As It Happens | Jan 7, 2014 | 9:20

Medical student Ryan Jones, saves actor's life by detecting a life-threatening aneurysm during training exercise

University of Virginia med student Ryan Jones won the admiration of his faculty for diagnosing an abdominal aortic aneurysm in an actor-patient, during what was supposed to be a simulation.

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