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McMinn's The Human Skeleton, 2nd Edition



An adult skeleton consists of 206 bones. See each and every one of them like never before in this stunning full-color poster package. In this unrivaled collection, three life-sized photographic plates reveal the full majesty of the human skeleton, displayed from side, front, and posterior views. Accompanying these 6-foot-long plates are 20 smaller plates displaying individual bones from multiple anatomical regions. Meticulously labeled and captured in high-resolution photography, this superb set gives you the richest possible exposure to the human skeleton short of the real thing.

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New to This Edition

    • Contains new photos of the jaw for improved clarity and views.
    • Includes a new CD-ROM containing all of the images from the posters plus 100 additional clinical photos, clinical presentations, and radiographs that depict common problems and fractures of specific parts of the skeleton.

Key Features

    • Uses life-sized, high-resolution photographic plates rather than undersized illustrations for an authentic learning experience.
    • Incorporates precise labels to highlight key areas without swamping each image with text. Labels are cross-referenced to the CD-ROM./li>
    • Includes additional bone photos, separated into anatomical regions, promoting a thorough understanding of the skeletal system.
    • Features a durable, gloss finish and ready-to-hang spiral binding, making the set a practical teaching tool.

Author Information

    By Peter H. Abrahams, MBBS, FRCS(Ed), FRCR, DO(Hon), Fellow, Girton College, Cambridge, UK; Professor of Clinical Anatomy, St George's University, Grenada and St. Vincent, West Indies; Extraordinary Professor, Department of Anatomy, University of Pretoria, South Africa; Examiner, MRCS, Royal Colleges of Surgeons, UK; Family Practitioner, Brent, London, UK; Bari M. Logan, MA, FMA, HonMBIE , Formerly University Prosector, Department of Anatomy, University of Cambridge, UK; Ralph T. Hutchings, Photographer for Imaging; Formerly Chief Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK; and Jonathan D. Spratt, MA BM BChir FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Glasg) FRCR, Consultant Radiologist, University Hospital of North Durham

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  • Spiral Bound
  • 60 Pages
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04793-7
  • Copyright: 2007