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Table 1 Biosimulation resuscitative hysterotomy model materials and cost

From: A novel biosimulation task trainer for the deliberate practice of resuscitative hysterotomy

Item Cost ($)
Pork belly 12 lbs at 3.00/lb (on sale) = 36
Pig skin 3 lbs at 2.50/lb = 7.50
Squid 2 whole squid = 3.00
Pig stomach of adult size, multiple 4 at 2.50/lb = 10
Clear plastic grocery bags Free from grocery store
Foley catheter × 2 Expired supply (ED)
3-L water Tap
Gaumard S500 Original Childbirth Simulator (includes non-articulating simulation baby fetus) Loan from the Rector Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
Gaumard S500 Articulating Newborn Loan from the Rector Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
Suction tubing Expired supply (ED)
Umbilical cord tubing from Foley catheter Expired supply (ED)
Suture (3-0 to 0-0 nylon, any type) Expired supply (OR)
Laceration tray Expired supply (ED)
Gloves Expired supply (OR)
Blunt scissors Loan from ED
Scalpel 10 blade Expired supply (ED)
Absorbent floor mats Expired supply (ED)
PPE (mask, gown, boots) Expired supply (ED)
  1. ED emergency department, OR operating room