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ISBN: 9780702076190
Page Count: 560
Imprint: Elsevier
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Ross and Wilson Pocket Reference Guide to Anatomy and Physiology Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource,

by Anne Muller
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Ross and Wilson Pocket Reference Guide to Anatomy and Physiology Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource
ISBN: 9780702076190
Page Count: 560
Imprint: Elsevier
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The new Ross & Wilson Pocket Reference Guide to Anatomy and Physiology is a quick reference and revision guide designed specifically for the needs of nursing and allied health students, as well as those of paramedical science, operating department practice, and complementary therapy. The volume provides over 250 topics, each one presenting a key anatomical structure together with notes covering its anatomy, physiology and clinical relevance. Designed for portability, this helpful pocket guide is intended to facilitate and reinforce learning and comes with a helpful online self-assessment program containing a range of MCQs and anatomical labelling exercises.

    • Summarizes essential facts from the world’s favourite human biology textbook!
    • Presents over 250 key anatomical structures together with ‘quick reference’ revision notes regarding their structure, function and clinical relevance
    • Straightforward language and user-friendly approach provides a useful, up-to-date aide-memoire in a helpful, easy-to-carry format
    • Helpful website provides a range of self-assessment exercises on anatomy and physiology to help consolidate learning
  • The cardiovascular system

    Flashcard 1 The relations between the pulmonary and systemic circulations

    Flashcard 2 The inner aspect of a vein

    Flashcard 3 The location of the heart in the thorax

    Flashcard 4 Organs in relation to the heart

    Flashcard 5 Layers of the wall of the heart

    Flashcard 6 Inner aspect of the heart

    Flashcard 7 The mitral valve

    Flashcard 8 Direction of blood flow inside the heart

    Flashcard 9 Section of the aorta opened to show the semilunar cusps of the aortic valve

    Flashcard 10 The flow of blood inside the heart and the systemic and pulmonary circulations

    Flashcard 11 The coronary arteries

    Flashcard 12 The conducting system of the heart

    Flashcard 13 The skeletal muscle pump

    Flashcard 14 The main sites for taking the pulse

    Flashcard 15 The aorta and the main arteries of the limbs

    Flashcard 16 The venae cavae and the main veins of the limbs

    Flashcard 17 The aorta and its main branches

    Flashcard 18 The venae cavae and their main tributaries

    Flashcard 19 The main arteries of the left side of the head and neck

    Flashcard 20 The arteries forming the cerebral arterial circle (the circle of Willis) and its main branches to the brain

    Flashcard 21 The right vertebral artery

    Flashcard 22 The veins of the left side of the head and neck

    Flashcard 23 The main arteries of the right arm

    Flashcard 24 The main veins of the right arm

    Flashcard 25 The coeliac artery with its branches and the inferior phrenic arteries

    Flashcard 26 The superior and inferior mesenteric arteries and their branches

    Flashcard 27 The venous drainage of the abdominal organs and the formation of the portal vein

    Flashcard 28 The portal vein: its origin and termination

    Flashcard 29 The femoral artery and its main branches

    Flashcard 30 The popliteal artery and its main branches

    Flashcard 31 The superficial veins of the lower limb

    Flashcard 32 The relation of the placenta to the uterine wall

    The lymphatic system

    Flashcard 33 The main constituents of the lymphatic system

    Flashcard 34 The origin of a lymphatic capillary

    Flashcard 35 Section through a lymphatic vessel opened to show the cusps

    Flashcard 36 Section through a lymph node

    Flashcard 37 Some lymph nodes of the face and neck

    Flashcard 38 The spleen

    Flashcard 39 Section through the spleen

    Flashcard 40 The adult thymus and adjacent structures

    The nervous system

    Flashcard 41 The structure of neurons

    Flashcard 42 The arrangement of the myelin sheath

    Flashcard 43 Diagram of a synapse

    Flashcard 44 Transverse section through a peripheral nerve showing its protective coats

    Flashcard 45 Frontal section showing the meninges covering the brain and the spinal cord

    Flashcard 46 The location of the cerebral ventricles: left lateral phantom view on the surface of the brain

    Flashcard 47 Frontal section of the cranium

    Flashcard 48 Median section through the brain showing its main components

    Flashcard 49 The lobes and the main sulci of the cerebral hemispheres

    Flashcard 50 Frontal section of the brain

    Flashcard 51 The left cerebral hemisphere and its main functional areas

    Flashcard 52 The pathways of the motor neurons - upper and lower motor neurons

    Flashcard 53 Areas of the cerebral cortex involved in superior mental activities

    Flashcard 54 The cerebellum and associated structures

    Flashcard 55 The meninges covering the spinal cord

    Flashcard 56 Transverse sections of the spinal canal showing the epidural space

    Flashcard 57 The spinal cord and the spinal nerves

    Flashcard 58 Transverse section of the spinal cord showing the nerve roots on one side

    Flashcard 59 One of the sensory pathways from the skin to the cerebral hemispheres

    Flashcard 60 The patellar (knee-jerk) reflex: left side

    Flashcard 61 The relations between the sympathetic nervous system and the mixed spinal nerves

    Flashcard 62 The meninges covering the spinal cord, the spinal nerves and their plexuses

    Flashcard 63 The cervical plexus

    Flashcard 64 The main nerves of the upper limb

    Flashcard 65 Distribution and origin of the cutaneous nerves of the upper limb

    Flashcard 66 The lumbosacral and coccygeal plexuses

    Flashcard 67 The main nerves of the lower limb

    Flashcard 68 Distribution and origin of the cutaneous nerves of the lower limb

    Flashcard 69 Cranial nerves and associated structures on the inferior aspect of the brain

    Flashcard 70 Cutaneous distribution of the main branches of the right trigeminal nerve

    Flashcard 71 Location of the vagus nerve in the thorax

    Flashcard 72 The sympathetic nervous system: its main targets and its stimulatory effects

    Flashcard 73 The parasympathetic nervous system: its main targets and its stimulatory effects

    The sense organs

    Flashcard 74 The components of the ear

    Flashcard 75 The auditory ossicles

    Flashcard 76 The internal ear

    Flashcard 77 Transverse section of the cochlea showing the spiral organ (of Corti)

    Flashcard 78 The transmission of sound waves

    Flashcard 79 Cross-section of the eye

    Flashcard 80 The choroid, the ciliary body and the iris

    Flashcard 81 The lens and its suspensory ligament: frontal view

    Flashcard 82 Blown-up section of the retina

    Flashcard 83 The optic nerves and their pathways

    Flashcard 84 Section of the eye showing the focusing of light rays on the retina

    Flashcard 85 Accommodation: how the ciliary muscle alters the shape of the lens

    Flashcard 86 The components of the visual field: monocular and binocular vision

    Flashcard 87 The extrinsic ocular muscles

    Flashcard 88 Section of the eye and its adnexal structures

    Flashcard 89 The lacrimal apparatus

    Flashcard 90 The sense of smell

    Flashcard 91 The structure of the taste-buds

    The endocrine system

    Flashcard 92 The locations of the endocrine glands

    Flashcard 93 Median section showing the location of the pituitary gland and associated structures

    Flashcard 94 The pituitary gland (1)

  • Anne Muller, Nurse, Senior Health Executive, Doctor of Educational Sciences and Instructor at the Health Management Training Institute, Ile-de-France, France
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