ADAM Interactive Anatomy; The Anatomy ProjectBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7233.521 (Published 19 February 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:521
- Alistair Hunter, lecturer in anatomy, cell, and human biology
- King's College London
ADAM Interactive Anatomy
Harcourt Brace, £1091.49
ISBN 1 572 45099 1
The Anatomy Project
Parthenon Publishing, each CD £79.90 (free demonstration CD)
ISBN 185070 9106
The teaching of anatomy is undergoing something of a revolution. Increasing numbers of medical schools are giving up traditional methods, such as dissection, in favour of student directed or problem based learning. Students are given access to computers as a major source of information, and are given multimedia packages when once they would have been given a cadaver and a scalpel. There is also a heavy demand for anatomical multimedia from postgraduates. This is fuelled partly by a shift in the surgical fellowship exams and a heavy reliance on distance learning, but also by a reduction in anatomy teaching in the undergraduate curriculum. The market for anatomical CD Roms is therefore booming.
ADAM Interactive Anatomy provides …
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