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Actors fake illnesses to train medical students

from Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Catherine Tully, a disheveled woman in her late 60s, goes to the doctor only to humor her son and daughter-in-law. They worry she is experiencing early signs of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. "She thinks she's fine," said Mary Cantrell, a standardized patient educator overseeing the case. The women who portray Tully and her daughter-in-law are standardized patients, people who simulate patient's symptoms in clinical exercises for medical students. more

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