Anatomy at a Glance

Author: Omar Faiz

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  • ISBN: 9781444336092
  • Author: Omar Faiz
  • Publ Date: 2011-03-25
  • Edition: 3
  • Pages: 192
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13923

Table of Contents :

Preface 7
1 Anatomical terms 8
2 Embryology 10
The thorax
3 The thoracic wall I 14
4 The thoracic wall II 16
5 The mediastinum I the contents of the mediastinum 18
6 The mediastinum II the vessels of the thorax 20
7 The pleura and airways 22
8 The lungs 24
9 The heart I 26
10 The heart II 30
11 The nerves of the thorax 32
12 Surface anatomy of the thorax 34
13 Thorax: developmental aspects 36
14 The fetal circulation 38
The abdomen and pelvis
15 The abdominal wall 40
16 The arteries of the abdomen 43
17 The veins and lymphatics of the abdomen 46
18 The peritoneum 48
19 The upper gastrointestinal tract I 50
20 The upper gastrointestinal tract II 52
21 The lower gastrointestinal tract 54
22 The liver, gall-bladder and biliary tree 56
23 The pancreas and spleen 58
24 The posterior abdominal wall 60
25 The nerves of the abdomen 62
26 Surface anatomy of the abdomen 64
27 The pelvis I the bony and ligamentous pelvis 66
28 The pelvis II the contents of the pelvis 68
29 The perineum 70
30 The pelvic viscera 72
31 Abdomen, developmental aspects 74
The upper limb
32 The osteology of the upper limb 76
33 Arteries of the upper limb 80
34 The venous and lymphatic drainage of the upper limb and the breast 82
35 Nerves of the upper limb I 84
36 Nerves of the upper limb II 86
37 The pectoral and scapular regions 88
38 The axilla 90
39 The shoulder (gleno-humeral) joint 92
40 The arm 94
41 The elbow joint and cubital fossa 96
42 The forearm 98
43 The carpal tunnel and joints of the wrist and hand 100
44 The hand 102
45 Surface anatomy of the upper limb 104
The lower limb
46 The osteology of the lower limb 106
47 The arteries of the lower limb 108
48 The veins and lymphatics of the lower limb 110
49 The nerves of the lower limb I 112
50 The nerves of the lower limb II 114
51 The hip joint and gluteal region 116
52 The thigh 120
53 The knee joint and popliteal fossa 123
54 The leg 126
55 The ankle and foot I 128
56 The ankle and foot II 130
57 Surface anatomy of the lower limb 132
The autonomic nervous system
58 The autonomic nervous system 134
The head and neck
59 The skull I 136
60 The skull II 138
61 Spinal nerves and cranial nerves I IV 140
62 The trigeminal nerve (V) 142
63 Cranial nerves VI XII 144
64 The arteries I 146
65 The arteries II and the veins 148
66 Anterior and posterior triangles 150
67 The pharynx and larynx 152
68 The root of the neck 154
69 The oesophagus and trachea and the thyroid gland 156
70 The upper part of the neck and the submandibular region 158
71 The mouth, palate and nose 160
72 The face and scalp 162
73 The cranial cavity 166
74 The orbit and eyeball 168
75 The ear, lymphatics and surface anatomy of the head and neck 170
76 Head and neck, developmental aspects 172
The spine and spinal cord
77 The spine 174
78 The spinal cord 176
Muscle index 178
Index 185

Description:

Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this new edition provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical, nursing and all health sciences students. Thoroughly updated and now fully supported by a set of web-based flashcards, Anatomy at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of anatomy to encapsulate all that the student needs to know.

Anatomy at a Glance: * Addresses the basic concepts of anatomy in an highly visual, easy-to-remember way * Features two new chapters outlining anatomical terminology and basic embryology * Includes more coverage of imaging techniques such as CT and MRI * Offers free online flashcards for self-assessment and revision at www.wiley.com/go/anatomyataglance

To find out more about the at a Glance series, please visit www.ataglanceseries.com


Author Biography:

Omar Faiz is a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Surgeonat St Mary's Campus, Imperial College, London
Simon Blackburn is a Specialty Registrar inPaediatric Surgery at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital,London
David Moffatt is Emeritus Professor of Anatomyat Cardiff University


 

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