Virtual Patients and Surgical Guinea Pigs

I’ve been writing about the possible medical implications of virtual worlds for years. We do case presentations in Second Life and organize medical events in virtual environments almost for free. And now here are two more examples.

Dr James Bateman (Coventry & Warwickshire University Hospitals) talks  about how virtual patients can be integrated into simulation-based teaching.

Wired wrote about a tool I tried myself at the Medicine Meets Virtual Reality conference in Long Beach, CA this year.

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