Mannequin simulation improves the confidence of medical students performing tube thoracostomy: a prospective, controlled trial.

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This study was undertaken to determine the educational benefits of mannequin simulation for performance of tube thoracostomy in a porcine model by medical students. Thirty medical students were randomized into two groups; the first performed tube thoracostomy on a mannequin simulator and then a porcine model; the second used only the porcine model… (More)

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@article{Hishikawa2010MannequinSI, title={Mannequin simulation improves the confidence of medical students performing tube thoracostomy: a prospective, controlled trial.}, author={Shuji Hishikawa and Masaki Kawano and Hozumi Tanaka and Kenjiro Konno and Yoshikazu Yasuda and Ryutaro Kawano and Eiji Kobayashi and Alan Kawarai Lefor}, journal={The American surgeon}, year={2010}, volume={76 1}, pages={73-8} }