The sixth edition of this classic work makes mastering a vast amount of information on internal organs much less daunting. It offers a vivid review of the human body and its structure, and it is an ideal study companion as well as an excellent basic reference text. These are some of the many user-friendly features of this book: New color plates on embryology and histology More than 200 outstanding full-color illustrations and 130 clinical correlations Side-by-side images with explanatory text An overview of anatomical terms in each section Emphasizing clinical anatomy, this text integrates current information from a wide range of medical disciplines into discussions of the internal organs, including: Cross-sectional anatomy as a basis for working with modern imaging modalities Detailed explanations of organ topography and function Physiological and biochemical information included where appropriate An entire chapter devoted to pregnancy and human development Volume 2: Internal Organs and its companions Volume 1: Locomotor System and Volume 3: Nervous System and Sensory Organs comprise a must-have resource for students of medicine, dentistry, and all allied health fields.
Wolfgang Kühnel, Dr. sc. phil., ist Professor für Soziologie im Fachbereich Polizei und Sicherheitsmanagement der Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin.