Anatomy at a Glance (At a Glance  3rd Revised edition)

Anatomy at a Glance (At a Glance 3rd Revised edition)

By: Omar Faiz (author), Simon Blackburn (author), David Moffat (author)Paperback

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this new edition provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical, nursing and all health sciences students. Thoroughly updated and now fully supported by a set of web-based flashcards, Anatomy at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of anatomy to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. Anatomy at a Glance: * Addresses the basic concepts of anatomy in an highly visual, easy-to-remember way * Features two new chapters outlining anatomical terminology and basic embryology * Includes more coverage of imaging techniques such as CT and MRI * Offers free online flashcards for self-assessment and revision at www.wiley.com/go/anatomyataglance To find out more about the at a Glance series, please visit www.ataglanceseries.com

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About Author

Omar Faiz is a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Surgeon at St Mary's Campus, Imperial College, London Simon Blackburn is a Specialty Registrar in Paediatric Surgery at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London David Moffatt is Emeritus Professor of Anatomy at Cardiff University

Contents

Preface 7 1 Anatomical terms 8 2 Embryology 10 The thorax 3 The thoracic wall I 14 4 The thoracic wall II 16 5 The mediastinum I the contents of the mediastinum 18 6 The mediastinum II the vessels of the thorax 20 7 The pleura and airways 22 8 The lungs 24 9 The heart I 26 10 The heart II 30 11 The nerves of the thorax 32 12 Surface anatomy of the thorax 34 13 Thorax: developmental aspects 36 14 The fetal circulation 38 The abdomen and pelvis 15 The abdominal wall 40 16 The arteries of the abdomen 43 17 The veins and lymphatics of the abdomen 46 18 The peritoneum 48 19 The upper gastrointestinal tract I 50 20 The upper gastrointestinal tract II 52 21 The lower gastrointestinal tract 54 22 The liver, gall-bladder and biliary tree 56 23 The pancreas and spleen 58 24 The posterior abdominal wall 60 25 The nerves of the abdomen 62 26 Surface anatomy of the abdomen 64 27 The pelvis I the bony and ligamentous pelvis 66 28 The pelvis II the contents of the pelvis 68 29 The perineum 70 30 The pelvic viscera 72 31 Abdomen, developmental aspects 74 The upper limb 32 The osteology of the upper limb 76 33 Arteries of the upper limb 80 34 The venous and lymphatic drainage of the upper limb and the breast 82 35 Nerves of the upper limb I 84 36 Nerves of the upper limb II 86 37 The pectoral and scapular regions 88 38 The axilla 90 39 The shoulder (gleno-humeral) joint 92 40 The arm 94 41 The elbow joint and cubital fossa 96 42 The forearm 98 43 The carpal tunnel and joints of the wrist and hand 100 44 The hand 102 45 Surface anatomy of the upper limb 104 The lower limb 46 The osteology of the lower limb 106 47 The arteries of the lower limb 108 48 The veins and lymphatics of the lower limb 110 49 The nerves of the lower limb I 112 50 The nerves of the lower limb II 114 51 The hip joint and gluteal region 116 52 The thigh 120 53 The knee joint and popliteal fossa 123 54 The leg 126 55 The ankle and foot I 128 56 The ankle and foot II 130 57 Surface anatomy of the lower limb 132 The autonomic nervous system 58 The autonomic nervous system 134 The head and neck 59 The skull I 136 60 The skull II 138 61 Spinal nerves and cranial nerves I IV 140 62 The trigeminal nerve (V) 142 63 Cranial nerves VI XII 144 64 The arteries I 146 65 The arteries II and the veins 148 66 Anterior and posterior triangles 150 67 The pharynx and larynx 152 68 The root of the neck 154 69 The oesophagus and trachea and the thyroid gland 156 70 The upper part of the neck and the submandibular region 158 71 The mouth, palate and nose 160 72 The face and scalp 162 73 The cranial cavity 166 74 The orbit and eyeball 168 75 The ear, lymphatics and surface anatomy of the head and neck 170 76 Head and neck, developmental aspects 172 The spine and spinal cord 77 The spine 174 78 The spinal cord 176 Muscle index 178 Index 185

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/03/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781444336092
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781444336092
  • weight: 576
  • ISBN10: 1444336096
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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