• Vol. 39 No. 2, 150–151
  • 15 February 2010

Developing the “NUS Tummy Dummy”, A Low-Cost Simulator to Teach Medical Students to Perform the Abdominal Examination



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Simulators may be used to provide adequate exposure to learning experiences that allow clinical skills to develop, that is, allow medical students and trainees to perform the steps of clinical examinations and to acquire diagnostic skills. To date, simulators have been developed for trainees to perform cardiac and respiratory examinations, deliver a baby and perform surgical and endoscopic procedures.

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