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Ode to an ulcer

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Ffion James

Cardiff University, GB
About Ffion
Ffion is a member of the Cardiff University School of Medicine, Class of 2017 and previously gained a first class honours intercalated BSc in Medical Education in July 2015.
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Abstract

Summary

This poem highlights the different clinical presentations, investigations and management of arterial and venous ulcers.

Relevance

Ulcers are a very common condition seen across primary and secondary care with serious health implications for the patient. They are a common exam and OSCE question and are frequently seen on placement.

Take Home Messages

Using creative ways to learn about different medical conditions makes revision a little more bearable and may help it stick in your memory for longer than the exam duration!

 

How to Cite: James F. Ode to an ulcer. The British Student Doctor. 2017;1(1):15–6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18573/j.2017.10120
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Published on 31 Jan 2017.
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