The Dinosauria

Author: David B. Weishampel,Peter Dodson,Halszka Osmólska

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520242098

Category: Science

Page: 861

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"Dinosaur biology has advanced at an astonishing pace during the last decade. This updated and expanded edition of The Dinosauria provides an invaluable resource for the specialist and a landmark for those deeply interested in the evolutionary history of these remarkable animals."—Luis M. Chiappe, author of Mesozoic Birds
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New Method of Identifying Family Related Skulls

Forensic Medicine, Anthropology, Epigenetics

Author: Zvonka Zupanic Slavec

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3709106052

Category: Medical

Page: 243

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If DNA cannot be isolated, don't give up the identification! The author has used for the same purpose methods ranging from physical anthropology to forensic medicine and especially a recent method of comparison of epigenetic traits, which proved to be very useful for the identification of family related skulls in connection with historical and other data. The kinship of 18 identified skulls (buried together in a family vault) is established by comparison of X-ray images of paranasal cavities (frontal and maxillary sinuses, orbital and nasal cavities), the shape and size of which are strongly genetically determined. The comparison also extends to numerous other epigenetic trait similarities on the skulls. It is recommended for: scientists working on human identification and studying heredity, forensic scientists, physical anthropologists, radiologists, stomatologists, paleopathologists, geneticists, historians and many others.
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Development of the Cetacean Nasal Skull

Author: Milan Klima

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642586120

Category: Science

Page: 144

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Morphogeny of the nasal skull was investigated in 92 embryos of 13 species of Cetacea. Compared to the original nasal capsule of land mammals, the nasal structures of Cetacea show many weighty transformations. As a result, the nostrils are translocated from the tip of the snout to the vertex of the head. Several structures of the embryonic nasal skull remain preserved even in adult cetaceans. The translocation of the nostrils to the highest point of the surfacing body is among the most perfect adaptations of cetaceans to the aquatic life habits. The morphogeny of the nasal skull suggests that all cetaceans are of common origin and form a single monophyletic order. The hitherto usual division of this order into two suborders, Mysticeti and Odontoceti, appears to be unsubstantiated. Rather, at least three closely related superfamilies should be distinguished within the order Cetacea, viz., Balaenopteroidea, Physeteroidea, and Delphinoidea. The results are in a
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SKULL

Author: Jek Hyde

Publisher: Engelsdorfer Verlag

ISBN: 3954883325

Category: Fiction

Page: 307

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Skull war immer ein loyaler Diener für Wynn. Doch der ließ Skull von zwei schmierigen Killern in einer alten Druckerei verbrennen. Skull überlebte. Schwer entstellt betritt er den Pfad zur Rache. Sein einziges Ziel im Leben, was ihm blieb: Die Rache an Wynn. Jonny ist Wynns Sohn. Während er voller Drogen vor sich hin schwebte, zerschnitt irgendjemand sein Gesicht und kastrierte ihn. Jonny vermutete Skull als möglichen Täter und sinnt nun auf Rache an Skull.
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Twining's Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities E-Book

Author: Anne Marie Coady,Sarah Bower

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054070

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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Access practical guidance on the radiologic detection, interpretation, and diagnosis of fetal anomalies with Twining’s Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities. With fetal scanning being increasingly done by obstetricians, this updated medical reference book features a brand-new editorial team of radiologist Anne Marie Coady and fetal medicine specialist Sarah Bower; these authorities, together with contributions from many other experts, provide practical, step-by-step guidance on everything from detection and interpretation to successful management approaches. Twining’s Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities is a resource you'll turn to time and again! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Quickly access specific information with a user-friendly format. Deliver a rapid, reliable diagnosis thanks to a strong focus on image interpretation, as well as the correlation of radiographic features with pathologic findings wherever possible. Clearly visualize a full range of conditions with help from more than 700 images. Stay abreast of the latest developments in detecting fetal abnormalities with 4 brand-new chapters: Fetal Growth; Haematological Disorders; Fetal Pathology; and Fetal Tumours. Access increased coverage of fetal growth, first trimester anomalies, DDX, and clinical management. Understand the major advances in today's hottest imaging technologies, including 3-D Ultrasound, Fetal MRI, and Colour Doppler. Effectively interpret the images you encounter with highly organized coordination between figures, tables, and imaging specimens.
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The Angels of Atlantis

