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Gross Anatomy: The Big Picture
Gross Anatomy: The Big Picture

Gross Anatomy: The Big Picture, 1st Edition

ISBN10: 0071785345 | ISBN13: 9780071785341
By David Morton, Kurt Albertine and K. Bo Foreman
© 2011

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Get the BIG PICTURE of Gross Anatomy in the context of healthcare – and zero-in on what you really need to know to ace the course and board exams!

Gross Anatomy: The Big Picture is the perfect bridge between review and textbooks. With an emphasis on what you truly need to know versus “what’s nice to know,” it features 450 full-color illustrations that give you a complete, yet concise, overview of essential anatomy.

The book’s user-friendly presentation consists of text on the left-hand page and beautiful full-color illustrations on the right-hand page. In this way, you get a “big picture” of anatomy principles, delivered one concept at a time -– making them easier to understand and retain.

Striking the perfect balance between illustrations and text, Gross Anatomy: The Big Picture features:

  • High-yield review questions and answers at the end of each chapter
  • Numerous summary tables and figures that encapsulate important information
  • 450 labeled and explained full-color illustrations
  • A final exam featuring 100 Q&As
  • Important clinically-relevant concepts called to your attention by convenient icons
  • Bullets and numbering that break complex concepts down to easy-to-remember points


Chapter 1. Back


Chapter 2. Anterior Thoracic Wall

Chapter 3. Lungs

Chapter 4. Heart

Chapter 5. Superior and Posterior Mediastina


Chapter 6. Overview of the Abdomen, Pelvis and Perineum

Chapter 7. Anterior Abdominal Wall

Chapter 8. Serous membranes of the Abdominal Cavity

Chapter 9. Foregut

Chapter 10. Midgut and Hindgut

Chapter 11. Posterior Abdominal Wall

Chapter 12. Pelvis and Perineum

Chapter 13. Male Reproductive System

Chapter 14. Femail Reproductive System


Chapter 15. Scalp, Skull and Meninges

Chapter 16. Brain

Chapter 17. Cranial Nerves

Chapter 18. Orbit

Chapter 19. Ear

Chapter 20. Superficial Face

Chapter 21. Infratemporal Fossa

Chapter 22. Pterygopalatine Fossa

Chapter 23. Nasal Cavity

Chapter 24. Oral Cavity


Chapter 25. Oerview of the Neck

Chapter 26. Triangles and Root of the Neck

Chapter 27. Pharynx

Chapter 28. Larynx


Chapter 29. Overview of the Upper Limb

Chapter 30. Shoulder and Axilla

Chapter 31. Arm

Chapter 32. Forearm

Chapter 33. Hand


Chapter 34. Overview of the Lower Limb

Chapter 35. Gluteal Region and Hip

Chapter 36. Thigh

Chapter 37. Leg

Chapter 38. Foot


Chapter 39. Study Questions and Answers

About the Author

David Morton

Kurt Albertine

K. Bo Foreman

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