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ISBN: 9780702058455
Page Count: 1576
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $223.99

Gray's Anatomy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 40th Edition

by Susan Standring, PhD, DSc

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780702058455
Page Count: 1576
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $223.99
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A universal landmark in medicine ever since Drs. Henry Gray and H.V. Carter published the first edition in 1858, Gray's Anatomy now celebrates its 150th anniversary! From state-of-the-art coverage of important new areas such as functional neuroimaging, embryogenesis, and biomechanics . . . through a comprehensively revamped, lavish full-color art program . . . as well as convenient access to the complete contents online, with downloadable illustrations, the new 40th Edition sets a new world standard for accuracy, clarity, and clinical relevance. It is THE place to turn when you want to be sure about the anatomical considerations that pertain to safe and effective practice. You'll find it an invaluable clinical resource, a pleasure to consult, and a reference that you'll be proud to have on your shelf.
    • Fastidious editing by an esteemed group of clinicians and anatomists, with support from hundreds of contributors and specialist reviewers worldwide, ensures the most detailed and dependable coverage of anatomy available anywhere, including in-depth information on normal variants.
    • A regional organization collects all relevant material on each body area together in one place, for easy clinical reference.
    • Meticulously enhanced and updated artwork throughout - with 2,000 images now in full color - provide a more consistent, coherent view of every anatomical detail, providing practitioners across all specialties with the best, most clinically helpful visual understanding available.
    • 200 completely new radiologic, CT, MR, and other imaging studies vividly capture anatomy as it is primarily seen by physicians.
    • Significantly expanded clinical discussions emphasize considerations that may affect medical care.
    • Online access via Expert Consult allows you to reference the book's complete contents from any computer, fully searchable, and download thousands of detailed anatomical illustrations.
  • Contributors and reviewers


    Bibliography of selected titles

    An historical introduction to Gray's Anatomy Ruth Richardson

    Anatomical nomenclature


    Section Editor: Caroline Wigley

    With specialist contributions by Michael A Adams (chapter 5), Sue M Black (5), Patricia Dolan (5), William C Earnshaw (1), Paul A Felts (3), Andrew JT George (4), Jonathan C Kentish (6), W Niall A Kirkpatrick (7), Mary-Clare C Miller (7), Jagdeep Nanchahal (7), Terence A Partridge (5), Jeremy PT Ward (6)

    Reviewers: Robert F Brooks (chapter 2), E Birgitte Lane (7), Roger J Morris (1)

    New images supplied by Peter A Helliwell (chapters 2–7), Joe Mathew (2–7) Bart Wagner (1–7)
    1 Basic structure and function of cells
    2 Integrating cells into tissues
    3 Nervous system
    4 Blood, lymphoid tissues and haemopoiesis
    5 Functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
    6 Smooth muscle and the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems
    7 Skin and its appendages

    Section 2 – EMBRYOGENESIS

    Section Editor: Patricia Collins

    With specialist contributions by Peter R Braude (chapters 8, 11), Eric Jauniaux (9)

    8 Preimplantation development
    9 Implantation and placentation
    10 Cell populations at gastrulation
    11 Embryonic induction and cell division
    12 Cell populations at the start of organogenesis
    13 Early embryonic circulation
    14 Pre- and postnatal development

    Section 3 – NEUROANATOMY

    Section Editor: Alan R Crossman

    Embryology, Growth and Development Editor: Patricia Collins

    With specialist contributions by Anthony Graham (chapter 24), Paul D Griffiths (17), Alan Jackson (16), Andres Lozano (21), Zoltan Molnár (24), David Neary (18–20, 23), Ronan O’Rahilly (24)
    Reviewers: Tipu Aziz (chapter 22), Roy Weller (16)

    15 Overview of the nervous system
    16 Ventricular system and subarachnoid space
    17 Vascular supply of the brain
    18 Spinal cord: internal organization
    19 Brain stem
    20 Cerebellum
    21 Diencephalon
    22 Basal ganglia
    23 Cerebral hemisphere
    24 Development of the nervous system