Twelve Mighty Forces to Transform Your Life Forever

Author: Stewart Pearce

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 184409989X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 176

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Based on the teachings of the 12 archangels of Atlantis, this spiritual resource reveals how to become aligned with their power and wisdom. The 12 angels are depicted through extraordinary illustrations that accompany their written message, and each angel is mirrored by a priest-scientist that contributes to its divine energy. A series of exercises awakens the archetypal guidance of each incredible force, creating a spiritual environment in which joy and well-being are sustainable. Providing faith seekers with a deep connection to the ancient realm of Atlantis, these inspirations offer powerful counsel and healing.
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Secret Agent Jack Stalwart: Book 13: The Hunt for the Yeti Skull: Nepal

Author: Elizabeth Singer Hunt

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1602861552

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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The Hunt for the Yeti Skull (Book 13) Jack has become the most decorated secret agent for the Global Protection Force, but during the day he's still just an ordinary kid who has to put up with annoying people—like Marko Mayer, a new student in Jack's rock-climbing class. When Jack and Marko race to the top of the wall, Marko stomps on Jack's hand and wins—then has the nerve to gloat! But Jack has no time to sulk—the GPF needs him in Nepal. A plane carrying a team of scientists has gone missing over Mount Everest. They were thought to be carrying the first true Yeti skull ever recovered—proof that the legendary Abominable Snowman really existed. Jack quickly discovers that a greedy collector is behind the theft—and he may have hired Jack's archnemesis for the job. Can Jack and his fellow agents use their climbing skills to brave the highest mountain on earth and recover the priceless skull?
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Murder in Dealey Plaza

What We Know that We Didn't Know Then about the Death of JFK

Author: James H. Fetzer

Publisher: Open Court

ISBN: 0812698657

Category: History

Page: 448

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We now know vastly more about the killing of John F. Kennedy than was known 20 or 30 years ago, and new evidence is accumulating almost every day. This new evidence is being uncovered by the bold application of scientific and technological expertise to the assassination records, including the film, photographic, and autopsy records. Murder in Dealey Plaza presents the latest and best of the new assassination research. As a result of these freshly uncovered findings, it is possible to say with moral certainty and considerable scientific authority that the murder of President Kennedy was committed by a meticulously executed conspiracy which was then observed by an extensive cover-up.
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Year Book of Emergency Medicine 2012 - E-Book

Author: Richard J Hamilton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323089615

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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The Year Book of Emergency Medicine brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in emergency medicine, carefully selected from more than 500 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed! Topics covered in the 2012 edition include Trauma, Resuscitation, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Infections and Immunologic Disorders, Neurology, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Focused, fast, and insightful information for the busy Emergency Room Physician!
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Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

Author: Kate Curtis,Clair Ramsden

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579824

Category: Medical

Page: 1494

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Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)
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Eyewitness to the Old West

Firsthand Accounts of Exploration, Adventure, and Peril

Author: Richard Scott

Publisher: Roberts Rinehart

ISBN: 1461635373

Category: History

Page: 432

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A collection of over 150 vignettes from the journals and diaries of people who lived or traveled in the Old West, these accounts begin with the sixteenth-century collisions between the Spaniards and the Indians and conclude with Black Elk's mournful description of the Battle of Wounded Knee in 1890. Storytellers include explorers, missionaries, India leaders, a poet, an artist, and a future president.
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Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck - E-Book

