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Abstracts for Considerations in the Management of Trauma, Free Paper Session 1, Wednesday 16 September 14.30–15.15, Great Hall
Proving the concept of serious gaming technology in major incident triage training: a pragmatic controlled trial
  1. S. Carley,
  2. J. F. Knight,
  3. B. Tregunna,
  4. S. Jarvis,
  5. R. Smithies,
  6. S. de Freitas,
  7. K. Mackway-Jones
  1. Manchester Royal Infirmary

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    Objective

    To compare the effectiveness of serious games technology and standard small group techniques in the teaching of major incident triage.

    Design

    Pragmatic controlled trial.

    Method

    Learners on a standard short major incident (MIMMS) course were allocated to receiving triage training by playing a serious game or by attending a standard small group practical workshop. The triage trainer (game group) learned by …

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