Lumbar puncture simulation in pediatric residency training: improving procedural competence and decreasing anxiety


BACKGROUND Pediatric residents must become proficient with performing a lumbar puncture (LP) during training. Residents have traditionally acquired LP skills by observing the procedure performed by a more senior resident or staff physician and then attempting the procedure themselves. This process can result in variable procedural skill acquisition and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12909-016-0722-1


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