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A novel, cost effective escharotomy simulator and trainee assessment

Ali, Shariq, Potokar, Tom S., Chamania, Shobha, Lohana, Parkash, Price, Patricia Elaine and Whitaker, Iain S. 2008. A novel, cost effective escharotomy simulator and trainee assessment. Burns 34 (4) , pp. 531-532. 10.1016/j.burns.2007.06.019

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Over the last two decades, virtual reality, haptics, simulators, robotics, and other "advanced technologies" have emerged as important innovations in medical learning and practice. In the 21st century, however, it is important to continue to develop simple teaching aids which are available to large audiences in low and middle-income countries. We present a simple 'escharotomy simulator' which has been well received, resulting in an increase in knowledge, and an increase in confidence to carry out the procedure.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Healthcare Sciences
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0305-4179
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:38

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