Locomotor System

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Thieme, 2009 - Medical - 468 pages
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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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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

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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.

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About the author (2009)

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