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    Can't really decide between the two! Would any experienced medical student be able to give me pros and cons for each?
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    Both are overkill imho. Clinical Anatomy by Ellis all the way.

    (If you must, Gray's Anatomy for Students).
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    Can't really decide between the two! Would any experienced medical student be able to give me pros and cons for each?
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    Look at copies in your library and decide which one you like most.

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    Both are overkill imho. Clinical Anatomy by Ellis all the way.

    (If you must, Gray's Anatomy for Students).
    I just had a look at that book on Amazon - the diagrams look pretty easy to follow; is it too simple though/do you feel it can lack detail at times?
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    (Original post by TeenToDoctor)
    I just had a look at that book on Amazon - the diagrams look pretty easy to follow; is it too simple though/do you feel it can lack detail at times?
    I don't think it's too simple. I thought it was pitched at the right level and in language which was understandable and relevant but without being waffley.

    The author is very highly regarded in the world of anatomy teaching and medical education btw. But as ForestCat says, go to the med school/hospital library and browse around
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    You need a book that focuses on the anatomy that you need to know. You will get that from Harold Ellis but not from Gray's or Moore's. By all means buy one of the latter books to decorate your shelves but they're not great study guides as you are very likely to get lost in the detail.

    The Ellis book (with occasional supplementation from dissection/prosection, online videos, etc) carried me through the anatomy component of the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons and should be sufficient for medical school.
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    At Bham, you are given anatomy sheets with recommended reading. The page numbers and chapters are given for either Gray's or Moore's and usually both so I would definitely get one of these because it saves a lot of time flipping through the book trying to find what you're meant to read. Which one is up to you, there's loads in the library so you don't need to decide in a rush

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