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House Calls Video Game: Riskdom-Geriatrics

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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

Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 

Learning while having fun: the use of video gaming to teach geriatric house calls to medical students. Duque G, Fung S, Mallet L, Posel N, Fleiszer D. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Jul;56(7):1328-32.

Date posted: 
Fri, 05/08/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 07/17/2012
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Suggested Citation:
House Calls Video Game: Riskdom-Geriatrics. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from:
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