Intervention Protocol

Virtual reality training for improving the skills needed for performing surgery of the ear, nose or throat

  1. Patorn Piromchai1,2,*,
  2. Alex Avery2,
  3. Malinee Laopaiboon3,
  4. Gregor Kennedy4,
  5. Stephen O'Leary2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Group

Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010198


How to Cite

Piromchai P, Avery A, Laopaiboon M, Kennedy G, O'Leary S. Virtual reality training for improving the skills needed for performing surgery of the ear, nose or throat (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010198. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010198.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Khon Kaen, Thailand

  2. 2

    Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital/University of Melbourne, Department of Otolaryngology, East Melbourne, Australia

  3. 3

    Khon Kaen University, Department of Biostatistics and Demography, Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen, Thailand

  4. 4

    University of Melbourne, Centre for the Study of Higher Education, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

*Patorn Piromchai, patorn@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

  1. To determine whether virtual reality training can improve the skills needed for performing ENT surgery.
  2. To determine whether skills acquired through virtual reality training can transfer to the operating theatre.