TITLE

Red toenails

AUTHOR(S)
Kumar, Arunachalam
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 5, p589
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights of using anonymous cadavers for medical teaching. The author says that Canada's Anatomy Act requires that all individual identifiers be deleted before the cadaver is utilized in medical colleges. He recalls assigning an examinee student to surface mark the dorsalis pedis artery, which he says runs on the foot's dorsum. He adds that when he looked at the foot of the female cadaver, he noticed her toenails were painted red polish, which disconcerted him.
ACCESSION #
60155890

 

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