A study, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has reported that back pain is often the leading cause of disability around the world and due to our ageing population this trend is only likely to continue. Comprehensive and robust training for interventional pain management is important if medical professionals are going to keep up with patient […]
Medical skills labs with simulators for student training are an established part of a medical faculty’s training program. They offer a forgiving training environment where mistakes can serve as an excellent training tool. Skills lab training is well documented for improving procedural skills in both novices and experts. Whether complex surgical skills or basic clinical […]
It’s that feelgood time of year – days are at their longest, we can finally ditch the winter jumpers and head to the countryside or the beach with our nearest and dearest. Summer is many people’s favorite season, but what’s perhaps surprising is that the warmer temperatures and brighter days could be having a real […]
In recent years, newspapers in the UK, Germany and North America have been reporting an unexpected problem for medical schools. The rising cost of a funeral, which can run to as much as $10,000 US, is prompting more people than ever to consider donating their bodies to medical science after they die, rather than opt […]
In the US, every year, roughly 50,000 hopeful students, in roughly equal numbers, male and female, apply to get into med-school, according to AAMC statistics*. However, just over 20,000 actually start the first year. Despite successful entrance to med-school increasing by almost 22% in the last 20 years, perhaps a bigger focus on teaching basic medical education to children would encourage these numbers to grow at a faster pace?
With plenty of opportunities for present giving and receiving at this time of year, the 3B Scientific Team are especially pleased to share their exciting new Gift Catalog with you. Who are you shopping for today? Whether it’s tricky teenagers, a favorite science teacher, expectant parents, geeky friends, anatomy students, gadget fiends, or even great […]