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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28697057/computerized-virtual-reality-simulation-in-preclinical-dentistry-can-a-computerized-simulator-replace-the-conventional-phantom-heads-and-human-instruction
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Anastasios Plessas
In preclinical dental education, the acquisition of clinical, technical skills, and the transfer of these skills to the clinic are paramount. Phantom heads provide an efficient way to teach preclinical students dental procedures safely while increasing their dexterity skills considerably. Modern computerized phantom head training units incorporate features of virtual reality technology and the ability to offer concurrent augmented feedback. The aims of this review were to examine and evaluate the dental literature for evidence supporting their use and to discuss the role of augmented feedback versus the facilitator's instruction...
July 10, 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28697056/effect-of-emergency-department-mattress-compressibility-on-chest-compression-depth-using-a-standardized-cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-board-a-slider-transfer-board-and-a-flat-spine-board-a-simulation-based-study
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Adam Cheng, Claudia Belanger, Brandi Wan, Jennifer Davidson, Yiqun Lin
INTRODUCTION: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) performed on a mattress decreases effective chest compression depth. Using a CPR board partially attenuates mattress compressibility. We aimed to determine the effect of a CPR board, a slider transfer board, a CPR board with a slider transfer board, and a flat spine board on chest compression depth with a mannequin placed on an emergency department mattress. METHODS: The study used a cross-over study design. The CPR-certified healthcare providers performed 2 minutes of compressions on a mannequin in five conditions, an emergency department mattress with: (a) no hard surface, (b) a CPR board, (c) a slider transfer board, (d) a CPR board and slider transfer board, and (e) a flat spine board...
July 10, 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28697055/development-and-assessment-of-pictorial-guide-for-improved-accuracy-of-visual-blood-loss-estimation-in-cesarean-delivery
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Brittany E Homcha, Elbert J Mets, Michael D F Goldenberg, Lan Kong, Sonia J Vaida
INTRODUCTION: Estimated blood loss for surgical procedures performed via visual estimation is known to be an inaccurate method. Blood loss estimation is further complicated during cesarean delivery (CD) by a large volume loss for a short period as well as the presence of amniotic fluid. We hypothesized that a pictorial guide depicting premeasured blood volumes and materials commonly used in a CD would improve clinician accuracy in estimated blood loss. METHODS: A simulated CD scene was used to assess the ability of clinicians to estimate the amount of blood lost by a CD patient...
July 10, 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28697054/medication-simulation-affects-health-provider-students-attitudes-about-adherence-and-concordance
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Tamara O Perdue, J Todd Jackson, Christine Herring, Kathryn Garren, R Anthony Yocum, Melvin Swanson, Ann Marie Nye
INTRODUCTION: Assisting polypharmacy patients with complex health regimens is a part of health provider responsibilities. The concepts of adherence and concordance contrast the traditional emphasis on patient compliance. However, health provider students may not be able to empathize with polypharmacy patients. The purpose of this study was to measure the effect of a medication simulation on medical, nursing, and pharmacy students' beliefs about adherence and concordance. METHODS: A prospective, quasi-experimental, pretest, and posttest design was used with institutional review board approval...
July 10, 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28609316/evaluation-of-a-low-fidelity-surgical-simulator-for-large-loop-excision-of-the-transformation-zone-lletz
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Erin B Wilson, Michael M Beckmann, David G Hewett, Brian C Jolly, Sarah Janssens
INTRODUCTION: Large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ) is a common gynecological treatment for cervical dysplasia but can be challenging to teach. There is no widely adopted simulator for this procedure in Australia, so a new low-fidelity simulator was designed and evaluated. METHOD: A simulator for a LLETZ procedure was developed. Doctors (N = 29), varied in experience level in gynecology at a tertiary hospital, performed a LLETZ procedure using the simulator...
