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2012-07-05 10:47:16

New research has shown that surgical residents who received structured training in a simulated environment perform significantly better when they start operating on patients. The results of the study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital were so convincing that the University of Toronto implemented the training program they developed even before their research was published in the July issue of the Annals of Surgery. "Often surgical residents came to the OR and we didn't know whether...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.