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Bigdeli S, Kaufman D. Digital games in health professions education: Advantages, disadvantages, and game engagement factors . Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2017; 31 (1) :780-785
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-4341-en.html
Center for Educational Research in Medical Sciences (CERMS), Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , shb555@yahoo.com
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Background: The application of digital educational games in health professions education is on expansion and game-based education usage is increasing.
Methods: Diverse databases were searched and the related papers were reviewed.
Results: Considering the growing popularity of educational games in medical education, we attempted to classify their benefits, flaws, and engaging factors.
Conclusion: Advantages, disadvantages, and engagement factors of educational digital games used for health professions education must be the focus of attention in designing games for health professions discipline.

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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: Medical Education

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