Anatomy at a Glance

Anatomy at a Glance

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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


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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 218 x 274 x 12mm | 621.42g
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd Edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 1444336096
  • 9781444336092
  • 164,065

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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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Table of 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
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About Omar Faiz

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
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