One breath apart : facing dissection (Book, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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One breath apart : facing dissection

One breath apart : facing dissection

Author: Sandra L Bertman
Publisher: Amityville, NY : Baywood Pub., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Helps you explore and share your personal responses to dissection. This book shows the anatomy cadaver as a bridge spanning the chasm that lies between ignorance, darkness, and death on one side and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra L Bertman
ISBN: 9780895033963 0895033968
OCLC Number: 318100548
Description: 94 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Contents: Foreword, Jack Coulehan, MD Prologue: Sharing a UMASS Medical School Tradition Dissection and Reflection: Variations of the Module -Anticipating Dissection: Template -Inaugural Session: Facing Dissection -History of Dissection -Relevance to Patient Care -Anatomical Gift Program -Meeting the Cadaver - Coping Styles (Illustrated Lecture Presentations) -Anatomy Lesson in Art and Dance -The Art and Science of Medicine -Michelangelo's Morgue Experiences - Student Service of Thanksgiving for Body Donors - A Graduation TraditionMedical Students Meet Cadavers -The room was both a morgue and a classroom -I'm more uncomfortable having to draw than having to dissect -Words cannot describe what it is like -Our bodies are our cheat sheets -I like the Buddhist notion of death and the body -I wonder what her life was like -Cut me I will not bleed -The power of habit -I'll never forget Doc, as we called himEpilogue: Reflections and Connections -The UMass Community cares for its dead -Memorial Service -Student Eulogies and Family Members' Responses -Coda: The Web of Life References Acknowledgments
Responsibility: Sandra L. Bertman ; foreword by Jack Coulehan.
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