Respiratory system: a compilation of paintings depicting anatomy and embryology, physiology, pathology, pathophysiology, and clinical features and treatment of diseases

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Ciba Pharmaceutical Products, 1980 - Medical - 328 pages
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The most critically acclaimed of all of Dr. Frank H. Netter's works, this fully illustrated single book from the 8-volume/13-book reference collection includes: hundreds of world-renowned illustrations by Frank H. Netter, MD; informative text by recognized medical experts; anatomy, physiology, and pathology; and diagnostic and surgical procedures.

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Contents

Dorsal Aspect of Thorax Plates 78 910
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Medial Surface of Lungs Plate 13
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Innervation of Tracheobronchial Tree
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About the author (1980)

Frank Netter (1906-1991) is regarded by many as the most accomplished and influential medical illustrator of the 20th century. A trained and qualified physician, Dr. Netter utilized his artistic skills for medical illustration as a way to make extra money during the depression. He quickly found that his unique talents were in high demand and soon pursued medical illustration full-time. His most significant collection of work was done through an exclusive partnership with Ciba Geigy in which he produced over 4,000 gouche and watercolour paintings that illustrate various aspects of anatomy, illness, trauma, development and malformation, pathology, medical testing, and patient care. Netter characterized his style as "readily understandable, yet instructive and useful realism without the clutter of confusing minutiae," and while this is true, it does not do justice to the power of his sheer artistic skill, correctness, and ability to communicate the complexity of the human body with bot