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Grant's Atlas of Anatomy

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Since 1943, students have made Grant's the centerpiece of their anatomy lab experience. Now in its Eleventh Edition, this classic atlas continues to provide students with accurate anatomical images presented in a pedagogically effective, clinically relevant manner. This new edition has been revised to include 100 additional four-color illustrations, additional orientation ...more
Paperback, 11th Edition, 848 pages
Published April 30th 2004 by LWW (first published 1943)
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Alexia
May 21, 2008 Alexia rated it it was amazing
Shelves: medicine
Am I the only person who prefers Grant's over Netter? I think so. Netter is dynamic and beautiful, but the number of anatomical structures he labels on one image is baffling. Whereas, Grant's provides a plethora of images, with various angles and tissue layers, in greater detail.
Additionally, the entire cranial nerves chapter is superior to Netter's. Anyone should be willing to admit that.
Joe
Sep 04, 2010 Joe rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Grant's Atlas has some of the best conceptual illustrations of the body of any atlas I have read. They are clear and are loaded with details that can truly buttress anatomy classes. However, there is very, very little text, and the text that the authors do include are mere descriptions of the illustrations. When studying anatomy, Grant's is very helpful if you need to look up a structure and clearly see its features and relationships to other features of the body. But when you're trying to learn ...more
Sebastien
Sep 12, 2013 Sebastien rated it really liked it
As far as anatomy goes, lots of illustrations from different views, so it's good for that, and, I think, better (though not absolutely required) than general anatomy & physiology books, but I haven't seen Netter's atlas (though I love his drawings), so I'm not sure if it's 5-star worthy.
Sophia
Aug 02, 2011 Sophia rated it it was amazing
This is my favorite anatomy book of the others I own. It was a very helpful companion guide to use with White's Human Osteology text in my Human Osteology class. It helps alot with muscle attachments. Highle recommended.
Erika Mulvenna
Nov 30, 2007 Erika Mulvenna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: art
This was another great trash-pick. WONDERFUL illustrations in this book - I have used it for reference for more than one art project.
Omar
Jul 15, 2013 Omar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
was my first book in the medical school its simple and has quite informative pictures that we can depend on it
We studied it with clinically oriented anatomy or/and Snell
sometimes cunningham
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