By Anne M. Gilroy, Brian R. MacPherson, Lawence M. Ross
Publication Date: June 2008
1st softcover edition
672 pp, 2200 illustrations
ISBN (Americas): 9781604060621
ISBN (EUR, Asia, Africa, AUS): 9781604060621
Everything you must grasp human anatomy -- multi function place
Praise for this book:
"Impressive...remarkably effective."--Journal of the yankee scientific Association
"[Five stars] a super masterpiece, jam-packed with anatomical illustrations of significant accuracy, thoroughly categorised and aesthetically appealing."--Doody's Review
Atlas of Anatomy includes every thing scholars have to effectively take on the daunting demanding situations of anatomy.
Complete with beautiful, full-color illustrations by means of award-winning artists Markus Voll and Karl Wesker, the atlas is prepared to guide scholars step by step via each one zone of the physique. each one quarter opens with the foundational skeletal framework. the following chapters construct upon this origin, including the muscle groups, then organs, then vessels, then nerves, and eventually providing topographic anatomy for a complete view. each one unit closes with floor anatomy observed by way of questions that ask the reader to use wisdom discovered for the real-life actual exam of patients.
2,200 full-color illustrations of unsurpassed quality
Brief introductory texts that supply an obtainable access element while a brand new subject is presented
Clinical correlates and pictures, together with radiographs, MRIs, CT scans, and endoscopic views
Muscle truth pages that set up the necessities, together with beginning, insertion, and innervation -- excellent for memorization, reference, and review
Navigators that orient the reader with situation and aircraft of dissection
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While outstanding for his or her amazing attractiveness and precision, Leonardo's anatomical drawings have been additionally a long way earlier than all modern paintings and scientifically the equivalent of something that seemed good into the 17th century. in contrast to such a lot of his predecessors and contemporaries, Leonardo took not anything on belief and had religion simply in his personal observations and experiments. In anatomy, as in his different investigations, Leonardo's nice contrast is the really clinical nature of his equipment. Herein then are over 1,200 of Leonardo's anatomical illustrations geared up into 8 significant components of research: Osteological procedure, Myological process, Comparative Anatomy, apprehensive procedure, breathing approach, Alimentary approach, Genito-Urinary process, and Embryology.
Artists, illustrators, physicians, scholars, academics, scientists, and appreciators of Leonardo's impressive genius will locate in those 1,200 drawings the fitting union of paintings and technology. conscientiously particular and actual of their facts, attractive and colourful of their procedure, they continue to be at the present time — approximately 5 centuries later — the best anatomical drawings ever made.
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