GENERAL ANATOMY Along with Systemic Anatomy Radiological Anatomy Medical Genetics - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9788131254592, 9788131254608

GENERAL ANATOMY Along with Systemic Anatomy Radiological Anatomy Medical Genetics

3rd Edition

Author: Vishram Singh
Paperback ISBN: 9788131254592
eBook ISBN: 9788131254608
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 1st August 2018
Page Count: 350

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Third edition of this book is thoroughly revised and updated in accordance with the syllabus of anatomy recommended by the Medical Council of India. It covers in detail the basic fundamentals of human anatomy and builds understanding of structures, their relations and functions within the complex human body. Following recent trends of anatomy education, the book in addition to basic information provides knowledge on anatomical/embryological/histological/radiological/genetic basis of common clinical problems through its features and Clinical Correlations. Written in simple and easy-to-understand language, this profusely illustrated book provides the knowledge of anatomy without extraneous details. The specific learning objectives have been given in the beginning of each chapter to facilitate self-learning by the students.

Ideal for UG medical and dental students, NEET PG entrance examinations, USMLE, PLAB, FMGE, etc.

Key Features

  • Thorough revision of all the chapters
  • Detailed exposition on bones, joints, basics of imaging anatomy and genetics
  • Clinical Correlations integrated in the text, highlighting clinical application of anatomical facts, have been updated extensively
  • Golden Facts to Remember at the end of each chapter highlight the salient and important points for the purpose of viva-voce and competitive exams
  • Additional information of higher academic value presented in a simple way in N.B. to inculcate interest among readers, especially postgraduates
  • Important facts useful for candidates appearing in various entrance examinations like PGME, USMLE, PLAB, listed under Golden Facts to Remember
  • Multiple Choice Questions at the end of each chapter for self-assessment of the topics studied

Table of Contents

1 Introduction and History of Anatomy

2 The Anatomical Terminology

3 The Architecture and Design of Human Body

4 The Cells and Tissues of the Body

5 Skin, Superficial Fascia and Deep Fascia

6 Skeleton

7 Joints

8 Vertebral Column

9 Muscular System

10 Cardiovascular System

11 Lymphatic System

12 Nervous System

13 Endocrine System

14 Digestive and Respiratory Systems

15 Urogenital System

16 Radiological (Imaging) Anatomy

17 Medical Genetics



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About the Author

Vishram Singh

Vishram Singh is presently Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, and Member of the Academic Council and Core Committee PhD Course, Santosh Medical College, Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is also Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Anatomical Society of India. He holds MBBS and MS (Anatomy) degrees from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, UP. Professor Singh has been teaching anatomy to undergraduate and postgraduate students at several colleges and institutes like King George’s Medical College, and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and has been an examiner to various colleges and universities. He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching, research, and clinical practice. He is the recipient of The Best Teacher and Researcher Award from Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya. He is an expert in anatomy and has more than 15 books to his credit and published several research articles in national and international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vishram Singh, MBBS, MS, PhD(hc), MICPS, FASI, FIMSA Adjunct Visiting Faculty, KMC, Mangalore Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Karnataka, India Editor-in-chief, Journal of the Anatomical Society of India Member of Federative International Committee for Scientific Publications (FICSP) of IFAA Former Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy Santosh Medical College Member Academic Council and Core Committee, PhD Course Santosh University, Ghaziabad, NCR, Delhi Examiner in National and International Universities Member, Editorial Board Indian Journal of Otology; Journal of Anatomy and Cell Biology Ex-Vice President, Anatomical Society of India Medicolegal Advisor, ICPS, India Consulting Editor, ABI, North Carolina, USA Associate Editor, Acta Medica International Member, COPE Council (England & Wales) Member British Association of Clinical Anatomists (BACA) Formerly at: GSVM Medical College, Kanpur King George’s Medical College, Lucknow Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi (Libya) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi