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Table 1 Main features of the manuscripts included in this review (n = 29)

From: Tools and resources for neuroanatomy education: a systematic review

Features Number (%) Studies
Publication year
 2012–2016 15 (51.72) I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV
 2007–2011 9 (31.03) XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV
 2002–2007 1 (3.45) XXV
 1966–2001 4 (13.79) XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX
Place of the study
 Australia
 Canada
 India
 Poland
 Spain
 UK
 USA
2 (6.90)
1 (3.45)
1 (3.45)
1 (3.45)
1 (3.45)
4 (13.79)
19 (65.52)
XI, XIII
I
V
XVIII
VIII
II, III, XII, XXIII
IV, VI, VII, IX, X, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX
Type of participants
 Faculty members and students 1 (3.45) XXII
 Master’s degree health care professional students 1 (3.45) XXI
 Non-specified undergraduate students with neuroanatomy experience 4 (13.79) VI, VIII, XI, XIII
 Participants without neuroanatomy experience 3 (10.34) VII, IX, XVI
 Undergraduate or graduate biology students 3 (10.34) XIV, XVII, XXIV
 Undergraduate biomedical students 1 (3.45) II
 Undergraduate medical students 11 (37.93) I, III, IV, V, XII, XVIII, XX, XXIII, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX
 Undergraduate psychology students 4 (13.79) X, XIV, XV, XXVI
 Undergraduate or graduate physical/ocupational therapy students 3 (10.35) XIX, XXIV, XXV
Number of participants
 + 201 3 (10.35) II, XVIII, XXIII
 151–200 3 (10.35) XIII, XXVII, XXVIII
 101–150 4 (13.79) V, XI, XX, XXIX
 51–100 11 (37.93) IV, VI, VII, VIII, IX, XII, XV, XVI, XIX, XXI, XXII,
 0–50 8 (27.59) I, III, X, XIV, XVII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI
Teaching tool
 Digital tool 14 (50.00) I, II, IV, VII, VIII, IX, XVI, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXV, XXVII
 Non-digital tool 14 (50.00) III, V, VI, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVII, XXIV, XXVI, XXVIII, XXIX
Type of teaching tool
 3D computer neuroanatomy tools
 3D physical models
 Apps installed in tablets
 Case studies
 Computer-based neuroanatomy tools
 Equivalence-based instruction, EBI
 Face-to-face teaching
 Flipped classroom
 Inquiry-based laboratory instruction
 Intensive mode of delivery
 Interpolation of questions
 Near-peer teaching
 Renaissance artists’ depictions
 Self-instructional stations
 Truncated lectures, conceptual exercises and manipulatives
6 (21.43)
1 (3.57)
1 (3.57)
3 (10.71)
6 (21.43)
2 (7.14)
1 (3.57)
1 (3.57)
1 (3.57)
1 (3.57)
1 (3.57)
1 (3.57)
1 (3.57)
1 (3.57)
1 (3.57)
I, IV, VII, VIII, IX, XVI,
XX
II
XIV
XIX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXV, XXVII
III, XV
XIII
V
VI
XI
XXIX
XII
X
XXVIII
XXIV