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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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Managing director Paul McDonnell said: "We are the global leader in the manufacture of rescue training manikins with growth of 30 per cent and 20 per cent in the last two years.
Coleman et al (2011) enlisted skilled SLE champions as support persons and found American nursing academics were more inclined to embrace high fidelity manikins with this support in place.
Different from our results, another study performed on manikins reported longer intubation times in the McGrath video laryngoscope group (median time: 40.
The donation of these resuscitation manikins has occurred just in time for them to be put to excellent good use at a local event, where the Stanford & Corringham First Responder Group are planning to demonstrate CPR to around 900 school children.
In previous work at UMTRI and corporate collaborators, an extensive study was conducted to assess the repeatability and reproducibility of the J826 and J4002 manikins (Flannagan 2005).
This station allowed students to practice on manikins and receive immediate feedback.
Because of the age of the workforce, many nurses would not be used to working with manikins such as 'Sim-man'.
McAdams said it will contain more than $2 million in the latest medical simulators and equipment that will give students practice in nursing techniques on lifelike manikins.
The experimental work was performed using thermal manikins in three separate laboratories: Loughborough University, Lund University, and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
The source and the target manikins are simulated by life-sized breathing thermal manikins.