Flexible sigmoidoscopy by physician assistants: validation study of a computer-based simulator

Yousfi, Mahmoud; Baron, Todd; Horn, Billie; Fleischer, David E; Sorbi, Darius
September 2003
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS300
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Flexible sigmoidoscopy by physician assistants: Validation study of a computer-based simulator," by Mahmoud Yousfi and colleagues is presented.


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