In this comprehensive and authoritative guide, the amazing human body is revealed in all its intricacy and beauty. You'll learn about the structure and function of all the systems that make up the human being: the circulatory, respiratory, digestive and nervous systems, bones, muscles, skin and the amazing workings of the brain and internal organs. Compelling images clarify the complex workings of our body and amazing advances in surgery and prosthetics are examined in fascinating detail. You'll also find out more about modern medical procedures, such as reproductive technology, imaging techniques, transplants and cosmetic surgery. With more than 300 pages of vibrant new illustrations and authoritative and accessible text, this guide provides the latest information on the human body in a dynamic and visual style which will enthrall and captivate readers.
Beverley McMillan is a US based writer who has authored books on sharks and ocean ecology and is writing a series of regional historical and cultural guides.