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Anatomy for dental students /
Martin E. Atkinson.
edition
4th ed.
imprint
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
description
viii, 367 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
ISBN
0199234469 (pbk.), 9780199234462 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
isbn
0199234469 (pbk.)
9780199234462 (pbk.)
general note
Includes index.
Previous ed.: published as by D.R. Johnson and W.J. Moore, 1997.
catalogue key
8893397
A Look Inside
Reviews
Review Quotes
Review from previous edition: "An excellent book... written clearly by teachers who understand the specialised needs of dental students in anatomy." --International Dental Journal
"This is a very practical and comprehensive book for dental anatomy, giving a complete overview of the subject, rather concise in certain difficult area of the subject like neuroanatomy, a good introductory book for dental student which I recommend strongly." --Amazon review
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Designed primarily as a textbook for the undergraduate student this reference contains enough detail for a postgraduate dentist reading for additional examinations. The book deals with the head anatomy except for that of the dentition itself.
Long Description
Anatomy for Dental Students, Fourth Edition, demonstrates and explains all the anatomy needed for a modern dentistry undergraduate course. This text covers developmental anatomy, the thorax, the central nervous system, and the head and neck with an emphasis on the practical application of anatomical knowledge. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with contemporary teaching and dental practice. Over 300 new full colour diagrams map all the anatomical regions that dental students need to know, while the lively and accesible text guides the reader's learning. Throughout Clinical Application Boxes demonstrate how the form and function of anatomy have consequences for clinical practice. Sidelines boxes contain additional descriptions for key anatomical structures.This text is supported by an Online Resource Centre with multiple choice questions, drag and drop figure exercises, and links to key resources to help readers to consolidate and extend their knowledge of anatomy. Anatomy for Dental Students brings together anatomical structure, function, and their relationship to clinical practice, making ideal for today's dental students.
Long Description
Anatomy for Dental Students, Fourth Edition, demonstrates and explains all the anatomy needed for a modern dentistry undergraduate course. This text covers developmental anatomy, the thorax, the central nervous system, and the head and neck with an emphasis on the practical application of anatomical knowledge. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with contemporary teaching and dental practice. Over 300 new full colour diagrams map all the anatomical regions that dental students need to know, while the lively and accessible text guides the reader's learning. Throughout Clinical Application Boxes demonstrate how the form and function of anatomy have consequences for clinical practice. Side-lines boxes contain additional descriptions for key anatomical structures.This text is supported by an Online Resource Centre with multiple choice questions, drag and drop figure exercises, and links to key resources to help readers to consolidate and extend their knowledge of anatomy. Anatomy for Dental Students brings together anatomical structure, function, and their relationship to clinical practice, making ideal for today's dental students.
Main Description
Anatomy for Dental Students, Fourth Edition, demonstrates and explains all the anatomy needed for a modern dentistry undergraduate course. This text covers developmental anatomy, the thorax, the central nervous system, and the head and neck with an emphasis on the practical application of anatomical knowledge. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with contemporary teaching and dental practice. Over 300 new full color diagrams map all the anatomical regions that dental students need to know, while the lively and accesible text guides the readers learning. Throughout Clinical Application Boxes demonstrate how the form and function of anatomy have consequences for clinical practice. Sidelines boxes contain additional descriptions for key anatomical structures. This text is supported by an Online Resource Centre with multiple choice questions, drag and drop figure exercises, and links to key resources to help readers to consolidate and extend their knowledge of anatomy. Anatomy for Dental Students brings together anatomical structure, function, and their relationship to clinical practice, making it ideal for dental students.
Main Description
Anatomy for Dental Students, Fourth Edition, demonstrates and explains all the anatomy needed for a modern dentistry undergraduate course. This text covers developmental anatomy, the thorax, the central nervous system, and the head and neck with an emphasis on the practical application of anatomical knowledge. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with contemporary teaching and dental practice. Over 300 new full color diagrams map all the anatomical regions that dental students need to know, while the lively and accesible text guides the reader's learning. Throughout Clinical Application Boxes demonstrate how the form and function of anatomy have consequences for clinical practice. Sidelines boxes contain additional descriptions for key anatomical structures. This text is supported by an Online Resource Centre with multiple choice questions, drag and drop figure exercises, and links to key resources to help readers to consolidate and extend their knowledge of anatomy. Anatomy for Dental Studentsbrings together anatomical structure, function, and their relationship to clinical practice, making it ideal for dental students.
Main Description
Anatomy for Dental Students, Fourth Edition, demonstrates and explains all the anatomy needed for a modern dentistry undergraduate course. This text covers developmental anatomy, the thorax, the central nervous system, and the head and neck with an emphasis on the practical application of anatomical knowledge. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with contemporary teaching and dental practice. Over 300 new full colour diagrams map all the anatomical regions that dental students need to know, while the lively and accesible text guides the reader's learning. Throughout Clinical Application Boxes demonstrate how the form and function of anatomy have consequences for clinical practice. Sidelines boxes contain additional descriptions for key anatomical structures. This text is supported by an Online Resource Centre with multiple choice questions, drag and drop figure exercises, and links to key resources to help readers to consolidate and extendtheir knowledge of anatomy. Anatomy for Dental Students brings together anatomical structure, function, and their relationship to clinical practice, making ideal for today's dental students.
Main Description
Anatomy for Dental Students, Fourth Edition, demonstrates and explains all the anatomy needed for a modern dentistry undergraduate course. This text covers developmental anatomy, the thorax, the central nervous system, and the head and neck with an emphasis on the practical application ofanatomical knowledge. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with contemporary teaching and dental practice. Over 300 new full colour diagrams map all the anatomical regions that dental students need to know, while the lively and accesible text guides the reader's learning. Throughout ClinicalApplication Boxes demonstrate how the form and function of anatomy have consequences for clinical practice. Sidelines boxes contain additional descriptions for key anatomical structures.This text is supported by an Online Resource Centre with multiple choice questions, drag and drop figure exercises, and links to key resources to help readers to consolidate and extend their knowledge of anatomy. Anatomy for Dental Students brings together anatomical structure, function, and their relationship to clinical practice, making ideal for today's dental students.
Table of Contents
Introduction and developmental anatomy
The study of anatomy
The locomotor system
The nervous system
The circulatory system
The respitory system
The gastrointestinal system
Skin and fascia
Embryonic development - the first few weeks
The thorax
Surface anatomy of the thorax
The thoracic wall and diaphragm
The lower respiratory tract and its role in ventilation
The heart, pericardium, and mediastinum
Development of the heart, circulatory, and respiratory systems
The central nervous system
Introduction to the central nervous system
The structure of the central nervous system
Major sensory and motor systems
The autonomic nervous system
The cranial nerves
Development of the central nervous system
Head and neck
Introduction and surface anatomy
Embryology of head and neck
The skull
The face and superficial tissues of the neck
The temporomandibular joints, muscles of mastication, and infratemporal and pterygoplatine fossae
Oral cavity
Mastication
The nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses
The pharynx, soft palate, and larynx
Swallowing and speech
The orbit
Radiological anatomy of the oral cavity
Embryology of the face, palate, and nose
Development, growth, and age changes of the skull and jaws
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