Commentary - Journal of Advanced Surgical Research (2021) Volume 5, Issue 2
Trauma: Surgical skills.
Trauma is a primary source of morbidity and mortality globally, and rapid identifying and controlling hemorrhage is important for survival. As a result, Surgical Trainees (ST) must be skilled in the care of traumatically injured patients, including operational exposure and hemorrhage control. The effectiveness of nonoperative trauma care and the adoption of duty-hour limitations have resulted in a decrease in operative experience for surgical residents. A recent 20-year study of case files from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education revealed that graduating chief residents performed half the amount of designated trauma procedures as they did two decades earlierAuthor(s): Daniel Thomas