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Crowd-Sourced Assessment of Technical Skills: a novel method to evaluate surgical performance.

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BACKGROUND: Validated methods of objective assessments of surgical skills are resource intensive. We sought to test a web-based grading tool using crowdsourcing called Crowd-Sourced Assessment of Technical Skill. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Institutional Review Board approval was granted to test the accuracy of Amazon.com's Mechanical Turk and Facebook crowdworkers compared with experienced surgical faculty grading a recorded dry-laboratory robotic surgical suturing performance using three perform...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.jss.2013.09.024

Authors


Kowalewski, T More by this author
Aggarwal, R More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Journal:
The Journal of surgical research
Volume:
187
Issue:
1
Pages:
65-71
Publication date:
2014-03-05
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EISSN:
1095-8673
ISSN:
0022-4804
URN:
uuid:6e7a2055-b47b-49e1-8e3b-1325e71d65a2
Source identifiers:
436762
Local pid:
pubs:436762

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