High-yield neuroanatomy by Douglas J. Gould PhD, Jennifer K. Brueckner-Collins PhD,

By Douglas J. Gould PhD, Jennifer K. Brueckner-Collins PhD, James D. Fix

Now considerably revised according to pupil suggestions, this best-selling textual content offers a short, authoritative overview of an important medical facets of neuroanatomy. a brand new, full-color layout highlights the fundamental info you want to comprehend to excel heading in the right direction tests and the USMLE Step 1. New goals start each bankruptcy, contents were reorganized and streamlined, and all info has been thoroughly up-to-date. a brand new Gross constitution bankruptcy lays the root for figuring out the sectional anatomy within the Atlas bankruptcy, and all terminology is now in line with Terminologia Anatomica. A spouse site bargains USMLE-style questions for examine and review.

  • A concise, streamlined review excellent for direction checks or the USMLE Step 1.
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  • Reorganized contents are built-in and mixed to staff comparable issues in a logical, easy-to-review fashion.
  • A new Gross constitution chapter lays the root for realizing the sectional anatomy within the Atlas chapter.
  • All terminology is up-to-date to conform with Terminologia Anatomica.
  • Online entry to USMLE-style questions for self-assessment and review.

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