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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.
- operating theatre
a room in a hospital in which people are operated on
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
doing one thing and then another thing in a fixed order