Tips for GP trainees working in general surgery

Smith, Laura; Cruickshank, Ross; Burkes, Matthew
June 2011
British Journal of General Practice;Jun2011, Vol. 61 Issue 587, p418
Academic Journal
The article offers tips on how general practice (GP) trainees can perform their tasks well in general surgery. It cites the importance of seeing everything in theatre at least once to acquire more insights into what the patients are going through in the community and urges trainees to try to get an idea of their registrar and consultant's timetables early on. It also advises trainees on conducting a ward round, increasing post-operative diet, and doing a per rectum (PR) examination.


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