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  • Essay On Aortic Dissection

    Aortic Dissection Treatments I. The Search Story When I was little, my aunt had open heart surgery to repair an issue in her aorta. Ever since then I have been fascinated with the human heart, especially the aorta. I used to pretend to be a doctor and walk around the house in a white coat. My aunt would tell me about her surgery, and it always kept me at the edge of my seat. When time came to pick our topics, I naturally leaned towards the aorta. However it was too broad to write one paper on. I chose aortic dissections because they intrigued me the most. I researched many different topics before settling on aortic dissections. It took a while to fully grasp the topic. Once I figured out exactly what aortic dissections were, I pushed myself to find a specific aspect of…

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  • Night Doctors

    In Bonnie Stanfill’s Night Doctors, she explains the history of grave robbing: “During the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, grave robbing was a serious problem. This was due to the need for education in the field of anatomical dissection. There were constant shortages in available bodies so grave robbers started filling the demand. Due to the Christian belief that there would be a physical ‘resurrection’ of the deceased body there was no tolerance for this by the wealthy white population who…

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  • Progression Of Anatomy

    1500 B.C. Assessment of the body was further developed through the dynasty of Greek culture and the human dissections found in Alexandria under Ptolemy Soter. From…

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  • Cadaver Interview

    In this world of mortals, everything that lies within it is impermanent for everything here on earth has its end. Only death can separate the living from the dead, it is inevitable wherein even the most powerful human being cannot escape from this fate. That is the reason why death is the greatest fear of man for he would never know when and where it will happen thus, this leads him to discover more of his body. Most of us would say that it is not unusual to see a dead body face to face due to…

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  • Human Cadavers Informative Essay

    Thesis Statement: Today, I plan to share with you how the study of human cadavers have allowed the medical field to evolve as well as explore the rewards that have resulted. Credibility Statement: I believe in the importance and need for the cadavers as I am planning on going into the medical field. I have read articles and listened to many opinions on the subject along with doing research. Preview of Main points: History/ How it has changed New discoveries today due to the study and use of…

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  • Essay On Anatomical Knowledge

    and within the cadaver lab, form, function, and spatial relationships are taught with context. Students can conceptualize the initial ideas learned in lecture based what is seen and touched. Throughout both my experience at Wright State and UD, an emphasis was placed on the assembly of knowledge and retention through active involvement. The ability to touch and feel in cadaver lab setting what was once words heard in lecture aids students in understanding and remembering that information. These…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience In Science Classes

    in science classes in the past. Although I don’t remember too much about my science classes when I was in elementary and middle school, I do remember a lot from high school and have had quite a few science classes in college. In middle school I did a lot of reading. It was actually completely all reading assignments. I didn’t do too many hands on activities, and whatever experiments I did do weren’t very memorable. This made science kind of boring for me and I found that while I did learn…

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  • Using Animals For Medical Testing Is Unethical And Unnecessary?

    experimentation, they are more than likely going through all kinds of pain. Scientists are now able to access several technological advances to replace animal experimentation. An article written by George Dvorsky states three R’s that will lead us down the path of replacing animal testing: reduction, refinement, and replacement. The use of lab grown human cells to predict the effect of drugs has been just one of the successful alternatives. Moreover, computer models are now advanced enough to…

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  • Why Is Animal Testing Outlawed

    In the Bible, Proverbs 12:10 states: “"The righteous care for the needs of their animals..."” (Of Animals and Chemicals). Animals are also suffering in classrooms for the benefits of biology, (experiments and dissections). Studies show, non animal testing is more educational. Greek doctor Galen stated the animal experiments. Four hundred years ago, William Harvey used animals to find out how blood went through the body. “An estimated 26 million animals are used every year in the United States…

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  • Ineffectiveness Of Animal Testing

    Ineffectiveness of Animal Testing in the Medical Field Experimenting on animals for knowledge in the scientific field is not something newly developed. Aristotle in 300 BC was known for dissecting animals and then making hypotheses about what he discovered in their anatomy. Even in current modern society, learning is done through animal experimentation and dissection. Almost as if a rite of passage, most students in high school will dissect either a worm or cat to help with their learning…

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