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About Timothy Koboldt, MD

Associate Program Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO
19 01, 2019

IDEA Series-JETem Innovation: A Low Cost Escharotomy Simulation Model for Residency Education

2019-01-15T18:38:16+00:00

The Problem

idea series teaching residents quality improvementEmergency Medicine (EM) residents are expected to be familiar with and competent in performing a wide number of procedures, including rare ones such as performing an escharotomy in a patient with severe burns. Unfortunately, there is a paucity of readily available simulation models to facilitate practice of this rare yet potentially life-saving skill.

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