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The Gameification of Medicine: How Video Games Are Sharpening Surgical Skills

pigrabbitbear (2519384) writes | about a year and a half ago

Medicine 0

pigrabbitbear writes "Move over, Dr. Mario? Turns out budding surgeons are playing games to develop a steady hand. To wit: A group of post-graduate medical students in Rome who participated in a recent month-long program using the Nintendo Wii went on to earn higher scores in surgical simulators relating to laparoscopic, or keyhole, surgery compared to students who did not use the Wii."
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