Dec 072016
 

An Introduction to Medical Teaching


Few faculty members in academic medical centers are formally prepared for their roles as teachers. This work is an introductory text designed to provide medical teachers with the core concepts of effective teaching practice and information about innovations for curriculum design, delivery and assessment. It offers brief, focused chapters with content that is assimilated easily by the reader. The topics are relevant to basic science and clinical teachers and the work does not presume readers possess prerequisite knowledge of education theory or instructional design. The authors emphasize the application of concepts to teaching practice. Topics include: Facilitating Student Learning; Teaching Large Groups; Teaching in Small Groups; Flipping the Classroom; Problem-Based Learning; Team-Based Learning; Teaching Clinical Skills; Teaching with Simulation; Teaching with Practicals and Labs; Teaching with Technological Tools; Teaching to Develop Scientific Engagement in Medical Students; Designing a Course; Establishing and Teaching Elective Courses; Designing Global Health Experiences; Assessing Student Performance; Documenting the Trajectory of Your Teaching and Teaching as Scholarship. This is a complete revision of the first edition of this work with new chapters and up to date information. Similar to the first edition, chapters were written by leaders in medical education and research who draw upon extensive professional experience and the literature on best practices in education. Although designed for teachers, the work reflects a learner-centered perspective and emphasizes outcomes for student learning. The book is accessible and visually interesting and the work contains information that is current, but not time-sensitive. Each chapter concludes with references, many include recommendations for additional reading, and the work includes an appendix with resources for medical education.
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Dec 052016
 

Human Gross Anatomy: An Outline Text


By (author): Robert J. Leonard

This text presents gross anatomy in an expanded outline format. Its conciseness and logical organization permit easy previewing of the subject matter before a lecture or laboratory as well as efficient learning and reviewing of the material before an examination. Notwithstanding its succinct style, the text’s coverage of gross anatomy is comprehensive and is written at a level of detail appropriate for the medical student.
The book begins with an introduction, setting forth basic principles and terminology that will serve the student throughout the remainder of the text. Overviews of the nervous, muscular, skeletal, and vascular systems are also included in the introduction. The main part of the text is organized in the following sequence: The Back; The Thorax; The Abdomen; The Perineum and Pelvis; The Head and Neck; The Upper Limb; and The Lower Limb. Clinical notes that highlight anatomy relevant to current medical practice appear throughout these chapters. Since each regional anatomy chapter is complete in itself, the order in which they are studied is optional.
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Dec 042016
 

Anatomic Basis of Tumor Surgery


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Modern biological understanding is the basis for a multimodality treatment of a tumor. ‘Anatomic Basis of Tumor Surgery’ is the only book that provides an anatomic basis and description of tumor surgery based on an understanding of both the anatomy and biology of tumor progression. It presents the regional anatomy to allow tailoring of the operation as demanded.

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Dec 022016
 

McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy: with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 7e (Mcminn’s Color Atlas of Human Anatomy)


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By (author): Peter H. Abrahams MBBS FRCS(ED) FRCR DO(Hon) FHEA, Jonathan D. Spratt MA (Cantab) FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Glasg) FRCR, Marios Loukas MD PhD, Albert-Neels van Schoor BSc MedSci BSc (Hons) MSc PhD

McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy, 7th Edition delivers the straightforward visual guidance you need to confidently perform all of the dissections required during your medical training…while acquiring the practical anatomical knowledge needed in your future clinical practice! Respected authority Prof. Peter H. Abrahams and a team of leading anatomists use a vast collection of clinical images to help you master all essential concepts.

  • See what to look for and how to proceed thanks to a vast array of excellent dissection photographs with radiological correlation and color diagrams.
  • Access the complete contents of the book online at www.studentconsult.com, plus an abundance of supplemental online-only content to enhance your study.
  • Learn from leading international anatomist Prof. Peter H. Abrahams through 200+ 3D animations, angiograms, and more on www.studentconsult.com, which help you to view the body in a more dynamic way to aid your understanding of anatomical relationships.
  • Correlate anatomy to clinical practice with a wealth of MR, CT, DSA, radiographic, endoscopic, and operative images that demonstrate how structures are viewed in the clinical setting.
  • Master the 500 clinical conditions every physician should know by reviewing clinical vignettes online, featuring over 2000 additional clinical photos, radiological images, and case presentations not found in the textbook.
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Nov 292016
 

Examination Questions and Answers in Basic Anatomy and Physiology: 2000 Multiple Choice Questions


By (author): Martin Caon

This book provides two thousand multiple choice questions on human anatomy and physiology, separated into 40 categories. The answer to each question is accompanied by an explanation. Each category has an introduction to set the scene for the questions to come. However not all possible information is provided within these Introductions, so an Anatomy and Physiology textbook is an indispensable aid to understanding the answers. The questions have been used in examinations for undergraduate introductory courses and as such reflect the focus of these particular courses and are pitched at the level to challenge students that are beginning their training in anatomy and physiology.

