The virtual haptic back: A simulation for training in palpatory diagnosis

@article{Howell2008TheVH,
  title={The virtual haptic back: A simulation for training in palpatory diagnosis},
  author={John N. Howell and Robert R. Conatser and Robert L. Williams and Janet M. Burns and David C. Eland},
  journal={BMC Medical Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={14 - 14}
}
BACKGROUND Models and simulations are finding increased roles in medical education. The Virtual Haptic Back (VHB) is a virtual reality simulation of the mechanical properties of the human back designed as an aid to teaching clinical palpatory diagnosis. METHODS Eighty-nine first year medical students of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine… CONTINUE READING