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  1. The rhinology laboratory.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Meeting of the Eastern Section of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, Inc. Providence, RI, USA, 1999/01/30.

    Objectives 

    This study seeks to develop a rhinology lab model and to assess its effectiveness for physicians-in-training.

    Study Design 

    We established a rhinology lab at our institution with simple and affordable modifications to our temporal bone lab.

    Residents attended a seven-part lecture series and received a list of endoscopic and open procedures to perform on computed tomography (CT) - scanned, vessel-injected cadaver heads.

    Methods 

    After 2 years we asked participating residents to rate their lab experience on a 1-to-10 (disagree-agree) scale.

    Results 

    Cumulative scores indicated that residents enthusiastically perceived this additional training as worthwhile (mu=10), while increasing their efficiency (mu=9.5), safety (mu=9.875), and anatomic knowledge (mu=9.875).

    The lab has opened opportunities for rhinology research, as evidence by one resident publication and another project in progress.

    Survey feedback has helped develop guidelines for instructor participation in the lab as well as for assigned reading and independent study.

    Conclusions 

    Based on our preliminary experience, we recommend the rhinology lab to all residency programs as an important yet cost-effective means of maintaining education in step with rapidly changing technologies.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Lésion, Nez, Sinus face, Modèle, Efficacité, Médecin, Enseignement, Utilisation, Interne(étudiant), Développement, Laboratoire, Enquête, Homme, ORL pathologie, Sinus face pathologie, Nez pathologie, Rhinologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Lesion, Nose, Paranasal sinus, Models, Efficiency, Physician, Teaching, Use, Resident(student), Development, Laboratory, Survey, Human, ENT disease, Paranasal sinus disease, Nose disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0379986

    Code Inist : 002B10B02. Création : 22/03/2000.