The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 56, Issue 1, pp 35–54 | Cite as

Teaching technical skills in pediatrics

  • Steven M. Selbst
  • M. Douglas Baker
  • Louis M. Bell
  • Kathy N. Shaw
  • Cynthia Briede
  • G. Anthony Woodward
  • Stephen Ludwig
Symposium: Teaching and Learning Pediatrics


Technical skills are an important and difficult part of managing a very sick or injured child. However, technical procedures are more often learned from experience than practice. This article reviews a variety of technical skills and procedures commonly performed in a pediatric emergency department. Each technical procedure can be practiced using live or artificial model for simulation.


Technical Skill External Jugular Vein Medullary Cavity Infusion Catheter Pediatric Emergency Medicine 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven M. Selbst
    • 1
  • M. Douglas Baker
    • 1
  • Louis M. Bell
    • 1
  • Kathy N. Shaw
    • 1
  • Cynthia Briede
    • 1
  • G. Anthony Woodward
    • 1
  • Stephen Ludwig
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Division of General PediatricsThe Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaU.S.A.

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