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Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects

  • Authors: Keith L. Moore, Mark G. Torchia
  • ISBN: 9788131244708
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 384 pages
  • Language: English

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As the study of embryology continues to be integrated with a range of disciplines, this textbook remains the ideal solution for students who need to quickly learn the basics. Fully updated by the worlds foremost embryologists, Before We Are Born provides concise guidance on human embryology at every stage of development, using rich illustrations and photographs designed to further explain content.

Key Features
  • Features streamlined content throughout, numerous photographs of common clinical cases and embryological explanations, didactic illustrations, and nearly 700 USMLE-style questions with full answers and explanations to help prepare for professional exams.
  • Includes interactive clinical cases in every chapter that make important connections between human development and clinical practice-ideal for preparing for USMLE Step 1.
  • Features access to 18 full-color, expertly narrated animations that guide students through key concepts in learning the complexities of embryologic development.
  • Includes many new color photographs, new diagnostic images (3D ultrasound, CT scans, and MR images), an updated teratology section, revised and highlighted information on molecular aspects of developmental biology, and new information on the cellular and molecular basis of embryonic development.
Authors Biography

Keith L. Moore Recipient of the inaugural Henry Gray/Elsevier Distinguished Educator Award in 2007 —the American Association of Anatomists highest award for excellence in human anatomy education at the medical/dental, graduate and undergraduate levels of teaching; the Honored Member Award of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists (1994) for significant contributions to the field of clinically relevant anatomy and the J. C. B. Grant Award of the Canadian Association of Anatomists (1984) “In recognition of meritorious service and outstanding scholarly accomplishments in the field of anatomical sciences.” In 2008 Professor Moore was inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Anatomists. The rank of Fellow honors distinguished AAA members who have demonstrated excellence in science and in their overall contributions to the medical sciences. In 2012 Dr. Moore received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Ohio State University; the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal honoring significant contributions and achievements by Canadians; and the Benton Adkins Jr. Distinguished Service Award for an outstanding record of service to the American Association of Clinical Anatomists.

Mark G. Torchia Recipient of the Norman and Marion Bright Memorial Medal and Award and the Silver Medal of the Chemical Institute of Canada in 1990 for outstanding contributions. In 1993 he was awarded the TIMEC Medical Device Champion Award. In 2008 and in 2014 Dr. Torchia was a nominee for the Manning Innovation Awards, for innovation talent. Dr. Torchia s most cherished award has been the Award for Teaching Excellence in 2011 from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba and being asked to address the graduating class of 2014.


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