The operating theatre can be a daunting place for patients.
And for trainee surgeons, limited time and resources mean not all get enough hands-on experience.
Which is why four surgeons in London developed an app to practise surgery.
It has training modules which give step-by-step guides to common surgical procedures.
Transcrição em português
A sala de operação pode ser um lugar amedrontador para pacientes.
E para cirurgiões estagiários, limitações de tempo e recursos fazem com que nem todos tenham experiência prática suficiente.
É por isso que quatro cirurgiões em Londres desenvolveram um aplicativo para treinar operações.
Ele tem módulos de treinamento com guias que mostram um passo a passo dos procedimentos cirúrgicos mais comuns.
operating theatre a room in a hospital in which people are operated on
daunting making you feel slightly scared or worried about your ability to achieve something
trainee surgeons people who are learning to be surgeons; surgeons are doctors who are specially trained to perform medical operations
hands-on experience experience gained by doing something yourself
step-by-step doing one thing and then another thing in a fixed order
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