Tag: "simulator" at medical news
New haptics systems challenge stroke patients to grasp, pinch, squeeze their way to recovery
...signing one is very much like creating an aircraft simulator
to test and train pilots," said Rizzo, who is currently a research scientist at USC's Institute for Creative Technologies. "But now we've created simulations that can assess and rehabilitate a stroke patient under a range of stimulus conditions. The...
New arrival at UC Davis Medical Center
...ical students to nurses and paramedics. The infant simulator
is much more than just a fancy, 28-inch-long doll....w 'baby' is the health-care equivalent of a flight simulator
for pilots," said Judith Hwang, associate professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine and one of t...
LSUHSC innovation in patient safety training to improve surgical outcomes
... and cameras, and a fully responsive human patient simulator
that faculty program to physiologically respond ju...pplication in LSUHSC hospitals. The human patient simulator
is a key component of the program. As its chest rises and falls with each breath, eyes blink, blood ...
Wake up, doc: Lack of sleep affects young doctors just like alcohol does
... and his colleagues found that skills on a driving simulator
deteriorated in residents who were tested after an overnight shift in the hospital and at the end of a month of heavy night work. The findings from these two studies suggest that the personal safety of residents who drive home after working all nigh...
Simulator can help stroke patients drive again
A high-fidelity simulator
that allows people to practice driving on a comput...ain, researchers have found. Patients who received simulator
training were also almost twice as likely as stroke patients without the training to pass an officia...
ADDERALL XR significantly improves driving performance, attention in young adults with ADHD
...eractivity disorder (ADHD) in a controlled driving simulator
study conducted by the Washington Neuropsychologic..., investigators tested all patients on the driving simulator
at a practice visit (testing visit one) and after each three-week treatment period (testing visits t...
Case School of Engineering professor applies virtual reality to train brain and heart surgeons
...coordination is difficult to master. Practice on a simulator
would allow surgeons to perfect their technique with no risk to patients." Another undertaking Cavusoglu's "robotic beating heart surgery" project is also advancing surgical science. In a joint program with the University of California at Berkeley...
Tool to reduce elderly driving deaths nationwide
...ons such as the National Safety Council on driving simulator
programs. "This validated assessment tool is a per...iving requires a range of cognitive functions, the simulator
testing may bring attention to a previously undiagnosed cognitive impairment. "Undiagnosed cognitive...
Training on virtual 'patient' improves carotid angiography skills
...re the performance of doctors. Trainees using the simulator
use catheter controls that are identical to those ... actual procedure. Cardiologists who have used the simulator
say that what they see and feel is very realistic. Carotid angiography, and the related procedure o...
Drivers on cell phones are as bad as drunks
...tudy's 40 participants "drove" a PatrolSim driving simulator
four times: once each while undistracted, using a ... paid $100 for 10 hours in the study. The driving simulator
has a steering wheel, dashboard instruments and brake and gas pedals from a Ford Crown Victoria seda...
Digital surgery with touch feedback could improve medical training
...te of Technology, the team is developing a virtual simulator
that will allow surgeons to touch, feel, and manip...ics " the study of sensing through touch " the new simulator
will provide an immersive environment for surgeons to touch, feel, and manipulate computer-generated...
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center opens outpatient facility in Basking Ridge
...trasound diagnostics. Treatment tools include a CT simulator
and two state-of-the-art linear accelerators that map and deliver intensity-modulated radiation beams. This leading-edge technology enhances the precision of radiation therapy while reducing radiation exposure to healthy tissue. Chemotherapy treatme...
Simulation in a virtual combat environment puts surgical skills to the test
...erformance with a standard mannequin-based medical simulator
within a fully immersive virtual environment....
Clinical simulation technology used to improve communication of medical teams
...r approach is that we're going to use our clinical simulator
as a tool to help develop and apply strategies to remediate those failures."...
Better designed roadway intersections can boost older drivers' performance
... night, Classen said. In addition, ongoing driving simulator
studies led by Orit Shechtman, Ph.D., an associate... of occupational therapy, may demonstrate that the simulator
is just as effective at evaluating driving ability as on-road tests, thereby providing a less expens...
Does age affect a pilot's ability to fly?
...med better over time than younger pilots on flight simulator
tests. Researchers say the findings, published in the February 27, 2007, issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology, show expert knowledge may offset the impact of old age in some occupations. The study's resul...
Northwestern surgeon invents teaching technology for scary patient exams
... The pioneering sensor technology for the pelvic simulator
is a patented product now being used by 60 nursing...e at which they dont get much training. Another simulator
she developed helps students learn how to insert a breathing tube down a patients airway in an emerg...
'How innovation drives our economy' set for June 5 at UD
...e time and place of care. Can we create a flight simulator
for the surgeon that will enable surgeons to practice complex medical procedures before they even touch the patient" Can we explore molecular details of biological processes in an interactive, immersive environment where we can literally fly through ...