Simulation as a Setup for Technical Proficiency: Can a Virtual Warm-up Improve Live Fiber-optic Intubation?

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Abstract

(Abstracted from Br J Anaesth, 116(3):398–404, 2016)

Fiber-optic intubation (FOI) is often performed by anesthesia residents under a great deal of pressure. As a means of calming nerves and improving skills, some surgical subspecialties allow for a virtual “warm-up” of procedures using visual simulations.

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