The new edition of Principles of Anatomy and Physiology maintains the superb balance between structure and function. It continues to emphasize the correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances. The acclaimed illustration program is also even better along with the redevelopment of many of the figures depicting the toughest topics to grasp.
Written by one of the great teachers of Anatomy, this 50th anniversary edition of Clinical Anatomy continues to provide thousands of medical students, postgraduate trainees and junior doctors across the world with essential anatomical information within a clinical setting. It is particularly appropriate for those preparing for the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeon's Exam. For this new edition, Professor Harold Ellis is joined, for the first time, by a co-author. Professor Vishy Mahadevan is Barber's Company Reader in Anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons, a renowned teacher of surgical trainees and is also an examiner for the MRCS Exam. Together they provide a detailed, easy-to-follow structured text suitable for anatomy students and trainees of all levels. Fully revised and updated, this new edition features new and re-drawn illustrations, new images of normal anatomy (radiographs, CTs and NMRs) to aid understanding, a revised neuroanatomy section to provide greater clarity and an expansion of the lower limb section. In order to provide revision support, Clinical Anatomy has its own website featuring digital flashcards of all the images found in the textbook available to download for free at www.ellisclinicalanatomy.co.uk
We owe a great debt to Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery for his Atlas of Anatomy, which was not only a massive event in medical history, but also remains one of the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated anatomical treatises ever published. Bourgery began work on his magnificent atlas in 1830 in cooperation with illustrator Nicolas Henri Jacob, a student of the French painter Jacques Louis David. The first volumes were published the following year, but completion of the treatise required nearly two decades of dedication; Bourgery lived just long enough to finish his labor of love, but the last of the treatise's eight volumes was not published in its entirety until five years after his death. The eight volumes of Bourgery's treatise cover descriptive anatomy, surgical anatomy and techniques (exploring in detail nearly all the major operations that were performed during the first half of the 19th century), general anatomyand embryology, and microscopic anatomy. Jacob's spectacular hand-colored, life-size lithographs are remarkable for their clarity, color, and aesthetic appeal, reflecting a combination of direct laboratory observation and illustrative research. Unsurpassed to this day, the images offer exceptional anatomical insight, not only for those in the medical field but also for artists, students, and anyone interested in the workings and wonder of the human body.