The history of surgery and surgical training in the UK
Surgery has a rich history, and in order to understand the various training pathways for aspiring surgeons one must have an appreciation of the evolution of surgery. This manuscript aims to deliver a brief review of the history of surgery, and explore the historical moments that have shaped the training pathway of surgeons in the United Kingdom (UK), and in doing so disseminate the latest information about surgical training in the UK.
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Payne T, Toms JD, Zaidi A, Thrumurthy SG. The history of surgery and surgical training in the UK. Pak J Med Sci. 2021;37(5):1532-1535. doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.37.5.4628
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