Summary: Hollinshead's Functional Anatomy of the Limbs and Back logically blends regional and systemic coverage of anatomy, integrating material for a complete overview of the subject. An easy-to-read narrative style combines with numerous quick-reference tables and clear illustrations to support the text. Functional and clinical information is correlated with anatomical material in Functional/Clinical Notes boxes that offer analyses of everyday activities and associated move ...show morements, information on nerve lesions, and study questions and exercises. While focusing primarily on the musculoskeletal system of the limbs and back, this text also provides well-rounded coverage of the entire body with relevant information on the head and neck, thorax, and abdomen and pelvis. The new 8 th edition features additional functional information, revised terminology, new questions, and many new and revised illustrations. Edition/Copyright: 8TH 02
- Provides detailed coverage of the musculoskeletal system of the limbs and back, as well as relevant information on the head and neck, thorax, and abdomen and pelvis.
- Anatomical information is described in a flowing, easy-to-read style of presentation.
- Abundant tables on muscles, nerves, as well as clear, concise, and informative illustrations, condense and clarify important concepts for easy reference.
- Complete discussions of specific joint movements and the muscles involved are provided following anatomical information on individual muscles, joints, and other structures within an area, to help unify related information.
- Sections on surface anatomy describe palpable structures that can be recognized by combining the sense of touch with anatomical knowledge, providing the reader with a means of "visualizing" anatomy during patient examination.
- The glossary provides a quick reference for essential terms related to the material in the text.
- Clear, concise, informative illustrations-some enhanced with a second color-provide excellent visual support for the text and enable the reader to better interpret the anatomical material.
- Content has been revised and edited to focus on clarity and readability.
- unctional and clinical information is highlighted in specific Functional/Clinical Notes boxes to support the anatomical content, with analyses of activities, associated movements, and review questions and exercises.
- Sections on analyses of everyday activities have been modified and renamed Analyses of Activities and Associated Movements , featuring twice as many additional activities as the last edition-designed to bring together and apply the anatomical information presented in the text.
- Numerous questions have been modified and new questions and exercises have been added in sections now called Review Questions and Exercises.
- Terminology has been revised to conform to the latest international anatomical nomenclature.
- Numerous figures have been enhanced with color and many new illustrations have been added, including several that support functional and clinical aspects of the text.
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Year Published: 2002
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