavolella
R1,970 Discovery Miles 19 700 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Circadian Clock - Regulations, Genetic and External Factors (Paperback): Nathaniel Hayes Circadian Clock - Regulations, Genetic and External Factors (Paperback)
Nathaniel Hayes
R1,740 R1,549 Discovery Miles 15 490 Save R191 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

In this collection, the authors review temporal control of tissue homeostasis and repair by the circadian system. The molecular regulation of circadian timing has been well-characterized in several species as a highly conserved transcriptional feedback loop that maintains roughly 24-hour cellular periodicity. A current challenge is determining how the outputs of the master clock affect peripheral oscillators and numerous biological processes. A subsequent study seeks a more detailed understanding of the physiology and molecular mechanism underlying circadian changes in the plasma of glucose, which might allow for the identification of novel targets for the developing therapeutic approached to the diabetes and obesity diseases. Procambarus acanthophorus, a burrower crayfish, follows a nocturnal circadian rhythm due to the way it spends long periods of time building tunnels to reach the water table during the dry season. Therefore, it follows that this species must have a close relationship with soil. The authors suggest that soil might be an ecological factor with high perceived value, influencing ecological aspects, and physiological functions such as growth, reproduction, and organization of the circadian system. The genes involved in the maintenance of circadian rhythm and its impact on the immunological system are described as disruption of the circadian rhythm leads to significant alterations of the organism and is associated with several biological responses. In the concluding review, some of the most useful characteristics of zebrafish for studying the molecular, cellular, and behavioral aspects of the circadian clock system are described. Zebrafish have been established as an attractive vertebrate model for the examination of light signaling pathways and their impact on the cellular clock because zebrafish cellular clocks have an unusual attribute of being directly light responsive. Additionally, the molecular components of the mammalian and zebrafish cellular clocks are highly similar.

Bodies Beyond Borders - Moving Anatomies, 1750-1950 (Paperback): Kaat Wils, Raf De Bont, Sokhieng Au Bodies Beyond Borders - Moving Anatomies, 1750-1950 (Paperback)
Kaat Wils, Raf De Bont, Sokhieng Au
R1,162 R1,090 Discovery Miles 10 900 Save R72 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Medical Moulage 1e (Hardcover, New): Bobbie J Merica Medical Moulage 1e (Hardcover, New)
Bobbie J Merica
R3,431 R3,061 Discovery Miles 30 610 Save R370 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Make your simulations come alive with this cookbook for medical moulage

Hear, feel, see, and smell like it's the real thing

Here's an easy-to-use guide to creating over 300 special effects for clinical simulations Simple recipes with over 1,200 vibrant, full-color illustrations provide step-by-step directions that use readily available ingredients. Heighten the realism in your simulations whether using manikins or live actors

Check out these sample recipes: Abscesses Sutures Newborn and Pediatric

The Human Body in Health & Disease - Softcover (Paperback, 7th Revised edition): Kevin T. Patton, Gary A. Thibodeau The Human Body in Health & Disease - Softcover (Paperback, 7th Revised edition)
Kevin T. Patton, Gary A. Thibodeau
R1,377 R1,234 Discovery Miles 12 340 Save R143 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

No one explains A&P more clearly! The Human Body in Health & Disease, 7th Edition makes it easier to understand how the body works, both in normal conditions and when things go wrong. Its easy-to-read writing style, more than 500 full-color illustrations, and unique Clear View of the Human Body transparencies keep you focused on the principles of anatomy, physiology, and pathology. New to this edition are Connect It! features with bonus online content and concept maps with flow charts to simplify complex topics. From noted educators Kevin Patton and Gary Thibodeau, this book presents A&P in a way that lets you know and understand what is important. More than 545 full-color photographs and drawings bring difficult A&P concepts to life and illustrate the most current scientific knowledge. Clear, conversational writing style breaks down information into brief 'chunks,' making principles easier to understand. UNIQUE! Clear View of the Human Body transparencies allow you to peel back the layers of the body, with a 22-page, full-color insert showing the male and female human body along several planes. Over 50 Animation Direct 3-D animations provide dynamic visual explanations for key concepts, with callouts in the text directing you to these animations on the Evolve companion website. Language of Science/Language of Medicine presents lists of medical terms, pronunciations, and word parts to help you become familiar with A&P terminology and the meanings of individual word parts. Useful learning features include study tips, chapter objectives, case studies, critical thinking questions, summary boxes, review questions, and chapter tests. A study guide reinforces your understanding of anatomy and physiology with a variety of practical exercises to help you review and apply key A&P concepts. Sold separately. NEW and UNIQUE! Connect It! articles on the Evolve companion website provide bonus information for you to explore, and are called out in the text. NEW and UNIQUE! Active Concept Maps on Evolve utilize animated and narrated flow charts to explain complex topics, and are also called out in the text. NEW! Chapter objectives and Active Learning sections more closely tie objectives to the end-of-chapter material. UPDATED! Genetics chapter includes the latest and most important advances.

