Confronting the Cadaver: The Denial of Death in Modern Medicine

Robbins, Brent Dean
July 2011
Janus Head;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p131
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the cadaver study in modern medicine. It mentions that the study comprises the history of cadaver dissection in Western medicines, medical students diary in taking gross anatomy course, and an interview with Guenther von Hagens, creator of "Body Worlds" exhibit. The author adds that the study also offers people the aspect on the reality of death in modern science and coping strategy in managing death anxiety.


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