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Musculoskeletal System and Anatomy Resources, Osteopathic Resources: Musculoskeletal System and Anatomy Resources

Musculoskeletal System and Anatomy Resources

  

All of the resources in this InfoGuide can be found in both the Dawson Library (Joplin Campus) and the D'Angelo Library (KC Campus).

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Interactive Dissection Tools

Online Interactive Dissection Tools

An online dissection simulation lab. Tilt, rotate, and dissect real specimens layer-by-layer to study anatomical structures as though you were at the dissection lab.

Instructions: In order to use this resource, click here. You will be prompted to create an account. Fill out the requested information and use your @kansascity.edu e-mail address. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with a password, and then you will be able to access the tool for free. If you encounter any problems, please contact library staff at library@kansascity.edu.

The document below has detailed instructions on how to access and use all of the features of 4D Interactive Anatomy:

This software provides you with an integrated environment for anatomical education and reference. With the ability to interact with correlated 3D and cross-sectional views of over 2,000 anatomical structures through identification, dissection, assembly and rotation, the VH Dissector helps you understand the complex three-dimensional structure of the human body.

Instructions: In order to use this resource, click here. Submit your @kansascity.edu e-mail address, and you will receive a product key and instructions for downloading the software. If you encounter any problems, please contact library staff at library@kansascity.edu.

The documents below have detailed instructions on how to access and use VH Dissector:

Other Helpful Resources (Flash Cards in the Library)

Required Textbooks (Print Copies)

Optional/Recommended Resources

Thieme Dissector

200+ dissection videos alongside a three-volume anatomy book with detailed diagrams and images.
Volume 1: Upper Limb and Thorax
Volume 2: Abdomen & Lower Limb
Volume 3: Head, Neck and Brain

Anatomy Resources

  • Acland's Anatomy
    Video atlas of human anatomy offering a three-dimensional learning experience.
  • Thieme Teaching Assistant Anatomy
    2000+ illustrations and clinical images from Gilroy's Atlas of Anatomy
  • Human Anatomy Online
  • From Integrated Medical Curriculum, Human Anatomy Online contains an extensive bank of over 4500 questions in best-answer format. These questions can be accessed from a quiz section called the Practice Practical. Information in Human Anatomy Online is organized into seven anatomical regions consisting of a total of 44 dissection laboratories.

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