The Biotech & Healthcare IT Blog

Friday, August 20, 2004

Virtual veins give nurses a hand

Virtual veins give nurses a hand: "A virtual reality handC complete with vital veins that feels could help trainee nurses practise their jabs. The tactile 3D virtual reality system uses force feedback technology that is usually found in video game controllers known as haptics. It could help in learning sensitive venopuncture skills on a variety of hand types instead of plastic models. "


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