Gross Anatomy: The Big Picture

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 14, 2011 - Science - 498 pages
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Get the BIG PICTURE of Gross Anatomy in the context of healthcare – and zero-in on what you really need to know to ace the course and board exams!

Gross Anatomy: The Big Picture is the perfect bridge between review and textbooks. With an emphasis on what you truly need to know versus “what’s nice to know,” it features 450 full-color illustrations that give you a complete, yet concise, overview of essential anatomy.

The book’s user-friendly presentation consists of text on the left-hand page and beautiful full-color illustrations on the right-hand page. In this way, you get a “big picture” of anatomy principles, delivered one concept at a time -– making them easier to understand and retain.

Striking the perfect balance between illustrations and text, Gross Anatomy: The Big Picture features:

  • High-yield review questions and answers at the end of each chapter
  • Numerous summary tables and figures that encapsulate important information
  • 450 labeled and explained full-color illustrations
  • A final exam featuring 100 Q&As
  • Important clinically-relevant concepts called to your attention by convenient icons
  • Bullets and numbering that break complex concepts down to easy-to-remember points
 

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Contents

THORAX
23
ABDOMEN PELVIS AND PERINEUM
77
HEAD
167
NECK
271
UPPER LIMB
311
LOWER LIMB
385
FINAL EXAMINATION
455
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David A. Morton, PhD
Associate Professor
Anatomy Director
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT
K. Bo Foreman, PhD, PT
Assistant Professor
Anatomy Director
University of Utah College of Health
Salt Lake City, UT
Kurt H. Altertine, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Neurobiology and Anatomy
Associate Dean of Faculty Administration
Editor-in-Chief, The Anatomical Record
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT

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