Bones

Author: Gillian Houghton
Publisher: Tor/Forge
ISBN: 9781404221826
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Describes the major parts of the human skeleton, showing how the bones fit together and explaining how they heal when broken.

Skeletal System

Author: Karen Haywood
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761430568
Size: 35.65 MB
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"Discusses the parts that make up the human skeletal system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy"--Provided by publisher.

Skeletal System The

Author: Kay Manolis
Publisher: Bellwether Media
ISBN: 1612113222
Size: 76.67 MB
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Do you know how many bones are in your body? Get under your skin in this book. Young readers will discover how bones fit together, how they move, and how they protect other parts of the body.

Skeletal System

Author: Kristin Petrie
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
ISBN: 1617848816
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Through engaging text, readers learn about the human bodyÍs skeletal system, which is made up of all the bones in the body. The book explains that bones hold you up, protect delicate organs such as your heart, help you move, and store fat, phosphorus, and calcium. Readers discover that ligaments and tendons hold bones together, a joint is where two bones meet, and bone marrow makes red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout your body, and white blood cells, which help fight germs. Kid-friendly text explains the axial skeleton, which includes the skull, the spine, the breastbone, and ribs, and the appendicular skeleton, which includes all the bones that branch off the axial skeleton, including arms, hands, legs, and feet. Readers learn that babies are born with 300 bones, some of which are made of cartilage. The hardening and fusing of bones as babies grow is discussed. Also highlighted are bone fractures and how they heal; diseases that affect the skeletal system, such as arthritis and osteoporosis; and how to care for the skeletal system with a healthy diet, plenty of calcium, and lots of exercise. Full-color photos, detailed diagrams, medical models, phonetics, glossary, and index enhance the text.

Your Skeletal System

Author: Caroline Arnold
Publisher: Lerner Publications ™
ISBN: 1541505751
Size: 33.54 MB
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The skeletal system is made up of about two hundred and six bones. But what exactly is a bone? And how do bones help your body function? Explore the skeletal system in this engaging and informative book.

The Skeletal System

Author: Rebecca Olien
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736887816
Size: 67.95 MB
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Simple text, photographs, and diagrams introduce the skeletal system and its purpose, parts, and functions.

Tuberculosis Of The Skeletal System

Author: SM Tuli
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9385891197
Size: 36.16 MB
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Tuberculosis of the Skeletal System is the latest edition of this comprehensive guide to the effects of tuberculosis on the bones and joints, with guidelines for their management. The book is divided into twenty-six chapters across three sections. The first section covers general considerations in osteo-articular tuberculosis, including epidemiology and prevalence, pathology and pathogenesis, diagnosis and investigations, and anti-tubercular drugs. The second section covers extra-spinal regional tuberculosis, from the hip joint to the shoulder, short tubular bones to sacroiliac joints and tendon sheaths. This section also includes a chapter on tuberculous osteomyelitis (infection of the bone marrow). Each chapter covers pathogenesis, clinical features, radiological findings, differential diagnosis, methods of treatment, surgical techniques, and relevant anatomy. The final section focuses on tuberculosis of the spine, including imaging for the disease, differential diagnosis, operative treatment, and surgical anatomy. The increased prevalence of ‘superbugs’ is addressed throughout this new edition, with discussion on new modalities which could potentially combat them. Enhanced by over 280 illustrations and images, this edition of Tuberculosis of the Skeletal System is an ideal update for orthopaedic surgeons. Key Points Latest edition of this comprehensive guide to the management of osteo-articular tuberculosis Previous edition published 2008 (9789351524625) The increased prevalence of ‘superbugs’ is addressed in this edition with new modalities which could potentially combat them 282 images and illustrations

Kinesiology E Book

Author: Joseph E. Muscolino
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291422
Size: 21.49 MB
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See the body's bones, joints, and muscles in action! Highly visual and in full color, Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function makes it easy to understand kinesiology concepts and how they would be applied to the treatment of dysfunction. It contains over 1,200 illustrations, including a bone atlas that shows every bone in the human body and six chapters with detailed, illustrated coverage of joints. Written by noted educator and author Joseph E. Muscolino, this book clearly depicts how muscles function as movers, antagonists, and stabilizers. This edition expands its reach to athletic training with two new chapters on stretching and strengthening exercises. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included

20 Fun Facts About The Skeletal System

Author: Theresa Emminizer
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 1538230674
Size: 28.22 MB
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Readers will bone up on their knowledge of the human body with this enlightening text about the skeletal system. The skeleton forms framework for the entire body. It protects the organs, stores minerals, and makes it possible for the body to move and function. Readers will study the parts of the skeletal system, learn about types of bones, and discover how the body changes over time. Useful diagrams help readers visualize abstract concepts, and attention-grabbing photographs enrich the comprehensive text.