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Color Atlas of Human Anatomy: Locomotor System v. 1

Color Atlas of Human Anatomy: Locomotor System v. 1

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By (author) Werner Platzer

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  • Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
  • Format: Paperback | 478 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 190mm x 26mm | 620g
  • Publication date: 30 November 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Stuttgart
  • ISBN 10: 313533306X
  • ISBN 13: 9783135333069
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 215 illustrations (approx.)
  • Sales rank: 55,336

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Praise for this book: It has abundant clinical notes, helpful color-coding and consistent formatting throughout. If you are a student you will be impatient to get Volume 2, 'Internal Organs', and Volume 3, 'Nervous System and Sensory Organs', for your book collection.--European Neurology Now includes access to WinkingSkull.com PLUS! A sound understanding of the structure and function of the human body in all of its intricacies is the foundation of a complete medical education. Now in its sixth edition, this classic work makes the task of mastering this vast body of information easier and less daunting with its many user-friendly features: * Hundreds of outstanding full-color illustrations * Clear organization according to anatomical system * Abundant clinical notes * Side-by-side images and explanatory text * Helpful color-coding and consistent formatting throughout * Useful references and suggestions for further reading Emphasizing clinical anatomy, the text integrates current information from an array of medical disciplines into the discussions of the locomotor system, including: * General anatomy * The systematic anatomy of the locomotor system * The topography of peripheral nerves and vessels in relation to the musculoskeletal system Additional features:* Each section now features an overview of anatomical terms and their Latin equivalents * An index of proper names for the interested reader New Feature: A scratch-off code provides access to WinkingSkull.com PLUS, an interactive online study aid, featuring 600+ full-color anatomy illustrations and radiographs, labels-on, labels-off functionality, and timed self-tests. Locomotor System, and its companions, Volume 2: Internal Organs and Volume 3: Nervous System and Sensory Organs, comprise a must-have resource for students of medicine, dentistry, and all allied health fields. Teaching anatomy? We have the educational e-product you need. Instructors can use the Thieme Teaching Assistant: Anatomy to download and easily import 2,000+ full-color illustrations to enhance presentations, course materials, and handouts.

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Professor Emeritus and Former Chairman, Institute for Anatomy, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Review quote

This book is clearly organized according to the anatomic system; it has abundant clinical notes, helpful color-coding and consistent formatting throughout. If you are a student you will be impatient to get Volume 2, 'Internal Organs', and Volume 3, 'Nervous System and Sensory Organs', for your book collection.--European Neurology

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Praise for this book: "It has abundant clinical notes, helpful color-coding and consistent formatting throughout. If you are a student you will be impatient to get Volume 2, 'Internal Organs', and Volume 3, 'Nervous System and Sensory Organs', for your book collection.--European Neurology"Now includes access to WinkingSkull.com "PLUS"!A sound understanding of the structure and function of the human body in all of its intricacies is the foundation of a complete medical education. Now in its sixth edition, this classic work makes the task of mastering this vast body of information easier and less daunting with its many user-friendly features: Hundreds of outstanding full-color illustrations Clear organization according to anatomical system Abundant clinical notes Side-by-side images and explanatory text Helpful color-coding and consistent formatting throughout Useful references and suggestions for further readingEmphasizing clinical anatomy, the text integrates current information from an array of medical disciplines into the discussions of the locomotor system, including: General anatomy The systematic anatomy of the locomotor system The topography of peripheral nerves and vessels in relation to the musculoskeletal systemAdditional features: Each section now features an overview of anatomical terms and their Latin equivalents An index of proper names for the interested readerNew Feature: A scratch-off code provides access to WinkingSkull.com "PLUS," an interactive online study aid, featuring 600+ full-color anatomy illustrations and radiographs, labels-on, labels-off functionality, and timed self-tests."Locomotor System," and its companions, Volume 2: Internal Organs and Volume 3: Nervous System and Sensory Organs, comprise a must-have resource for students of medicine, dentistry, and all allied health fields.Teaching anatomy? We have the educational e-product you need.Instructors can use the Thieme Teaching Assistant: Anatomy to download and easily import 2,000+ full-color illustrations to enhance presentations, course materials, and handouts.

Table of contents

General Anatomy Parts of the Body Cells Tissues General Features of the Skeleton General Myology Systematic Anatomy of the Locomotor Apparatus Trunk Upper Limb Bones, Ligaments, Joints Upper Limb Muscles, Fascias and Special Features Lower Limb Bones Ligaments, Joints Lower Limb Muscles, Fascias and Special Features Head and Neck Skull Muscles, Fascia Topography of the Peripheral Pathways Head and Neck Upper Limb Lower Limb Index of Proper Names