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Obstetrics simulation and training method and system

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In the modern practice of obstetrics, the military is in the position of having experts in both simulation training for obstetric emergencies and teamwork training. The military has the potential to train better and provide the safest environment possible with these resources. Accordingly, an embodiment of the invention provides an obstetrics simulation system, comprising an articulating maternal birthing simulator. The maternal birthing simulator is a full size and full-body female having an intubeable airway with a chest rise component, a forearm having a medication receiving component, and/or a fetal heart sound component. Additionally, the maternal birthing simulator includes a head descent and cervical dilation monitor, a placenta positionable in at least two locations, two or more removable dilating cervices, and/or postpartum vulval suturing inserts.

Inventors: 
Deering, Shad H.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Control Systems
FIle Date: 
2008-09-17
Grant Date: 
2011-08-16
Grant time: 
1,063 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
19
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY