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Jones, David Gareth – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2023
Concerns have recently been expressed about the continuing availability of human bones from India, obtained originally for educational purposes but lacking the requisite informed consent that would be expected today. More generally, a broader claim is being made, namely, that the practice of using any unconsented bones in educational settings is…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Human Body, Ethics, Undergraduate Study
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Karunakaran, Ilavenil; Thirumalaikolundusubramanian, Ponniah; Nalinakumari, Sheela Das – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2017
Professionalism and ethics have gained widespread recognition as competencies to be fulfilled, taught, and assessed within medical education. The role of the anatomy course in developed nations has evolved over time and now encompasses multiple domains, including knowledge, skills, and the inculcation of professionalism and ethics. The Medical…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Medical Education, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction
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Rokade, Shrikant A.; Gaikawad, Anjana P. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2012
With the attendant rise of the number of medical colleges in India over past few decades, the demand for cadavers used in medical education and research is growing. However, there is an insufficient supply of donated cadavers available for dissection. This study was undertaken to assess the general population's awareness of body donation programs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Donors, Human Body, Medical Education
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Ballala, Kirthinath; Shetty, Avinash; Malpe, Surekha Bhat – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2011
Voluntary body donation has become an important source of cadavers for anatomical study and education. The objective of this study was to assess knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) regarding whole body donation among medical professionals in a medical institute in India. A cross sectional study was conducted at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal,…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Donors, Medical Education, Physicians
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Parmar, Suresh K.; Rathinam, Bertha A. D. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2011
The purpose of the present pilot study was to evaluate the benefits of innovative teaching methodologies introduced to final year occupational and physical therapy students in Christian Medical College in India. Students' satisfactions along the long-term retention of knowledge and clinical application of the respiratory anatomy have been…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Nayak, Satheesha B.; Kodimajalu, Soumya – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2010
An innovative strategy called "progressive drawing" was used at the beginning (lid-opener) and later (monotony-breaker) during gross anatomy lectures. Diagrams were drawn on the classroom blackboard with anatomic structures added one by one. Students identified and labeled the diagrams and predicted the next structures to be drawn.…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Medical Education, Freehand Drawing, Prior Learning
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Gangata, Hope; Ntaba, Phatheka; Akol, Princess; Louw, Graham – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2010
The study of gross Anatomy through the use of cadaveric dissections in medical schools is an essential part of the comprehensive learning of human Anatomy, and unsurprisingly, 90% of the surveyed medical schools in Africa used cadaveric dissections. Donated cadavers now make up 80% of the total cadavers in North American medical schools and all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Anatomy, Medical Education, Medical Schools
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Holla, Sunil Jonathan; Ramachandran, Kalpana; Isaac, Bina; Koshy, Shajan – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2009
Authors report here a survey of medical student feedback on the effectiveness of two different anatomy curricula at Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Undergraduate medical students seeking the Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery (M.B.B.S.) degrees were divided into two groups by the duration of their respective anatomy…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Medical Education, Medical Students, Laboratory Procedures