Transfer of training in the development of intracorporeal suturing skill in medical student novices: a prospective randomized trial.

@article{Muresan2010TransferOT,
  title={Transfer of training in the development of intracorporeal suturing skill in medical student novices: a prospective randomized trial.},
  author={Claude Muresan and Tommy H. Lee and Jacob Seagull and Adrian E. Park},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={200 4},
  pages={537-41}
}
BACKGROUND To help optimize the use of limited resources in trainee education, we developed a prospective randomized trial to determine the most effective means of teaching laparoscopic suturing to novices. METHODS Forty-one medical students received rudimentary instruction in intracorporeal suturing, then were pretested on a pig enterotomy model. They then were posttested after completion of 1 of 4 training arms: laparoscopic suturing, laparoscopic drills, open suturing, and virtual reality… CONTINUE READING

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