Integrated Medical Environments and the Virtual Reality Patient.
ARMSTRONG LAB BROOKS AFB TX HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTORATE
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Northrop Grumman an and Ethicon Endo-Surgery, along with Armstrong Laboratorys Aircrew Training Research Division, are developing prototype training systems to assist surgeons in triage assessment and in procedures for battlefield casualty management. The goal is to develop an integrated training system built around three major components 1 a Biomedical Instructional Systems Decision Support System BISD DSS to characterize training tasks and set instructional objectives and performance standards 2 a simulation based on the PrecepterTM virtual reality patient to support training for battlefield wound diagnosis and laparoscopic surgery and 3 an intelligent tutoring system hosted on PrecepterTM to teach decision making skills for battlefield wound diagnosis and subsequent laparoscopic procedures.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems