Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy: Vol. 2 : Thorax and Abdomen (16th edition)

ISBN : 9780198749370

Rachel Koshi
340 Pages
195 x 265 mm
Pub date
Jul 2017
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The new 16th edition of Cunningham's has been thoroughly revised for the modern-day anatomy student. The language has been simplified for easy understanding making this textbook ideal for students at undergraduate levels. Each dissection reflects current medical school teaching and is now broken down into clear step-by-step instructions. New learning features prepare students for the dissection lab, university examinations and clinical practice. Completely updated full colour artwork brings the friendly explanations to life. Following a logical structure, each chapter explains in a clear friendly manner the key knowledge expected of students. Improved diagrams with clear labelling and full colour illustrate key anatomical features bringing the text to life. Learning objectives introduce each dissection and clear step-by-step instructions make it easy to follow in the dissection lab. Throughout the book new clinical application boxes and radiology images explain how anatomy relates to clinical medical practice. At the end of each part, multiple-choice questions allow students to quickly review their knowledge before checking the answers in the appendix. Student friendly and richly illustrated this new edition of Cunningham's brings expert anatomical teaching to the modern day student of medicine, dentistry and allied health sciences. Retaining the trustworthy authority of the previous editions, this sixteenth edition offers a contemporary account of this excellent practical anatomy book.


1: Introduction to the trunk

The thorax
2: Introduction to the thorax
3: The walls of the thorax
4: The cavity of the thorax
5: The joints of the thorax
6: MCQs for part 2: the thorax

The abdomen
7: Introduction to the abdomen
8: The anterior abdominal wall
9: The male external genital organs
10: The lower back
11: The abdominal cavity
12: The diaphragm
13: The posterior abdominal wall
14: MCQs for part 3: the abdomen

The pelvis and perineum
15: Introduction to the pelvis and perineum
16: The perineum
17: The pelvic viscera
18: The pelvic wall
19: MCQs for part 4: the pelvis and perineum

The trunk
20: Movements of the trunk and muscles involved in bodily functions
21: Cross sectional anatomy of the trunk

Answers to MCQs

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