The Developing Human - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 11th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
- Guides readers month by month and stage by stage through embryo and fetal organ and systems development, using full-color photographs of clinical cases, relevant modern medical imaging, and numerous high-quality supportive figures.
- Includes many new 3D HD color rendered images of embryos and fetuses, as well as 3D reconstructions of whole embryos.
- Provides clinically-oriented problems for each chapter, with corresponding answers and explanations designed to facilitate discussion and learning. In addition, multiple-choice questions and answers are available online for supportive self-assessment.
- Features 18 exceptional color animations, now with narration, to help students as they explore and learn the complexity of embryological development.
- Provides the knowledge base needed for today’s examinations, including USMLE Step 1, as well as for future clinical practice.
- Thoroughly updated information includes new annotations on fundamental molecular events during embryogenesis, now required for many professional examinations.
- Includes enhanced clinical material in all chapters, with updated tables, Clinical Case highlights and a critical chapter on common signalling pathways during development that covers gene editing (CRISPR/Cas9), induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS), a revision of the sonic hedgehog signalling pathway; and more.
- Details how molecular biology has affected clinical practice, including techniques such as recumbent DNA technology and stem cell manipulation.
- Evolve Instructor site with a downloadable image bank is available to instructors through their Elsevier sales rep or via request at: https://evolve.elsevier.com
1 Introduction to Human Development
2 First Week of Human Development
3 Second Week of Human Development
4 Third Week of Human Development
5 Fourth to Eighth Weeks of Human Development
6 Fetal Period: Ninth Week to Birth
7 Placenta and Fetal Membranes
8 Body Cavities, Mesenteries, and Diaphragm
9 Pharyngeal Apparatus, Face, and Neck
10 Respiratory System
11 Alimentary System
12 Urogenital System
13 Cardiovascular System
14 Skeletal System
15 Muscular System
16 Development of Limbs
17 Nervous System
18 Development of Eyes and Ears
19 Integumentary System
20 Human Birth Defects
21 Common Signaling Pathways Used During Development
Keith L. Moore, BA, MSc, PhD, DSc, FIAC, FRSM, FAAA, Professor Emeritus, Division of Anatomy, Department of Surgery, Former Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy and Associate Dean for Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Former Professor and Head of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, T. V. N. Persaud, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCPath (Lond.), Professor Emeritus and Former Head, Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science, Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Visiting Professor of Anatomy and Embryology, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies and Mark G. Torchia, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Development, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Director of Centre for Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Manitoba