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    Gross/Mildly Dangerous Things In Medical School?

    I will be starting medical school in a year (I'm a senior in a BS/MD program), and I had a few questions about medical school that I'd rather not ask profs/other students because I don't want to look unprofessional/stupid/like I'd be a bad doctor. So I thought I'd post here! I have been leaning...
  2. Serenity89

    Needlestick?

    I think I was wrong in my decision not to report. I was in the OR 2 weeks ago and wasn't careful enough when I left a needle on the field. When tying I felt the needle poke me. I was double gloved, I immediately ungloved, unscrubbed and inspected my skin in the area where I felt it. I saw no...