Robot Patient Teaches Doctors in Combat Zones

Thats the METI Human Patient Simulator, a robot that breathes, urinates, and blinks with uncanny realism.

The high-tech robotic mannequin simulates a wide variety of battle wounds and injuries and is currently used in the Navy Trauma Training Center to train doctors and nurses in combat zones.

Link - Thanks Dave! (Photo: Dave Bullock)

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My University is getting a new nursing department and we are getting 3 of those robots. One man, one baby, and one pregnant woman. I'm curious to see what the pregnant woman looks like.
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Given that much future 'war-fighting' will be outsorced to cybernetic sphere (according to the Pentagon, eyes ever feverishly aglow with the next generation methods of turning the Bad Guys Du Jour into hamburger), perhaps these victim mannequins should be offering up next-gen war-wounds - RSI, carpal tunnel syndrome, und so weite
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