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  1. In recent years, researchers have recognized the need to examine the relative effectiveness of different simulation approaches and the experiences of physicians operating within such environments. The current ...

    Authors: Timothy J. Cleary, Alexis Battista, Abigail Konopasky, Divya Ramani, Steven J. Durning and Anthony R. Artino Jr

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:17

    Content type: Research

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  2. Cardiovascular physiology can be simulated in patient simulators but is limited to the simulator monitor curves and parameters, missing some important data that today is known as essential to fluid management ...

    Authors: Daniela Chaló, Joana Marques, Henrique Mendes and Consuelo Sancho

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:16

    Content type: Innovation

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  3. COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise; even the most sophisticated healthcare systems have been unable to cope with the volume of patients and lack of resources. Yet the gradual spread of the virus in Leban...

    Authors: Zavi Lakissian, Rami Sabouneh, Rida Zeineddine, Joe Fayad, Rim Banat and Rana Sharara-Chami

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:15

    Content type: Research

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  4. In the process of hospital planning and design, the ability to mitigate risk is imperative and practical as design decisions made early can lead to unintended downstream effects that may lead to patient harm. ...

    Authors: Nora Colman, Ashley Dalpiaz, Sarah Walter, Misty S. Chambers and Kiran B. Hebbar

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:14

    Content type: Innovation

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  5. The world is facing a massive burden from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Governments took the extraordinary step of locking down their own countries to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Af...

    Authors: Pier Luigi Ingrassia, Giorgio Capogna, Cristina Diaz-Navarro, Demian Szyld, Stefania Tomola and Esther Leon-Castelao

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:13

    Content type: Debate article

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  6. Continuing professional development (CPD) activities delivered by simulation to independently practicing physicians are becoming increasingly popular. At present, the educational potential of such simulations ...

    Authors: James S. Leung, Mandeep Brar, Mohamed Eltorki, Kevin Middleton, Leanne Patel, Meagan Doyle and Quang Ngo

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:12

    Content type: Methodology article

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  7. Simulation-based training of emergency teams offers a safe learning environment in which training in the management of the critically ill patient can be planned and practiced without harming the patient. We de...

    Authors: Per P. Bredmose, Jostein Hagemo, Jo Røislien, Doris Østergaard and Stephen Sollid

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:7

    Content type: Innovation

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  8. Healthcare simulation has significant potential for helping health services to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Rapid changes to care pathways and processes needed for protection of staff and patients may be f...

    Authors: Victoria Brazil, Belinda Lowe, Leanne Ryan, Rachel Bourke, Clare Scott, Simone Myers, Hellen Kaneko, Jane Schweitzer and Brenton Shanahan

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:9

    Content type: Innovation

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  9. Use of simulation to ensure an organization is ready for significant events, like COVID-19 pandemic, has shifted from a “backburner” training tool to a “first choice” strategy for ensuring individual, team, an...

    Authors: Ryan Brydges, Douglas M. Campbell, Lindsay Beavers, Nazanin Khodadoust, Paula Iantomasi, Kristen Sampson, Alberto Goffi, Filipe N. Caparica Santos and Andrew Petrosoniak

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:8

    Content type: Innovation

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  10. Many inpatients experience cardiac arrest and mortality in this population is extremely high. Simulation is frequently used to train code teams with the goal of improving these outcomes. A key step in designin...

    Authors: Susan Coffey Zern, William J. Marshall, Patricia A. Shewokis and Michael T. Vest

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:6

    Content type: Research

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  11. A serious game (SG) is a useful tool for nurse training. The objectives of this study were to assess validity evidence of a new SG designed to improve nurses’ ability to detect patient clinical deterioration.

    Authors: Antonia Blanié, Michel-Ange Amorim, Arnaud Meffert, Corinne Perrot, Lydie Dondelli and Dan Benhamou

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:4

    Content type: Research

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  12. In this paper, we describe the potential of simulation to improve hospital responses to the COVID-19 crisis. We provide tools which can be used to analyse the current needs of the situation, explain how simula...

    Authors: Peter Dieckmann, Kjetil Torgeirsen, Sigrun Anna Qvindesland, Libby Thomas, Verity Bushell and Hege Langli Ersdal

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2020 5:3

    Content type: Innovation

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  13. Simulation-based methods are regularly used to train inter-professional groups of healthcare providers at academic medical centers (AMC). These techniques are used less frequently in community hospitals. Bring...

    Authors: Barbara M. Walsh, Marc A. Auerbach, Marcie N. Gawel, Linda L. Brown, Bobbi J. Byrne and Aaron Calhoun

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:30

    Content type: Innovation

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  14. Current workforce demands require new graduates to competently work within health care teams and often in remote settings. To better prepare students for this work, universities have spent much time developing...

    Authors: Marie-Claire O’Shea, Nathan E. Reeves, Andrea Bialocerkowski and Elizabeth Cardell

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4(Suppl 1):28

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 4 Supplement 1

  15. Simulation, as an activity in speech-language pathology training, can increase opportunities for students to gain required skills and competencies. One area that has received little attention in the simulation...

    Authors: Simone Howells, Elizabeth A. Cardell, Monique C. Waite, Andrea Bialocerkowski and Neil Tuttle

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4(Suppl 1):23

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 4 Supplement 1

  16. Simulation in community care is a relatively understudied area. In this paper, we report a qualitative evaluation of the Simulated Client Interprofessional Education (SCIPE) program in a community clinic for u...

    Authors: Susan Waller and Debra Nestel

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4(Suppl 1):21

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 4 Supplement 1

  17. Simulated learning environments (SLEs) are being embraced as effective, though potentially costly tools, by health educators in a variety of contexts. The selection of scenarios, however, can be arbitrary and ...

