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Correction: Virtual Humans Versus Standardized Patients: Which Lead Residents to More Correct Diagnoses?

doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31821ac252
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In the report by Wendling and colleagues in the March issue,1 the Method section of the abstract (third sentence) and the Method section of the report (paragraph 6, second sentence) state an incorrect neck measurement of the virtual human discussed in the report. The correct measurement is a neck circumference of 40 cm.


1.Wendling AL, Shivashankar H, Tighe P, Le L, Euliano T, Lok B. Virtual humans versus standardized patients: Which lead residents to more correct diagnoses? Acad Med. 2011;86:384–388.
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