The Complete Home Medical Reference

Book - 2010
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Anatomica is an essential reference to the human body, the most complex biological mechanism in the world. More than 1,400 intricate color drawings, fully labeled and captioned, bring to life the human body for professionals and general readers. With its encyclopedic medical information, this book also provides outstanding access to practical advice about everyday medical concerns.

The book investigates the workings of the body in detail, reviewing the entire human body area by area, including:

Cells and body systems The head The neck The trunk The chest cavity The abdominal cavity Urinary and reproductive organs Shoulder, arms and hards Hips, legs and feet The skin

The book also has specific chapters that cover:

Infectious diseases Heredity, DNA and genetic diseases The human life cycle Staying healthy Emotional and behavioral disorders Diagnostic techniques

An illustrated timeline of developmental milestones follows aging and recommends preventive health measures. The book also includes an easy-to-use first aid guide and an extensive table of common symptoms. In addition, Anatomica addresses such topics as alcoholism, sexuality, stress and personality disorders, as well as the latest developments in alternative therapies.

Written by an international team of medical experts, illustrators and researchers, Anatomica is an essential reference for the home and libraries.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2010.
ISBN: 9781554076420
Branch Call Number: 610.3 ANATO
Characteristics: 848 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ashwell, Ken W. S.


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