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By Peter H. Abrahams, John L. Craven, John S.P. Lumley

Joint winner - Richard Asher Prize for the simplest new scientific textbook, RSM/Society of Authors publication Awards 2005
Highly recommended within the 2005 BMA clinical ebook Awards: uncomplicated and medical Sciences category

"A impressive publication, very applicable, written with first-rate, didactic and clever illustrations! medical anatomy at its best!" - Dr Ludmilla Stane, Institute for Anatomy, Dusseldorf.

The booklet of this new textbook in 2005 represented an enormous increase within the integration of anatomy educating with the research of scientific drugs. This new version builds in this well-received process, bringing the content material completely modern with elevated emphasis at the stipulations most ordinarily encountered via clinical scholars and junior clinicians in training.

Structured via physique quarter, each one bankruptcy comprises abundant scientific pictures and pictures supplementing the top of the range anatomical diagrams, utilizing the easiest modality to illustrate anatomical relevance. Highlighted descriptions of scientific relevance emphasise the built-in procedure so relevant to present educating perform, and facilitated via the wealth of either scientific and anatomical adventure of the celebrated writer team.

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MRI systems are graded according to the strength of the magnetic field they produce. High-field systems are those capable of producing a magnetic field strength of 1–2 Tesla. MRI does not cause any recognized biologic hazard, but patients who have any form of pacemaker or implanted electroinductive device must not be examined using MRI because of risks to its function. Other prohibited items include ferromagnetic intracranial aneurysm clips, certain types of cardiac valve replacement, and intraocular metallic foreign bodies.

A 64-slice CT has the ability to perform a whole torso scan in less than 15 seconds. This is particularly useful in trauma cases where there may be damage of more than one system. 35 mm resolution; and with greater computer power, the ability to reconstruct images in three dimensions is ever advancing. 43 Sagittal magnetic resonance image of spine The structure of the body – the systems and organs 21 EMQs Each question has an anatomical theme linked to the chapter, and a list of 10 related items (A–J) placed in alphabetical order: these are followed by five statements (1–5).

White arrows show collapsed lung and black the left border of the heart The intercostal vessels and nerves form a neurovascular bundle that passes forward in the subcostal groove deep to the internal intercostal muscle, separated from the pleura only by the innermost intercostal muscle. Each intercostal space is supplied by posterior and anterior intercostal arteries which anastomose in the space. The first and second posterior arteries arise from branches of the subclavian artery, and all the remainder arise directly from the descending aorta; the anterior arteries are branches of the internal thoracic artery, a branch of the subclavian.

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