June 12, 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28609315/the-role-of-extracorporeal-membrane-oxygenation-simulation-training-at-extracorporeal-life-support-organization-centers-in-the-united-states
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Mark F Weems, Philippe S Friedlich, Lara P Nelson, Alyssa J Rake, Laura Klee, James E Stein, Theodora A Stavroudis
INTRODUCTION: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) requires a multidisciplinary healthcare team. The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization publishes training guidelines but leaves specific requirements up to each institution. Simulation training has shown promise, but it is unclear how many institutions have incorporated simulation techniques into ECMO training to date. METHODS: We sent an electronic survey to ECMO coordinators at Extracorporeal Life Support Organization sites in the United States...
June 12, 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28609314/feedback-simulation-for-acupressure-training-and-skill-assessment
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Eric Noll, Jamie Romeiser, Shivam Shodhan, Maria Cecilia Madariaga, Xiaojun Guo, Sabeen Rizwan, Ehab Al-Bizri, Elliott Bennett-Guerrero
INTRODUCTION: Previous acupressure studies have yielded varying results. This could be due to differences in the amount of pressure applied to the acupressure point (acupoint) by study personnel within a study as well as between studies. Standardizing the level of pressure applied at an acupoint could improve clinical care and future research. METHODS: As part of an ongoing randomized clinical trial of postoperative acupressure, five trainees were asked to perform 2 minutes of acupressure and light touch sessions on a simulator...
June 12, 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28538446/coaching-the-debriefer-peer-coaching-to-improve-debriefing-quality-in-simulation-programs
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Adam Cheng, Vincent Grant, James Huffman, Gavin Burgess, Demian Szyld, Traci Robinson, Walter Eppich
Formal faculty development programs for simulation educators are costly and time-consuming. Peer coaching integrated into the teaching flow can enhance an educator's debriefing skills. We provide a practical guide for the who, what, when, where, why, and how of peer coaching for debriefing in simulation-based education. Peer coaching offers advantages such as psychological safety and team building, and it can benefit both the educator who is receiving feedback and the coach who is providing it. A feedback form for effective peer coaching includes the following: (1) psychological safety, (2) framework, (3) method/strategy, (4) content, (5) learner centeredness, (6) co-facilitation, (7) time management, (8) difficult situations, (9) debriefing adjuncts, and (10) individual style and experience...
May 20, 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28538445/a-national-survey-on-the-use-of-immersive-simulation-for-interprofessional-education-in-physical-therapist-education-programs
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Brad Stockert, Patricia J Ohtake
INTRODUCTION: There is growing recognition that collaborative practice among healthcare professionals is associated with improved patient outcomes and enhanced team functioning, but development of collaborative practitioners requires interprofessional education (IPE). Immersive simulation, a clinically relevant experience that deeply engages the learner in realistic clinical environments, is used increasingly for IPE. The purpose of this study was to assess the use of immersive simulation as a strategy for IPE in physical therapist (PT) education programs...
May 20, 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28575893/abstracts-to-be-presented-at-the-17th-annual-international-meeting-on-simulation-in-healthcare-january-28th-february-1st-2017-orlando-fl-erratum
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June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28575892/evaluation-of-a-vibrotactile-simulator-for-dental-caries-detection
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Katherine J Kuchenbecker, Robert C Parajon, Margrit P Maggio
INTRODUCTION: Developed to educate dental students in caries detection, the VerroTeach simulator allows dental faculty to share, record, and replay the tactile vibrations felt through a dental hand instrument. We assessed this simulation approach by asking experienced dental educators to evaluate the system's real-time and video playback modes. METHODS: VerroTeach uses an accelerometer to sense instrument vibrations and a voice coil actuator to reproduce these vibrations on another tool...
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28575891/using-simulation-as-an-investigational-methodology-to-explore-the-impact-of-technology-on-team-communication-and-patient-management-a-pilot-evaluation-of-the-effect-of-an-automated-compression-device
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Matthew Gittinger, Sarah M Brolliar, James A Grand, Graham Nichol, Rosemarie Fernandez
INTRODUCTION: This pilot study used a simulation-based platform to evaluate the effect of an automated mechanical chest compression device on team communication and patient management. METHODS: Four-member emergency department interprofessional teams were randomly assigned to perform manual chest compressions (control, n = 6) or automated chest compressions (intervention, n = 6) during a simulated cardiac arrest with 2 phases: phase 1 baseline (ventricular tachycardia), followed by phase 2 (ventricular fibrillation)...
