University of Washington med students prepare with cutting edge technology
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 5, 2009
Thanks to video-game technology, realistic rubber skin, fake organs, mannequins, and other simulation devices, budding surgeons at the University of Washington now test their skills in the virtual world. The UW is increasingly moving toward requiring all medical, nursing, pharmacology students and others to master such simulated realities before ever touching a live human being.
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