The questions and answer combinations are to be used both by teachers, to select questions for their next examinations, and by students, when studying for an upcoming test. Students enrolled in the courses for which these questions were written include nursing, midwifery, paramedic, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition & dietetics, health sciences and students taking an anatomy and physiology course as an elective.

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Nov 182016
 

Kinematic MRI of the Joints: Functional Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Clinical Applications


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Kinematic MRI refers to imaging a joint through a range of motion to examine the interactions between the soft tissue and osseous anatomy that comprise the joint. Kinematic MRI techniques were developed because various pathologic conditions are dependent on the specific position of the joint or in response to loading or stress. Importantly, static-view MRI examinations often miss abnormal findings because the joint is not assessed through a range of motion. Accordingly, the functional information obtained using kinematic MRI frequently serves to identify the underlying abnormality or to supplement the information acquired with standard MR imaging techniques.

Kinematic MRI of the Joints is the first textbook on this important, emerging clinical MRI application. For each joint, it presents pertinent functional anatomy, kinesiology, and clinical information; describes the kinematic MRI protocol and technique; explains the normal kinematics; and provides a thorough presentation of the pathokinematics. Multiple case examples illustrate the usefulness of kinematic MRI of the joints for diagnosis or elucidation of pathologic conditions.

Each section of this book is co-authored by an leading musculoskeletal radiologist orthopedic surgeon as well as by an academic-based physical therapist/biomechanist.
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Nov 132016
 

Colour Atlas of Human Anatomy – Abdomen


By (author): Ganananda Nanayakkara, Isurani Ilayperuma, Iroshani Kodikara

Colour Atlas of Human Anatomy – Abdomen is designed to provide an understanding of the human abdominal region for undergraduate and post graduate students in Medicine and Allied Health Sciences. It is a practical guide in the dissection theater to unfold the position and relations of the structures of the abdomen.
Despite many Anatomical Atlases currently available, there appeared to be a need for an Atlas which compliments the Cunnigham’s Manual of Practical Anatomy, which is widely accepted all over the world as a standard anatomy text. This Atlas was conceived with the intention of fulfilling that need.
Colour Atlas of Human Anatomy – Abdomen follows the Cunningham’s Manual of Practical Anatomy (Volume 2). It consists of sequential photographs taken at various stages of dissection of the abdominal region. Hence the photographs allow side by side comparison with anatomical structures encountered during the dissections. In this way, we hope to bridge the gap between description of the text book and what students see in the cadavers.
All photographs are completely labeled for the ease of student’s comprehension and identification of salient anatomical features on dissected specimens. Specimens are labeled enabling students to carry out self-testing of their knowledge.
Anatomy dissection is a contemplative manual activity. It took us a long time of hard work to accomplish this task. We sincerely believe that visually attractive labeled anatomical photographs and its unique blend with the Cunningham’s Manual of Practical Anatomy (Volume 2), will undoubtedly help students to gain a better understanding of the human abdominal region.
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Nov 132016
 

Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of the Larynx


This book is a concise but detailed treatise on the laryngeal nervous system. It is ideal for researchers starting work in this field in that it provides a quick update on present-day basic neurolaryngology. A brief introduction to the methodology that made recent progress possible is followed by a review of classical basic neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. Additionally, the book provides some of the most recent findings in neurolaryngology. The many illustrative figures and microscopic photographs help readers to achieve a clearer understanding of the text and ample references provide links to further reading in specific areas of the field. The book contains much general material that will be instructive even for researchers not specializing in basic neurolaryngology and will provide an essential grounding for clinicians in laryngology.
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Nov 122016
 

The Handy Anatomy Answer Book (The Handy Answer Book Series)


By (author): James Bobick, Naomi Balaban

From basic biology to the lymphatic system to human growth and development, this comprehensive reference—organized by systems of the body—makes the sometimes perplexing nature of anatomy understandable through an engaging question-and-answer format. In addition to the science itself, the people and history behind anatomy are discussed. More than 1,000 questions are answered, including Do identical twins have the same fingerprints? What are the primary sensations of taste? What is the integumentary system? and How many bones are in the human body?
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Nov 122016
 

The Complete Human Body, 2nd Edition: The Definitive Visual Guide


By (author): Dr. Alice Roberts

The Complete Human Body, 2nd Edition is the definitive illustrated guide to the human body as we know it today, from its development and form to its functions and disorders. Mysteries remain, but we have come a long way since the sketches and diagrams of the first anatomists in Ancient Greece.

Now updated and expanded to include more information than before, The Complete Human Body, 2nd Edition explores the body’s forms and functions in greater depth than any other popular reference, from muscle structure and activity to motor pathways within the brain. Illustrated with unprecedented clarity by computer-generated artworks and the latest medical and microscopic imaging, this comprehensive reference shows anatomical structures and bodily processes in incredible detail.

We inhabit it, we are it, and we are surrounded by 7.2 billion examples of it on the planet — the human body. The Complete Human Body, 2nd Edition is your “access all areas” pass.

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