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Fundamentals of Human Embryology - Student Manual (Paperback, 2nd edition): John Allan, Beverley Kramer Fundamentals of Human Embryology - Student Manual (Paperback, 2nd edition)
John Allan, Beverley Kramer
R418 R345 Discovery Miles 3 450 Save R73 (17%) In stock

The Fundamentals of Human Embryology covers embryonic development, with a unique focus on adult anatomy. Its goal is to impart to students a comprehensive overview of how the human embryo forms, not only as a basis for the student of human anatomy, but also as a link to abnormalities they may encounter in their clinical careers. Extensively illustrated with labeled line drawings, now enlarged for better visibility, this concise manual will meet the needs of both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Human Sciences. Special features include: * Separate chapters on the neural crest, the skull and osteogenesis * In-depth coverage of head and neck embryology, including the development of the tooth, for students of dentistry, and speech and audiology In this Second Edition of the manual at the request of students and teachers, the authors have made the following changes: * Increased the size of the diagrams * Revised the text to comply with the Federative International Committee on Anatomical Terminology changes to the Terminologia Embryologica * Altered the sequencing of some topics to allow the development to flow more logically * Included an appendix of coloured photographs of congenital abnormalities to help students form a more realistic idea of developmental abnormalities.

Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Erin Odya, Maggie A Norris Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Erin Odya, Maggie A Norris
R508 R384 Discovery Miles 3 840 Save R124 (24%) In stock

Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection. Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology. * Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiology * Get to know the body's anatomical structures from head to toe * Explore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us alive * Gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.

Clinical gynaecology (Paperback, 5th ed): M.H. Botha, T. Matsaseng, T. F. Kruger Clinical gynaecology (Paperback, 5th ed)
M.H. Botha, T. Matsaseng, T. F. Kruger
R1,138 R946 Discovery Miles 9 460 Save R192 (17%) In stock

Known and accepted as the leading textbook in its subject area, Clinical Gynaecology is now in its fifth edition. The content of this new edition has been completely revised and updated to include the latest research and continues to provide a comprehensive review of the field of gynaecology. Clinical Gynaecology covers the full spectrum of gynaecological information (basic science, general gynaecology, endocrinology and reproductive medicine, contraception, urogynaecology, and is applicable internationally as well as within southern Africa. (An e-book of a Quick Reference Guide is available as a free download. Instructions on how to download the e-book are on the inside front cover of the book).

Langman's Medical Embryology (Paperback, Fourteenth, International Edition): T. W. Sadler Langman's Medical Embryology (Paperback, Fourteenth, International Edition)
T. W. Sadler
R1,247 R990 Discovery Miles 9 900 Save R257 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Practical Anatomy - The human body dissected, second edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Erin Hutchinson, Jason... Practical Anatomy - The human body dissected, second edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Erin Hutchinson, Jason Hemingway, Desire Brits; Jules Kieser, John Allan
R600 R485 Discovery Miles 4 850 Save R115 (19%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Practical Anatomy is designed to enable novice anatomists to grasp the biological background of the human anatomy while understanding its complexity within the clinical context. As a guide to the dissection of the human cadaver, it provides an account of the biological and systemic foundations of the human body. In keeping with the tradition of its predecessor this revised edition is primarily aimed at undergraduate allied health sciences and medical students who are encountering dissection for the first time and are intimidated by the volume of information to be understood. In addition, some dissections of more complex regions of the anatomy have been integrated into the text for more advanced students. This version has built on the solid foundation of the first edition of Practical Anatomy and Man's Anatomy, incorporating all the features unique to these texts while updating the methodology and including the latest anatomical terminology as outlined in the Terminologia Anatomica. The text and illustrations have been simplified to provide a clear, concise and accessible dissection guide.

