Table 1: Survey scores of the porcine versus TraumaMan for educational effectiveness of the surgical skills.

Very Poor PoorSatisfactoryVery goodExcellent
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ATLS surgical skills: porcine model scores
 Chest tube0013% (4)41% (13)47% (15)
 Pericardiocentesis07% (2)27% (8)53% (16)13% (4)
 DPL0019% (6)58% (18)23% (7)
 Cricothyroidotomy06% (2)44% (14)34% (11)16% (5)

ATLS surgical skills: TraumaMan scores
 Chest tube03% (1)16% (5)41% (13)41% (13)
 Pericardiocentesis0019% (6)66% (21)16% (5)
 DPL0052% (16)39% (12)10% (3)
 Cricothyroidotomy03% (1)13% (4)38% (12)47% (15)

PorcineTraumaMan value

Chest tube4.36 (SD 0.70)4.19 (SD 0.82)
Cricothyroidotomy3.58 (SD 0.84)4.29 (SD 0.81)
DPL3.94 (SD 0.67)3.48 (SD 0.67)
Pericardiocentesis3.55 (SD 0.78)3.97 (SD 0.59)