ERIC Number: EJ616632
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Quidne Mortui Vivos Docent? The Evolving Purpose of Human Dissection in Medical Education.
Dyer, George S. M.; Thorndike, Mary E. L.
Academic Medicine, v75 n10 p969-79 Oct 2000
Explores and interprets the history of anatomy education, drawing on subjective commentary and objective data from various historical periods. Suggests that although anatomy is in decline from a scientific point of view, dissection is enjoying a revival as a vehicle for teaching humanist values in medicine. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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