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Question 57#

Requirements for successful and effective microsurgical training:

a. Good hand-eye co-ordination
b. Patience of candidates and tutors
c. Appropriate educational centres and training programs
d. Individualized advanced training
e. All of the above is true

Correct Answer is E


All of the above is true. Effective microsurgical education is based on training centres with appropriate education programs, infrastructure and equipment. The individualised programs are more effective and require good hand-eye co-ordination, good manual skills and patience both of the participant and tutor.


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