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Background: In a region of Caribbean states with limited human and financial resources institutions of higher education must use the technology available to reach its students across the region and allow professionals in the Biomedical Sciences to teach, interact...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Pathology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1104v1
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The obesity epidemic is a worldwide problem. Studies from the late 20th century show a consistent trend of increasing obesity prevalence on a global scale (Popkin & Doak, 1998). The OECD reports that overweight and obese people are now a majority amongst OECD countries,...

["Bioengineering","Bioinformatics","Anatomy and Physiology","Global Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.937v1
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We describe a variant nerve in a human cadaver patient that parallels the course of the left recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN). Like the normal left RLN, the variant nerve branches from the vagus nerve and wraps around the arch of the aorta, but it passes anterior...

["Anthropology","Anatomy and Physiology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.781v1
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This study is aimed at characterizing soft tissue slices using a vibratome. In particular, the effect of two sectioning parameters (i.e. step size and sectioning speed) on resultant slice thickness was investigated for fresh porcine liver as well as for paraformaldehyde-fixed...

["Bioengineering","Anatomy and Physiology","Science and Medical Education","Histology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.561v1
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a simple and effective medical treatment for sudden cardiac arrest patients. Because of those existing interferences in the experiments, most of the animal experiments and the CPRs in vivo studies get contradictory conclusions....

["Anatomy and Physiology","Cardiology","Translational Medicine","Computational Science","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.334v1
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