A Dummy…Named Fred

Smith, Monica K.
September 2008
Soldiers;Sep2008, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p31
The article focuses on Vital Sim, a medical training aid mannequin which allows U.S. military medics to simulate various trauma situations. The mannequin, which was named Fred, has the ability to simulate various trauma situations such as making sound similar to coughing, breathing and even vomiting. It also comes with interchangeable parts and costs $8,000.


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