The Complete Medical EncyclopediaBook - 2000
The human body is the most complex biological mechanism in the world. It has fascinated philosophers, scientists, artists, and physicians through the ages. A complete illustrated guide to the human body, Anatomica is designed to help us understand its parts, systems, and processes.The first section of the book covers the major body systems. The accessible text is accompanied by detailed, full-page illustrations describing the contribution of each system-to-body function. The second section is comprised of an encyclopedia and family medical-reference information. Detailed explanations and superb illustrations cover the different parts of the body, as well as conditions, diseases, disorders, alternative therapies, and medical procedures. A useful section on first aid is also included, along with a fully cross-referenced index.An international team of medical experts, illustrators, and editors have combined their talents to make Anatomica the authoritative and essential book on the intricacy and beauty of the human body.
Publisher: Vancouver : Raincoast Books, 2000
Branch Call Number: REF 610.3 Ana 3558ad STR $95.00 1
Characteristics: 912 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) +,1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)