Netter's clinical anatomy, Volume 249

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Icon Learning Systems, May 1, 2005 - Medical - 668 pages
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This handbook makes it easy to acquire a rich understanding of complex clinical anatomical concepts. Essential depictions of normal anatomy and embryology are paired with focused descriptions of a broad spectrum of corresponding clinical conditions commonly encountered across multiple medical specialties.

Clinical and anatomical tables, bulleted points, and short-answer questions facilitate quick review and ready reference.

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User Review  - Marla Shu - Goodreads

Great reference for in the anatomy lab. I loved the tables with the muscles, innervations, and actions. The only thing is the pictures are a bit small so you might need the original Netter's for more detail. Read full review

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User Review  - Sebastien - Goodreads

I like that it's a specific resource for clinical reasons, and love Netter's arts :) May be 5-star, but I don't have other resources on the same subject, so can't really say. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Frank Netter (1906-1991) is regarded by many as the most accomplished and influential medical illustrator of the 20th century. A trained and qualified physician, Dr. Netter utilized his artistic skills for medical illustration as a way to make extra money during the depression. He quickly found that his unique talents were in high demand and soon pursued medical illustration full-time. His most significant collection of work was done through an exclusive partnership with Ciba Geigy in which he produced over 4,000 gouche and watercolour paintings that illustrate various aspects of anatomy, illness, trauma, development and malformation, pathology, medical testing, and patient care. Netter characterized his style as "readily understandable, yet instructive and useful realism without the clutter of confusing minutiae," and while this is true, it does not do justice to the power of his sheer artistic skill, correctness, and ability to communicate the complexity of the human body with bot

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