Osteology is the study of the structure and function of the skeleton and bony structures. This new edition is a comprehensive guide to human osteology for postgraduate medical students. Beginning with an introduction to the skeletal system, the following chapters cover bones in different anatomical regions - upper and lower limb, sternum and ribs, vertebral column, head and neck, and skull.
Chapters are followed by numerous images illustrating muscle attachments. The fourth edition has been fully revised to provide students with the latest information in the field. Highly illustrated with nearly 500 clinical photographs and diagrams, the book also includes questions and answers to help students prepare for examinations. Key pointsFully revised, new edition providing latest information in field of osteologyCovers bones and muscle attachments in each anatomical regionHighly illustrated with clinical photographs and diagramsPrevious edition (9788184483000) published in 2008