Author: Margaret J. Fehrenbach,Susan W. Herring

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291082

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Featuring a robust collection of full-color illustrations and photographs, Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, 4th Edition, provides a complete look at head and neck anatomy, with an emphasis on the specific anatomy of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Chapters are organized by anatomical systems, including one covering the anatomical basis of local anesthesia and another on the spread of dental infection. Written by educators Margaret Fehrenbach and Susan Herring, this edition adds new illustrations and cutting-edge, evidence-based information on topics such as caries risk, periodontal disease, local anesthesia administration, and infection control. Combine this book with Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, and you will gain the basic scientific knowledge needed for everyday clinical dental practice. Comprehensive coverage provides a solid foundation in head and neck anatomy, with in-depth discussion of the TMJ and its role in dental health and additional material on the anatomy of local anesthesia and the spread of dental infection. Approachable writing style presents cutting-edge content and the latest evidence-based information in a way that may be easily grasped and applied. More than 400 full-color illustrations and clinical photographs show models and patients within a clinical setting. 28 removable color flashcards offer on-the-go study, with key images on one side and corresponding labels on the back. Identification exercises in each chapter ask you to label the different structures to test your knowledge of anatomy. Multiple-choice review questions in each chapter include a mixture of knowledge- and application-based content, and prepare you for the national board examinations in dental assisting and dental hygiene. Easy-to-read tables and boxes summarize concepts and procedures. Key terms begin each chapter, accompanied by phonetic pronunciations, and are highlighted within the chapter. Learning objectives open each chapter with goals to be accomplished, also serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and study tools in preparation for examinations. A glossary offers quick and handy access to all the key terms and definitions used in the book. Updated content includes evidence-based information on hot topics such as caries risk, periodontal disease, local anesthesia administration, and infection control. NEW! Additional full-color illustrations and photographs support text descriptions and help ensure complete comprehension. Updated review questions are included in every chapter to correlate with new content. A companion Evolve website offers more practice with case studies, image identification, and flashcards.
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Computed Tomography & Magnetic Resonance Imaging Of The Whole Body E-Book

Author: John R. Haaga,Daniel Boll

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323076211

Category: Medical

Page: 2904

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Now more streamlined and focused than ever before, the 6th edition of CT and MRI of the Whole Body is a definitive reference that provides you with an enhanced understanding of advances in CT and MR imaging, delivered by a new team of international associate editors. Perfect for radiologists who need a comprehensive reference while working on difficult cases, it presents a complete yet concise overview of imaging applications, findings, and interpretation in every anatomic area. The new edition of this classic reference — released in its 40th year in print — is a must-have resource, now brought fully up to date for today’s radiology practice. Includes both MR and CT imaging applications, allowing you to view correlated images for all areas of the body. Coverage of interventional procedures helps you apply image-guided techniques. Includes clinical manifestations of each disease with cancer staging integrated throughout. Over 5,200 high quality CT, MR, and hybrid technology images in one definitive reference. For the radiologist who needs information on the latest cutting-edge techniques in rapidly changing imaging technologies, such as CT, MRI, and PET/CT, and for the resident who needs a comprehensive resource that gives a broad overview of CT and MRI capabilities. Brand-new team of new international associate editors provides a unique global perspective on the use of CT and MRI across the world. Completely revised in a new, more succinct presentation without redundancies for faster access to critical content. Vastly expanded section on new MRI and CT technology keeps you current with continuously evolving innovations.
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Body 13

Author: Michele C. White

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477154442

Category: Fiction

Page: 436

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Body 13 is Dr. White’s fi fth suspense novel and the third in a detective thriller series. The fi rst novel of the series Broken Silence received notable acclaim and launched Dr. White on a book tour with Barnes & Noble and Borders Book Sellers. That success continued with the well received second installment Pandemic. Her other popular novels Fatal Coverage and Organ Donor were both medical mystery thrillers. Detectives Megan and Lacy return for a third adventure that twists into uncharted territory for the two young women. As always some of Ocala’s strange characters slip in and out of focus as Florida’s old history merges with a murder investigation. This tangled path binds together pirates, peanut farmers and lost treasure for one surprising adventure. Join the team of detectives and archaeologists working to solve this bizarre case and your heart will pound when you realize you have ventured too far into the dark woods without a fl ashlight.
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Brain Imaging: Case Review Series E-Book

