Synopses & Reviews
Anatomy at a Glance
provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid to fundamental anatomy for medical and allied health students and sports science students. Following the easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams and illustrations encapsulating all that students need to know.
This new edition of Anatomy at a Glance:
- Explains the terminology of descriptive anatomy.
- Contains new chapters on foetal development of :
-the head and neck
- Provides clinical context through Clinical Notes in each chapter.
Anatomy at a Glance will appeal to all medical students, junior doctors, sports science students, nurses, physiotherapists and general practitioners.
Reviews of last edition
“A winner…This book will prove to be very popular with medical students.”
Fourth Year Medical Student, University of Manchester
“…this book should prove extremely useful and ideal for that last-minute revision before the exams.”
MEDISCOPE, Manchester Medical School Gazette
Anatomy at a Glance provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid to fundamental anatomy for medical and allied health students and sports science students. Following the easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams and illustrations encapsulating all that students need to know.
Mr Omar Faiz
, SpR General Surgery, South East Thames rotation.
Professor David Moffat, University of Wales
About the Author
"Overall this book is very concise and the information used in the book is easily accessible and is an excellent resource for medical students, nurses, allied health professionals: ODPs, physiotherapists and radiographers as well as students studying sport sciences." Journal of Perioperative Practice
"Full of excellent coloured diagrams and clinical correlates of anatomy, it travels tip to toe, swiflty and sweetly." Surgo, Glasgow University Medical Journal, 78:4
Table of Contents
1 The thoracic wall I.
2 The thoracic wall II.
3 The mediastinum I—the contents of the mediastinum.
4 The mediastinum II—the vessels of the thorax.
5 The pleura and airways.
6 The lungs.
7 The heart I.
8 The heart II.
9 The nerves of the thorax.
10 Surface anatomy of the thorax.
11 Thorax, developmental aspects.
12 The fetal circulation.
The abdomen and pelvis.
13 The abdominal wall.
14 The arteries of the abdomen.
15 The veins and lymphatics of the abdomen.
16 The peritoneum.
17 The upper gastrointestinal tract I.
18 The upper gastrointestinal tract II.
19 The lower gastrointestinal tract.
20 The liver, gall-bladder and biliary tree.
21 The pancreas and spleen.
22 The posterior abdominal wall.
23 The nerves of the abdomen.
24 Surface anatomy of the abdomen.
25 The pelvis I—the bony and ligamentous pelvis.
26 The pelvis II—the contents of the pelvis.
27 The perineum.
28 The pelvic viscera.
29 Abdomen, developmental aspect.
The upper limb.
30 The osteology of the upper limb.
31 Arteries of the upper limb.
32 The venous and lymphatic drainage of the upper limb and the breast,.
33 Nerves of the upper limb I.
34 Nerves of the upper limb II.
35 The pectoral and scapular regions.
36 The axilla.
37 The shoulder (gleno-humeral) joint.
38 The arm.
39 The elbow joint and cubital fossa.
40 The forearm.
41 The carpal tunnel and joints of the wrist and hand.
42 The hand.
43 Surface anatomy of the upper limb.
The lower limb.
44 The osteology of the lower limb.
45 The arteries of the lower limb.
46 The veins and lymphatics of the lower limb.
47 The nerves of the lower limb I.
48 The nerves of the lower limb II.
49 The hip joint and gluteal region.
50 The thigh.
51 The knee joint and popliteal fossa.
52 The leg.
53 The ankle and foot I.
54 The ankle and foot II.
55 Surface anatomy of the lower limb.
The autonomic nervous system.
56 The autonomic nervous system.
The head and neck.
57 The skull I.
58 The skull II.
59 Spinal nerves and cranial nerves I–IV.
60 The trigeminal nerve (V).
61 Cranial nerves VI–XII.
62 The arteries I.
63 The arteries II and the veins.
64 Anterior and posterior triangles.
65 The pharynx and larynx.
66 The root of the neck.
67 The oesophagus and trachea and the thyroid gland.
68 The upper part of the neck and the submandibular region.
69 The mouth, palate and nose.
70 The face and scalp.
71 The cranial cavity.
72 The orbit and eyeball.
73 The ear, and lymphatics and surface anatomy of the head and neck.
74 Head and neck, developmental aspects.
The spine and spinal cord.
75 The spine.
76 The spinal cord.