Simulation in Orthopedic Surgery

  • Jonathan P. Braman
Part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation book series (CHS)


Simulation in orthopedic surgery has long focused on technical skill development. As arthroscopy has become increasingly important for clinical care, it has also emerged as a major target of surgical simulation. Since the 2013 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery mandate that intern education include surgical simulation, the emphasis in orthopedics has increased dramatically. Important work has also begun on nontechnical aspects of orthopedic surgical care such as communication skills.


Orthopedic surgery Simulation Arthroscopy simulation Fracture simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical CenterMinneapolisUSA

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