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Mcminns Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy PDF

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Mcminns Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy PDF

As with most academic literature, there is a large element of truth to the often misquoted “If I have seen further it is by standing on ye sholders of Giants” as written by Sir Isaac Newton to Robert Hooke in 1676. In our case it is not only the giants of our own discipline of anatomy and especially its clinical branch; this atlas has also benefited from a real contribution from our students, colleagues, teachers and mentors. This new seventh edition of McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy is the culmination of 40 years’ work by a huge team. The first three editions of this seminal colour atlas were authored by Professor Bob McMinn, Ralph Hutchings and Bari Logan, and the last four editions have been the results of a combined academic endeavour of the now departed “giants” Professors John Pegington (University College London), Sandy Marks (University of Massachusetts, USA) and Hanno Boon (Pretoria, South Africa) working with myself (PHA). For previous dedications see the sixth edition dedication online ( In the autumn of 2012 we heard the sad news of Bob McMinn’s passing at the age of 88. Following in his father’s footsteps Bob, graduated from Glasgow University in medicine in 1947. His main academic career was in London, first as Professor at Kings College, London and then as the William Collins Professor at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Along the way Bob not only gained an MD but a PhD as well in the field of wound healing and tissue repair. However, it is for this revolutionary McMinn’s Colour Atlas of Human Anatomy, first produced in 1977, that Bob’s name is known worldwide. Not only will this seventh edition bring sales to over 2 million in some 30 languages, including Latin, Korean, Chinese, Japanese and most European languages, but this book is also very popular with the art world – something of which he was most proud

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