Medical Must-See: World's first hologram patients are training the next generation

The final frontier of medical education?

No longer the stuff of sci-fi, medical students in the UK are the first to get their hands on holographic patients.

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The training technology, known as HoloScenarios, allows users to learn and practise in a mixed-reality world.

They are able to see their real-life physical environments, as well as each other, while also interacting with hyper-realistic, medically accurate virtual patients and equipment — like a sort of high-stakes Sims.

"Throughout medical school, we would have situations where