We all know our eyes from our elbows, but what are the duodenum, the basal ganglia,and the islets of Langerhans? Could you locate any of them, let alone say how they make you tick? For an instant, edifying diagnosis of your amazing self, inside and out, simply digest these 50 easy-to-swallow topics.30-Second Anatomy gets straight to the heart of the matter: how your body operates.Whether you are a student of medicine, an artist, an athlete, or simply dying to know what your physician means when he mentions your plexus or your humerus, this is the quickest route to get under your own skin. Or, indeed, to understand exactly how your own skin works. Dissecting the detail of everything from your bones to your brain into 30-second summaries, using no more than 300 words, and one picture, this is the hip way to understand the basic structures and systems that are you. Illustrated with gory graphics and supported by biographies of medical pioneers, time lines, and glossaries, it’s the book that would have kept Burke and Hare in at nights.
About the Author
Gabrielle Finn is Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at the Hull York Medical School. Her research interests include medical professionalism and anatomy pedagogy. Finn is Education Chair for the Anatomical Society. Her PhD is in Medical Education.