2018
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-2803.201800000-81
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Abstract: BACKGROUND: Paracentesis is a routine medical procedure quite relevant in clinical practice. There are risks of complications related to paracentesis, so it is essential a proper trainee for the younger practicer. OBJECTIVE: The article describes the construction and the application of a low cost paracentesis simulator for undergraduate medical students and it also describes the perception of students about the simulator as well. METHODS: A low-cost model was developed by the Program of Tutorial Education… Show more

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“…The use of simulators has been increasingly important as a tool for medical education as they bring students closer to professional reality. In addition, there is a growing demand from society for greater safety in surgical procedures and better training for physicians 3,12 .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The motivation for this procedure can be diagnostic or therapeutic. In the first case, it is useful to define behavior and, in the second, essential to alleviate symptoms [1][2][3] .…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
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