October 7, 2016

Video Games Improve Performance for Surgeons

Recently Reuters reported on research highlighting how “video games can improve fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, visual attention, depth perception and computer competency”. Article excerpt:

Video game skills translated into higher scores on a day-and-half-long surgical skills test, and the correlation was much higher than the surgeon’s length of training or prior experience in [...]

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December 16, 2015

New Mobile App ‘Serious Games’ Help Train Surgeons

Yesterday we covered how useful a LinkedIn account is for finding medical simulation resources, which you can read about here. Today another fascinating article popped up on our feed regarding two new games that are designed to improve the performance of Surgeons!

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February 13, 2013

Video Game Simulations Decrease Surgeon Mistakes

Verena Dobnik of the Associated Press reminds us that a video game a day keeps the errors away!

Posted on NBCNews, Verena’s article “Surgeons may err less by playing video games” reports that “researchers found that doctors who spent at least three hours a week playing video games made about 37 percent fewer mistakes [...]

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