ABE the Tummy Dummy
 
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A portable abdominal simulator,
which can be used to teach the steps
of the abdominal examination.
A project by the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in collaboration with the
Design Incubation Centre, Division of Industrial Design, School of Design & Environment at the National University of Singapore.
National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Design Incubation Centre
 
Press  
Presentation   Introducing ABE the Tummy Dummy: An Abdominal Simulator Designed to Teach the Abdominal Examination
INTED 2011
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Presentation   Abe doesn't complain, so press on
The Straits Times, Science; September 11, 2010
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Presentation   NUS Medical School develops Abdominal Simulator
for Students to Practice Palpation

Lianhe Zaobao, Section 1; September 4, 2010
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Presentation   Developing the "NUS Tummy Dummy", A Low-Cost
Simulator to Teach Medical Students to Perform the Abdominal Examination

Annals Cademy of Medicine, February 2010
Vol. 39 No. 2

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Presentation   Introducing ABE the Tummy Dummy: an Abdominal Simulator Designed to Teach the Abdominal Examination
Simulator to Teach Medical Students to Perform the Abdominal Examination

Oral presentation, International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia 2011, Mar 2011
Presentation   The NUS Tummy Dummy: Using an Abdominal Simulator to Teach the Abdominal Examination
Erle CH Lim, Lian-Kiat Lim, Shariff Mahaboob, Quan-Yao Ho, Chew-Lip Ng, Michael Leow. Short presentation, Association of Medical Education in Europe 2010
Presentation   NUS Tummy Dummy – Abdominal Simulation Model for Pre-Clinical Students
Lian-Kiat Lim, Shariff Mahaboob, Quan-Yao Ho, Chew-Lip Ng, Erle CH Lim; APMEC 2010
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Photographs
 
  • ABE and his creators
  • CC Yen (extreme left) and Patrick Chia (extreme right) flanking the Tummy Dummy design team from the Design Incubation Centre
  • ABE in foreground and HARVEY, the cardiac simulator in the background at the simulation lab
  • Close-up of ABE's head
  • Setting ABE's internal organs up for a simulation session
  • The NUS Tummy Dummy, ABE's precursor – made using fiberglass, plaster of paris, plasticine, silicone and plastic
  • Shariff Mahaboob, Ho Quan Yao and Lim Lian Kiat, proud fathers (together with Ng Chew Lip) of the NUS Tummy Dummy
  • Shariff Mahaboob teaching medical students using the NUS Tummy Dummy


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