A novel approach to teaching surgical skills to medical students using an ex vivo animal training model.

@article{Bauer2014ANA,
  title={A novel approach to teaching surgical skills to medical students using an ex vivo animal training model.},
  author={Florian Martin Josef Bauer and Niklas Rommel and Kilian Kreutzer and Jochen Weitz and Stefan Wagenpfeil and Aakshay Gulati and K D Wolff and Marco Rainer Kesting},
  journal={Journal of surgical education},
  year={2014},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={459-65}
}
OBJECTIVES Traditional surgical teaching is influenced by restrictive factors, such as financial pressures and ethical constraints. The teaching of surgical skills during a medical school education seems not to be robust enough at present, possibly resulting in stressful circumstance for surgical novices. However, the authors are convinced that practical training is fundamental for preparing medical students optimally for challenges in the operating theater and have, therefore, examined a novel… CONTINUE READING