Simulation in resuscitation training
Perkins, Gavin D. (2007) Simulation in resuscitation training. Resuscitation, Vol.73 (No.2). pp. 202-211. ISSN 0300-9572Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2007.01....
The quality of education, CPR guidelines and the chain of survival all contribute to patient outcome following cardiac arrest. Increasing concerns about patient safety have focused attention on the methods used to train and prepare doctors for clinical practice. Reductions in clinical exposure at both undergraduate and postgraduate level have been implicated in junior doctors inability to recognise and manage critically ill patients. Simulation is used as a central training tool. in contemporary advanced life support teaching. Simulation provides a learning opportunity for controlled clinical practice without putting patients or others at risk. This review examines the history and rationale for simulation training in resuscitation and provides some background to the Learning theories that underpin it. The role of task trainers, high and tow fidelity patient simulators and computer assisted simulation as teaching tools are discussed. (C) 2007 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RC Internal medicine|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Resuscitation|
|Publisher:||Elsevier Ireland Ltd|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 202-211|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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