Prentice Hall, 2000 - Human anatomy - 866 pages
This text provides a comprehensive introduction to human anatomy for undergraduate and pre-professional students majoring in biology or fulfilling prerequisites for nursing, allied health, or pre-med programs. Since its first edition Human Anatomy as been praised for its clarity of presentation, its outstanding visually-oriented illustration program, and its ability to help students understand anatomical structures. Past editions of Human Anatomy have won very prestigious awards, including the award for Textbook Excellence by the Text and Academic Authors Association and the award for Illustration Excellence by the Association of Medical Illustrators. Innovative pedagogical elements and a tightly-integrated supplements package make this new edition an excellent choice for all anatomy courses. *Enhanced illustration and photo program - Renowned medical illustrators, Bill Ober, M.D. and Claire Garrison, R.N., and internationally known biomedical photographer Ralph Hutchings have executed an outstanding visual orientation to human anatomy. *Students have the best visual support of any text in the market-with large, clear illustrations that relate isolated anatomical elements to the wh
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