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Virtual Autopsy

Designed with medical students in mind, Leicester (England) University's Virtual Autopsy site takes the student on a virtual tour of seven autopsies. Several options allow for efficient navigation of the site: Cause of Death is a self-assessment quiz students may take after "performing" each autopsy; Return to History takes the user back to the beginning of each case; and Choose another Case lets the user move between the seven cases. Each case contains nearly a dozen detailed color images of certain key parts (including tissues) of the human anatomy--lung, body, heart, head--with hyperlinks to further information. By clicking on the dictionary icon, for instance, a student links to a pop-up page with detailed descriptions of that particular condition. Aspiring pathologists are sure to find this worthwhile, and the absence of gruesome images makes it a good learning site for many budding medical scientists as well.
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  • https://scout.wisc.edu/report/1998/1023
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Date Issued
[2000 - 2001]
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Date of Scout Publication
October 23rd, 1998
Date Of Record Creation
April 7th, 2003 at 1:23pm
Date Of Record Release
March 7th, 2007 at 12:44pm
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