Comprehensive surgical coaching enhances surgical skill in the operating room: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2015; 262: 205–212.

Published: 5th January 2016

Authors: Bonrath EM, Dedy NJ, Gordon LE, Grantcharov TP


Eighteen surgical trainees had one of two different training schedules. Comprehensive coaching improved subsequent procedure-specific skills scores (P=0,017), and reduced the rate of technical surgical error (P=0.003).

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