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Foreword
ForewordDemand for patient simulation-based education and training in health care continues to accelerate worldwide. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, aids, and in fact all health care professionals now learn using various forms of patient simulation as part of their student curricula, post-graduate specialization, and lifelong continuing education and recertification. While inanimate anatomical models have been used for more than half a century, only during the past two decades have computerized mathematical models of human physiology, pharmacology, and pathology brought unparalleled interactive realism to patient simulation.Our team started working on simulators for training anesthesia residents in 1985 under the mentorship and with active contributions from Dr. Nik (JS) Gravenstein, a…
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Willem van Meurs, Ph.D.,: Modeling and Simulation in Biomedical Engineering: Applications in Cardiorespiratory Physiology. Foreword, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export