Clinically Oriented Anatomy (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition): Keith L. Moore, Arthur F. Dalley, Anne M.R. Agur Clinically Oriented Anatomy (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition)
Keith L. Moore, Arthur F. Dalley, Anne M.R. Agur 1
R1,797 R1,443 Discovery Miles 14 430 Save R354 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The world's most trusted clinically focused anatomy text! Renowned for comprehensive coverage, the best-selling Clinically Oriented Anatomy guides students from initial anatomy and foundational science courses through clinical training and practice. The eighth edition reflects significant new information and updates and maintains the highest standards for scientific and clinical accuracy. Comprehensive updates reflect changes in the clinical application of anatomy as well as new imaging technologies, focusing on the anatomy that students need to know. Extensively revised "Clinical Blue Boxes" explore the practical applications of anatomy, and helpful icons distinguish the type of clinical information covered in each. Clinically relevant anatomy focuses on physical diagnosis, interpretation of diagnostic imaging, and understanding the anatomical basis of emergency medicine and general surgery. Insightfully rendered, anatomically accurate illustrations, with updates throughout , make this book an aesthetically rewarding learning resource. Combined with many photographs and medical images, these stunning visuals facilitate comprehension of anatomical concepts and retention of "mental images" of anatomical structures. New and updated medical imaging and integrated surface anatomy within each chapter demonstrates the relationship between anatomy, physical examination, and diagnosis. Expanded "Overview and Basic Concepts" chapter includes functional systemic anatomy summaries and introduces approaches to studying anatomy, terminology, imaging, and more. Inclusion of new sections describing the enteric nervous system (considered by some as a "second brain") and its unique role in the innervation of the digestive system gives students cutting-edge insight into this significant scientific discovery. A more realistic approach to the musculoskeletal system explores the action and use of muscles and muscle groups in daily activities, emphasizing gait and grip. "Bottom Line" boxes summarize information to facilitate ongoing review and underscore the big-picture viewpoint. Clinical Blue Box animations, case studies, and interactive multiple-choice questions online at thePoint.lww.com facilitate review and self-testing.

Human Anatomy Laboratory Manual with Cat Dissections: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition): Elaine... Human Anatomy Laboratory Manual with Cat Dissections: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition)
Elaine Marieb, Susan Mitchell, Lori Smith
R1,546 Discovery Miles 15 460 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With 30 exercises covering all body systems; a clear, engaging writing style; and full-color illustrations, this updated edition offers students everything needed for a successful lab experience. This edition features updated pre-lab quizzes at the beginning of each exercise, new Group Challenge activities, and an updated art program.

Histology: A Text and Atlas - With Correlated Cell and Molecular Biology (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition): Wojciech... Histology: A Text and Atlas - With Correlated Cell and Molecular Biology (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition)
Wojciech Pawlina, Michael H Ross
R1,544 R1,271 Discovery Miles 12 710 Save R273 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The New Long Life - A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World (Paperback): Andrew J Scott, Lynda Gratton The New Long Life - A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World (Paperback)
Andrew J Scott, Lynda Gratton
R292 R244 Discovery Miles 2 440 Save R48 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A practical guide to how we can positively adapt to a changing world, from the internationally bestselling authors of The 100-Year Life 'The London Business School professors Andrew J. Scott and Lynda Gratton have been predicting how society must adapt for years. Now they have a post-pandemic road map for us all' Sunday Times Smart new technologies. Longer, healthier lives. Human progress has risen to great heights, but at the same time it has prompted anxiety about where we're heading. Are our jobs under threat? If we live to 100, will we ever really stop working? And how will this change the way we love, manage and learn from others? One thing is clear: advances in technology have not been matched by the necessary innovation to our social structures. In our era of unprecedented change, we haven't yet discovered new ways of living. Drawing from the fields of economics and psychology, Andrew J. Scott and Lynda Gratton offer a simple framework based on three fundamental principles (Narrate, Explore and Relate) to give you the tools to navigate the challenges ahead. The New Long Life is the essential guide to a longer, smarter, happier life.

Geillustreerde gids tot die menslike liggaam (Afrikaans, Paperback): Collectif Quebec-Amerique Geillustreerde gids tot die menslike liggaam (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Collectif Quebec-Amerique; Translated by Amelia de Vaal
R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Met lewensgetroue hoedefinisie-illustrasies bied hierdie publikasie ín uitsonderlike blik op al die belangrikste liggaamsdele en -stelsels, van kroontjie tot kleintoontjie. Akkurate terminologie in Afrikaans en Engels, asook definisies en verhelderende teks stel lesers verder in staat om grondige kennis van die spesiale eienskappe en werking van die verskillende liggaamstelsels op te doen.

