Could virtual reality be the future of CPR training?

In an article published in the JAMA Cardiology, authors study training in CPR from “Lifesaver VR” application. Even if skills of face-to-face trained people are better than those of VR trained, the use of VR training is a perfect solution to widen the access to CPR training, because of its low cost and short time duration. “This study confirms the potential of brief face-to-face training to achieve adequate CPR skills and provides valuable input for…

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Doctors In Zambia Use ‘Virtual Reality’ Developed At SMU To Train Surgeons

A team from Southern Methodist University (SMU) use virtual reality to train surgeons in Zambia. This is a concret use of Virtual Reality Surgery Simulator (VRSS) developed at SMU with the support of the Medical Research Council (UK). This cost effective device is easy to deploy in hospital and surgeons can use it quickly. First results are so promising then the project will be extend soon. Virtual reality has advanced significantly in recent years. What was once…

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