    Section 4 – HEAD AND NECK

    Section Editor: Susan Standring

    Embryology, Growth and Development Editor: Patricia Collins

    Microstructure Editor: Caroline Wigley

    With specialist contributions by Sue M Black (chapter 26), Ronald H Douglas (39, 40), Justin A Durham (30), David Furness (37), Michael Gleeson (36), Carole M Hackney (37), Bruce Jafek (32), Aadil A Khann (28), John G Lawrenson (39, 40), Stephen McHanwell (33, 34), Michael Monteiro (25, 28, 29), Gillian M Morriss-Kay (35), Ronan O’Rahilly (35), Hannes Petersen (38), Donald J Reid (30), Patricia Reynolds (31), Paul D Robinson (31), Jane Sowden (41), Ming Zhang (28), and including a number of figures based on an extensive ophthalmological collection by the late Gordon Ruskell (39,40)
    Reviewers: Mike Gleeson (chapters 27, 37, 38), Nick Jones (32), Jaideep Pandit (28)

    25 Head and neck: overview and surface anatomy

    Head and neck

    26 External skull
    27 Intracranial region
    28 Neck
    29 Face and scalp

    Upper aerodigestive tract

    30 Oral cavity
    31 Infratemporal and pterygopalatine fossae and temporomandibular joint
    32 Nose, nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses
    33 Pharynx
    34 Larynx
    35 Development of the head and neck

    Special senses

    36 External and middle ear
    37 Inner ear
    38 Development of the ear
    39 The orbit and accessory visual apparatus
    40 The eye
    41 Development of the eye

    Section 5 – THE BACK

    Section Editor: Richard LM Newell

    Embryology, Growth and Development Editor: Patricia Collins

    With specialist contributions by Nikolai Bogduk (chapters 42, 43), Bodo EA Christ (44)

    42 The back
    43 Spinal cord and spinal nerves: gross anatomy
    44 Development of the back


    Section Editor: David Johnson

    Embryology, Growth and Development Editor: Patricia Collins

    With specialist contributions by David M Evans (chapter 50), Cheryll Tickle (51, 52), Graham Tytherleigh-Strong (46–49)

    45 Pectoral girdle and upper limb: overview and surface anatomy
    46 Pectoral girdle, shoulder region and axilla
    47 Upper arm
    48 Elbow
    49 Forearm
    50 Wrist and hand
    51 Development of the limbs
    52 Development of the pectoral girdle and upper limb

    Section 7 – THORAX

    Section Editor: Michael Gatzoulis

    Embryology, Growth and Development Editor: Patricia Collins

    Microstructure Editor: Caroline Wigley (see QUERIES below)?

    With specialist contributions by Andrew Bush (chapter 59), Robert Anderson (59), Gerald PH Gui (54), Antoon FM Moorman (59), Simon Padley (55–57), Pallav L Shah (55, 57, 58), Jonathan Spratt (55),
    Reviewers John Granton (chapter 57), Peter Goldstraw (55, 57), Siew Yen Ho (59), Mark Johnson (54), Andrew G Nicholson (59), Koichiro Niwa (56), John Pepper (56), Michael I Polkey (58), Darryl Shore (56), Eleftherios Tsiridis (54), Anselm Uebing (53), Hideki Uemura (53), Gary D Webb (56)

    53 Thorax: overview and surface anatomy
    54 Chest wall and breast

    Heart and mediastinum

    55 Mediastinum
    56 Heart and great vessels

    Lungs and diaphragm

    57 Pleura, lungs, trachea and bronchi
    58 Diaphragm and phrenic nerve
    59 Development of the thorax

    Section 8 – ABDOMEN AND PELVIS

    Section Editors: Neil R Borley (chapters 60–73)
    Jeremiah C Healy (chapters 74–78)

    Embryology, Growth and Development Editor: Patricia Collins

    Microstructure Editor: Caroline Wigley
    With specialist contributions by Jonathan L Brown (65, 66, 67), Declan JP Cahill (chapter 75), Aashish Chandra (74, 75), Alfred Cutner (77), Catriona Davies (74–77), Alex Freeman (76), Jonathan M Glass (74), David JA Goldsmith (74), John Hutson (78), Sukhbinder Minhas (76), Louise A Moore (62, 65–67, 70, 72), Timothy AJ Mould (77), Pranav P Pandya (77), Raj Prasad (68)
    Reviewers: Giles Toogood (chapter 68)

    60 Abdomen and pelvis: overview and surface anatomy
    61 Anterior abdominal wall
    62 Posterior abdominal wall and retroperitoneum
    63 True pelvis, pelvic floor and perineum
    64 Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity
  • Susan Standring, PhD, DSc, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, Head of Anatomy and Human Sciences, King's College London, London, UK
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