For them, a sophisticated and detailed knowledge of anatomy was of little practical use as they maintained that the dead human body
was dissimilar to the living, rendering it an inaccurate guide to the understanding of living anatomy.
A BUNCH of first-year medical students were in their first anatomy class with a real dead human body
. They all gathered around the surgery table with the corpse covered with a white sheet.
THERE'S THIS "JUST A SHELL" THEORY OF HOW WE OUGHT TO relate to a dead human body
. You hear a lot of it from young clergy, old family friends, well-intentioned in-laws--folks unsettled by the flesh grief of others.
Riddled with comments of "considerable debris in river," "dead animal parts," "greasy globules," and even "a dead human body
," inspection reports of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board document the significance of this international pollution problem.
This issue of SAJBL consists of an array of articles, letters and responses ranging from neonatal circumcision to social, cultural and ethical issues that emerge when the dead human body
is used for teaching and research to medical malpractice.