Search tips
Search criteria 


Logo of procascamcLink to Publisher's site
Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1993 : 796–800.
PMCID: PMC2850679

Patient simulation using seamless digital video.


This manuscript describes a method for using digital-video technology to create patient simulations in which the simulated patient is always active on the computer screen. We outline the technical method we have developed, and we present the lessons learned in applying the method to develop a prototype patient simulation.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (1.0M), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • Abdulla AM, Watkins LO, Henke JS. The use of natural language entry and laser videodisk technology in CAI. J Med Educ. 1984 Sep;59(9):739–745. [PubMed]
  • Harless WG, Zier MA, Duncan RC. A voice-activated, interactive videodisc case study for use in the medical school classroom. J Med Educ. 1986 Nov;61(11):913–915. [PubMed]
  • Piemme TE. Computer-assisted learning and evaluation in medicine. JAMA. 1988 Jul 15;260(3):367–372. [PubMed]
  • Starkweather JA. The computer as a tool for learning. West J Med. 1986 Dec;145(6):864–868. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

Articles from Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer Application in Medical Care are provided here courtesy of American Medical Informatics Association