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manikin

[′man·ə·kən]
(engineering)
A correctly proportioned doll-like figure that is jointed and will assume any human position and hold it; useful in art to draw a human figure in action, or in medicine to show the relations of organs by means of movable parts.
(medicine)
A model of a term fetus; used in the teaching of obstetrics.
A model of an adult human used to teach first aid and basic nursing skills.
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The students do not realize that the manikin is going to give birth, so I lube up the baby with glycerin or vegetable oil, cherry preserves, and cottage cheese
Practicing with manikin simulations in Sim Labs is an essential component of healthcare learning today, but scheduling lab time - and cycling students through clinical rotations - can be a challenge for faculty.
That's what happens when a manikin is dropped, used as a football, shaken or left to cry too long.
The facility features areas for labor and delivery, surgical and medical situations and an examination room; and manikin models: infant, child, adult and even one that simulates giving birth.
The University of Cape Town (UCT)'s publicly and privately funded simulation hub, spread across three spaces in the hospital, populated with high- and low-fidelity manikins and equipment, and staffed by several full- and part-time experts (both generalist and specialist), is an enviable hybrid teaching model.
Fletcher designed a canine patient manikin to allow veterinary and veterinary technology students to practice making clinical decisions and see the results in real-time within a safe environment for them and the animals they would be treating.
The amazing, blinking, coughing and breathing interactive manikin will be the star of the latest round of talks hosted by the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust's member's forum.
We can use a fully functional, sweating manikin to test various qualities of textiles we use every day.
Figure 2 shows the sketch of the test room and the locations of the breathing thermal manikin and air diffusers.
A MANIKIN maker is shrinking its products to help expand in the Far East.
Faculty defined competency as the ability to accurately take vital signs on the high-fidelity manikin and to interpret the meaning of those vital signs within the context of a clinical scenario.
Its lifesaving championships are held every two years and Jake took silver in the 50m manikin carry, 4x25m manikin carry relay, obstacle relay, and bronze in the 4x50m medley relay.