A young Adelaide engineer has developed a simulator to help health professionals learn how to properly perform the common ‘pen torch’ examination of the eyes – an essential test for signs of brain dysfunction. The simulator, known as EyeSim and designed by Timothy Nelson of Flinders University, will allow trainees to practise without distress to […]
Australian researchers have developed an epidural simulator that may stop anaesthetists having to relate complex medical procedures to a bowl of fruit.
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