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Lex Davis

Lex Davis is a writer in the Department of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Stories by Lex Davis:

surgical residents and nurses
Surgical residents are pitching in during the COVID-19 pandemic by learning skills usually handled by clinical care nurses. (Photo/Maura Sullivan)

Surgeons-in-training learn important skills to back up key allies during the coronavirus pandemic — nurses

Keck School of Medicine of USC surgical residents have embraced learning nursing skills. With more caregivers knowing how to draw blood and insert IV lines, medical teams will have the flexibility to better care for growing numbers of COVID-19 patients.