Ethics of re-hearsing procedures on a corpse.

  title={Ethics of re-hearsing procedures on a corpse.},
  author={James W. Jones and Laurence B Mccullough},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={54 3},
You are the attending surgeon of a homeless pedestrian who sustained multiple injuries when struck by a car. He died soon after being brought to the emergency department. It is late in the evening. A first-year resident and a medical student have been helping with the failed attempt at resuscitation. The emergency department is empty, except for your case. A central line kit lies on the bed, opened but not used. The junior resident asks your permission for herself and the student to practice… CONTINUE READING