Eureka: Physiology (Paperback): Jake Mann, David Marples Eureka: Physiology (Paperback)
Jake Mann, David Marples
R681 Discovery Miles 6 810 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Eureka: Physiology is an innovative book for medical students that fully integrates core science, clinical medicine and surgery. The book benefits from an engaging and authoritative text, written by specialists in the field, and has several key features to help you really understand the subject: Chapter starter questions - to get you thinking about the topic before you start reading Break out boxes which contain essential key knowledge Clinical cases to help you understand the material in a clinical context Unique graphic narratives which are especially useful for visual learners End of chapter answers to the starter questions A final self-assessment chapter of Single Best Answers to really help test and reinforce your knowledge The First Principles chapter clearly explains key concepts and mechanisms relevant to the study of medicine e.g. cell signalling mechanisms and homeostasis. A series of systems-based chapters describe the processes that underpin normal functions such as circulation, respiration and digestion. Each of these chapters is introduced by an engaging clinical case that features a unique graphic narrative. Finally, the Self-Assessment chapter comprises 80 multiple choice questions in clinical Single Best Answer format, to thoroughly test your understanding of the subject. The Eureka series of books are designed to be a 'one stop shop': they contain all the key information you need to know to succeed in your studies and pass your exams.

Moore's Essential Clinical Anatomy (Paperback, Sixth, International Edition): Anne M.R. Agur, Arthur F. Dalley II Moore's Essential Clinical Anatomy (Paperback, Sixth, International Edition)
Anne M.R. Agur, Arthur F. Dalley II
R1,181 R966 Discovery Miles 9 660 Save R215 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Eureka: Biochemistry & Metabolism (Paperback): Andrew Davison, Anna Milan, Suzannah Phillips, Lakshminarayan Ranganath Eureka: Biochemistry & Metabolism (Paperback)
Andrew Davison, Anna Milan, Suzannah Phillips, Lakshminarayan Ranganath
R849 R674 Discovery Miles 6 740 Save R175 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Eureka: Biochemistry & Metabolism is an innovative book for medical students that fully integrates core science, clinical medicine and surgery. The book benefits from an engaging and authoritative text, written by specialists in the field, and has several key features to help you really understand the subject: Chapter starter questions - to get you thinking about the topic before you start reading Break out boxes which contain essential key knowledge Clinical cases to help you understand the material in a clinical context Unique graphic narratives which are especially useful for visual learners End of chapter answers to the starter questions A final self-assessment chapter of Single Best Answers to really help test and reinforce your knowledge The book starts with a First Principles chapter which clearly explains the key concepts and mechanisms relevant to the study of medicine e.g. types of biochemical reaction, enzymes and cofactors. This is followed by a series of systems-based chapters which are introduced with an engaging clinical case which helps link the subject to the practice of medicine. Finally there is a self-assessment chapter consisting of 80 single best answer questions to test your understanding. The Eureka series of books are designed to be a 'one stop shop': they contain all the key information you need to know to succeed in your studies and pass your exams.

Introductory Pathophysiology for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals (Paperback): Martin Steggall, Maria Dingle, Mary Lou... Introductory Pathophysiology for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals (Paperback)
Martin Steggall, Maria Dingle, Mary Lou Mulvihill, Mark Zelman, Elaine Tompary, …
R1,574 Discovery Miles 15 740 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Introduction to Pathophysiology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals is the most comprehensive visual survey of pathophysiology affecting each body system. Using full colour illustrations, photographs and learning features, this book makes the potentially complex subject of pathophysiology interesting and accessible. Each chapter discusses the common pathologies for each body system, along with the prevalence of the disease in the UK. The text is aimed at students and healthcare professionals who are learning about applied pathophysiology and related pharmacology and is an ideal introduction to the subject, enabling care to be based on a sound foundation of what is going on in the body.

