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Knowing more and more about less and less: how far should sub-specialisation go?

Knowing more and more about less and less: how far should sub-specialisation go?

  Following the completion of surgical training in the UK, a new consultant is expected to be emergency-safe and competent in dealing with a given...
Call of the wild

The call of the wild: biomimicry and surgical innovation

  Surgeons spend hours in the confines of small and sterile spaces: hospitals, clinic rooms, operating theatres, and body cavities. There is a lot...
Surgical training in Scotland – a new balance between training and service delivery, enhanced by improved trainer-interactions and embedded simulation

Surgical training in Scotland – a new balance between training and service delivery, enhanced by improved trainer-interactions and embedded simulation

Surgery is considered a ‘craft’ specialty, demanding a combination of theoretical knowledge, manual dexterity, and wisdom/experience. The barber su...