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Filler Christmas 2013: Food for Thought

Back to school anatomy: just add Plasticine

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 17 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6924
  1. Anna Rebecka Maria Asp, registrar, trauma and orthopaedics1,
  2. Yulanda Myint, registrar, trauma and orthopaedics1,
  3. Advait Gandhe, consultant, trauma and orthopaedics1
  1. 1Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK
  1. Correspondence to: rebecka.asp{at}

Anatomy teaching for junior doctors and surgical trainees can be uninspiring and monotonous. We tried a fun hands-on adjunct to anatomy teaching in relation to surgical approaches to the hip.

We asked participants to describe all the important structures (muscles, nerves, vessels) around …

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