All descriptions are complemented by various figures including cross-sectional drawings to explain topographic anatomy. The text is very concise and the drawing's quality is excellent. Without doubt this pocket book represents one of the best works available for medical students and surgeons-in-training as it provides comprehensive and clear information regarding the basics of human anatomy. European Urology Today
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A sound understanding of the structure and function of the human body in all of its intricacies is the keystone to a complete medical education. This classic work - now enhanced with many new and improved drawings - makes the task of mastering this vast body of information easier and less daunting with its many user-friendly features: Hundreds of outstanding, full-color illustrations; clear organization according to anatomical system; abundant clinical tips; side-by-side images and explanatory text; helpful color-coding and consistent formatting throughout; durable, compact design, fits in your pocket; and useful references and suggestions for further reading.Emphasizing clinical anatomy, the text integrates current information from an array of medical disciplines into the discussions of the inner organs, including: cross-sectional anatomy as basis for working with modern imaging modalities; detailed explanations of organ topography and function; physiological and biochemical information included where appropriate; and an entire chapter devoted to pregnancy and human development.Volume 2 contents overview: Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Alimentary System, Urinary System, and Male Genital.