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Hardcover Hollinshead's Textbook of Anatomy Book

ISBN: 0397512562

ISBN13: 9780397512560

Hollinshead's Textbook of Anatomy

Long established as a standard textbook of gross anatomy, Hollinshead's Textbook of Anatomy is now in its Fifth Edition. Like its predecessors, this volume presents the anatomical facts and concepts necessary to fully understand the three-dimensional dynamic structure of the human body. The text is suited for independent study as well as for use in conjunction with structured courses.Important changes have been made in this edition to meet the demands...

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Textbook of Anatomy-Hollingshead

The textbook is well organized. It proceeds from a generalintroduction to a discussion of the study of anatomy,connective tissue, the limbs, back, abdomen etc. The writingis clear and understandable to a wide audience of readers.Diagrams depict the various body parts . There is a clear understanding of how the body parts are positionedand how they cooperate in motion. Roentgenogram sights depict theappearance of bone matter almost identically to the real x-rayform. The work is formulated to satisfy a wide constituency ofreaders i.e. students of the biological sciences, teachers,students of radiology and the general public. The book is aworthy addition to any science library.

A fine text

I had the pleasure of being a student of Dr. Rosse at the University of Washington. His text is organized in the same way that he teaches anatomy, emphasizing anatomical definitions and relationships in a structured and orderly manner. This edition also has great graphics that improve on prior editions. A fine addition to any medical library.

Polly A. Porter, MS, ATC , Physician Assistant student

This book is essential for medical students who want to conquer the basic educaiton in the health related profession- anatomy of the human body. It allows the student the ability to enter into the intrinsic areas of the body so he/she can develop an implicit and fully internalized understanding of the 3-D dynamic structure of the living human body.I found it as an excellent guide in reference to surgery because I was able to acquaint myself to the structures in proximity to each other. It is however, not for the entry level student. It would be more suited for a cadaver class, as opposed to a first time look at the human body. It promotes anatomical reasoning , a cognitive process that relates to manifestations of normal and abnormal function to anatomical entities.The book lacks a little in medical illustration but a supplement ( Netter's ) or a cadaver is a good addition to this text. It does combine photos, radiographs, and some fine detail illustrations, including cross-section anatomy.
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