TITLE

Confronting the Cadaver: The Denial of Death in Modern Medicine

AUTHOR(S)
Robbins, Brent Dean
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Janus Head;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
85882937

 

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