Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 12

The Use of Autopsy as a Teaching Tool in Medicine

Marcus Cezillo*, Robson Uwagoya, Hugo Gregoris de Lima

Department of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Municipal Hospital Antônio Giglio, Osasco, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Marcus Cezillo, Department of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Municipal Hospital Antônio Giglio, Osasco, Brazil.

Received: September 21, 2023; Published: November 14, 2023

Abstract

While the investigation of death in the form of autopsy has contributed significantly to advances in medical education and research, modern technology in the form of diagnostic methods has diminished the relevance of internal examination of cadavers as a valuable learning tool. The absence of realistic training models, coupled with a perception of the importance of autopsy in academic activities, has led educators and especially students to confirm the benefits observed in research, including anatomical knowledge, observational skills, the development of attitudes towards death, and improved communication skills with the bereaved. This underscores the need for a revision of current curricula and teaching guidelines.

Keywords: Autopsy; Education; Teaching; Training; Cadaver

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Citation

Citation: Marcus Cezillo., et al. “The Use of Autopsy as a Teaching Tool in Medicine".Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 6.12 (2023): 41-44.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Marcus Cezillo., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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