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Medical education in the anatomical sciences: The winds of change continue to blow
At most institutions, education in the anatomical sciences has undergone several changes over the last decade. To identify the changes that have occurred in gross anatomy, microscopic anatomy,Expand
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An update on the status of anatomical sciences education in United States medical schools
Curricular changes continue at United States medical schools and directors of gross anatomy, microscopic anatomy, neuroscience/neuroanatomy, and embryology courses continue to adjust and modify theirExpand
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National survey on anatomical sciences in medical education
The drivers for curricular change in medical education such as the addition of innovative approaches to teaching, inclusion of technology and adoption of different assessment methods are gainingExpand
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Development of a synergistic case‐based microanatomy curriculum
This paper discusses the development of an interactive approach to teaching and assessing a microanatomy curriculum in an innovative medical school program. As an alternative to lectures and labs,Expand
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The use of simulation in medical education to enhance students' understanding of basic sciences
Simulation! The deans talk about its use in medical education regularly. But how can it be used to teach the basic sciences to first- and second-year medical students? This article will help answerExpand
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A technical approach to dissecting and assessing cadaveric veins pertinent to chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in multiple sclerosis
Abstract Objective: To establish a detailed technical procedure for studying the anatomical correlates of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in cadavers of multiple sclerosis and controlExpand
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Do we really need cadavers anymore to learn anatomy in undergraduate medicine?
Abstract With the availability of numerous adjuncts or alternatives to learning anatomy other than cadavers (medical imaging, models, body painting, interactive media, virtual reality) and the costsExpand
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Motor nerve to the vastus lateralis.
Objective To further delineate the anatomy of the motor nerve to the vastus lateralis (MNVL) in the context of its use as a possible interpositional nerve graft in facial nerve rehabilitation.MethodsExpand
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Longitudinal cohort study on medical student retention of anatomical knowledge in an integrated problem-based learning curriculum
Abstract Background: When modifying a curriculum to accommodate changes in the methods of subject matter presentation or fit within a shortened time frame, student retention of knowledge remains anExpand
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Regional Variations in Orbicularis Oculi Histology
Purpose:To investigate and compare the histologic compositions of the pretarsal, preseptal, and orbital orbicularis oculi muscle (OOM) using nonpreserved, fresh-frozen, human cadavers. Methods:TheExpand
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