Open surgical simulation--a review.

@article{Davies2013OpenSS,
  title={Open surgical simulation--a review.},
  author={Jennifer Davies and Manaf Khatib and Fernando Bello},
  journal={Journal of surgical education},
  year={2013},
  volume={70 5},
  pages={618-27}
}
BACKGROUND Surgical simulation has benefited from a surge in interest over the last decade as a result of the increasing need for a change in the traditional apprentice model of teaching surgery. However, despite the recent interest in surgical simulation as an adjunct to surgical training, most of the literature focuses on laparoscopic, endovascular, and endoscopic surgical simulation with very few studies scrutinizing open surgical simulation and its benefit to surgical trainees. The aim of… CONTINUE READING

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