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Author Drake, Richard L. (Richard Lee), 1950- author

Title Gray's Anatomy for students / Richard L. Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W.M. Mitchell ; illustrations by Richard Tibbitts and Paul Richardson ; photographs by Ansell Horn
Edition Third edition, international edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 1161 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Gray's Anatomy
Gray's Anatomy
Contents Front cover; Inside front cover; Grays_In_Book_Ads; Gray's Anatomy for Students; Copyright page; Acknowledgments; Dedications; Preface; About the Book; The idea; The book; Organization; Content; What the book does not contain; Terminology; Anatomical use of adverbs; Index of Clinical Content; Table of Contents; 1 The Body; ADDITIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES for Chapter 1, The Body, on STUDENT CONSULT (; What is anatomy?; How can gross anatomy be studied?; Important anatomical terms; The anatomical position; Anatomical planes; Terms to describe location
Anterior (ventral) and posterior (dorsal), medial and lateral, superior and inferiorProximal and distal, cranial and caudal, and rostral; Superficial and deep; Imaging; Diagnostic imaging techniques; Plain radiography; Contrast agents; Subtraction angiography; Ultrasound; Doppler ultrasound; Computed tomography; Magnetic resonance imaging; Nuclear medicine imaging; Positron emission tomography; Image interpretation; Plain radiography; Chest radiograph; Abdominal radiograph; Gastrointestinal contrast examinations; Urological contrast studies; Computed tomography; Magnetic resonance imaging
Nuclear medicine imagingSafety in imaging; Body systems; Skeletal system; Cartilage; Bone; Joints; Synovial joints; Descriptions of synovial joints based on shape and movement; Specific types of synovial joints (Fig. 1.21); Solid joints; Skin and fascias; Skin; Fascia; Muscular system; Cardiovascular system; Lymphatic system; Lymphatic vessels; Lymph nodes; Lymphatic trunks and ducts; Nervous system; Central nervous system; Brain; Spinal cord; Meninges; Functional subdivisions of the CNS; Somatic part of the nervous system; Dermatomes; Myotomes; Visceral part of the nervous system
Sympathetic system1. Peripheral sympathetic innervation at the level of origin of the preganglionic fiber; 2. Peripheral sympathetic innervation above or below the level of origin of the preganglionic fiber; 3. Sympathetic innervation of thoracic and cervical viscera; 4. Sympathetic innervation of the abdomen and pelvic regions and the adrenals; Parasympathetic system; Sacral preganglionic parasympathetic fibers; Cranial nerve preganglionic parasympathetic fibers; Visceral sensory innervation (visceral afferents); Visceral sensory fibers accompany sympathetic fibers
Visceral sensory fibers accompany parasympathetic fibersThe enteric system; Nerve plexuses; Somatic plexuses; Visceral plexuses; Other systems; Clinical cases; 2 Back; ADDITIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES for Chapter 2, Back, on STUDENT CONSULT (; Conceptual overview; General description; Functions; Support; Movement; Protection of the nervous system; Component parts; Bones; Typical vertebra; Muscles; Vertebral canal; Spinal nerves; Relationship to other regions; Head; Thorax, abdomen, and pelvis; Limbs; Key features; Long vertebral column and short spinal cord
Summary Anatomy texts just don't get any better than Gray's Anatomy for Students! Now in its 3rd edition, this completely revised medical textbook continues its focus on just the core information you need for your anatomy courses, presenting everything in an easy-to-read, visually appealing format that facilitates study. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Obtain reliable, accessible coverage of everything you will learn in your contemporary anatomy classes with expert knowledge from a team of authors who share a wealth
Notes Includes index
Previously published: 2010
Print version record
Subject Human anatomy.
Reading List HME911 prescribed text 2019
HME912 prescribed text 2019
HME921 recommended text 2019
HME101 prescribed text 2018
HME102 prescribed text 2018
HME201 prescribed text 2018
HME202 prescribed text 2018
Form Electronic book
Author Mitchell, Adam W. M., author
Vogl, Wayne, author
Based on: Gray, Henry, 1825-1861. Anatomy.
ISBN 0702051330 (e-book)
9780702051333 (e-book)
Other Titles Gray's Anatomy for students (2015)
Anatomy for students