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Fidelity and Validity in Medical Simulation
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The girl looks about 10 years old. She lies quietly on the emergency room exam bed, her eyes wide. Half an hour ago she was swinging—a little too wildly—from monkey bars in the park. Then, she fell. “Hey kiddo,” says Dr. Srihari Namperumal. “I’m just going ... Read more

Editorial Blogs


Biomedical Research in Italy

From the Colosseum to the Roman aqueducts, Italy has historically been admired, envied, and imitated for its feats in ad...

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Open for Comments: “Rehabilitation Engineers, Technologists, and Technicians: Vital Members of the Assistive Technology Team”

RESNA's Rehabilitation Engineer and Technologist Professional Specialty Group (PSG 4) is requesting public comments on a draft white paper that seeks to define the current roles and responsibilities of AT practitioners... Read more

The Genie Is Out of the Bottle

Junjiu Huang, a researcher at Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, reported recently on his team’s attempt to edit mutations with the CRISPR/Cas9 system... Read more

The Raving

Once within my research meeting, while my thoughts were weak and fleeting... Read more

Physiological Records Projected on a Screen

Signals from inside the body are the organ’s scriptures with messages telling what they do and how they feel... Read more

Ethical Considerations for Deep Brain Stimulation

A recent issue of IEEE Pulse (March/April 2015) featured an article by Shannon Fischer entitled “Inside Tract: Can Deep Brain Stimulation Survive Its Reputation for Success?” Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been a well-accepted therapeutic intervention for Parkinson’s disease for many years. Recently, it has ... Read more