Edition 2 Revised edition
Publication Date 4 Jun 14
Overview2015 BMA Medical Book Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in Basic and Clinical Sciences Category! An integrated approach to teaching basic sciences and clinical medicine has meant that medical students have been driven to a range of basic science textbooks to find relevant information. Medical Sciences is designed to do the integration for you. In just one book, the diverse branches of medical science are synthesised into the appropriate systems of the human body, making this an invaluable aid to approaching the basics of medicine within in a clinical context. Highly illustrated with clear, full-colour line drawings and colour photos. Information boxes throughout, giving more specific detail of research findings, drug mechanisms, etc. Clinical boxes throughout, demonstrating the clinical relevance of the science. Interactive features of the StudentConsult e-book (PIN access in your print copy) 5 slideshows 34 test yourself 4 slideshow test yourself 3 hotspots 2 guided tours 6 slidelines 435 MCQs (end-of-chapter quizzes and Assessment chapter in e-book) Eleven new contributors. Completely new chapters on Biochemistry and cell biology, Genetics, The nervous system, Bones, muscle and skin, Endocrine and reproductive systems, The cardiovascular system, The renal system and Diet and nutrition. Completely revised and updated throughout with over 35 new illustrations . Expanded embryology sections with several new illustrations.