BODY DONATION FOR LEARNING AND RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCE: A REVIEW OF PREVALENT TRENDS AND PERCEPTION OF DONORS

Vijay Kumar Khatri, Dr. Bhawani Shankar Modi

Abstract


Body donation or body bequests is an informed and free act of giving one's body after death for medical education and research. Body donation is
the excellent source of cadavers apart from unclaimed dead bodies. With the surge in number of medical institution with each passing day, paucity
of cadavers is one of the main problems we are facing today. To conquer this situation, Body donation is the utmost necessity. Although anatomists
promote people to donate bodies, the tendency of anatomists toward donating their own bodies for dissection is not well known. In this article an
attempt has been made to collect literature related to body donation, its importance and the issues related to body donation.


Keywords


Body Donation, Paucity Of Cadavers, Donors Perception.

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