Patient Simulators Help Save LivesThe new Rush Clinical Skills and Simulation Center uses sophisticated dummies to simulate real-world patient care — from serious heart conditions to the flu — for students and health care workers from Rush University Medical Center.
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I always found otolaryngology — or ear, nose and throat — to be very interesting. And I specifically grew attached to taking care of children — and the specific disorders that children have — as I went along in my training.
We do both clinical research, looking at treatment methods that we use — whether it be the type of instrument we use for tonsillectomy, we’ve studied over the past few years. We’ve also done some basic science research on wound healing within the airway and trachea.
It’s always nice to see the kids grow and develop and do well. To be able to help them — whether it’s with their hearing or their breathing or having fewer infections, letting them go to school and do the things that normal kids do and play. It’s always nice when the parents are appreciative and say thank you. And it’s especially nice when the kids come and give you a hug, and they really appreciate what you’ve done for them.