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Open Access Research in Anatomy

The Importance of Anatomy and Dissection in the Human Corpse

  • Open or Close Antonio Bernardes*

    Associate Professor, University of Coimbra, Portugal

    *Corresponding author: Antonio Bernardes, Associate Professor, University of Coimbra, Rua Antonio Jardim, Urbanizacao Quinta do Cedro, lote 1, 3000-036 Coimbra-Portugal

Submission: October 7, 2017; Published: October 13, 2017

DOI: 10.31031/OARA.2017.01.000506

ISSN: 2577-1922
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Medical sciences have been enriched by new disciplines whose knowledge is imposed on future physicians. Therefore, it is necessary to make successive updates to the pre-graduate curriculum, the latter which are required to contemplate additions of modern subjects, while fundamental disciplines such as Anatomy have seen their hours reduced in some schools in a worrying way. Students are faced with the difficult reality of being forced to learn in a minimum period of time the most basic essential information to the understanding of other subjects and good medical practice.

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