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Patient Simulation

"Patient Simulation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The use of persons coached to feign symptoms or conditions of real diseases in a life-like manner in order to teach or evaluate medical personnel.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Patient Simulation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Patient Simulation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 173 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2010 and 2012
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