Molecular and Cell Biology of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Hardcover, 1992 ed.): David Wright, Len Archard Molecular and Cell Biology of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Hardcover, 1992 ed.)
David Wright, Len Archard
R3,214 Discovery Miles 32 140 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Molecular and Cell Biology of Human Diseases reviews the status of research on a range of sexually transmitted diseases whose incidence has paralleled the increase in HIV infection and examines the ways in which new methods are influencing current practice and are likely to shape future management.

Gross Anatomy (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1992): P.A. Roberts, William J L Felts Gross Anatomy (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1992)
P.A. Roberts, William J L Felts
R1,696 Discovery Miles 16 960 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This is not a textbook. Instead, it contains what the author judges necessary to cope with questions relating to Gross Anatomy in board and licensure exami- nations. Although material that has appeared recently on (Part I) National Board Examinations is covered, simply listing and answering such questions certainly would not prepare you for the myriad possible alternatives. Because of your suc- cessful background in anatomy, the approaches used in a first-year course are not necessary here. Recall, review and synthesis are the goals. Please examine the entire book now, to understand its organization and content, and how they may serve your needs. Throughout, text is kept to a minimum. The style, size and boldness of type were chosen to aid the quick recognition of import items. The illustrations, es- sentially adaptations from blackboard drawings used by the author in reviews, support the text in certain areas. However, the number of illustrations sufficient to make this an independent resource would defeat our purpose. I assume you will consult your favorite atlas as you review, and that you are experienced enough now to relate your reading to your own body. A general table of contents follows this preface; detailed tables of content precede individual chapters.

The Amazing Brain (Paperback): Robert E. Ornstein, Richard F. Thompson The Amazing Brain (Paperback)
Robert E. Ornstein, Richard F. Thompson
R313 R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Save R37 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Beginning with the simplest view of brain anatomy and operations and using the latest research available, Ornstein and Thomoson give the reader both an actual and a metaphorical picture of the human brain.


The Musculoskeletal System (Hardcover, New): John M. Mennell The Musculoskeletal System (Hardcover, New)
John M. Mennell
R2,878 Discovery Miles 28 780 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

In this straight-to-the-point, hands-on work, Dr. Mennell presents his highly acclaimed findings and techniques on diagnosing and healing pr oblems of the musculoskeletal system. This resource will help to sharp en patient evaluation skills, improve the accuracy of diagnoses, and i ncrease the results of physical therapy.

Biopsy Pathology of the Muscle, 15 (Hardcover, 2nd Ed): Michael Swash Biopsy Pathology of the Muscle, 15 (Hardcover, 2nd Ed)
Michael Swash
R2,490 Discovery Miles 24 900 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Museie biopsy is a long-established technique in clinical practice having been introduced by Duchenne in 1868 (Arch. Gen. Med., 11, 5-179). However, the needle method used by Duchenne was not generally adopted, although Shank and Hoagland described a similar technique in 1943 (Science, 98, 592), and open muscle biopsy has for long been preferred in clinical practice, even with the advent of newer needle biopsy methods (Bergstrom, 1962, Scand. J. Clin. Lab. Invest., 14, Suppl. 68, 1-110). The development of enzyme histochemical techniques has contributed greatly to knowledge of muscle pathology. More recently electron microscopy and immunocytochemistry have also been applied to clinical diagnosis of neuromuscular disease. This book is intended to serve as a practical guide in muscle pathology, particularly for histopathologists, and for those in training. As enzyme histochemistry has become more widely available, formalin-fixed methods have become less frequently used in muscle biopsy work. In this new edition of Muscle Biopsy Pathology we have taken account of the advances in classification and histological technique, and in knowledge of neuromuscular diseases, that have emerged since the first editionwas published in 1984. We hope that this book will continue to be used as a practical guide in the diagnosis and understanding of these disorders. 1. Introduction 1. 1 Generalfeatures of muscle The differentiation of musde into red and white types is a feature of all vertebrates and, indeed, of chordates.

