Anatomy: A Crash Course

Anatomy: A Crash Course
Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781782408598
Publisher: Ivy Press
Series: Crash Course
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Anatomy: A Crash Course teaches you everything you need to know about your own anatomy, its body parts, systems, fantastic functions and flaws.

Part of the Crash Course series, the book is divided into four chapters, covering:
  • The head and neck
  • The chest
  • The abdominopelvicregion
  • The back and limbs
Each chapter contains an overview and thirteen illustrated topics, each broken down into small, digestible chunks. ‘Gross anatomy’ depicts the features and function of the body part, while ‘Clinical anatomy’ reveals what happens when things go wrong. Finally, ‘Dissection’ provides the unusual and lesser-known secrets of our bodies. With an introduction to the history of anatomy, an illustrated timeline and biographies, plus feature spreads covering topics from the language of anatomy to electrochemical signalling, this is the perfect crash course for budding anatomists.

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The author

Dr Joanna Matthan MA (English), MBBS, PGDipClinEd, FHEA is Lecturer at the School of Medical Education, Newcastle University, England, with a background in Medicine and English and a previous career in the corporate world. She sidestepped from clinical medicine into medical education and now predominantly teaches anatomy to medical and dental students. She also has a deep interest in teaching clinically relevant anatomy to postgraduate medical graduates training to be surgeons, anesthetists, radiologists, and other healthcare professionals, as well as promoting anatomical knowledge widely through public engagement. 

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Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781782408598
Illustrations: 60
Size: 7.087 in x 9.055 in / 180 mm x 230 mm