Anatomy at a Glance Third Edition by Omar Faiz, Simon Blackburn, David Moffat

By Omar Faiz, Simon Blackburn, David Moffat

Following the favourite, easy-to-use at a Glance layout, and in full-colour, this re-creation offers an available creation and revision relief for clinical, nursing and all well-being sciences scholars. completely up to date and now totally supported through a suite of web-based flashcards, Anatomy at a Glance presents a straightforward evaluate of anatomy to encapsulate all that the coed must know.

Anatomy at a Glance:

  • Addresses the elemental techniques of anatomy in an hugely visible, easy-to-remember way
  • Features new chapters outlining anatomical terminology and easy embryology
  • Includes extra assurance of imaging recommendations resembling CT and MRI
  • Offers loose on-line flashcards for self-assessment and revision at

To discover extra concerning the at a Glance sequence, please stopover at

Show description

Read or Download Anatomy at a Glance Third Edition PDF

Similar anatomy books

Neuroendocrine Cells and Peptidergic Innervation in Human and Rat Prostrate

The prostate hosts a big volume of neuroendocrine cells which foundation and useful function must be greater addressed. those cells synthesize and convey a couple of neurosecretory components (serotonin, neuropeptides) having regulative actions over progress, cellphone differentiation, and secretion and may have a awesome effect within the improvement of prostatic proliferative problems equivalent to hyperplasia or melanoma.

Biology in Physics: Is Life Matter? (Polymers, Interfaces and Biomaterials)

Biology in Physics is an intensive new booklet which bridges the distance among biology and physics. the purpose is to advertise an interdisciplinary alternate of clinical info and concepts, to be able to stimulate cooperation in examine. The scope of this quantity explores either the ideas and methods of biophysics and illustrates the newest advances in our figuring out of a few of the particular mechanisms which are utilized by dwelling organisms.

Glutamate and gaba receptors and transporters: structure, function and pharmacology

The ever present presence of glutamate and GABA receptors within the frightened process makes those receptor platforms pivotal to our realizing of neurotransmission. Cloning of the molecular elements of those receptor platforms has supplied insights to the selectivity of many medications and targeted characterisation on the molecular point is rising.

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

On the grounds that ebook of the 1st variation, large advancements have taken position in sensory biology examine and new insights were supplied specifically through molecular biology. those exhibit the similarities within the molecular structure and within the body structure of sensory cells throughout species and throughout sensory modality and sometimes point out a typical ancestry courting again over part one billion years.

Extra resources for Anatomy at a Glance Third Edition

Sample text

Branches r Sympathetic fibres are distributed to the skin with each of the thoracic spinal nerves. r Postganglionic fibres from T1–5 are distributed to the thoracic viscera – the heart and the great vessels, the lungs and the oesophagus. r Preganglionic fibres from T5–12 form the splanchnic nerves. These pierce the crura of the diaphragm and pass to the coeliac and renal ganglia, from which they are relayed as postganglionic fibres to the abdominal viscera (cf. fibres to the suprarenal medulla which are preganglionic).

Ischaemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in the Western world and, consequently, a thorough knowledge of the coronary anatomy is essential. 2 The structures on the left side of the mediastinum. 3 The structures on the right side of the mediastinum Superior vena cava Ascending aorta Bronchus Right atrium Pulmonary veins Hilum of lung Pulmonary artery Intercostal vessels and nerves Posterior pulmonary plexus Phrenic nerve Greater splanchnic nerve Oesophageal plexus on oesophagus 32 Anatomy at a Glance, Third Edition.

In the presence of hypoxia, for example in premature babies with respiratory distress syndrome, PGE1 is produced locally and prevents the ductus arteriosus from closing. The high pulmonary vascular resistance causes blood to shunt through the ductus arteriosus into the aorta, which further increases hypoxia. Indomethacin, which interferes with the production of prostaglandin synthetase, may cause the duct to close, but ultimately surgical closure may be necessary. r Coarctation of the aorta. This is a congenital narrowing of the aorta in the region of the ductus arteriosus.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.17 of 5 – based on 44 votes