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Course Review: The Institute of Surgery and Innovation Hand and Forearm Course

Rivers, Clare M. MBChB, MRCS; Amin, Kavit MBBS, MRCS

Annals of Plastic Surgery: April 2016 - Volume 76 - Issue 4 - p 369
doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000000350
Circumspectus Medicinae: Text and Context

The Hand and Forearm Course organized by the Institute of Surgery and Innovation is a highly interactive 3-day practical course held at Nottingham City Hospital held twice a year in September and March. Its aim is to teach aspiring plastic and orthopedic surgeons the surgical techniques required to treat hand trauma, with an emphasis on soft tissue and bony injuries using fresh-frozen hand and forearm specimens.

From the *Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Preston Hospital, Fulwood, Preston; and †Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom.

Received May 12, 2014, and accepted for publication, after revision, August 10, 2014.

Reprints: Clare M. Rivers, MBChB, MRCS, Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Preston Hospital, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston, Lancs, PR2 9HT United Kingdom. E-mail:

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

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