Bones and Joints: A Guide for Students Eighth Edition (8th ed/8e)

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Now in its eighth edition, this highly respected core textbook is essential reading for all healthcare students learning about the bones and joints of the body.

The information is logically ordered and easy to read; comprehensive enough for students and health professionals alike, but not so dense as to be overwhelming. It covers the normal structure of bones and joints and goes on to provide an introduction to common fractures and pathology and how they appear on imaging.

Bones and Joints is the perfect initial textbook, as well as a revision and refresher guide that will suit students of radiography, physiotherapy, osteology, sports medicine and nursing.

  • Clear and concise introduction to the bones and joints and associated pathology
  • Logically ordered – easy to follow and understand
  • Provides a good introduction to image interpretation
  • Clear identification of important or commonly misunderstood concepts
  • Extensive glossary to help explain and develop terminology
  • Online quizzes/tests to gauge learning and for revision
  • Colour coded illustrations to aid understanding and learning
  • Extensive clear line diagrams and fully updated radiographic/radiological images to reflect the role of current imaging modalities
  • Revised fracture and pathology sections to include the most common and significant conditions that a student will face
  • ‘Insights’ highlighting important concepts for the reader to understand
  • New images identifying the ossification centres of the bones

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Bones and Joints: A Guide for Students Eighth Edition (8th ed/8e) by James Harcus (Author)

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Elsevier; 8th edition (September 24, 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0702084301
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0702084300


Ideal learning and revision aid on the anatomy of the skeletal system

About the Author

James Harcus qualified as a Diagnostic Radiographer from the University of Leeds in 2002 and worked at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust as a radiographer across a range of specialities. In 2004 he began training in musculoskeletal image interpretation (reporting) at University of Bradford. After leaving Leeds in 2007 he took up a post in a large general practice surgery where he ran a small imaging service consisting of X-ray and ultrasound and during this time he completed his MSc in chest and abdominal image interpretation (reporting) and also his postgraduate certificate in musculoskeletal ultrasound back at the University of Leeds. After being a visiting and associate lecturer for a number of years, in 2012 he took up an academic post as a lecturer, and subsequently Senior Lecturer, at Sheffield Hallam University and became a fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2014. In 2018 he helped establish the UK’s first clinical academy for reporting radiographers. In December 2018 he moved to the University of Leeds as a lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging, teaching on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. He has a special focus on teaching skeletal anatomy which is ideal for this book.

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