Surgical Education and Surgical Simulation

  title={Surgical Education and Surgical Simulation},
  author={M. D. Richard M. Satava},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
The science of virtual reality provides an entirely new opportunity in the area of simulation of surgical skills using computers for training, evaluation, and eventually certification. A taxonomy of the types of simulators is proposed based upon the level of complexity of the task which is being simulated. These tasks are precision placement, simple… CONTINUE READING