The wider importance of cadavers: Educational and research diversity from a body bequest program

@article{Cornwall2009TheWI,
  title={The wider importance of cadavers: Educational and research diversity from a body bequest program},
  author={Jon Cornwall and Mark D. Stringer},
  journal={Anatomical Sciences Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={2}
}
The debate surrounding the use of cadavers in teaching anatomy has focused almost exclusively on the pedagogic role of cadaver dissection in medical education. The aim of this study was to explore the wider aspects of a body bequest program for teaching and research into gross anatomy in a University setting. A retrospective audit was undertaken on body donation and the use of cadaver specimens for teaching and research at our institution between 1876 and 2009. The body bequest program, first… Expand
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