Tag: "tech" at medical news
Sound of silence: "Quiet Curtains" combine audio privacy and aesthetics for
nursing homes, hospitals, hotels and offices
It's curtains for noisemakers with new high tech
drapes that block unwanteddecibels. Dr. Krishan Ahuja, Regents researcher and head of the acoustics andaerodynamics branch in the Georgia Tech Research Institute's (GTRI) Aerospace &Transportation Laboratory, has designed a unique modular system o...
Mimicking brain's 'all clear' quells fear in rats
...ute of Mental Health (NIMH) have discovered a high tech
way to quell panic in rats. They have detected the brain's equivalent of an "all clear" signal, that, when simulated, turns off fear. The discovery could lead to non-drug, physiological treatments for runaway fear responses seen in anxiety disorder...
Study shows people with Alzheimer's can benefit from exercise combined with caregiver training
...ve heard repeatedly from caregivers that these low tech
but high impact techniques can help prevent challenging behaviors, enhance independence, and delay institutionalization for people with Alzheimer's disease," Ward-Robinson said. "These results from a well conducted clinical trial provide solid evide...
Oncology Nursing Society honors Fox Chase Cancer Center nurse with Radiation Therapy Nursing Award
...he individual and not just the disease. In a high tech
environment like radiation therapy it is very important for the nurse on the team to be constantly thinking about the needs of the patient and their family, while others focus on the treatment machines and eradicating the tumor." Currently, Bruner fo...
Wartime spitfire strain test monitors stress on key heart artery - aortic aneurysm
...carnation photoelectric stress analysis uses high tech
light sources and computer analysis to get an even more precise understanding of the stresses involved. However it is all very well mounting a piece of machinery on a test rig to perform these tests but how would one use it to understand the stress ...
Child health improvement through computer automation
...tion in medical care for children marries the high tech
manufacturing "just-in-time" concept with increased parental participation in the health-care process to produce care guidelines for pediatricians individualized for each patient and delivered when they can do the most good -- at the time of the offi...