Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 8; Issue 2.2 (May 2020)

Page No.: 7513-7518

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2020.148


Munawara R 1, Palak *2, Kapoor K 3.

1 Post graduate Junior resident, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

*2 Demonstrator, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

3 Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

Address for correspondence: Palak, Demonstrator, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India. Contact no: 9876233767 E-Mail: palakchhabra48 @gmail.com


Introduction: A first year medical student spends around 600 hours in anatomy. Time tested cadaveric dissection is considered as the heart of anatomy learning by young students as well as eminent medical professionals. The reason for the introduction of other sources being constrained time schedule with growing internet generation which forces the anatomy faculty to blend in to make the subject interesting.

Aims and Objectives: The aim of the study was to quantify student’s perception on the cadaveric teaching and their view on integration of other tools in dissection hall, also assessing different ways to increase their productivity in dissection hall time.

Material and methods: A cross-sectional questionnaire-based survey was conducted in the Department Of Anatomy, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India on 27 and 28th of May 2019. A predesigned 11 item questionnaire was circulated to 101 outgoing first-year MBBS students out of which 93 students participated.

Results and conclusion: Majority of the students(90%) feel that there cannot be any replacement for actual cadaveric dissection. the maximum students (84%) preferred you tube videos as compared to mobile applications (6%) thereby stating that these apps do not aid much in their learning.

Key words: Digital sources, Cadaveric teaching, Dissection Hall.


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Cite this article: Munawara R, Palak, Kapoor K. STUDENT’S PERCEPTION ABOUT INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY DURING DISSECTION HALL TIME- A QUESTIONNAIRE BASED STUDY. Int J Anat Res 2020;8(2.2):7513-7518. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2020.148