Methodologies for establishing validity in surgical simulation studies.

@article{Nortwick2010MethodologiesFE,
  title={Methodologies for establishing validity in surgical simulation studies.},
  author={Sara S Van Nortwick and Thomas S. Lendvay and Aaron R. Jensen and Andrew S. Wright and Karen D. Horvath and Sara Kim},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={147 5},
  pages={622-30}
}
BACKGROUND Validating assessment tools in surgical simulation training is critical to objectively measuring skills. Most reviews do not elicit methodologies for conducting rigorous validation studies. Our study reports current methodological approaches and proposes benchmark criteria for establishing validity in surgical simulation studies. METHODS We conducted a systematic review of studies establishing validity. A PubMed search was performed with the following keywords: "validity/validation… CONTINUE READING

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