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"Wii Warm-Up" Good For Surgeons


1/18/2008 7:59:29 AM

Playing computer games such as the Nintendo Wii can improve a surgeon's performance in the operating theatre, a US study shows. Only certain games are effective - those requiring delicate movements. The fine hand control required to play these games acts as a warm up and hones scalpel skills the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Centre team claim. Now they are designing Wii software that will accurately simulate surgical procedures, New Scientist reports.

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