Atlas of Anatomy

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Thieme, Apr 9, 2012 - Medical - 704 pages
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The new gold standard for learning anatomy...

Atlas of Anatomy, Second Edition, is the essential resource for anyone studying gross anatomy. Packed with over 2,400 full-color illustrations, this atlas guides you step-by-step through each region of the body, helping you master the details of anatomy.

Key Features:

  • Exquisite full-color illustrations with clear, thorough labeling and descriptive captions
  • Even more clinical correlations help students make the connection between anatomy and medicine
  • Coverage of each region intuitively arranged to simplify learning: beginning with the skeletal framework, then adding muscles, organs, vasculature, and nerves, and concluding with topographic illustrations that put it all together
  • Over 170 tables summarize key anatomic information for ease of study and review
  • Innovative, user-friendly format in which each two-page spread is a self-contained guide to a topic
  • Surface anatomy spreads now include regions and reference lines or planes in addition to landmarks and palpable structures to develop physical exam skills
  • Muscle Fact spreads ideal for memorization, reference, and review organize the essentials about muscles, including origin, insertion, innervation, and action
  • New sectional anatomy spreads at the end of units build familiarity with 2D views of anatomic regions
  • Access to PLUS, with over 500 images from the book for labels-on and labels-off review and timed self-tests for exam preparation

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Great portable tool, however a bit spendy & I will have to budget for it. You get what you pay for!


23 Wrist Hand
24 Neurovasculature
Lower Limb
25 Surface Anatomy
26 Hip Thigh
27 Knee Leg
28 Ankle Foot
29 Neurovasculature

7 Thoracic Cavity
8 Mediastinum
9 Pleural Cavity
10 Surface Anatomy
11 Abdominal Wall
12 Abdominal Cavity Spaces
13 Internal Organs
14 Neurovasculature
Pelvis and Perineum
15 Surface Anatomy
16 Bones Ligaments Muscles
17 Spaces
18 Internal Organs
19 Neurovasculature
Upper Limb
20 Surface Anatomy
21 Shoulder Arm
22 Elbow Forearm
Head Neck
30 Surface Anatomy
31 Bones of the Head
32 Muscles of the Skull Face
33 Cranial Nerves
34 Neurovasculature of the Skull Face
35 Orbit Eye
36 Nasal Cavity Nose
37 Temporal Bone Ear
38 Oral Cavity Pharynx
39 Neck
40 Brain
41 Blood Vessels of the Brain
42 Functional Systems
43 Autonomic Nervous System

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University of Massachusetts

University of Kentucky

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

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