Author: Laurie A. Loevner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323076483

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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This volume in the best-selling "Case Review" series uses hundreds of case studies to challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in brain imaging. With 170 brand new cases, new coverage of MRA, CTA, MR spectroscopy and multi-detectors and over 600 brilliant images, this is your ideal concise, economical, and user-friendly tool for self assessment in this specialty! Utilizes case studies organized into "Opening Round," "Fair Game," and "Challenge" sections, so you can test yourself at varying difficulty levels. Provides at-a-glance review/self-testing of brain imaging cases ideal for preparing for the boards in brain imaging, the CAQ exam for neuroradiology or for the general radiologist ready for re-certification. Mimics the official exam formats and daily practice environment by giving you cases/images as unknowns with three to four questions; then, on the flip side of the page, diagnosis, answers to the questions, additional commentary, and references to the corresponding volume in Elsevier’s popular Requisites Series. Includes 600 state of the art images to effectively compliment and support the text and provide a clear picture of what you can expect, both in test-taking and in practice. Uses randomly organized cases so you can test yourself without the aid of logical organization by anatomy or disease type. Includes 170 new cases and over 50 new diagnoses so you can keep pace with the latest developments. Includes a greater emphasis on differential diagnosis. Adds coverage of MRA, CTA, MR spectroscopy and multi-detectors to keep you completely current. Provides all new images for existing entities. Adds cutting-edge coverage of neuro-imaging including spectroscopy, CTA, MRA, Functional imaging, tractography, perfusion and diffusion.
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Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids

65 Million Years of Mammalian Evolution in Europe

Author: Jordi Agustí,Mauricio Antón

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231516339

Category: Science

Page: 328

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Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids takes us on a journey through 65 million years, from the aftermath of the extinction of the dinosaurs to the glacial climax of the Pleistocene epoch; from the rain forests of the Paleocene and the Eocene, with their lemur-like primates, to the harsh landscape of the Pleistocene Steppes, home to the woolly mammoth. It is also a journey through space, following the migrations of mammal species that evolved on other continents and eventually met to compete or coexist in Cenozoic Europe. Finally, it is a journey through the complexity of mammalian evolution, a review of the changes and adaptations that have allowed mammals to flourish and become the dominant land vertebrates on Earth. With the benefit of recent advances in geological and geophysical techniques, Jordi Agustí and Mauricio Antón are able to trace the processes of mammalian evolution as never before; events that hitherto appeared synchronous or at least closely related can now be distinguished on a scale of hundreds or even dozens of thousands of years, revealing the dramatic importance of climactic changes both major and minor. Evolutionary developments are rendered in magnificent illustrations of the many extraordinary species that once inhabited Europe, detailing their osteology, functional anatomy, and inferred patterns of locomotion and behavior. Based on the latest research and field work, Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids transforms our understanding of how mammals evolved and changed the face of the planet.
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Meningiomas E-Book

Author: M. Necmettin Pamir,Peter M Black,Rudolf Fahlbusch

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455708992

Category: Medical

Page: 800

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Meningiomas, by M. Necmettin Pamir, MD, Peter M. Black, MD, PhD, and Rudolf Fahlbusch, MD, presents current and comprehensive guidance on this most common, yet clinically challenging type of brain tumor. Written and edited by the world’s most prominent brain tumor neurosurgeons, it helps you to not only determine the type and location of the tumor, but also the most ideal surgical approach to provide your patients with the best outcomes. An extensive collection of surgical photographs covers unique and original cases, while discussions of pre-surgical techniques and approaches emphasize decision making with the help of all imaging modalities and analysis of symptoms and patient history. Expert Consult functionality enhances your reference power with convenient online access to the complete text and illustrations from the book, along with videos that depict surgical techniques in real time. Provides access to the complete text online—fully searchable, along with all of the illustrations downloadable for your personal presentations, and real-time surgical videos covering microscopic extended endonasal approach to suprasellar meningioma, and more, at expertconsult.com. Covers today’s full range of management methods, including adjuvant therapies, providing you with the best strategies for obtaining optimal outcomes. Features the work of the world’s most prominent brain tumor neurosurgeons—a completely international authorship—bringing you the best procedures globally. Offers an in-depth section on surgical methods and approaches based upon tumor location, to help you in the decision-making process. Includes coverage of spinal meningiomas including pre-diagnosis symptoms and outcomes.
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Anatomy for Diagnostic Imaging E-Book