Return Circulation and Norepinephrine - An Update (Paperback): P.M. Vanhoutte Return Circulation and Norepinephrine - An Update (Paperback)
P.M. Vanhoutte
R1,340 R1,031 Discovery Miles 10 310 Save R309 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This volume is the logical continuation of the two previous proceedings summarised in "The Return of Blood to the Heart" and "New Advances in Norepinephrine and Veno Lymphatic Return", and is based on a symposium held in Cairo, Egypt, in March 1990. The book sums up the impact of the various factors on the return circulation to the heart that have received particular attention in the past three years. Firstly, studies are presented on the impact of oestrogen on the veins. From a pharmacological point of view the facilitatory role of oestrogen on adrenergic responses is fairly well established. Clinical studies included in this volume will attempt to achieve a clear overview in the clinical context of the interactions between the different hormonal systems and venous functions. Further accents in this meeting were on the lymphatic system, on efforts to correlate histological and biochemical alterations of the pathological venous wall, and on the microcirculation and the effects of its derangement on certain symptoms associated with venous disease.

Clinical Musculoskeletal Anatomy (Paperback): Neal E. Pratt Clinical Musculoskeletal Anatomy (Paperback)
Neal E. Pratt
R1,212 R912 Discovery Miles 9 120 Save R300 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This book is designed for health care professionals involved in the treatment of neurologic and musculoskeletal dysfunction. This book is organized by anatomic region, and although each region is discussed as a unit, every effort is made to clarify continuities between regions. The discussion of each region includes sections on the bones, articulations, muscles, and neurovascular structures as well as surface anatomy. The latter subject is of particular importance because much of the clinical evaluation of the musculoskeletal system is noninvasive and based on physical examination. All structures are considered in a normal functional context; pathological considerations are included were appropriate.

The Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy - Bodies, books, fortune, fame (Paperback): Ruth Richardson The Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy - Bodies, books, fortune, fame (Paperback)
Ruth Richardson
R297 R234 Discovery Miles 2 340 Save R63 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Gray's Anatomy is probably one of the most iconic scientific books ever published: an illustrated textbook of anatomy that is still a household name 150 years since its first edition, known for its rigorously scientific text, and masterful illustrations as beautiful as they are detailed. The Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy tells the story of the creation of this remarkable book, and the individuals who made it happen: Henry Gray, the bright and ambitious physiologist, poised for medical fame and fortune, who was the book's author; Carter, the brilliant young illustrator, lacking Gray's social advantages, shy and inclined to religious introspection; and the publishers - Parkers, father and son, the father eager to employ new technology, the son part of a lively circle of intellectuals. It is the story of changing attitudes in the mid-19th century; of the social impact of science, the changing status of medicine; of poverty and class; of craftsmanship and technology. And it all unfolds in the atmospheric milieu of Victorian London - taking the reader from the smart townhouses of Belgravia, to the dissection room of St George's Hospital, and to the workhouses and mortuaries where we meet the friendless poor who would ultimately be immortalised in Carter's engravings. Alongside the story of the making of the book itself, Ruth Richardson reflects on what made Gray's Anatomy such a unique intellectual, artistic, and cultural achievement - how it represented a summation of a long half century's blossoming of anatomical knowledge and exploration, and how it appeared just at the right time to become the 'Doctor's Bible' for generations of medics to follow.

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