No dummy: Simulated robot operates with real human vital signs (W/VIDEO)
A group of EMTs rush into a room to discover a semi-conscious person screaming for help.
“I can’t breathe and my chest hurts,” he says. “Nurse, nurse, help, I can’t … ”
The EMTs quickly assess the situation, hooking the patient up to a cardiac monitor and an IV.
This scenario is just one of many Woodbury paramedics have been experiencing over the past decade with a mannequin they call SIMMAN.