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28570488/experience-of-simulation-based-training-in-a-developing-country
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Hyunjong Kim
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28570487/stopping-the-resuscitation-when-family-is-present-teaching-ethical-and-professional-challenges
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Justin Shamis, Laura Hawryluck, Michael D Christian, Luke Devine
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166189/evaluation-of-three-dimensional-printed-materials-for-simulation-by-computed-tomography-and-ultrasound-imaging
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James J Mooney, Nabeel Sarwani, Melissa L Coleman, Joseph S Fotos
INTRODUCTION: The use of three-dimensional (3D) printing allows for creation of custom models for clinical care, education, and simulation. Medical imaging, given the significant role it plays in both clinical diagnostics and procedures, remains an important area for such education and simulation. Unfortunately, the materials appropriate for use in simulation involving radiographic or ultrasound imaging remains poorly understood. Therefore, our study was intended to explore the characteristics of readily available 3D printing materials when visualized by computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound...
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166188/focused-and-corrective-feedback-versus-structured-and-supported-debriefing-in-a-simulation-based-cardiac-arrest-team-training-a-pilot-randomized-controlled-study
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Ji-Hoon Kim, Young-Min Kim, Seong Heui Park, Eun A Ju, Se Min Choi, Tai Yong Hong
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to compare the educational impact of two postsimulation debriefing methods-focused and corrective feedback (FCF) versus Structured and Supported Debriefing (SSD)-on team dynamics in simulation-based cardiac arrest team training. METHODS: This was a pilot randomized controlled study conducted at a simulation center. Fourth-year medical students were randomly assigned to the FCF or SSD group, with each team composed of six students and a confederate...
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28151774/healthcare-simulation-in-resource-limited-regions-and-global-health-applications
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Pamela Andreatta
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28027077/rectal-carcinoma-model-a-novel-simulation-in-pathology-training
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Ananya Pongpaibul, Prattana Chiravirakul, Piyawadee Leksrisakul, Phadungsak Silakorn, Wangcha Chumtap, Somchai Chongpipatchaipron, Peerasak Jaitrong, Ekachai Jitvichai
INTRODUCTION: Until now, the apprenticeship training model is used to train pathology residents. Pathology residents are trained using patient specimens that are received during the course of normal daily pathology service. However, this training method could result in inconsistency in knowledge and experience among trainees because of variation in specimens that are received for analysis. The use of simulated specimens in pathology residency training could help ensure that all pathology residents receive consistent knowledge and experience...
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28009653/teamwork-assessment-tools-in-obstetric-emergencies-a-systematic-review
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Desire N Onwochei, Stephen Halpern, Mrinalini Balki
INTRODUCTION: Team-based training and simulation can improve patient safety, by improving communication, decision making, and performance of team members. Currently, there is no general consensus on whether or not a specific assessment tool is better adapted to evaluate teamwork in obstetric emergencies. The purpose of this qualitative systematic review was to find the tools available to assess team effectiveness in obstetric emergencies. METHODS: We searched Embase, Medline, PubMed, Web of Science, PsycINFO, CINAHL, and Google Scholar for prospective studies that evaluated nontechnical skills in multidisciplinary teams involving obstetric emergencies...
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27902533/using-simulation-in-global-health-considerations-for-design-and-implementation
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Michael B Pitt, Walter J Eppich, Margaret L Shane, Sabrina M Butteris
Providers and educators increasingly participate in global health work during their careers. Simulation can play an important role in both preparing learners for work in resource-limited settings and training providers in these countries. However, little guidance exists for educators interested in creating and implementing scenarios for these settings. We discuss several key considerations unique to global health simulation ranging from addressing common cultural differences surrounding healthcare and varied regional approaches to disease identification and management to understanding precisely what resources exist in the setting and what strategies can be used to provide care when the expected resources are not available...
June 2017: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
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