The Flesh and Bones of Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780723434382, 9780723437239

The Flesh and Bones of Medicine

1st Edition

Editors: Graeme Currie Graham Douglas
eBook ISBN: 9780723437239
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 3rd December 2010
Page Count: 340

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The Flesh and Bones of Medicine presents a concise, accessible account of general medicine and covers all the key concepts medical students need to know. It can be used either as an introduction to a topic, or as a revision aid. Each body system starts with The Big Picture which gives a descriptive overview of a subject. In the High Yield section, 30 fundamental principles underlying each body system are set out. These 30 principles are expanded into double-page spreads in the 'Fleshed Out' section where double-page explanations of the key principles clearly convey what medical students need to know. Difficult concepts are depicted by cartoon-strip illustrations, which enable rapid understanding and assimilation of information.

Key Features

  • Big Picture Section - enables readers to relate detail to the subject as a whole
  • High Yield - prevents students from having large gaps in their knowledge. Can be used as a revision tool. Reinforces the major points.
  • Cartoon-strip illustrations - enable students to visualize difficult concepts in a step-by-step format. Allow information to be chunked into student-friendly sizes.
  • Double-page overviews - students can read summary of topic without cross-referencing to other pages. All laid out on one spread.


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About the Editors

Graeme Currie Editor

Graham Douglas Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary; Honorary Reader in Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK