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5% of medical students practice invasive clinical procedures on themselves in New Zealand
 

5% of medical students practice invasive clinical procedures on themselves in New Zealand

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A survey from Otago University medical school revealed that some students practice procedures from taking blood to suturing without clinical supervision on each other, using pilfered equipment.
 
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8 Nov 2016 - General
 
Marinelle Castro: back in undergrad, nursing, we had to perform return demos for blood extraction and injections (IM, ID, SQ). Of course we had to practice before hand or we would get a fai...
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Jennifer Winter I would have to admit that before I took my internship as a medical technologist, I practiced phlebotomy on myself. Perhaps the most extreme that I ever did was do an ABG o...
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I just stumbled over this article and realized something about medicine here in the Philippines. Though I never practiced suturing on myself or my peers (as I only practiced back in med school on chicken or pork) I could say that blood drawing and IV...
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