Using Pretend Patients to Train for Real Crises
By Matt Flegenheimer, The New York Times
The patient lay motionless in a Manhattan hospital room, his face pale, his gaze glued to the ceiling. He had no pulse.
“Start CPR,” the doctor said.
A nurse began administering chest compressions. “One and two and three,” she counted, all the way to 30. The patient did not budge. The doctor grimaced.