Simulators in the urological training armamentarium: A boon or a bane?

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Abstract

Simulation devices have grasped the attention of almost all industries worldwide and the medical field has not been exempt. With technological advancement, it becomes important to assess whether medical simulators are the way forward as an adjunct or as a replacement to traditional training approaches by assessing their safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness, and whether they should be made mandatory in the curriculum of urology training. The present review aims to clarify some of these issues, as well as assess their role in urological training and present both the pros and cons of this simulation-based training.

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Aggarwal, G., & Adhikary, S. D. (2017, June 1). Simulators in the urological training armamentarium: A boon or a bane? Arab Journal of Urology. Arab Association of Urology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aju.2017.01.006

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