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I watched a young soldier lying in the mud under a sweltering Afghan sky as his friend, with fumbling hands, desperately tried to get a tourniquet round his naked leg. The screaming was incessant until finally the tourniquet was in place and fiercely tightened. What I was watching was a t...
When I was a young medical student, it was felt that the best way to get a really good understanding of the workings of the human body was by dissecting a corpse. Altruistic individuals would leave their bodies for students, like me, to tremblingly dissect. These days you can get a more i...