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Keywords:

  • gross anatomy education;
  • cardiac anatomy;
  • ultrasound education;
  • prosection;
  • gross anatomy laboratory;
  • cadaver anatomy;
  • contextual learning;
  • medical education

Abstract

Medical students at Durham University, United Kingdom receive instructions using ultrasound echocardiography. In this issue of ASE Dr. Finn and her colleagues compare the efficacy of ultrasound and cadaveric prosections for teaching gross anatomy of the heart.