Steven Atkinson

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UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE : The purpose of this study was to elicit feedback from simulation technicians prior to developing the first simulation technician-specific simulation laboratory in Akron, OH. BACKGROUND Simulation technicians serve a vital role in simulation centers within hospitals/health centers around the world. The first simulation technician(More)
BACKGROUND Trainees rarely have the opportunity to practice suctioning copious or bloody secretions from the airways of patients in respiratory distress. The act of suctioning is frequently overlooked during the training of personnel in airway management and, thus, there is a dearth of simulated suction devices that can reproduce the fidelity of this(More)
Central venous catheterization, an everyday procedure in intensive care units, has a number of well recognized complications.' Venous wall perforation resulting in hydrothorax is unlikely when the right internal jugular vein is cannulated by an experienced operator using a J-tipped guide wire and the Seldinger technique.2 If perforation of the vein does(More)
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