Gastroschisis Simulation Model: Pre-surgical Management Technical Report

Published on Mar 22, 2017in Cureus
· DOI :10.7759/CUREUS.1109
Orna Rosen1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Montefiore Medical Center),
Robert M Angert1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Montefiore Medical Center)
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Abstract
: This technical report describes the creation of a gastroschisis model for a newborn. This is a simple, low-cost task trainer that provides the opportunity for Neonatology providers, including fellows, residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses, to practice the management of a baby with gastroschisis after birth and prior to surgery. Included is a suggested checklist with which the model can be employed. The details can be modified to suit different learning objectives.
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