Something you’ll learn quickly (if you haven’t already) is that the medical field is full of terms named after people…Beck’s triad, Kernig’s sign, McBurney’s point and Ortolani maneuver are just a few! Unfortunately, you just need to memorize what these are, so I’ve pulled together some common ones to know in this episode. 

Hit play on this episode and soon you’ll be “talking the talk” just like a pro! 


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