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House Calls Video Game: Riskdom-Geriatrics


House Calls Video Game: Riskdom-Geriatrics

University of Sydney
Gustavo Duque, MD
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This is an interactive video game which teaches the general principles of home safety for older persons. This video game could be used as a learning tool for medical students, allied health professionals and patients.

Educational objectives: 

1- Increasing awareness on the importance of home safety for older persons 2- Explaining the principles of a home visit 3- Learning while having fun

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No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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A/Prof. Gustavo Duque

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A/Prof. Gustavo Duque. House Calls Video Game: Riskdom-Geriatrics. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from:


Submitted by pardid01 on

It is definitely interesting the first time you play but then after there is probably only one more play left before it becomes boring. However, it certainly teaches what it is designed to teach but in a much more engaging format.