Use and perceptions of plastination among medical anatomy educators in the United States

@article{Klaus2018UseAP,
  title={Use and perceptions of plastination among medical anatomy educators in the United States},
  author={Rachel M Klaus and Danielle F Royer and Maureen E Stabio},
  journal={Clinical Anatomy},
  year={2018},
  volume={31}
}
Traditionally, medical schools have maintained collections of tissues/organs to engage students in anatomy. Such collections are often stored in volatile and toxic preservatives. Plastination is an alternative tissue preservation technique in which polymers replace water and lipids resulting in benign, dry, and anatomically authentic specimens. Plastination is used in medical education internationally; however, its use within U.S. medical schools is not widely discussed in the anatomical… Expand
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