Innate Arthroscopic Skills in Medical Students and Variation in Learning Curves

October 2011
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;10/5/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 19, p1855
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which investigates the innate arthroscopic skills of medical students and their learning curve patterns. It notes that technical skill is an essential domain of surgical competence while arthroscopic surgery is requiring a challenging subset of technical skills. Results of the study reveals that innate arthroscopic skill varies among future surgeons and some individuals are achieving competence in basic arthroscopic tasks.


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