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Dec
17

“I Did Surgery On A Grape” – The Importance of Medical Simulation

If you’ve been paying attention to memes on social media recently, you might have come across the ‘I did surgery on a grape’ meme. But this is no ordinary internet meme, there’s an interesting  medical simulation story behind it. In this case, it goes back to 2010 when a group of American surgeons actually performed […]

By 3B Scientific | Medical Simulation
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Apr
26

Collaborative Learning Versus “Chalk and Talk”

For as long as we have had schools and universities, there has been a debate raging about the most effective ways of learning. Educational styles fall in and out of fashion, and one of the most common complaints by parents is that they don’t recognise the ways in which their children are being taught, and […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Apr
08

Is Using Real Bodies The Only Way to Teach Anatomy?

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 […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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