This comprehensive human anatomy reference, arranged by physiological system, includes body parts, functions, conditions, disorders, and symptoms. From the ankle to the Y chromosome, this authoritative body atlas superbly illustrates the beauty and intricacy of the human body. An international team of medical experts, illustrators and researchers present anatomy in the context of physiological systems and provide a comprehensive, yet fully accessible, guided tour of each region of the human anatomy, its functions, conditions, disorders, and symptoms. Full color illustrations throughout map every body part, ankle to zygomatic bone, inside and out.
About the Author
Kurt H. Albertine PhD is Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), as well as Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.Dr Albertine received a bachelor's degree in biology from Lawrence University and a doctoral degree in human anatomy from the University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He received postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Francisco, Cardiovascular Research Institute. He has taught human gross anatomy for twenty-five years, and is currently the course director for gross anatomy at the University of Utah. One of his current scholarly projects is developing radiographic holograms for learning 3-dimensional human anatomy.