Resources for all Medical Students

A Practical Guide to Clinical Medicine (UC San Diego) provides a synthesis of clinical exam and presentation skills.

 

Videos for knot-tying:  Note, on the following videos, they load the needle farther back towards the suture than we recommend in general.  You should put your needle driver at the apex of the "rainbow" or just slightly back.  Otherwise you will break your needle.  They also frequently grab the needle tip; do NOT do this since this can weaken the needle tip causing it to break off.