McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy

Anatomy is one of the complex subjects in the medical sciences. Most of the time, students suffer various kinds of problems while understanding the basic concepts of human anatomy. They need appropriate visual guidance or assistance for the proper understanding of human anatomy. Only text details or simple explanations of the structures are not sufficient to understand the anatomy of the human being. Anatomy subjects demand clear clinical understanding through images with their appropriate nerve and blood supply.

There is a solution for this rough and tough anatomy subject in the visual form of Abrahams and McMinn’s clinical atlas of human anatomy. In addition, it contains all the major and minor details of the human anatomic structures with their proper nerve and blood supply. Let’s review the further details to know the clinical and clinical aspects covered by this book.

About the author:

Peter Abrahams:

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Anatomy, Institute of Clinical Education, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom

Jonathan Spratt:

Consultant Radiologist, Senior Lecturer University of East Anglia, UK

Dr. Marios Loukas:

appointed Chairman of Department of Anatomical Sciences at St. Georges University Medical School in 2008,  responsible for managing the anatomy department, University’s Dean of Research and Assistant Dean of Basic and Allied Health Sciences..

Clinical features of McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy

This great anatomy book offers a very transparent visual guidance related to various human anatomic structures. In addition, it helps the students to dissect and identify the structures while doing an autopsy. This book is among the worth-studying books to clear all the complex concepts of anatomy.

Straight forward visual guidance

This book delivers a very straightforward and clear visual guidance to help medical students during their clinical exams. In addition, it sorts out all the problems of medical students to perform medical exams confidently and provides a basic foundation to understand the spatial relationships necessary in their medical training.

During practice exams of medical students, they must identify the fundamental structures on a cadaver. This book provides all such details on a cadaver to understand well about the anatomic structures.

Correlation to clinical practice

This book correlates all the modified techniques to illustrate the visual concepts in a very appropriate way. In addition, it also provides a great collection of labeled dissection photographs, supported by clear diagrams and modern imaging details.

In this way, it relates MRI, CT, DSA, diagnostic and endoscopic images that explain all the details of recently presented patients in the clinical settings. It explains all the imaging techniques efficiently to offer a vivid conceptual understanding.

Changes delivered in the latest edition of McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy (8th edition):

With every passing year, changes going on in the field of information and medical sciences. Several changes introduced in the latest edition of McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy are as follows:

  • New dissection images were added in the latest edition with proper imaging techniques to improve the clarity of concepts.
  • Colorful images of the anatomic structures introduced in the newer version to properly identify the nerves, blood vessels, and muscular structures.
  • Revised neuroanatomy content provided in the latest edition for a better understanding of the functional anatomy seen through the 3D imaging techniques.
  • An updated and colorful lymphatic section integrated into the latest edition reflects appropriate lymphatic drainage related to that structure.
  • It also provides access to a complete eBook that unlocks a huge extra clinical material to assess the understanding level and helps to make the clinical and anatomical correlations.
  • Other differentiating features of McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy:

There are many other features too which make this book preferable among the other anatomy books. As it contains unique features that help the student during their medical exams and clinical practice.  Here are some of the illustrative features:

3D scans:

This book provides more than 200 3D scans that are enough to understand the dynamic concepts of the human body. These 3D images aid the medical students to clear the concepts of this dynamic anatomy.

Clinical aspects:

This book reviews the clinical conditions with their associated clinical images to help the physician by providing vast knowledge. In addition, it covers 2000+ additional radiological images, clinical images, and case presentations. These all additional information assist the medical students as well as physicians to have a thorough understanding of human anatomy.

Colorful guidance

This book provides all the details of images in a colorful manner that assists medical students to have a better understanding. This feature helps the medical students to differentiate the structures in a better way. Every structure, such as nerve supply, blood supply, lymphatic drainage, or muscular structure, has its differentiating color to provide better guidance.

Content details of McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy:

This book, Abrahams aMcMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy, covers all the major aspects of the human body. It provides all the major details of the head and neck region, upper and lower extremities, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and neuroanatomy. In addition, it provides a detailed image description of all the major and minor structures of the human body with their appropriate clinical images and details. Hence, it is one of the comprehensive book guides for medical students to understand the key concepts of anatomy.

It covers all the bony details, marking, muscular structure with the appropriate functioning area, radiographic images, and clinical thumbnails to assist all levels of medical students and general physicians. Moreover, it contains the basic overview of any structure at the start of each major region. This book also illustrates all the bony, tendon, and ligamentous attachments with their associated structures.

This book is also available in pdf format, so, you can get access to this book on any electronic platform. In addition, it also offers student consult, through which you can get access to bonus clinical images and assessment material for better understanding.

Book name:McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy
Author:Peter H. Abrahams Jonathan D. Spratt Marios Loukas Albert neels Van schoor
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