This book provides a concise introduction to the anatomy of the skeleton and to osteology. It gives a sound and comprehensive grounding in skeletal anatomy. Highly illustrated, with line diagrams, x-rays and CT and MR images, the text describes the principal anatomical features of the bones and the structure of the human skeleton.Each chapter is self-contained so the student can study them in any order, and lose no study time referring back to chapters for other references to a subject. This new edition has been extensively revised and, where necessary, the academic level has been upgraded to make it fully appropriate for degree level students as well as for trainee radiologists. The new 2-column format makes the layout more attractive and the text easier to read. The text is easy to follow and linked alongside the appropriate illustrations where possible. A comprehensive and easy-to-use index is included.
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