The Associated Press Wow, this is sad…. I did a bit of googling, and it appears the contemporary solution is video. Yet, to depend on video for safety assumes the entire field of view is covered, the optics are not dirty, and there is no oppurtunity for a child to run in from the side, […]
“Also, human diets are more varied than dog and cat diets. Because pets tend to eat the same products every day, while humans consumedifferent foods, only a small portion of a human diet might contain the contaminated products.” Health: FAQs About Melamine Contamination – US News and World Report Hmmm, for adults and children the […]
News | Telegraph An interesting concept for sure, but I think they might well be missing a key issue of human body thermoregulation. Ie, when skin is in contact with a cold surface, vasoconstriction occurs, and as such, heat transfer is reduced. Thus, while the cooled handle bars might serve on the surface as a […]
Hoana Medical, Technology – How does it work? This is cool, especially since we prototyped something simliar back in 98, but thought it would never fly due to FDA hassles and product liability issues. It is great to see an outfit not let such headaches stand in the way, and make the call to plunge […]
Celleration This is a pretty impressive unit. Ultrasonic energy is used to create and direct a mist into a wound for debradement and cleaning. It should have significant impact for those with wounds that do not heal. In addition, the non-contact approach would also seem to improve patient comfort compared to a contact method. I […]
Flickr: Photos from Clinical Cases and Images I wonder if the flickr guys ever thought their service would be used for xrays? An interesting concept, and a whole lot better than seeing someone kids who you don’t know.
tagesanzeiger.ch | Leben | Gesundheit Whoa, this is way uncool. In fairness, translating German is not one of my skills, but it appears the photo was of a man’s foot. Thats not exactly cool either.
Biomedical Animation Free Medical Clip Art – Biomedical Animation Free Medical Clip Art – 3D Science Store (BETA) 3DScience has a small number of free images for use on websites. Its really cool. Of course, their comphrensive images are super cool, but its $$$$$.$$ for that kind of access. Anyhow, here are a few of […]
Savacor, Inc. This is an interesting application. Body temperature, left atrial pressure and cardiac electrical activity are are captured. They state that left attrial pressure is the most effective measurement for predicting congestive heart failure. The idea is then to generate a prescription on the fly such that congestive heart failure can be prevented. Its […]
Cadaver lab was really cool. Seeing and holding real organs was an extremely intense and powerful learning experience. There was also a humbling realization, that the heart you were holding was actual beating in a live human being a few weeks or months before. As such, cadaver lab was a pretty solemn experience… but by […]