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Clinical Anatomy for Medical Students

M. Dexter Clayton III
Arch Intern Med. 1974;134(6):1138. doi:10.1001/archinte.1974.00320240172034.
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Many of the textbooks of anatomy currently used in medical colleges appear to have been written for students of anatomy as opposed to medical students. Medical students' biggest criticism of this type of text is the enormous amount of factual detail buried in lengthy, often confusing anatomical discussions. This criticism, and the tendency toward an accelerated curriculum in medical colleges today, points to a need for textbooks in the basic sciences that are not only factual but also clinically oriented. Snell has responded to this need with Clinical Anatomy for Medical Students, which places the core content of human anatomy in a truly clinical context that is easy to read and follow.

Snell has taken a regional approach to human anatomy in this textbook with considerable emphasis on the external relationships of internal structures. The anatomy is adequately covered in concise terms by limiting descriptions and discussions to those necessary

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