The Concise  Book of Muscles  Fourth Edition (Paperback, New edition): Chris Jarmey The Concise Book of Muscles Fourth Edition (Paperback, New edition)
Chris Jarmey 1
R576 R483 Discovery Miles 4 830 Save R93 (16%) In stock

This newly revised fourth edition of The Concise Book of Muscles is a comprehensive guide to the major muscle groups. Fully illustrated with more than 500 drawings, and easy to use, this compact reference provides a complete profile for each muscle, clearly showing its origin, insertion, nerve supply, and action, the movements that use it, and, where appropriate, exercises that stretch and strengthen it. The book's distinctive quick-reference format shows students exactly how to locate and identify specific muscles, highlighting those that are heavily used and therefore subject to injury in a variety of sports and activities. Each muscle chapter now includes an overview of the gross anatomy of the body area, to show bony landmarks, cross-sections of muscle layers, and points of attachment, as well as a quick reference and an overview of the nerve pathways that are most relevant. The book alsoIt includes a new chapter on the pelvic floor muscles, which are of particular interest to those studying or practicing yoga and Pilates. While designed for the student and beginning practitioner of anatomy, massage, bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic medicine, physiotherapy, yoga, and Pilates or any other health-related field, The Concise Book of Muscles is equally useful for athletes and anyone interested in the workings of the human body. The late Chris Jarmey, M.C.S.P., D.S., M.R.S.S., qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1979, and taught anatomy, shiatsu, qigong, and bodywork therapy throughout Europe. This new edition has been updated with a number of recommendations from Cecilia Brassett, University Clinical Anatomist, University of Cambridge, and Councillor of both The Anatomical Society and the British Association of Clinical Anatomists,, and the writing of Dr. Dan Quemby, who has taught pharmacology, physiology, and anatomy to medical and science students at St. Andrew's University and University College London.

Patterns of Human Growth (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Barry Bogin Patterns of Human Growth (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Barry Bogin
R1,093 Discovery Miles 10 930 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This completely revised edition provides a synthesis of the forces that shaped the evolution of the human growth pattern, the biocultural factors that direct its expression, the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that regulate individual development, and the biomathematical approaches needed to analyze and interpret human growth. After covering the history, philosophy and biological principles of human development, the book turns to the evolution of the human life cycle. Later chapters explore the physiological, environmental and cultural reasons for population variation in growth, and the genetic and endocrine factors that regulate individual development. Using numerous historical and cultural examples, social-economic-political-economic forces are also discussed. A new chapter introduces controversial concepts of community effects and strategic growth adjustments, and the author then integrates all this information into a truly interactive biocultural model of human development. This remains the primary text for students of human growth in anthropology, psychology, public health and education.

BRS Physiology (Paperback, Seventh, International Edition): Linda S Costanzo BRS Physiology (Paperback, Seventh, International Edition)
Linda S Costanzo
R967 R786 Discovery Miles 7 860 Save R181 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Introductory Physics for Biological Scientists (Paperback): Christof M. Aegerter Introductory Physics for Biological Scientists (Paperback)
Christof M. Aegerter
R1,604 R1,432 Discovery Miles 14 320 Save R172 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Why do elephants have sturdier thigh bones than humans? Why can't ostriches fly? How do bacteria swim through fluids? With each chapter structured around relevant biological case studies and examples, this engaging, full-colour book introduces fundamental physical concepts essential in the study of biological phenomena. Optics is introduced within the context of butterfly wing colouration, electricity is explained through the propagation of nerve signals, and accelerated motion is conveniently illustrated using the example of the jumping armadillo. Other key physical concepts covered include waves, mechanical forces, thermodynamics and magnetism, and important biological techniques are also discussed within this context, such as gel electrophoresis and fluorescence microscopy. A detailed appendix provides further discussion of the mathematical concepts utilised within the book, and numerous exercises and quizzes allow readers to test their understanding of key concepts. This book is invaluable to students aiming to improve their quantitative and analytical skills and understand the deeper nature of biological phenomena.