Author: Stephanie Ryan,Michelle McNicholas,Stephen J Eustace

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048321

Category: Medical

Page: 345

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This book covers the normal anatomy of the human body as seen in the entire gamut of medical imaging. It does so by an initial traditional anatomical description of each organ or system followed by the radiological anatomy of that part of the body using all the relevant imaging modalities. The third edition addresses the anatomy of new imaging techniques including three-dimensional CT, cardiac CT, and CT and MR angiography as well as the anatomy of therapeutic interventional radiological techniques guided by fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT and MR. The text has been completely revised and over 140 new images, including some in colour, have been added. A series of ‘imaging pearls’ have been included with most sections to emphasise clinically and radiologically important points. The book is primarily aimed at those training in radiology and preparing for the FRCR examinations, but will be of use to all radiologists and radiographers both in training and in practice, and to medical students, physicians and surgeons and all who use imaging as a vital part of patient care. The third edition brings the basics of radiological anatomy to a new generation of radiologists in an ever-changing world of imaging. This book covers the normal anatomy of the human body as seen in the entire gamut of medical imaging. It does so by an initial traditional anatomical description of each organ or system followed by the radiological anatomy of that part of the body using all the relevant imaging modalities. The third edition addresses the anatomy of new imaging techniques including three-dimensional CT, cardiac CT, and CT and MR angiography as well as the anatomy of therapeutic interventional radiological techniques guided by fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT and MR. The text has been completely revised and over 140 new images, including some in colour, have been added. A series of ‘imaging pearls’ have been included with most sections to emphasise clinically and radiologically important points. The book is primarily aimed at those training in radiology, but will be of use to all radiologists and radiographers both in training and in practice, and to medical students, physicians and surgeons and all who use imaging as a vital part of patient care. The third edition brings the basics of radiological anatomy to a new generation of radiologists in an ever-changing world of imaging. Anatomy of new radiological techniques and anatomy relevant to new staging or treatment regimens is emphasised. ‘Imaging Pearls’ that emphasise clinically and radiologically important points have been added throughout. The text has been revised to reflect advances in imaging since previous edition. Over 100 additional images have been added.
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Imaging Atlas of Human Anatomy E-Book

Author: Jonathan D. Spratt,Lonie R Salkowski,Jamie Weir,Peter H. Abrahams

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723436576

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Imaging Atlas of Human Anatomy, 4th Edition provides a solid foundation for understanding human anatomy. Jamie Weir, Peter Abrahams, Jonathan D. Spratt, and Lonie Salkowski offer a complete and 3-dimensional view of the structures and relationships within the body through a variety of imaging modalities. Over 60% new images—showing cross-sectional views in CT and MRI, nuclear medicine imaging, and more—along with revised legends and labels ensure that you have the best and most up-to-date visual resource. This atlas will widen your applied and clinical knowledge of human anatomy. Features orientation drawings that support your understanding of different views and orientations in images with tables of ossification dates for bone development. Presents the images with number labeling to keep them clean and help with self-testing. Features completely revised legends and labels and over 60% new images—cross-sectional views in CT and MRI, angiography, ultrasound, fetal anatomy, plain film anatomy, nuclear medicine imaging, and more—with better resolution for the most current anatomical views. Reflects current radiological and anatomical practice through reorganized chapters on the abdomen and pelvis, including a new chapter on cross-sectional imaging. Covers a variety of common and up-to-date modern imaging—including a completely new section on Nuclear Medicine—for a view of living anatomical structures that enhance your artwork and dissection-based comprehension. Includes stills of 3-D images to provide a visual understanding of moving images.
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