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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As a cardiologist, I see patients with a wide spectrum of problems — from people who have no heart problems but just have risk factors where we need to work on preventive measures to people with the most complex heart problems.
When a patient comes to see me, they can expect that I’ll spend the amount of time necessary to listen to their story to try and figure out as best as I can what the problem or problems are.
There’s really a lot that we are able to achieve for our patients. In cardiology we have all sorts of different modalities that we can work with, and usually we are able to help our patients.