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ISRN Anatomy
Volume 2013, Article ID 873825, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2013/873825
Research Article

Learning Anatomy: Can Dissection and Peer-Mediated Teaching Offer Added Benefits over Prosection Alone?

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8M5

Received 17 February 2013; Accepted 7 March 2013

Academic Editors: G. Angeles and P. Marcos

Copyright © 2013 Lynn Ashdown et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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