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Table 4 In 10 competencies significant differences were detected between the groups “offering surgery” and “not-offering surgery”

From: Development of learning objectives for neurology in a veterinary curriculum: Part II: Postgraduates

  Mean non-surgery Mean surgery P-value
Neuroanaesthesia & Neurosurgery    
> Theory    
Understand fluid therapy for a neurological patient 3,91 3,73 0.0241
> Practical    
Perform ventral slot 3.67 3.89 0.0014
Perform thoracolumbar hemilaminectomy 3.7 3.93 P < 0.0001
Perform dorsal laminectomy of cervical spine 3.59 3.79 0.0212
Perform fenestration 3.65 3.9 P < 0.0001
Perform ventriculo-peritoneal shunt 3.22 3.51 0.0306
Perform craniotomy/craniectomy 3.3 3.62 0.01
Perform fracture repair 3.22 3.53 0.0133
Perform dorsal laminectomy of lumbosacral spine 3.52 3.8 0.0018
Perform atlantoaxial subluxation fixation techniques 3.26 3.57 0.0331
  1. Values in boldface have higher mean rating.