Dr. Crippen talks rectal exams

He remembers his first time and opines:

Medical students have to learn. Simulators are available, but they are not as good as the real thing. It is a difficult area. From what I hear from medical students, they get much less opportunity to do personal examinations than I did.

I do not know what happens nowadays to patients under anaesthetic. But the next time you are having an operation, perhaps you should ask if there is a queue of medical students waiting to explore your orifices.


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