Virtual reality aids medical trauma training

Dr. Arishi Abdulaziz put on a headset, moved his hands slightly and immersed himself into a virtual world.

But this was no video game. Abdulaziz was "standing" in a trauma bay at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, amid a medical team treating a car crash victim.

He watched the team cut off the patient's black T-shirt and shorts. He heard a doctor ask the patient questions. Meanwhile, a medical technician scanned the man's abdomen and chest with an ultrasound probe.

Abdulaziz turned to the right and left to assess staff members and watch monitors. He turned around to review an ultrasound screen.

Read the full story at dispatch.com.

Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
See other pages related to Columbus ICF Member News

Showing 1 reaction

Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.