The Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences is written by biomedical scientists and clinicians to be the definitive guide to the fundamental scientific principles that underpin medicine and the ...
The Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences
is written by biomedical scientists and clinicians to be the definitive guide to the fundamental scientific principles that underpin medicine and the biomedical sciences. It provides a clear and easily digestible account of basic cell physiology, biochemistry, and molecular and medical genetics, followed by chapters integrating the traditional pillars of biomedicine (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, and pharmacology) for each of the major systems and processes of the human body: nerve and muscle, musculoskeletal system, respiratory and cardiovascular systems, urinary system, digestive system, endocrine organs, reproductive system, development from fertilization to birth, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, infection and immunity, and the growth of tissues and organs. Also included are chapters on medicine and society and techniques used in biomedical science research. In its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences
is now fully illustrated in colour, and cross-referenced to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine
, tenth edition, Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialities
, eleventh edition, and Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy
, second edition. Its concise writing style makes it an invaluable source of information for practitioners and students in medicine, biomedical sciences, and the allied health professions.Less