Self-assessment of performance among surgical trainees during simulated procedures in a simulated operating theater.

@article{Moorthy2006SelfassessmentOP,
  title={Self-assessment of performance among surgical trainees during simulated procedures in a simulated operating theater.},
  author={Krishna Moorthy and Yaron Munz and Sally Adams and Vikas Pandey and Ara Darzi},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={192 1},
  pages={114-8}
}
BACKGROUND The ability of surgeons to assess their own performance is essential for training and self-regulation. The latter is based on the premise that they recognize their weaknesses and seek remedial action accordingly. METHODS Twenty-seven surgical trainees performed a simulated saphenofemoral high-tie on a synthetic model in a simulated operating theater. The performance assessment consisted of blinded rating of technical skills and a global rating of team skills by a human factors… CONTINUE READING

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