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World’s first medical training doll reflects girl with Down’s syndrome – ITV News

Wednesday, 14 December, 2022

World’s first medical training doll reflects girl with Down’s syndrome – ITV News

The world's first medical training manikin representing a child with Down's syndrome has been modelled on a girl from Merseyside.

Eight-year-old Gwen Vials-Moore from Formby, underwent 3D scans and had casts of her hands and feet made to create the lifelike manikin, which will be used by medical professionals all over the world.

The manikin has been created by Lifecast Body Simulation, which makes highly accurate and lifelike medical manikins, allowing healthcare staff to practice life-saving skills.

Read more at: https://www.itv.com/news/granada/2022-12-09/worlds-first-medical-training-doll-reflects-girl-with-downs-syndrome

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