Brave New Worlds : How Virtual Environments Can Augment Traditional Care in the Management of Diabetes.
Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. v.2:no.4 (2008:July), pp. 697-702.
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|Web GIS in practice V: 3-D interactive and real-time mapping in Second Life.
Int J Health Geogr. 2007 Nov 27;6:51.
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|Second Life: an overview of the potential of 3-D virtual worlds in medical and health education.
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|The scientific research potential of virtual worlds.
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|Education about hallucinations using an internet virtual reality system: a qualitative survey.
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Citations from Gale’s Health and Wellness Resource Center
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Nursing Education 2.0: second life.
Nursing Education Perspectives 2007 May-Jun;28(3):156-8.
Special to the ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, July 13, 2008. page F-1.also online at :
Finding health information, community online.
San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, July 13, 2008. page F-6.
also online at :
Virtual world provides learning ground for KU med students
The KUMC (the University of Kansas Medical Center/School of Medicine) is using Second Life in medical education.
Click on the URL for the article, then click on the education video link (underlined in red).
You will see a brief video of how they’re using SL to teach anesthesiology and Physical Therapy students.