The Skeletal System Giant Chart

 
9781587799822: The Skeletal System Giant Chart
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One of our most popular charts is now available in a large format, 42 inches wide x 62 inches high. Printed on durable, tear-resistant flexible plastic, with a write-on/wipe-off surface (with dry erase pen), this oversize chart is perfect for teaching and demonstration. Three eyelets across the top make it easy to hang.

This classic chart of The Skeletal System was illustrated by Peter Bachin in 1947 and continues to be one of our best sellers.  Every illustration is finely detailed and labeled.  The chart features 3 large illustrations showing the anterior, lateral and posterior views of the male skeletal system.
Eight smaller illustrations show:
a portion of long bone
auditory ossicles
ligaments of the right hand (dorsal and palmar views)
ligaments of the right foot (dorsal and plantar view) 
the right knee joint (anterior and posterior views)
Comparison of female pelvis to male pelvis is shown by a dotted outline.

Laminated and paper versions are available in English and Spanish. 

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Available in the following versions:
  •   20" x 26" heavy weight paper laminated with grommets at top corners     ISBN   9781587790621
  •   20" x 26" heavy weight paper                                                                               ISBN   9781587790638 
  •   19-3/4" x 26" styrene plastic - latex free with grommets at top corners      ISBN   9781587790621 
  •   18" x 25" 3-D PVC plastic                                                                                     ISBN  9781587790652
  •   giant size 42" x 62" tear resistant lightweight plastic with grommets at top                    ISBN 9781587799822
  •  20" x 26" heavy weight paper laminated with grommets at top corners  Spanish          ISBN 9781587799983
  •   20" x 26" heavy weight paper    Spanish                                                                                 ISBN  9781587799976

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About the Author:

Frank H. Netter was born in New York City in 1906. He studied art at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design before entering medical school at New York University, where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1931. During his student years, Dr. Netter’s notebook sketches attracted the attention of the medical faculty and other physicians, allowing him to augment his income by illustrating articles and textbooks. He continued illustrating as a sideline after establishing a surgical practice in 1933, but he ultimately opted to give up his practice in favor of a full-time commitment to art. After service in the United States Army during World War II, Dr. Netter began his long collaboration with the CIBA Pharmaceutical Company (now Novartis Pharmaceuticals). This 45-year partnership resulted in the production of the extraordinary collection of medical art so familiar to physicians and other medical professionals worldwide. Icon Learning Systems acquired the Netter Collection in July 2000 and continued to update Dr. Netter’s original paintings and to add newly commissioned paintings by artists trained in the style of Dr. Netter. In 2005, Elsevier Inc. purchased the Netter Collection and all publications from Icon Learning Systems. There are now over 50 publications featuring the art of Dr. Netter available through Elsevier Inc.

Dr. Netter’s works are among the finest examples of the use of illustration in the teaching of medical concepts. The 13-book Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations, which includes the greater part of the more than 20,000 paintings created by Dr. Netter, became and remains one of the most famous medical works ever published. The Netter Atlas of Human Anatomy, first published in 1989, presents the anatomic paintings from the Netter Collection. Now translated into 16 languages, it is the anatomy atlas of choice among medical and health professions students the world over.

The Netter illustrations are appreciated not only for their aesthetic qualities, but, more importantly, for their intellectual content. As Dr. Netter wrote in 1949 “clarification of a subject is the aim and goal of illustration. No matter how beautifully painted, how delicately and subtly rendered a subject may be, it is of little value as a medical illustration if it does not serve to make clear some medical point. Dr. Netter’s planning, conception, point of view, and approach are what inform his paintings and what make them so intellectually valuable.

Frank H. Netter, MD, physician and artist, died in 1991.

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