Simulators for training in ultrasound guided procedures.

@article{Sultan2013SimulatorsFT,
  title={Simulators for training in ultrasound guided procedures.},
  author={Syed Farjad Sultan and George Shorten and Gabrielle Iohom},
  journal={Medical ultrasonography},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={125-31}
}
The four major categories of skill sets associated with proficiency in ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia are 1) understanding device operations, 2) image optimization, 3) image interpretation and 4) visualization of needle insertion and injection of the local anesthetic solution. Of these, visualization of needle insertion and injection of local anaesthetic solution can be practiced using simulators and phantoms. This survey of existing simulators summarizes advantages and disadvantages of… CONTINUE READING

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