    Authors: Sandy Edwards and Neil Tuttle

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4(Suppl 1):20

    Content type: Methodology

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 4 Supplement 1

  18. The aim of this study was to evaluate exercise physiology students’ perceptions of two simulation-based learning modules focused on communication and interpersonal skills during history taking.

    Authors: Nathan E. Reeves, Monique C. Waite, Neil Tuttle and Andrea Bialocerkowski

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4(Suppl 1):15

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 4 Supplement 1

  19. Simulation-based learning (SBL) activities are increasingly used to replace or supplement clinical placements for physiotherapy students. There is limited literature evaluating SBL activities that replace on-c...

    Authors: Neil Tuttle and Sean A. Horan

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4(Suppl 1):14

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 4 Supplement 1

  20. The design of medical devices impacts upon the performance of healthcare professionals and patient safety. However, multiple devices serving the same function are often available. The purpose of this study was...

    Authors: Bronwyn Reid-McDermott, Maryanne Browne, Dara Byrne, Paul O’Connor, Emily O’Dowd, Chloe Walsh, Caoimhe Madden and Sinéad Lydon

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:27

    Content type: Research

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  21. Cognitive overload can impair learning, and different factors might affect cognitive load during simulation-based training. In this study, we investigate the role of failure in repeated practice of virtual rea...

    Authors: Jan Duedal Rölfing, Jeppe Kempf Nørskov, Charlotte Paltved, Lars Konge and Steven Arild Wuyts Andersen

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:26

    Content type: Research

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  22. Healthcare systems are urged to build facilities that support safe and efficient delivery of care. Literature demonstrates that the built environment impacts patient safety. Design decisions made early in the ...

    Authors: Nora Colman, Cara Doughty, Jennifer Arnold, Kimberly Stone, Jennifer Reid, Ashley Dalpiaz and Kiran B. Hebbar

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:19

    Content type: Innovation

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  23. Simulated patients (SPs), defined as being over 65 years old, are valuable partners in the training of health professionals related to the care of our aging population. Many senior SPs have been long-time memb...

    Authors: Claudia Schelgel and Cathy M. Smith

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:18

    Content type: Research

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  24. SimGHOSTS introduced Bug Busters to train healthcare simulation technology specialists (HSTSs) as a way to showcase experienced HSTSs’ approaches to technology troubleshooting. This competition functions as a ...

    Authors: Scott Crawford, Stormy Monks, Rachel Bailey and Alaina Fernandez

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:12

    Content type: Innovation

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  25. As clinical simulation has evolved, it is increasingly used to educate staff who work in healthcare contexts (e.g. hospital administrators) or frequently encounter clinical populations as part of their work (e...

    Authors: Mary Lavelle, Gabriel B. Reedy, Chris Attoe, Thomas Simpson and Janet E. Anderson

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:11

    Content type: Research

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  26. Simulation is increasingly being used in postgraduate medical education as an opportunity for competency assessment. However, there is limited direct evidence that supports performance in the simulation lab as...

    Authors: Kristen Weersink, Andrew K. Hall, Jessica Rich, Adam Szulewski and J. Damon Dagnone

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:9

    Content type: Research

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  27. The original article [1] contains a previous iteration of author, Chen Zhang’s name.

    Authors: Cevin Zhang, Thomas Grandits, Karin Pukk Härenstam, Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge and Sebastiaan Meijer

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:7

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Advances in Simulation 2018 3:15

  28. Interprofessional simulation based education (SBE) improves core clinical skills and team training in obstetrics and gynaecology. In this innovative study, the introduction of an undergraduate interprofessiona...

    Authors: Suhas Gorantla, Utkarsh Bansal, Jai Vir Singh, Akhilesh Dutta Dwivedi, Atul Malhotra and Arunaz Kumar

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:6

    Content type: Innovation

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  29. Trauma is the leading cause of death in children. The lack of an accepted definition of what constitutes a high-quality stabilisation of a traumatically injured child has limited the evaluation of direct inter...

    Authors: Ralph James MacKinnon, Karin Pukk-Härenstam, Ulrica Von Thiele Schwarz, Christopher Kennedy and Terese Stenfors

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:4

    Content type: Research

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  30. There is a need for improved research in the field of prehospital care. At the same time, there are many barriers in prehospital research due to the complex context, posing unique challenges for research, deve...

    Authors: Hanna Maurin Söderholm, Henrik Andersson, Magnus Andersson Hagiwara, Per Backlund, Johanna Bergman, Lars Lundberg and Bengt Arne Sjöqvist

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  31. Virtual patients are a recent addition to the educational arsenal to develop non-technical skills in undergraduate health professionals. The Virtual Simulated Patient Resource (

    Authors: Monica Peddle, Margaret Bearman, Lisa Mckenna and Debra Nestel

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:2

    Content type: Research

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  32. The original article [1] contains an error in the Ethics approval statement of the Declarations regarding approval of the study.

    Authors: Lena Oxelmark, Torben Nordahl Amorøe, Liisa Carlzon and Hans Rystedt

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:1

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Advances in Simulation 2017 2:8

  33. The debriefing is an essential component of simulation-based training for healthcare professionals, but learning this complex skill can be challenging for simulation faculty. There are multiple competing prior...

    Authors: Kristin L. Fraser, Michael J. Meguerdichian, Jolene T. Haws, Vincent J. Grant, Komal Bajaj and Adam Cheng

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:28

    Content type: Innovation

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  34. Acute care providers intervening on fragile patients face many knowledge and information related challenges. Explanation based on causal chains of events has limitations when applied to complex physiological s...

    Authors: Willem W.L. van Meurs and Timothy A.J. Antonius

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:27

    Content type: Innovation

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