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  • 25 Jul 2022
    Daniel Rodger

    Fundamentals of Operating Department Practice

    The operating department is strange; it is at once familiar to the public and those that work in the hospital and yet at the same time an unknown ritualistic world hidden behind locked doors, with its own culture, rules, and dress code.

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  • 17 Feb 2021
    Alanna Skuse

    Surgery and Selfhood in Early Modern England

    In 1686, John Moyle published a guidebook for young surgeons working in the navy. Before a battle, he advised, they should set up their stations ready to perform amputations. They’d need a barrel to store implements such as their bone saw and knives, and another container in which to keep the disembodied limbs ‘until there […]

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  • 10 Dec 2020
    Mazyar Kanani, Simon Lammy

    Surgical Training Requires Relentless, Forward, Progress

    “to study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all” Sir William Osler, 1849-1919 It is always a pleasure to see a patient as a doctor. It is even more rewarding to see that patient, assess their clinical need, request […]

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