Lippincott (R) Illustrated Reviews: Physiology (Paperback, Second, International Edition): Robin R. Preston, Thad E. Wilson Lippincott (R) Illustrated Reviews: Physiology (Paperback, Second, International Edition)
Robin R. Preston, Thad E. Wilson
R1,039 R856 Discovery Miles 8 560 Save R183 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Keynes & Aidley's Nerve and Muscle (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): Christopher L-.H. Huang Keynes & Aidley's Nerve and Muscle (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
Christopher L-.H. Huang
R954 Discovery Miles 9 540 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Anatomy - A Photographic Atlas (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition): Johannes W. Rohen, Chihiro Yokochi, Elke... Anatomy - A Photographic Atlas (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition)
Johannes W. Rohen, Chihiro Yokochi, Elke Lutjen-Drecoll
R1,652 R1,466 Discovery Miles 14 660 Save R186 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Prepare for the dissection lab and operating room with Anatomy: A Photographic Atlas , 8e. Featuring outstanding full-color photographs of actual cadaver dissections with accompanying schematic drawings and diagnostic images, this proven text depicts anatomic structures more realistically than illustrations in traditional atlases. Chapters are organized by region in the order of a typical dissection with each chapter presenting topographical anatomical structures in a systemic manner. Authentic photographic reproduction of colors, structures, and spatial dimensions as seen in the dissection lab and on the operating table help you develop an understanding of the anatomy of the human body. Functional connections between single organs, the surrounding tissue, and organ systems are clarified to prepare you for the dissection lab and practical exams. Clinical cases and over 1,200 images enhance your understanding. Dissections illustrate the topographical anatomy in layers "from the outside in" to better prepare you for the lab and operating room.

Fascia - What it is and Why it Matters (Paperback): David Lesondak Fascia - What it is and Why it Matters (Paperback)
David Lesondak
R632 Discovery Miles 6 320 In stock

As the title suggests, this book presents a clear and easy to understand explanation of what the fascia is and the role it plays in the body. As the importance of fascia is increasingly recognized it became obvious that there was a need for a book that clearly and concisely presents the facts. This is that book. It has a strong storyline, with each chapter logically connecting to the next, rather like fascia itself! It is informative and satisfying to read. Fascia - What it is and why it matters serves as an essential primer for professionals, such as movement educators, physical therapists, osteopaths, massage therapists, fitness professionals, and doctors enabling them to attain a solid grasp of what fascia is and what it does in the body. It provides an understanding of fascia as a tissue, of its role in the various systems of the body and of its clinical significance. The book is complete in itself, but also it may also serve as a springboard to deeper explorations should the reader wish to go further. Contents Introduction Chapter 1 Fascia as Living Tissue Chapter 2 Fascia and the Cellular Level Chapter 3 Fascia and the Musculoskeletal System Chapter 4 Fascia and the Organs Chapter 5 Fascia and the Nervous System Chapter 6 Fascia and the Brain Chapter 7 Diagnosing Fascial Pathologies Chapter 8 Fascial Modalities Chapter 9: Summary

Human Form and Function (Paperback): Human Form and Function (Paperback)
R880 Discovery Miles 8 800 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written by three distinguished authors of child care and medical books, this text provides coverage of physiological structure and systems and the maintenance of health. It emphasizes the social aspect of human biology including alcohol and drug abuse, ageing and stress.

Lippincott Atlas of Anatomy (Paperback, Second, International Edition): Thomas R. Gest Lippincott Atlas of Anatomy (Paperback, Second, International Edition)
Thomas R. Gest
R1,314 R1,181 Discovery Miles 11 810 Save R133 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Therapists and Healthcare Professionals (Paperback, 2nd edition): Ruth Hull Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Therapists and Healthcare Professionals (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Ruth Hull
R618 R512 Discovery Miles 5 120 Save R106 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written in a clear, no-nonsense style, this is the ideal textbook for students of complementary therapy up to Levels 2 and 3, nursing, physical therapy, or those studying any course requiring a detailed knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology Designed for use both in the classroom and as a home study resource, it provides all the information necessary to meet or exceed the curriculum requirements of all the major international awarding bodies and incorporates many unique features not found in other texts. This updated and expanded textbook complements Ruth Hull's companion text, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology Colouring and Workbook for Therapists and Healthcare Professionals, and: * meets the standards required by all the main professional bodies for massage, aromatherapy, and reflexology * contains updated graphics and tables throughout to bring the book right up-to-date for today's student * interspersed throughout with 'study tips', 'in the classroom', '...in a nutshell', 'did you know?' and 'infoboxes' * features comprehensive muscle tables of origin, insertion, innervation, action * contains basic pathology of significant diseases and disorders * has a study outline, revision and multiple choice questions for each chapter. Endorsed and reviewed by awarding bodies and professional associations and adopted by colleges worldwide.

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