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Sample Search: Trauma Life Support Training Course

Are there any alternatives to using dogs and pigs in a trauma life support training course?

Set Terms Items
1 title:trauma* OR title:"life support" OR title:(emergenc* near/1 medic*) 118840
2 title:train* OR title:teach* OR title:educat* OR title:instruct* 344252
3 dog OR dogs OR canine* OR pig OR pigs OR swine OR piglet* OR "animal model*" 1833729
4 #1 AND #2 1484
5 #3 AND #4 12
6 alternative* OR model* OR simulat* OR cadav* OR carcas* OR software OR video* OR interact* OR digital* OR virtual OR mannequin* OR manikin* OR computer* 6813985
7 #4 AND #6 372

Databases Searched: Agricola, Medline, Biosis, CAB Abstracts

Example Citations:

Set 5
The use of animals in live-tissue trauma training and military medical research.
Martinic, G.
Lab animal, 2011, 40 (10), 319-22.

Advanced surgical trauma care training with a live porcine model.
Gaarder, C.; Naess, P.A.; Buanes, T.; Pillgram-Larsen, J.
Injury, 2005, 36 (6), 718-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2004.12.024

Establishment of a teaching animal model for sonographic diagnosis of trauma.
Abu-Zidan, F.M.; Siosteen, A.; Wang, J.; al-Ayoubi, F.; Lennquist, S.
Journal of trauma injury infection and critical care, 2004, 56 (1), 99-104.

Set 7
Novel simulation for training trauma surgeons.
Aboud, E.T.; Krisht, A.F.; O'Keeffe, T.; Nader, R.; Hassan, M.; Stevens, C.M.; Ali, F.; Luchette, F.A.
Journal of trauma injury infection and critical care, 2011, 71 (6), 1484-1490. DOI:10.1097/TA.0b013e3182396337

Trauma mannequin assessment of management skills of surgical residents after advanced trauma life support training
Ali, J.; Gana, T.J.; Howard, M.
Journal of surgical research, 2000, 93 (1), 197-200.DOI:10.1006/jsre.2000.5968

Endotracheal intubation: application of virtual reality to emergency medical services education.
Mayrose, J.; Myers, J.W.
Simulation in healthcare : journal of the society for simulation in healthcare, 2007, 2 (4), 231-4

Simulation in emergency medicine training.
Ten Eyck, R.P.
Pediatric Emergency Care, 2011, 27 (4), 333-41; quiz 342-4. DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182131fe0

Animal cadaveric models for advanced trauma life support training.
Eaton, B.D.; Messent, D.O.; Haywood, I.R.
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1990, 72 (2), 135-139. PMCID: PMC2499109