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The Human Body By Dr Sarah Brewer

The Human Body by Dr Sarah Brewer

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Summary

The Human Body provides a spectacular visual explanation of the human body and how it works. The book is organised according to different body systems.

The Human Body Summary

The Human Body: A Visual Guide to Human Anatomy by Dr Sarah Brewer

The Human Body provides a spectacular visual explanation of the human body and how it works. The book is organised according to different body systems: THE CELL; THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM; THE SKELETAL SYSTEM; THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM; THE NERVOUS SYSTEM; THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM; THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; THE IMMUNE SYSTEM; THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM; THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM; THE HEPATIC SYSTEM; THE URINARY SYSTEM; THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM; PREGNANCY; CHILDHOOD; AGEING. Expert text combined with superb cutting-edge imagery make The Human Body the definitive home reference for all the family, as well as a beautiful companion for anyone embarking on, or involved in, a medical career - doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, and complementary therapists. Striking images show the intricate workings of the human body, and are provided by Primal Pictures - the world's leading interactive anatomy collection.

About Dr Sarah Brewer

Dr Sarah Brewer qualified as a doctor from Cambridge University, specializing in general practice and sexual health. She is the author of over 40 popular self-help books and writes regularly for a variety of newspapers and magazines. Sarah was voted Health Journalist of the Year 2002 and is currently completing a masters degree in nutritional medicine. Primal Pictures is an award winning interactive anatomical artwork provider. Images are taken from medical scan data that has been interpreted by a team of Primal anatomists and then translated into three-dimensional images by an expert team of graphics specialists.

Table of Contents

The Cell: cell metabolism; DNA; cell division; tissues and organs. Integumentary System: skin, hair and nails. Skeletal System: bones of the body; bone structure; joints; skull; spinal column; thorax; shoulder and upper limbs; pelvis and lower limbs; hands and feet. Muscular System: major muscles; muscle tissue; skeletal muscle types; muscles of the head and neck. Nervous System: nervous system; nerve cells; how nerve cells communicate; external views of the brain; internal views of the brain; brain function I; brain function II; spinal cord; cranial nerves; spinal nerves; eyes and vision I; eyes and vision II; touch; nose and smelling; ears and hearing; tongue and tasting. Respiratory System: upper respiratory system; lower respiratory system. Cardiovascular System: cardiovascular system; heart; blood circulation; blood. Immune System: immune system; immune cells; inflammatory and immune responses; inflammation and wound healing. The Endocrine System: endocrine glands; hypothalamus and pituitary axis; thyroid and adrenal glands; pancreas. Digestive System: digestive organs; mouth; stomach; small intestines; large intestines. Hepatic System: hepatic system; liver. Urinary System: urinary structures; kidneys. Reproductive System: male reproductive system; female reproductive system; sex cells; conception; creation of the embryo; pregnancy; first trimester; second trimester; third trimester; childbirth; maturation and the ageing process. Glossary. Index.

Additional information

GOR007328193
9780857382504
B00720H60S
The Human Body: A Visual Guide to Human Anatomy by Dr Sarah Brewer
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Quercus Publishing
2010-10-21
192
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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