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Medical Sciences
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MEDICAL SCIENCES

PAPERBACK BY NAISH, JEANNETTE; SYNDERCOMBE COURT, DENISE

£49.99

ISBN
9780702051388
IMPRINT
W B SAUNDERS CO LTD
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
840 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
04 JUN 2014

DESCRIPTION

2015 BMA Medical Book Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in Basic and Clinical Sciences Category! An integrated approach to teaching basic sciences and clinical medicine has meant that medical students have been driven to a range of basic science textbooks to find relevant information. Medical Sciences´¿½is designed to do´¿½the integration for you. In just one book, the diverse branches of medical science are synthesised into the appropriate systems of the human body, making this an invaluable aid to approaching the basics of medicine within in a clinical context. Highly illustrated with clear, full-colour line drawings and colour photos. Information boxes throughout, giving more specific detail of research findings, drug mechanisms, etc. Clinical boxes throughout, demonstrating the clinical relevance of the science. Interactive features of the StudentConsult e-book (PIN access in your print copy) 5 slideshows 34 test yourself 4 slideshow test yourself 3 hotspots 2 guided tours 6 slidelines 435 MCQs (end-of-chapter quizzes and Assessment chapter in e-book) Eleven new contributors. Completely new chapters on Biochemistry and cell biology, Genetics, The nervous system, Bones, muscle and skin, Endocrine and reproductive systems, The cardiovascular system, The renal system and Diet and nutrition. Completely revised and updated throughout with over 35 new illustrations . Expanded embryology sections with several new illustrations.

CONTENTS

Introduction and homeostasisBiochemistry and cell biologyEnergy metabolismPharmacologyHuman geneticsPathology and immunologyEpidemiology: science for the art of medicineThe nervous systemBone, muscle, skin and connective tissueEndocrinologyThe cardiovascular systemHaematologyThe respiratory systemThe renal systemThe alimentary systemDiet and nutrition