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Title: “Surgerious tweezers”: exploring doctors’ perception!
Authors: Fonseca, Tiago Filipe Rodrigues
Costa, Gonçalo Jorge Morais da
Silva, Nuno Sotero Alves da
Keywords: Serious games
doctors awareness
qualitative analysis
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: University of Southern Denmark
Citation: Fonseca, Tiago, Costa, Gonçalo e Silva, Nuno (2013). “Surgerious tweezers”: Exploring doctor´s perception! In T. W. Bynum et al. (Eds.), ETHICOMP 2013 (pp. 157-166). Kolding: University of Southern Denmark.
Abstract: Serious games are a key component within technological mashups that characterise future learning environments, namely in medicine. Recent empirical studies denote ambiguous results about their role or influence in education or training; however, this paper explores Portuguese doctors’ awareness regarding serious games, their advantages/disadvantages within training and probable ethical impacts in their medical practices through a qualitative interview. The reason for this contribution is literature disregard pertaining to medical staff awareness, because its current focus entails: games applications, features or design; medical practices for clinical decision making; surgical techniques; acquiring knowledge/skills; and, limitations in the prior dimensions.
Peer Reviewed: yes
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