From your heart to your brain, this book is the quickest way to understand the structures and systems that are you. Whether you're a medical student, an artist, a body worker, or simply want to know what your doctor is talking about when he mentions your humerus, this is the fastest and most efficient way to get under your own skin. Each idea, no matter how complex, is explained in just two pages, 300 words, and one picture, offering you an instant diagnosis of how your body works. Including timelines, glossaries, and quick biographies of medical pioneers, its the perfect introduction to how the body works. The bestselling 30-Second series offers a new approach to learning about those subjects you feel you should really understand. Every title takes a popular topic and dissects it into the 50 most significant ideas at its heart,explained in just two pages that are easily digested in only half a minute.
Dr. Gabrielle M. Finn is Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at Hull York Medical School. She is Director for Postgraduate courses in Health Professions Education. Gabrielle is Education Chair for the Anatomical Society and Associate Editor for the journals BMC Medical Education and Anatomical Sciences Education. Her research interests include medical professionalism, selection for medical school, anatomy pedagogy, and identity formation. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.