The Developing Human E-Book: Clinically Oriented Embryology

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 6, 2015 - Medical - 560 pages

Written by some of the world's most famous anatomists, the 10th edition of The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology continues to present medical students with a comprehensive and easily digestible review of this complex topic. Clearly written and well-structured descriptions include just the information that’s needed, while nearly 600 illustrations help provide a clinically oriented guide to human development, utilizing a week-by-week and stage-by-stage approach to describe fetal organ and system development.

  • Review questions and answers at the end of each chapter allow for effective exam preparation.
  • Covers the latest advances in embryology, including normal and abnormal embryogenesis, causes of birth defects, and the role of genes in human development.
  • Details how discoveries in molecular biology have affected clinical practice, including the development of sophisticated new techniques such as recumbent DNA technology and stem cell manipulation.
  • Clinical case presentations, highlighted in special boxes, demonstrate how embryology concepts relate to clinical practice and are ideal for preparing for the USMLE Step 1.
  • Three-dimensional animations2 new to this edition — help visual learners understand the subjects as discussed in the book as a whole.
  • New and thoroughly revised assessment questions by Mark Torchia.
  • Presents an authoritative description of human embryology through all stages of development.
  • Rich illustrations correspond to the text to enhance comprehension.
  • Medicine eBook is accessible on a variety of devices.
 

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Contents

3 Second Week of Human Development
39
4 Third Week of Human Development
51
5 Fourth to Eighth Weeks of Human Development
69
7 Placenta and Fetal Membranes
107
8 Body Cavities Mesenteries and Diaphragm
141
9 Pharyngeal Apparatus Face and Neck
155
10 Respiratory System
195
11 Alimentary System
209
15 Muscular System
355
16 Development of Limbs
363
17 Nervous System
379
18 Development of Eyes and Ears
416
19 Integumentary System
437
20 Human Birth Defects
457
21 Common Signaling Pathways Used During Development
487
Appendix Discussion of Clinically Oriented Problems
503

12 Urogenital System
241
13 Cardiovascular System
283
14 Skeletal System
337
Index
513
IBC_ClinicalKey ads
525
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