Evaluation of resident laparoscopic performance using global operative assessment of laparoscopic skills.

@article{Gumbs2007EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of resident laparoscopic performance using global operative assessment of laparoscopic skills.},
  author={Andrew A. Gumbs and Nancy J. Hogle and D. L. Fowler},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2007},
  volume={204 2},
  pages={308-13}
}
BACKGROUND The Global Operative Assessment of Laparoscopic Skills (GOALS), developed by Vassiliou and colleagues, has construct validity in the assessment of surgical residents' laparoscopic skills in dissection of the gallbladder from the liver bed. We hypothesized that GOALS would have construct validity for the entire laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedure and also for laparoscopic appendectomy. METHODS Using GOALS, attending surgeons evaluated PGY1 through PGY5 surgical resident… CONTINUE READING

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