Body Donation and its Significance in Anatomy Learning in Bangladesh A Review
Keywords:Body donation, anatomy learning
AbstractBody donation is the bequest of whole body after death for the purpose of medical research and education. Cadaver and donated bodies remains a principal teaching tool for the Anatomists teaching gross anatomy. Anatomy learning without hands on training of dissection on human bodies is never considered perfect. The Anatomy act provides for the supply of unclaimed bodies to the hospitals and teaching institutions for the purpose of anatomical examination and dissection and other similar processes. In this article, suitability of body donation, importance of body donation, various factors such as age, culture, personality characteristics, donor's attitudes and role of mass media etc are discussed.
Key words: Body donation; anatomy learning.
Bangladesh Journal of Anatomy July 2010, Vol. 8 No. 2 pp. 85-88
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Chakraborty, S. K., Khan, H., Islam, S., & Yousuf, B. A. (2011). Body Donation and its Significance in Anatomy Learning in Bangladesh A Review. Bangladesh Journal of Anatomy, 8(2), 85–88. https://doi.org/10.3329/bja.v8i2.7023