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Medical Simulation a Tool yet Untapped in Most Developing Nations in Africa

by Olalere. A. Abass, Babafemi. O. Samuel, Gabriel. T. Odufeko
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 97 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Olalere. A. Abass, Babafemi. O. Samuel, Gabriel. T. Odufeko
10.5120/17000-7136

Olalere. A. Abass, Babafemi. O. Samuel, Gabriel. T. Odufeko . Medical Simulation a Tool yet Untapped in Most Developing Nations in Africa. International Journal of Computer Applications. 97, 5 ( July 2014), 1-4. DOI=10.5120/17000-7136

@article{ 10.5120/17000-7136,
author = { Olalere. A. Abass, Babafemi. O. Samuel, Gabriel. T. Odufeko },
title = { Medical Simulation a Tool yet Untapped in Most Developing Nations in Africa },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { July 2014 },
volume = { 97 },
number = { 5 },
month = { July },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 1-4 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume97/number5/17000-7136/ },
doi = { 10.5120/17000-7136 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Olalere. A. Abass
%A Babafemi. O. Samuel
%A Gabriel. T. Odufeko
%T Medical Simulation a Tool yet Untapped in Most Developing Nations in Africa
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
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%D 2014
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Delicate surgeries and acute medical cases in Africa are often referred to the developed countries of the world with sophisticated medical services. One marvels at the millions of cash which covers cost of travelling and treatment invested to save a life, while the developed countries continues to thrive ahead in doing the needful in fostering their healthcare services, Africa has been left behind. The role of medical simulation in ensuring improvement in medical practices in the developed nations of the world can't be underestimated. It is a "phenomenon" flourishing and as such developing nations in Africa should tap into its limitless opportunities in bringing advancement to its healthcare system. This paper intends to elucidate the benefits of medical simulation and justify reasons why the African continent should embrace it.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Simulation in Healthcare Clinical Simulation Health Practitioner Efficiency Benefits of Medical Simulation.