Gray's Anatomy: With original illustrations by Henry Carter

Arcturus Publishing
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Written in the 1850s when its author was a young doctor, Gray's Anatomy was the most comprehensive and accessible medical textbook of its time. This compact volume comprises an abridged version of the classic 1860 edition - the last to be published during Gray's lifetime - and the masterly wood-block illustrations that ensured the runaway success of the original book. A national and international treasure, Gray's Anatomy is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the history of medicine or in the amazingly complex machine that is the human body.
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Arcturus Publishing
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Published on
Jul 15, 2009
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Pages
655
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ISBN
9781848584938
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Language
English
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Genres
History / General
Medical / Anatomy
Medical / General
Medical / History
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In 1858, Drs. Henry Gray and Henry Vandyke Carter created a book for their surgical colleagues that established an enduring standard among anatomical texts. After more than 150 years of continuous publication, Gray’s Anatomy remains the definitive, comprehensive reference on the subject, offering ready access to the information you need to ensure safe, effective practice.

This 41st edition has been meticulously revised and updated throughout, reflecting the very latest understanding of clinical anatomy from field leaders around the world. The book’s traditional lavish art programme and clear text have been further honed and enhanced, while major advances in imaging techniques and the new insights they bring are fully captured in new state-of-the-art X-ray, CT, MR, and ultrasonic images.

Presents the most detailed and dependable coverage of anatomy available anywhere.Regional organization collects all relevant material on each body area together in one place, making access to core information easier for clinical readers.Anatomical information is matched with key clinical information where relevant.Numerous clinical discussions emphasize considerations that may affect medical care.Each chapter has been edited by experts in their field, ensuring access to the very latest evidence-based information on that topic.More than 1,000 completely new photographs, including an extensive electronic collection of the latest X-ray, CT, MR, and histological images.Carefully selected electronic enhancements include additional text, tables, illustrations, labelled imaging and videos – as well as 24 specially invited ‘Commentaries’ on new and emerging topics related to anatomy.
The gold standard of excellence for 25 years, Frank H. Netter, MD’s Atlas of Human Anatomy offers unsurpassed depictions of the human body in clear, brilliant detail – all from a clinician’s perspective. With its emphasis on anatomic relationships and clinically relevant views, Dr. Netter’s work provides a coherent, lasting visual vocabulary for understanding anatomy and how it applies to medicine today.Consult this title on your favorite e-reader. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices.

View anatomy from a clinical perspective with hundreds of exquisite, hand-painted illustrations created by pre-eminent medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD.

Join the global community of medical and healthcare students and professionals who rely on Netter to optimize learning and clarify even the most difficult aspects of human anatomy. Comprehensive labeling uses the international anatomic standard terminology, Terminologia Anatomica, and every aspect of the Atlas is reviewed and overseen by clinical anatomy and anatomy education experts.

Netter’s Anatomy Atlas is also available as an app for iPad®.Explore additional unique perspectives of difficult-to-visualize anatomy through all-new paintings by Dr. Carlos Machado, including breast lymph drainage; the pterygopalantine fossa; the middle ear; the path of the internal carotid artery; and the posterior knee, plus additional new plates on arteries of the limbs and new radiologic images.Master challenging structures with visual region-by-region coverage -- including Muscle Table appendices at the end of each Section.
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