As a nurse, it helps to know the human body. Understanding how different systems work and interact with each other, can help you better treat your patients. The human body is interesting, and learning about our anatomy offers insight into the complex functions that let us perform what we deem to be simple tasks, like eating, breathing, and walking.

Technology allows the average person to look at images that you would have previously only been able to see in a medical profession. This public information provides healthcare workers and others a chance to see how our bodies work. To see some interesting (albeit sometimes gross) images, you can browse these online human anatomy galleries.

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