Utility of a transesophageal echocardiographic simulator as a teaching tool.

  title={Utility of a transesophageal echocardiographic simulator as a teaching tool.},
  author={Ruma R Bose and Robina Matyal and Haider Javed Warraich and John O. Summers and Balachundher Subramaniam and John Mitchell and Peter J Panzica and Sajid Shahul and Feroze U. Mahmood},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  volume={25 2},
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to test the hypothesis that simulator-based transesophageal echocardiographic training was a more effective method of training anesthesia residents with no prior experience in echocardiography as compared with conventional methods of training (books, articles, and web-based resources). STUDY DESIGN A prospective randomized study. SETTING An academic medical center (teaching hospital). PARTICIPANTS The participants consisted of first-year anesthesia… CONTINUE READING


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