Anatomy Research International / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Perception of Ghanaian Medical Students of Cadaveric Dissection in a Problem-Based Learning Curriculum

Table 2

Students perception about the disadvantages of dissection.

Questionnaire ItemYear 2Year 3
Frequency (%)Frequency (%)
SDDNASASDDNASA

It was difficult locating structures4(3.0)0(0.0)32(24.2)78(59.1)18(13.6)6(4.6)0(0.0)30(22.7)58(43.9)38(28.8))
I could not differentiate between structures6(4.5)48(36.4)36(27.3)30(22.7)12(9.1)0(0.0)38(28.8)36(27.3)38(28.8)20(15.2)
I was bored with the way it was carried out24(18.2)56(42.4)36(27.3)12(9.1)4(3.0)14(10.6)32(24.4)30(22.7)30(22.7)26(19.7)
The dissection was very stressful4(3.0)40(30.3)28(21.2)46(34.9)14(10.6)10(7.6)22(16.7)24(18.2)44(33.3)32(24.2)
The dissection was time consuming12(9.1)70(53.0)24(18.2)24(18.2)2(1.5)20(15.2)50(37.9)22(16.7)22(16.7)16(12.1)
I did not like the smell of formalin8(6.1)12(9.1)30(22.7)48(36.4)30(22.7)10(7.6)18(13.6)28(21.2)40(30.3)36(27.3)
I feel dissection is against my culture86(65.2)42(31.8)4(43.0)0(0.0)0(0.0)72(54.5)40(30.3)18(13.6)0(0.0)2(1.5)
I feel dissection is against my religion80(60.6)46(34.8)6(4.5)0(0.0)0(0.0)76(57.6)30(22.7)24(18.2)0(0.0)2(1.5)
I think dissection should be eliminated from the curriculum100(75.8)30(22.7)2(1.5)0(0.0)0(0.0)112(84.8)20(15.2)0(0.0)0(0.0)0(0.0)