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ANATOMY Textbooks

This page provides direct links for some of the popular textbooks utilised by Anatomy courses at Keele University. Some of these are available in the Anatomy Facility Resource Room (School of Medicine Building, Keele Campus) or the Keele University Library.

  Anatomy (Topographical & Clinical)

Human Anatomy, Color Atlas & Text (2002, 4th Ed) Gosling, Harris, Whitmore, Willan. Mosby London
          Regional. Colour photographs of dissections. Amazon
Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (2006, 7th ed) Martini FH, Pearson
          Systemic, excellent diagrams, clinical notes, CD, Web. Details  WebRes  IPweb
Clinical Anatomy (2004, 7th ed) Snell RS. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Regional, excellent introductory chapter & diagrams, quizzes.
Clinically Oriented Anatomy (2006, 5th ed) Moore & Dalley. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Regional, outstanding diagrams & clinical notes & cases.
Oxford Textbook of Functional Anatomy (2005, 2nd ed) Mackinnon & Morris. OUP
I Musculoskeletal, 2 Thorax & Abdomen, 3 Head & Neck. Integrates anatomy, embryology , and imaging.
Gray's Anatomy for Students (2005) Drake, Vogl, Mitchell. Elsevier
Regional, detailed, excellent diagrams & text. Web.
Gray's Anatomy (2005, 39th ed) Standring. Elsevier
Reference only, authoritative. Now in Regional format, CD, Web, Simply unbeatable.

  Anatomy (Applied)

Clinical Skills (2005) Niall & Roper. OUP
How to do it and explanations for OSSEs & OSCEs - chest, breast, joint, cranial nerves, radiograph, ECG examination.
Neurological Examination Made Easy (2005, 2nd ed) Fuller.  Churchill Livingstone
How to do it and explanations for OSSEs & OSCEs - mental state, cranial nerves, reflexes, gait, movement, ANS examination.


Langman's Medical Embryology (2004, 9th ed) Sadler TW. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Readable, marvellous colour diagrams. Simbryo CD
Langman's Essential Medical Embryology (2005) Sadler TW. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Cut down version of above. Excellent. Simbryo CD
Medical Embryology (1994) McLachlan, Addison-Wesley
Innovative diagrams


Human Histology (1997, 2nd ed) Stephens & Lowe. Mosby
Quality pictures, diagrams and pathology tables
Wheater's Functional Histology (2000, 4th ed) Young & Heath. Churchill Livingstone
Excellent photomicrographs and extended captions
Histology (2003, 4th ed) Ross. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Quality pictures, diagrams and explanations
Basic Histology (2005, 11th ed) Junqueira & Carneiro. McGraw Hill
Excellent histology text and atlas now including medical applications and images CD


Neuroanatomy (2000, 2nd ed) Crossman & Neary, Churchill
Excellent diagrams & pictures, clinical neurology notes
Clinical Neuroanatomy (2002, 4th ed) Fitzgerald & Folan-Curran, Saunders
Excellent diagrams & pictures, clinical neurology notes
Clinical Neuroanatomy (2006, 6th ed) Snell, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Re-invented and vastly improved. Excellent colour diagrams & text
Neuroscience (2001, 2nd ed) Bear, Connors, Paradiso, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Reference only, more detailed neurobiology but excellent diagrams & chapter on sleep


Light Microscopy (1992) Rawlins DJ. Bios
Covers all the basics and varieties and measuring.


Colour Atlas of Muscle Pathology (1994) Cumming, Hudgson, Fulthorpe & Mahon. Time-Mirror
Large colour myopathology pictures, electron micrographs, techniques and staining recipes.
Muscle abnormalities: morphological aspects. (1999) Mahon. In Poultry Meat Science (Vol 25) Ed Richardson & Mead. CABI
Overview of muscle damage in mammals and avia. Image Gallery
Skeletal Muscle Structure, Function & Plasticity (2002, 2nd ed) Lieber R. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Excellent, packed with data
Diseases of Muscle (2002) Weller, Cumming, Mahon, Ellison. In Greenfield's Neuropathology (7th ed) Vol 2 pages 677-765. Arnold
Muscle pathology in the bible of Neuropathology

Last Updated 25 August 2005 MM