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Identifying orthopaedic surgeons of the future: the inability of some medical students to achieve competence in basic arthroscopic tasks despite training: a randomised study.

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The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of training on the arthroscopic performance of a group of medical students and to determine whether all students could be trained to competence. Thirty-three medical students with no previous experience of arthroscopy were randomised to a 'Trained' or an 'Untrained' cohort. They were required to carry out 30 episodes of two simulated arthroscopic tasks (one shoulder and one knee). The primary outcome variable was task success at each episode...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
93
Issue:
12
Pages:
1586-1591
Publication date:
2011-12-05
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ISSN:
0301-620X
URN:
uuid:7c2a2e3b-c43d-45a1-b677-94993838c40e
Source identifiers:
221299
Local pid:
pubs:221299

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