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Publication Name World Journal of Orthopedics
Manuscript ID 61985
Country/Territory Canada
Category Surgery
Manuscript Type Systematic Reviews
Article Title Hanging up the surgical cap: Assessing the competence of aging surgeons
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Abigail Frazer and Michael Tanzer
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding Author Michael Tanzer, FRCS, MD, Doctor, Full Professor, Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGill University, 1650 Cedar Ave B5159, Montreal H3G 1A4, Canada. michael.tanzer@mcgill.ca
Key Words Aging surgeon; Competency; Surgical skill; Surgeon retirement
Core Tip A surgeon should not be forced to hang up his/her surgical cap at a predetermined age, but should be able to practice for as long as his/her surgical skills are objectively maintained at the appropriate level of competency. The strategy of using skill-based simulations in evaluating non-medical professionals can be similarly used as part of the assessment of the ageing surgeons’ surgical competency, showing who may require remediation or retirement.
Citation Frazer A, Tanzer M. Hanging up the surgical cap: Assessing the competence of aging surgeons. World J Orthop 2021; 12(4): 234-245
Received
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Second Decision
2021-04-02 05:53
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2021-04-05 15:59
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ISSN 2218-5836 (online)
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Assistant Editor Assistant Editor
Science Editor Jia-Ru Fan
Reviewer Code 02495324
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Full Article (PDF) WJO-12-234.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJO-12-234.docx
Manuscript File 61985_Auto_Edited_LM.docx
Answering Reviewers 61985-Answering reviewers.pdf
Audio Core Tip 61985-Audio core tip.m4a
Biostatistics Review Certificate 61985-Biostatistics statement.pdf
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 61985-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 61985-Copyright license agreement.pdf
Peer-review Report 61985-Peer-review(s).pdf
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Scientific Misconduct Check 61985-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 61985-Scientific editor work list.pdf