restricted access   Volume 51, Number 1, Winter 2008

Table of Contents

From: Perspectives in Biology and Medicine

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New Technologies and Medical Education: Introduction

pp. 1-4

E-Learning: Is There Anything Special about the "E"?

pp. 5-21

Computer-Assisted Medical Education: Current and Potential Roles

pp. 22-30

Simulation in Health Care Education

pp. 31-46

Medical Simulation: The New Tool for Training and Skill Assessment

pp. 47-60

Internet-Based Medical Education

pp. 61-70

Improving the Quality of Care via Maintenance of Certification and the Web: An Early Status Report

pp. 71-84


Science and Medicine

From Body to Brain: Considering the Neurobiological Effects of Female Genital Cutting

pp. 84-97

Survival Advantage of the Hemochromatosis C282Y Mutation

pp. 98-102

Ethics and Philosophy

Parasites and Progress: Ethical Decision-Making and the Santee-Cooper Malaria Study, 1944-1949

pp. 103-120

Two Faces of Death: Fatalities from Disease and Combat in America's Principal Wars, 1775 to Present

pp. 121-133

Medical Education and Practice

Training for Fitness: Reconsidering the 80-Hour Work Week

pp. 134-143

Essay Reviews

Historical Fine-Mapping

pp. 144-148

Understanding the Complexity of the U. S. Health Care System: Can Free Market Ideology Respond to a Current Challenge?

pp. 149-154

Book Reviews

Medical Lives in the Age of Surgical Revolution (review)

pp. 155-158

How Doctors Think (review)

pp. 158-161