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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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Bourne Leisure - which owns the Haven, Butlin's and Warner Leisure Hotels brands - has bought dozens of Ruth Lee manikins to help train its lifeguards.
The anatomically realistic manikin gives trainees an indication of blood pressure, a pulse, breath and the ability to make lifelike noises.
Each participant was primarily allowed to conduct a preliminary intubation on the same manikin. A random permuted blocking with a block size of 6 was used (i.e., AABBAB) to determine the sequence order of stylet angles (A=30[degrees] and B=60[degrees]).
In a study of New Zealand undergraduate nurses participating in manikin simulation for the first time Erlam (2014) designed SLE by relying upon traits of the contemporary millennial learner.
Parker secured a silver in the wet and dry incident, was sixth in swim and tow, fourth in the lifesaving medley, eighth in super lifesaver and fourth in the manikin and medley relay.
Typical values for material properties of walls, manikin and glass were used in the simulation.
She successfully applied for a Human Ecology Undergraduate Research Program summer stipend and turned to FSAD's thermal manikin, Walter, to analyze how three types of passive cooling vests--evaporative, conductive, and phase change--perform over time and under different environmental conditions.
Reporters at a media day witnessed a pregnant manikin mother giving birth to a manikin baby with the help of a medical technician.
Different from our results, another study performed on manikins reported longer intubation times in the McGrath video laryngoscope group (median time: 40.7 sec, IQR: 31.0-57.4) compared to the Macintosh laryngoscope group.12 In another manikin study Ruetzler et al.
This study evaluated the ISO 5353 Seat Index Point Tool (SIPT) as an alternative to the SAE J826 H-point manikin for measuring military seats.
Ayman Al Sharaa, briefed Queen Rania in the presence of medical students on the High-Fidelity Manikin, which is an advanced human patient simulator.