March 14, 2008
Medical-School Curriculum Goes Interactive, Online, â€¦ and Hip-Hop
Canadian medical students, inspired by an online community and an obscure heart condition, have ditched their books and transformed their class notes into a pulsating, hip-hop music video.
In "Diagnosis Wenckebach" — the name comes from a type of abnormal heart rhythm — a patient rises from the operating table and shimmies toward the camera, singing suggestively about cardiac conditions, including an AV nodal block, PR interval, and bradyarrhythmia. The geek's