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ISRN Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 259864, 6 pages
Teaching Emergency Surgical Skills for Trauma Resuscitation-Mechanical Simulator versus Animal Model
Department of Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, 55 Queen Street East, Suite No. 402, Toronto, ON, Canada M5C 1R6
Received 8 August 2012; Accepted 27 August 2012
Academic Editors: A. K. Attri, D. Doll, A. Eisenman, and M. Mohsin
Copyright © 2012 Jameel Ali et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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