At Medical Schools' Simulation Centers, New Doctors Can Learn Without Fear

Eric Younghans, USF Health Communications

Resuscitating a newborn is the subject at hand for Nikki Campbell (center, in blue scrubs), an instructor at the U. of South Florida medical school's simulation center, where residents practice on a neonatal simulator.
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Holding an ultrasound probe steady with his left hand and inserting a needle at a precise angle with his right, Joseph Frye threads a catheter into his patient's neck. There's little margin for error. A slip of the needle could puncture the carotid...

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