TITLE

Maintaining Competency in Cardiovascular Surgery Using High-Fidelity Simulation

AUTHOR(S)
M., Maxwell; A., Kreeger
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, pe37
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "Maintaining Competency in Cardiovascular Surgery Using High-Fidelity Simulation," by M. Maxwell and A. Kreeger is presented.
ACCESSION #
31609501

 

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