Autopsy as a tool for learning gross anatomy during 1st year MBBS

@inproceedings{Goyal2016AutopsyAA,
  title={Autopsy as a tool for learning gross anatomy during 1st year MBBS},
  author={Parmod Kumar Goyal and Monika Gupta and Jaswinder Kaur},
  booktitle={International journal of applied & basic medical research},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION Embalmed cadavers are the primary tool for teaching anatomy. However, difficulties are encountered due to changed color/texture of organs, hardening of tissues, and smell of formaldehyde. To overcome these difficulties, dissections on a fresh human body were shown to the 1(st) year MBBS students, and their perception was noted. MATERIALS AND METHODS After taking universal precautionary measures, postmortem dissections were shown to students on voluntary donated bodies in the… CONTINUE READING