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Comparison of success rates of novice surgeons to attain proficiency in basic arthroscopy skills after receiving prior training with different simulation systems.
A non-anatomic set of training modules utilizing cigar boxes was developed at our institution to instruct residents in the basics of knee arthroscopy. Twenty-four medical students with no prior arthroscopic or laparoscopic experience were enrolled as subjects. Sixteen subjects were randomized to participate in four hours of either the cigar box arthroscopy trainer (CBAT) or a previously validated anatomic knee arthroscopy trainer (AKAT). The remaining eight subjects served as controls (CO). All subjects underwent a one-hour formalized training session provided by our orthopaedic sports faculty. Subjects' skills were assessed by one of two faculty members through repeated attempts at performing a diagnostic knee arthroscopy on a cadaveric specimen. Objective scores were given using the Basic Arthroscopic Knee Skill Scoring System. Total cost differences were also calculated.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Non-Anatomic Arthroscopy Simulation, Anatomic Arthroscopy Simulation, Pre-assesment education
University of Arizona
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-04-27T20:23:21-0400
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A computer simulation technique that is used to model the interaction between two molecules. Typically the docking simulation measures the interactions of a small molecule or ligand with a part of a larger molecule such as a protein.
A computer simulation developed to study the motion of molecules over a period of time.
Three-dimensional representation to show anatomic structures. Models may be used in place of intact animals or organisms for teaching, practice, and study.
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A controlled learning environment that closely represents reality.
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